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Re: Where do i search for a job as a 21 year old??

Postby Sotos » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:39 am

During the last 2 years to how many places have you gone asking for a job and what jobs did you try to get?
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Re: Where do i search for a job as a 21 year old??

Postby Get Real! » Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:57 am

Sotos wrote:During the last 2 years to how many places have you gone asking for a job and what jobs did you try to get?

Let’s suppose he replies to your question with a number that is between 0 and 1000. What next?

How does that help him right now in his desperate moment? It doesn’t.

What he needs right now is sound advice and encouragement because you can apply for 1,000 jobs in the wrong way and get none, or apply at just 3 places in the right way and be successful.

So help him do the right thing if you can, and let’s not dwell on his (obviously wrong) past.

Don’t forget that at 21 you’re just a baby that doesn’t have a clue how the commercial world and labor markets work.
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Re: Where do i search for a job as a 21 year old??

Postby repulsewarrior » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:14 am

...welcome AlphaM.

A c.v. is a great start.

...be honest and simple.

Demonstrate with it your ability to communicate; make it easy to read, (and interesting).

...do you have excellent inter-personal skills, are you an independent worker, what are you most willing to try; desk job, service work (fix things), sales?

Focus your attention, visit personally, leave your c.v., go back, leave your c.v. again and ask for an appointment, you will meet someone who is likely to refuse you the first time, but who will remember you, and if you are serious about your interest to work, there, you will be back.

Layer your strategies; direct approach, through the internet posting your c.v., replying to internet postings with e-mail, other.

...try dishwasher, in a restaurant, offer to wash the basement and the toilets; if you like good food, and hospitality.

...try dishwasher, in a Hospital, offer to wash the toilets and the hallways; from the kitchen you would be surprised what you can learn if you are willing.

...try dishwasher, on ships, offer to change sheets, and occupy yourself with habitability; an Engineer, a Captain, these distinctions become attainable, by taking the time to be there, a License to travel the world.

Remember the Golden Rule, and remember, next to God, (through your hard work), your Boss (and their/your clients) provide you with a means to eat bread, and butter. Be the best at your job, if you take it own it. Be polite, don't swear, live honestly; pay bills on time, never make mistakes. Have fun but take life seriously. Karma counts, a Loving nature counts, like Kismet and the Holy Ghost, they are fleeting moments where you must be aware, and you must be willing to choose.

...you can go far, start at the bottom with the willingness to take steps, one at a time; be steady, reliable because you are a good listener.

cheers.
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Re: Where do i search for a job as a 21 year old??

Postby kurupetos » Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:52 pm

Hundreds of jobs here, boy...

https://www.ergodotisi.com/
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Re: Where do i search for a job as a 21 year old??

Postby Sotos » Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:38 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Sotos wrote:During the last 2 years to how many places have you gone asking for a job and what jobs did you try to get?

Let’s suppose he replies to your question with a number that is between 0 and 1000. What next?


The advice would be very different if he applied to 0 jobs than if he applied for 1000 jobs and he got a 1000 rejections. It also matters what jobs he applied to. I can offer him a better advice if I know some details about him and what he was doing wrong. Otherwise the advice would be totally generic.
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