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posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:35 PM
Stats say 90% of jobs are not posted at job centres. Most are networking or internal who will inform others outside by word of mouth if there are no takers internally.

But then again.. We all like things handed to us so we can do what we want with little or no effort to make the coins to pay those bills we accumulate.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:37 PM

Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
There are loads of jobs around.

I fear that many of the people complaining about lack of jobs are those who are too picky or stuck-up to apply for jobs which they think are ''demeaning''.

This just made me rofl irl...

I've even applied for a job as garbageman (nothing wrong with that though) but they WERENT HIRING!

I play poker online for some extra bucks now but you can hardly call that an income yet, not on the stakes i play atm at least because high stakes require investment, which requires money, which requires, a JOB!

I guess all those saying that there are plenty of jobs, are the ones who HAVE jobs.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:39 PM

Originally posted by kawika
reply to post by NotAnAspie

This is what I am dealing with at present.

I work like a fiend and started a midnight shift.

I am eating the dayworkers lunch as they come to work in the morning and there is nothing left to do.


They hate me. Boss loves me though...

I know how you feel. one of the best jobs i had, i was hated but not by my boss so i had to just learn to ignore the comments like "who does she think she is impressing?"... Um, MYSELF, which isn't easy, lol.... until after 9/11 and things started getting really really weird. they brought in a bunch of new management who didn't know how anything was done. all they wanted to do was get into people business.
then they started holding group bible study and all kinds of other weird stuff at an equal opportunity employer corporation (and everybody knows you do NOT do that)... ganging up on people, sending jehovahs witnesses to people's houses...all kinds of stuff. my house was broken into,three of my dogs were poisoned.. even friends from work were doing things like burning their CDs and trying to talk to me about changing me life and my philosophies and i'd be like 'woah there buddy, when have we EVER talked about philosophy...what is this all of the sudden"... then people who i had never talked to before started coming up to me telling me all sorts of stuff they had heard about me. some people would not even talk to me anymore. people's cars were getting keyed and their tires slashd that i would sometimes ride with... i'm telling # got CRAZY. and it has not stopped.

my last job, this girl started swinging at me at work.

i had RELATIVES who worked there... too afraid to take up for me when no one would help me.

then people started getting laid off after i gave up and walked out one day because this girl would not stay away from me. then my closest relative lost HER job and she had worked there a long time.

It's like constant punishment. i swear there is a blacklist for those who wont turn into robots.

Right now I haveto fix my brakes, but after that i am TERRIFIED to get a job around others. I have no idea what these people are going to try to do to me. i want to go to another country or something first.

i really don't know what to do.
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posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:39 PM

Originally posted by Sherlock Holmes
There are loads of jobs around.

I fear that many of the people complaining about lack of jobs are those who are too picky or stuck-up to apply for jobs which they think are ''demeaning''.

Demeaning eh? Try burning other peoples feces, would you do that? I have. It isn't a pleasant smell.
I have literally done many "Shi# jobs" and am still "not for hire" in this economy. No wonder
the economy is in the shape it's in. You seem to be the one who is stuck up for trying to judge others without even knowing them or their situation.

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posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:44 PM
Another thing people need to think about when judging others for not taking crappy jobs is a) those people may have already done those crappy jobs and want to do better, b) A person may have paid $40,000+ to have a degree in specfic feild, it defeats the purpose of the degree to not get a job in that feild c) even crappy jobs have specfic hours and qualifications. For example I saw a fast food job ad that said you needed 1 year experience in fast food. I don't even have that and I have held 20 jobs in my life.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:44 PM
I'm not even kidding... one day i was riding down the dock on my forklift and the maintenance guy who changes the batteries took his mallet and slid it all the way across the floor down the shipping dock trying to lock up my tires and make me wreck.

do you think anyone believed me? not a chance... AND THEY HAVE CAMERAS!

i went to the operations manager one day because there was a discrepancy about the split trucks (trucks that will be making stops at two different stores) and some of the stuff was getting mixed up because two different bosses had said two different things... so i went to the big guy, the ops man. His answer was 'WHY DO HAVE TO QUESTION EVERYTHING"

and I'm standing there thinking 'but years ago in training they said no question was a dumb question and i am CERTAIN this was not a dumb question"

total shock... this change happened almost literally overnight.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 06:48 PM

Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
reply to post by Jordan River

You are overqualified, meaning you are American and those jobs are probably reserved for outsourcing and illegals.

And that is why lots of europeans embraced national socialism back in the early-mid 20th century.

They got sick and tired of their monarchs leeching the daily bread off their tables.

What we have today is subtle slavery on a global scale. The 24/7 propaganda glorifies capitalism and demonises everything else. Little do people realise it is all a pyramid scheme that will one day crash on their collective heads. Everyone is in it for the "meeeee and my family deal" too overworked and exhausted to give a hoot about changing reality.

No revolution with guns and knives is needed. Just voting out the crooks regardless in what party they belong.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 07:41 PM
No jobs available ANYWHERE??

Thread title fail!

"Do or do not. There is no try." Yoda.

If you have any skills worth having, you should never have trouble finding a job. Ever!

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 07:49 PM
reply to post by Jordan River

yes there are

In fact I accept your challenge...

outline the steps you have gone through...

for free i will help you find income...

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 07:51 PM
reply to post by Jordan River
I'm trying to figure out why I went to college because even I can't get a job flipping burgers but then I'm over 50 and mostly perceived as a threat to the upper management idiots.

The job situation is due to the fact that manufacturing moved off-shore back in the early '80's under Raygun. I had to change careers from HR to IT and my last job (over 3 years ago) was moved to TARGET India. Yeppers, that TARGET.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 07:53 PM

Originally posted by ladygeek
reply to post by Jordan River
I'm trying to figure out why I went to college because even I can't get a job flipping burgers but then I'm over 50 and mostly perceived as a threat to the upper management idiots.

The job situation is due to the fact that manufacturing moved off-shore back in the early '80's under Raygun. I had to change careers from HR to IT and my last job (over 3 years ago) was moved to TARGET India. Yeppers, that TARGET.

So your solution is to vote obama again?

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 07:57 PM
I have to disagree with the OP.

There are jobs throughout America. Unfortunately, these jobs may not be in the sector of one's training, credentials, and/or background. This certainly leaves a difficult choice for many, as they weigh the decision to keep trudging forward and persisting or changing industries.

The American industry has dramatically shifted from being industrial/manufacturing to information-based. Recently on CNBC, a columnist was interviewed citing that there is an inequity in salary and jobs in the information industry. Successful website owners reap high salaries in the millions, while only creating about 400 jobs.

Sadly, that is the new American economy.

We don't produce factory-line companies that produce tens-of-thousands of jobs.

This requires a workforce to become skilled within the information industry and become entrepreneurial.

We can't blame the rich or those with jobs. We can't sit back and wait for entitlements and handouts. Instead, we must adapt and evolve.

We must become long-range planners, forecasting and planning for future changes.

We must adapt to our economy. The economy is not going to adapt to our skills.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:14 PM
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posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:15 PM
Contrary to the usual barroom talk, unemployment has inched downward and job openings have inched upward over the past year.

Mitt the #t had this impressed upon him in a most embarrassing way this past month. On April 27th he was up in Ohio making a campaign appearance with Republican Gov. Kasich and he again made his usual claim that "there aren't any jobs to be had." And Gov. Kasich immediately contradicted him by announcing the Ohio state govt website of job announcements, that there were something like 80,000 job openings in Ohio at that very moment, so there was probably a job for just about everyone who needed one.

This particular bit starts around 2:40 into the video:

And the situation is much the same in most of the states right now.

Six months from now the only American who won't be able to get a job will be Mitt Romney.

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posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:16 PM

Originally posted by Jordan River
This is my rant, and many of you obviously will tell me how to conduct my life, tell me I am making horrible choices and that it is my fault that I am unhireable. You will declare to me that you know my situation more, that I should find a trade, that I should have more talents, be more accessible to the job market, find a certificate, get a degree, kill myself.

No I won't tell you anything like that as I feel your pain brother, literally feel your pain and know what it is like as I am coming from my own personal experience that was a result from this current economical meltdown. If you'll allow me to step up on my soapbox for a moment here, I retired from 20+ years active duty U.S. Navy in June 2009 after just turning 38 years old. I retired at what is considered a Senior NCO rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7) with an active TS/SCI security clearance, science degree (BSL) along with the equivalent of 15+ years electronic engineering experience. I networked as best I could prior too retirement checking off every box I could in preparation because I had been a long time believer that an individual possessed the greatest control over their destiny...and boy was I wrong, oh how I was so wrong.

In short I lost pretty much EVERYTHING and in the process put my Top Secret security clearance in jeopardy as a result. Due to retiring at probably the WORST possible time in our nations history to do a "career move" (I had no choice at that point as I had put my walking papers in 18 months in advance and they came back approved for retirement). In addition to me having been senior active duty making around $90k a year once all benefits/perks were accounted for, my wife and I owned a Day Spa business in San Diego, CA that unfortunately had lost over 62% of it's clientele over the course of 2008-2009 again due to the economy. We QUICKLY learned that one of the things that most people (most women at least) cut back on when hard economic times hit is personal grooming type stuff. Instead of getting a brow wax religiously say every 2 weeks, it now became every 4 to 6 weeks (if many stopped altogether) as they began to just go back to trimming/plucking their eye-brows themselves.

My point is, due to the above circumstances I lost the roof over my head, lost ALL the toys (E-46 BMW M3 FULL AC Shnitzer 400+ horsepower, 996 Porsche 911 Carerra Cabriolet, FULLY loaded Nissan 350Z 35TH Anniversary model black on black with more options than a fully loaded Infiniti G35 had including Brembo brake package along with Navi...a few guns, and damn near my family as a result).

Why? I couldn't find a damn job to save my life!!! I was primed to go into Defense Contracting (I know, I know the "Military Industrial Complex" but after an entire adult life knowing nothing but military operations/tactics and no longer having the finances to try and go back into business, what other options did/do I have????). You name it Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and even smaller contractors had anywhere from 8 to 12 ADDITIONAL APPLICANTS for EACH AND EVERY JOB BEING OFFERED!!!

It took me over a year (almost 1 year exactly) to get my career off the ground, but unfortunately not in time to stop bankruptcy
If it were not from an old sympathetic U.S Navy buddy in Tucson, AZ that chose to repay a favor I did for him and his family back in the 1990's while we were both on active duty that allowed me to come out to his house with nothing but the clothes on my back and a measly $850 a month retirement/disability check (injured Kandahar, Afghanistan back in October 2001), I would probably not be here writing about this now, yes I was in that dark of a place at the time. Something I am not proud of believe me.

Moral of the include:

1. STAY LIQUID!! Liquidity will be your friend my friend. Times are not like they were, the job will not come to you,

1a. Cast a BIG NET.

2. Prepare yourself the best you can NOW while you have the means/assets to do so with because once they are
gone, they are gone brother.

3. Prepare yourself the best you can mentally for what is about to come. If you think that you are a pretty humble
person NOW, unfortunately your not as the humility that is about to come will be unbelievable. Just one
example...I for the live of me NEVER expected to be looked so down upon by society when the only thing
I had in the form of electronic money was a DEBIT CARD!! I was looked upon as a no good CRIMINAL for
having NOTHING BUT A DEBIT CARD TO USE (as say goodbye and good riddance to credit cards after you
lose everything those will be gone also).

4. You are about to find out who your TRUE FRIENDS are in life, believe me you will.

Running out of space here. I wish you the best and most important of all...DO NOT GIVE UP NO MATTER WHAT. Good luck.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:16 PM
reply to post by Jordan River

Why would you want to start a family? If I can't find a job, then the last thing I'd worry about is to have kids

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:17 PM
Mission Accomplished !!!!

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:21 PM

Originally posted by WarJohn

I say screw working for money these days.

That lifestyle is played out.

I'd rather have nothing, and turn it into something intense.

I commend you. And laughed out loud. The best time of my life was living under a bridge with others who didn't have a dollar between them. Happiest people I ever met. I'm with you... screw money.

As soon as you get in the money game you are trapped into needing ever more amounts of it just to get by. The worry is always if you will have enough. Why not get by without it?

Easy for me to say, I don't have kids or commitments. You can't go back once you commit.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:22 PM
these people who keep quotng Yoda seem to have no idea what the hell Yoda was even saying.

to get a job you DO have to TRY to get a job, you can't just show up and say "I work here now"

Like "bokeh" this is going to start being repeated constantly and it's nothing more than meant to be upsetting to those who have tried vigorously to find a job and failed. SHAME on you.

Yoda was speaking of Lukes confidence in his direct actions, furthermore, in a FICTIONAL movie. It has NOTHING to do with the job market... and don't even bother replying back to this because it will only prove the device of what you are attempting to make sound so easy and simple.

posted on May, 19 2012 @ 08:24 PM

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