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Help finding a job [Part 2]


 Help finding a job [Part 2]
topic by lifeundthescope - 11-24-2012, 06:02 PM - Boxden > The Money Spot (finance/careers)


Whats good yall, I made a thread in the streets about finding a entry-level position anywhere. I'm 20 with no work experience and can't get a job for the life of me, got a nice resume and ####. I have never had a interview or gotten any call backs. I don't know what to do anymore, I'm about to say #### it and just #### weed and go to school. I need a job bad help me


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 11-24-2012, 06:15 PMonline - #2
pnoi89 3 heat pts

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The hardest thing about getting a "foot in the door" kind of job is getting the initial interview. Many companies do direct referrals, but other than that, you're playing with the odds when applying for positions. So with that said, if you're just applying for positions online, be sure to meet the position's basic qualifications, or your #### will be filtered out right away.

A mentor of mine once told me, "anything mean nothing." In other words, have a field of work in mind when searching for a job. Step your way out and check out those career fairs and speak with recruiters and temp agencies. When they see that kind of initiative, showing interest in a specific field of work rather than taking "any available position," they'll actually take time to check out your qualifications.
 11-24-2012, 07:04 PMaway - #3
AZTEK ESCOBAR 2 heat pts

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Make a fake resume and put u were a electrical helper that helped a joyeneyman electrician for 2 years on and off and put ur homies number as the refferance most jobs don't do employement background checks just criminal and driving and if u do get caught just say its ur cousins comany and he pays u under the table
 11-24-2012, 10:07 PMonline - #4
Alerts 147 heat pts147

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What city do you live in?
 11-25-2012, 04:27 AMaway - #5
lifeundthescope 22 heat pts22

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Originally Posted by Alerts
What city do you live in?
Cali and thanks all yall for the help
 11-25-2012, 04:51 PMaway - #6
biff 12 heat pts12

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just do labor bust ur a$s in the construction field like dude said they rarely do employement background checks unless it says full background checks just have a good resume and check craigslist
 11-25-2012, 05:47 PMaway - #7
OchoLoco 16 heat pts16

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If you're not planning on going back to school, pick up a trade?
I ended up doing that after high school (under special circumstances). Took a couple years before I started making decent money but I know now I'll always be able to find a job. Paid off in the end.
 11-26-2012, 01:57 AMaway - #8
lifeundthescope 22 heat pts22

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I attend community college right now full time
 11-26-2012, 05:18 AMonline - #9
mtva24 118 heat pts118

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Originally Posted by lifeundthescope
Whats good yall, I made a thread in the streets about finding a entry-level position anywhere. I'm 20 with no work experience and can't get a job for the life of me, got a nice resume and ####. I have never had a interview or gotten any call backs. I don't know what to do anymore, I'm about to say #### it and just #### weed and go to school. I need a job bad help me
how you got a nice resume with with no job experience? What kind of work you looking for?
 11-27-2012, 01:46 PMaway - #10
lifeundthescope 22 heat pts22

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Originally Posted by mtva24
how you got a nice resume with with no job experience? What kind of work you looking for?
Sales a$sociate position retail bruh, and I just made the resume nice and what not.
 12-05-2012, 06:17 PMaway - #11
Becky911 29 heat pts29

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Try Trader Joe's. Look on Craigslist, Backpage, and Register on the site Care.com.
 12-06-2012, 08:48 AMaway - #12
Got Cheeve? 111 heat pts111

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Look into becoming a police informant, after all, you already have some experience in that field.

 12-06-2012, 12:48 PMaway - #13
Southwick 

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Temp agency.
 12-06-2012, 02:12 PMonline - #14
Keith504 42 heat pts42

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Found my job on Craigslist. I'm actually here posting right now.
 12-06-2012, 02:21 PMaway - #15
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Look jobs are out there at the entry level position you can't be very picky without any experience just apply everywhere getting a job at entry level is all about you applying you should apply for at least 15-20 jobs a day. Always keep checking Craigslist sometimes new places will need people and they are willing to hire anybody not the best places to work for but its money. Also, check with your community college/university a lot of places call center, retail places, use college kids as a hiring bank. When it comes to a job it's has very little to do with the economy and more to do with how hard you are out there grinding to get a job.
 12-06-2012, 02:23 PMaway - #16
bi0 2 heat pts

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Snagajob.com
 12-06-2012, 02:24 PMaway - #17
egotistical 1 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Kizzle504
Found my job on Craigslist. I'm actually here posting right now.
It's the fastest way to get a job, but they might not be the best or pay the best.
 12-06-2012, 03:34 PMonline - #18
Clyde 437 heat pts437

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Indeed.com has the most job listings for entry levels positions. Also, Craigslist, check that #### everyday. Places that are hire ni##as on craigslist are desperate as #### most likely and will surely give you a shot.
 12-07-2012, 01:27 AMaway - #19
Barcode 3 heat pts

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Easiest jobs I got were at Target and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Try them out. Fake till you make it. . .
 12-07-2012, 07:37 AMonline - #20
pnoi89 3 heat pts

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Craigslist, I tend to see more small and/or privately owned companies post positions. I DEFINITELY wouldn't look down on Craiglist with the amount of scams and/or low pay. It really depends on the job you're looking for, even at the entry-level.

Other have mentioned the other major job sites: Indeed, SimplyHired, and Monster. All legit. Be sure to spread a general resume throughout those job sites. The more experience you have, the more companies will call YOU about positions they need to fill.

Craigslist though has easily been the best online site where I hit some interviews with some small, but top-notched engineering firms.

Originally Posted by egotistical
It's the fastest way to get a job, but they might not be the best or pay the best.
Lol I wouldn't go that far. I've seen legit contacting position that pay near $50 an hour. I'd jump on it myself if I had the experience...

Originally Posted by Barcode
Easiest jobs I got were at Target and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Try them out. Fake till you make it. . .
Easy, yes. But horrible pay at the lower level.
 
 


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