The Job Thread

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Where do you work and what's your position?
 
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Unemployed.

Getting your first job is SO ****ing hard. No employers give a **** about you unless you have job experience.
 
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Unemployed.

Getting your first job is SO ****ing hard. No employers give a **** about you unless you have job experience.
Isn't that the greatest?

"I can't hire unless you have experience in a job that I won't hire you to give you the experience you need."

It's all about who you know or being good at kissing ass... unless you just say '**** it' and join the military.
 
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I'm working at a company called Acuren for the next 7 months as a work term for engineering. They do materials engineering and non-destructive testing, and for the moment I'm working as a lab tech in their polishing lab, but I'll be moving around to see different things as time goes on. $21/hr *****es.

Unemployed.

Getting your first job is SO ****ing hard. No employers give a **** about you unless you have job experience.
It's not that bad, just realize you're likely going to be starting at the bottom. Washing dishes or flipping burgers probably isn't what you'd like to be doing, but you can use it as a stepping stone to get some experience and a good reference for future jobs.
 
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I work as a security guard in a pub just out from the city.

It's not a big place (max team of 4 guards) and I'm the supervisor :)
 
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It is that bad. I've applied to (nearly) every store in my local area and a bit farther. Not one has called me back :<
Go up there and ask if they've considered you.

The more you bug, the more they see how serious you are.
 
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Go up there and ask if they've considered you.

The more you bug, the more they see how serious you are.
True. Between two people with the same education, and same experience (none?), the guy who wants it more will always get it. Unless the employers are retarded.
 
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I work for Weiler Corporation, the largest domestic manufacturer of industrial abrasives. I currently work as the Production Trainer on my shift/dept, the lowest level of supervisor.

Ah the fun of being the middle guy.
 
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At the moment I'm doing freelance webdesign and designing flyers/posters. I make some nice money with this to get through college (finished a €500 website a few months ago).

The major upside of this and my college-work is that I gain experience for my portfolio, so employers can't ***** about lack of experience.
 
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Truck Driver. I got my A-Z license when I was 19 to drive Semi-tractor trailers cause I didn't feel like wasting money on college when I wasn't sure if I wanted to actually do anything then just driving cause thats what I love to do most.
 
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Civil engineer. designing your buildings, highways and pewppipes to a mufftastic standard!
 

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I do chores around the house.
No more Subway? =P

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Getting your first job is SO ****ing hard. No employers give a **** about you unless you have job experience.
Weird. When I went to get my first job, I applied to three places, got accepted at all three. If any of your friends have jobs, just ask them to vouch for you.
 
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I will hopefully be getting one this following summer.
 
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I work at Subway. It's not a bad gig, I work at the student center in CSU so I get to see a lot of cute girls come through line and we're one of the few campuses with a bar in the student center. We often give the girls working there cookies for free beer. We get free energy drinks and pizza the same way, haha.
 
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Work at the local Regal/Edwards movie theater as a theater checker. I count heads, make sure people are non-disruptive, ensure the movie is playing properly and such. Quality managment, basically. At $8 per hour, it's not doing too badly right now. Plus, being a moviegoer, it helps that I get two free passes to any film, per shift I work. No discount on concessions though...cheap bastards...in leaguq with Disney, I suspect :D
 

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while training to be a nurse I pay my bills with my job as a gas station clerk.
 

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