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Its so depressing.. - March 24th 2010, 01:46 AM

Its so depressing..
I've been without a job since September. I moved back to my home city in November, so I have basically been properly searching for a job since November.. thats 5 months..

Everytime I apply its "unfortunately there were more suitable candidates to the role."
This is for any retail or bar work!

Even bars in my town are refusing me, I have experience but apparently people with more experience are applying...

WHERE AM I SUPPOSED TO GAIN EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY WANTS TO TAKE ME ON!!!!!

Its so fucking upsetting and depressing getting the same rejection every single day!!!!

Rant over.
And no, I dont want to go back to education, infact, I cant. As I am living with other family now I am back in my home city and I have to pay rent, so education is a big no as it will offer me about 20 a week maximum due to there income.


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Re: Its so depressing.. - March 24th 2010, 06:22 PM

Hey Dan,

I know how you feel about the experience thing You are right, it is so frustrating! In terms of retail, could you volunteer at say a charity shop for a couple of months? That will give you retail experience and could give you more of a chance. I know it won't pay though but it could give you chance for better pay in the future. Could you try places like pubs/cafes? Even if it is just a pot-washer job, it will give you some money. Enough to give you experience and then you can move on to get a better paid job.

Have you considered jobs in other areas? Something like admin maybe. Check out the Job Centre or somewhere like that, they will probably be quite useful.

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