Is it hard to look for jobs these days?

@mermaidivy (15404)
United States
June 16, 2009 9:39am CST
Do you have a job? or Are you looking for jobs? Do you feel it is difficult to look for jobs these days?
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@deejean06 (1953)
• United States
16 Jun 09
Hi mermaid...Actually I have been looking for jobs to work online. However I haven't had so much luck yet. I'm still looking so that one day I can do something from home. Are you looking for jobs?
• United States
16 Jun 09
If you are in the US try ChaCha, or West at home they are both good.
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@deejean06 (1953)
• United States
16 Jun 09
Hi melissaruth...Thanks so much for the advice - I will check out those two sites today!
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
16 Jun 09
Yes, I have been looking for work, I did send out couple resume to try some luck.
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• India
16 Jun 09
hi mermaidivy..... i think i can answer this......i have done my graduation in hospitality management....from a reputed university in India.....i completed my graduation in month of may and was looking for job before that.....i have given in total 13 interview till now and tomorrow is my 14th one.....it was not difficult to find jobs in hotels here in India or abroad......i had also been selected for an leading chain of hotel in India and was suppose to join after my exam....but due to the recent attacks the condition has changed and the hotel had to cancel all the new recruitment......i lost my job before joining it.....can you imagine that and the worst part now wherever i go people tell me one thing that your knowledge is good but you don't have experience......guys i don't know from where i will get experience when i completed my graduation last month.......i am a bit tensed up with my future.....
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
17 Jun 09
I know exactly what you mean... when I first got graduated, I went applied jobs, most of the replies were "We don't accept no experience..." If nobody gives us opportunities, how can we gain experiences????
@maezee (40929)
• United States
16 Jun 09
The economy might seriously suck, but I actually notice that a lot of jobs are still hiring around my area. People still get fired and still voluntarily quit. I don't think it's quite as bad as the media makes it out to be; although for certain industries, it's a lot harder to get jobs, obviously. *shrugs*
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
17 Jun 09
Yes, I have noticed too, seems like companies still hiring people as well as firing people...
@dianmelydia (2271)
• Indonesia
16 Jun 09
It's true that it's hard for looking a job nowadays. I think the same thing happened on every period of civilization. The difference is on the option of job. Our world now needs intelectual people. I think a smart and intelectual also well-educated will be easier to find a job than a common people. So, give yourself a higher qualification would be helpful. Have a nice day and happy mylotting.
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
16 Jun 09
Thanks for responding! :-)
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• United States
16 Jun 09
I guess I am fortunate. I have been a nurse for many years, and work is always available, though maybe not optimal. I currently only work one night a week, plus do some data entry from home for supplement.
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
16 Jun 09
That's good, it is good to have a stable job and working online to earn some. Thanks for responding! :-)
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@dodo19 (42464)
• Beaconsfield, Quebec
16 Jun 09
No, I don't have a job. However, I am looking for a summer job, but it's not going very well. I haven't had much luck so far. It's frustrating, when you try very hard to achieve something, but it doesn't get you anywhere. I know I still have time and such, but it's still frustrating.
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@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
16 Jun 09
Yes, it is...
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• United States
17 Jun 09
I quit my job in order to start working from home. My job was part-time, I earned about $11.00 per hour and I had health benefits. So far my work from home endeavor is going slow. I'm currently living of my savings. Am I a fool? probably Do I regret my decision? Not at all. I'm going to make this work. I have nothing to lose
@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
18 Jun 09
No, don't say you are a fool. Lots of people quit their job and start working from home, I hopeyou are having good start and earn a lot of money someday working from home! :-D
@gr8life (6252)
• Malaysia
17 Jun 09
Hello mermaidivy, I have a job right now and have been working for my present company for more than a decade. For me to look for another job, that is not in my list for the time being especially during this economic downturn. I don't think it is easy to find a job which suits you or your qualification but if you are willing to do any jobs (which don't really require higher degree and etc), it is quite easy to find one.
@mermaidivy (15404)
• United States
17 Jun 09
That's good to have a job right now :)
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@Bloggership (1104)
• Indonesia
18 Jun 09
I don't have any other jobs since i was got fired last year. But i'm still lucky to have my beloved computer here. I can't imagine how do i gonna find some money if don't have this computer... Thank's to the internet and the most trusted online money making sites.