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By pale-suzie - / Wednesday 19 March 2014 12:28 / Denmark
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everyone is different. My friends bf gets jobs so easily. They basically get thrown at him. I've known him for almost 2 years and he's had at least 3 different jobs already. My friend on the other hand, has had no luck haha.

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43- I don't know how expensive your bills are, but between my boyfriend and I, we work 3 shitty minimum wage jobs and barely scrape by each month, so making assumptions that people are "too picky" isn't fair. It also depends on where you live, some places have more opportunities than others. Plus, she JUST got fired, it's not like she can just pull a new job out of her ass.

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Some areas are filled with certain jobs, like minimum wage jobs, but lack a plethora of anything better. Some areas are saturated with higher paying jobs, but suffer from a lack of steady minimum wage jobs. Also there is the whole thing where if you never had a job before, some places refuse to hire those without experience. There is the whole gender thing too where you don't usually hire a gender for a particular job. I'm not arguing sexism there as much as gender norms and the fact that female

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You're one of the lucky ones, 36, keep that in mind. It's not just finding a job-- it's finding a job that pays enough to live off of. Where I live, a minimum wage job won't cut the crazy-high price of living here. Forget it if you have a family to feed! It's not like you can move, because you don't have the money to. Maybe you can commute to where there are better paying jobs, but then you have gas to pay. There's a lot of things to consider when looking for a job, it's not necessarily just ava

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1. I'm not supporting the "get a job" comment, I'm saying jobs aren't some mythical creature no one has ever found. 2. Since 1998, when I got my first job, I have lived in 7 different cities/towns of varying size (from pop. 3000 to Austin, TX) in 4 different states. The only time I was unemployed for over a month was after I married and we chose to have me stay home. 3. Living on minimum wage wasn't easy. I've done it twice. I didn't have cable/satellite or even TV (couldn't afford the

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My former boss changed my schedule and failed to notify me, and when I showed up the day I was supposed to work, he claimed I had quit because I didn't show up (I really wonder why). I didn't willingly quit, and I imagine that there are many other people who have "quit" like that. Around where I live, it's possible to find a job, but many bosses here only hire people they know. So of course, it'd be difficult for someone like me to find a job where I live.

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I know what you are going thru op, I lost my job on my birthday last year. it will be okay. keep your head up. Your former boss is an a$$hole for that though. Good luck.

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my friends mom works at a Hong Kong restaurant and she said they needed 2 cashiers so my friend and I went and we were in "training" for two weeks. In the end they ended up fucking us over and got 2 Asian dudes to replace us and didn't even tell us! :( THAT was a dick move! I was so excited to have finally found a new job to help my parents with bills and they did that to us. Assholes! It was around my bday but luckily it didn't land ON it.

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I don't think company would check when your bday is when they fired you. If it is due to bad performance or any related issues it doesn't really matter what day it is. Sucks that it happened on your bday, not sure if the bday song was to make you feel better or just rubbing it in.

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