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Hi there! I am new to this site, but I figured I'd give it a whirl! I am a college grad with a Bachelor's in Mass Communications. I have had many office jobs in the past with major roles but fell ill for 2 years with severe Lymes Disease. I am feeling much better now and back on the hunt, but I haven't landed ... Read more
I am looking for remote jobs to start me off to save up to be able to start myself in college. I have bad anxiety and I am a stay at home mom and its hard getting anywhere without a degree but something that doesn't require to much schooling at first is what I'd prefer. Any advice or help is appreciated.
I've been searching for a new job for a year now without success. I have an MBA and BHA and have resorted to posting my resume/profile to multiple job boards. The only interest I seem to generate is from insurance companies in which they are seeking to fill a sales role. I find this insulting, I did not spend years in school or thousands ... Read more
Am I the only one who references Glassdoor reviews before applying to a job? If the reviews aren't good, I don't apply.
I have what seems like a pretty solid network of people that work in my industry or industries that I am interested in working in. My problem is that my network seems to be too close to me and consider me a "friend"; none show interest in hiring me because they worry it may ruin our relationship. The thing is, I only interact with ... Read more
I just started a new job last week (yay!) and am feeling alternately excited and stressed by all of the new things I have to learn before I feel like I know what I'm doing again. Any tips/tricks from your experiences for how to navigate these transitions successfully and get off to a good start?
Hi All, After graduating college I got a job in a field that I thought I might like, however about 3 months in I realized that I really don’t like it and started to look for other postitions. That was over a year ago. My problem is that have no idea what I want to do and I’ve been applying to jobs with really ... Read more
Hi everyone -- I would say I'm at the mid-level of my career in higher ed, but I'm thinking about a switch to an entirely different field. Actually, I'm considering a drastic change that would mean moving back to my home state and opening up a hospitality business. I'm admittedly homesick, but I feel really passionate about the vision I have for this business. ... Read more
Stay where you are and keep climbing the ladder!
Follow your vision and create something from scratch that you'll love!
I have been at my current job for four years now. I really don’t like my job (I am in sales and do customer care support) and really want to start looking for something else in clerical work where I believe I would be happier, BUT I am starting school again in January in the education field. Should I just suck it up until ... Read more
Suck it up until graduation.
Look for something else now!
Hello everyone, I am looking to enter into a career related to my education. I feel like I am hitting a brick wall though. I have a 4.0 final GPA on my Masters degree in Healthcare Management, and I also have a bachelor's in project management. I cant seem to get into management fields in either of these fields because they want 10+ years ... Read more
Do you think asking about a company's maternity leave policy / ways they support working moms in a job interview will hurt your chances of getting hired?
Is there a way to tell if your former employer is giving you a bad reference or "spoiling" the market for you? For context: After many years at one company, starting in an entry level position, I moved up to director/department manager. I left when I reported documented harassment and it was ignored. I gave 6 weeks notice, but I did not leave on ... Read more
Hey everyone! I just got a promotion in my current job in chicago Illinois about a year ago and now I'm looking to make the big move to portland Oregon area withing the next 6 months. I need to find something close to equivalent in pay about 40/yr, if anyone has any good suggestions on the move and where to find good companies to ... Read more
Hello ladies! I have been at my current job for about two years. The job I currently have is one that I got right out of college. Though I have enjoyed my job, I have come to terms that there are no opportunities for growth. I do not get excited about coming to work everyday and I am ready for a change. I have ... Read more
I'm a single mom without a huge supporting team. I am currently looking for a job, in any industry, that can keep me at my current rate of pay (around 40/ yr) but still afford me the ability to drop my daughter off at school in the mornings and be able to get there to pick her up before the after care programs close ... Read more
Hello ladies! I have an unusual career path (worked right after high school, went back to school while working full time, did internships, got a Bachelor in marketing, worked in marketing, left because I refused to work with an abusive management, went back to school, got my MBA while running an exchange program with the university and managing the company in charge of it). ... Read more
Listen to what people tell me: get my foot in the door somewhere and hope that I will climb the ladder enough in 9 months to get my visa and face the possibility to go back to Europe anyway
Get any job that would make me use my MBA even if I am not very good at it
Trust my guts and keep applying, hoping at some point it will pay off
I've been at my job for a year now. I do enjoy my position and the flexible hours are what I need. But I can't get a definite answer on whether I will ever get a pay raise. It is a male dominanted business and because of that I feel that I am being held back from reaching my potential. Even though I do ... Read more
Wait it out / It will get better
They're just playing you / leave
Take the pay cut / find a job elsewhere
Bite the bullet and go back to school
I’d like to transition out of the restaurant business but I don’t know how to translate my skill set to another career. I’m single & can't afford a lower wage. Which direction should I head towards?
Just jump out there & try something
I had to leave work in 2017 to care for my ailing family. I’m just to a point where I’m able to return to work, however I want to go into another line of work. Helping veterans receive their benefits, working in some type of field helping people with addictions ( but I do not have a masters and I don’t want to go ... Read more
Can I get into one of these fields with my experience and education?
Should I just go back to what I know?
Is there any hope or am I fooling myself by not furthering my education to fulfill my dream?
Hey, ladies! I’m looking for remote work due to health concerns. I’m pretty much house-ridden. Any tips?
Freelance work
Social Media work