By duko3000 - 06/06/2010 17:36 - Canada

Today, I found out the reason I can't get a job. My previous employer didn't know my name, so when places I applied to called there for a reference, my boss said he had no recollection of me working there. FML
I agree, your life sucks 33 871
You deserved it 3 474

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You kind of deserve it.... I'm pretty sure you're supposed to ask someone if they will give you a reference before you put them down for one, so that way they have some notice and aren't surprised when a potential employer calls them.

Start a new life and call yourself "Pete 'O Grande." Get it Spanish-speaking people? Har har har.

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start a new life and name yourself Pete 'O Grande. Get it Spanish-speaking people? Har har har.

That sucks op. there's not much you can do about that.

hahaha that's funny take him off the reference sheet then

Oh and uh that sucks

It's called by more Social so people can remember you....

Here's a novel idea. Follow the rules!

I didn't misspell anything, seeing as how I didn't write that. I don't know why you would announce to a moderator that you came back after being banned, seeing as how that defeats the purpose of our ban.

Talk to to corporate (like a boss) Approve memos (like a boss) Lead a workshop (like a boss) Remember birthdays (like a boss) Forget employees (like a boss)!!!!!!

When applying for a job there is usually a place asking you to list your previous employers. He never said he listed his boss under reference.. I'm 16 and have only filled out two applications and I even know that.

35, haaaa =) that made my day

#7 has a point. YDI for not informing your former employer that you were using them as a reference.

Way to make an impression.

The first comment was removed so I'm not thread jacking. Oh and this comment is so late no one will give a shit.

you must ghave made a big impression on your old boss!!!

sue your boss for everything he's got! lol

Depends on how long you worked there and if it was a big place with a lot of staff.

YDI, how did you ever expect to get a promotion if you're a ghost to everyone else!?

Start a new life and call yourself "Pete 'O Grande." Get it Spanish-speaking people? Har har har.

That must be the long lost Spanish brother of Dixie Normus :D

Explanation: Pete O'Grande = Pito grande = Spanish for big dick

You kind of deserve it.... I'm pretty sure you're supposed to ask someone if they will give you a reference before you put them down for one, so that way they have some notice and aren't surprised when a potential employer calls them.

Well, on the bright side, now you know the problem that needs to be fixed.

11- Maybe they were so inconsequential that he never knew that OP worked there. Like maybe someone else hired them and the manager never really knew them. God I'm weird.