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Finding a Job Sucks: The Dreary Haven for Children

I wish I knew where to begin with this episode. This job seemed so promising. Haven House Services was looking for a marketing/communications/development somebody or other to join their team in downtown Raleigh.  The pay was only $18/hour part-time. But I was desperate and thought I stood a chance with my background in development and …

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Finding a Job Sucks: Community College English Instructor

Returning to my English Roots Somewhere along the way of my job search, I thought about why I was failing at getting an office job. I think, subconsciously, I didn’t (and still don’t) want another office job. Though I would argue that office-type jobs offer more stability and usually more benefits, I’ve already done that …

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Finding a Job Sucks: A Dislocated Design Company

I believe this is the only account in the series where I didn’t make it past the phone interview. This job-finding tale is significant because of how horrible the phone interview was. It really exemplifies how some employers really don’t know how the hell to conduct a productive interview. They think if they ambush the applicant …

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