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"I've stopped looking for work, which, I believe, helps the economic numbers."
Tags:unemployed, unemployment, unemployment figures, looking for work, job hunting, job hunt, job hunts, looking for jobs, job search, job searching, job seeker, job seekers, job seeking, massaging the figures, out of employment figures, data, data manipulation, economic figures, economic numbers, unemplyment numbers, given up, give up
"I'm an idealist - I'd like to make my pile at a non-profit organization."
Tags:career counseling, career counselling, career counselor, career counselors, career counsellor, career counsellors, career adviser, career advisers, career advisor, career advisors, career advising, client, clients, idealist, idealist, idealism, money, finances, career, careers, job, jobs, non-profit, non-profits, non-profit organisation, non-profit organisations, non-profit organization, non-profit organizations, npo, npos, salary, salaries, pay, income, expectation, expectations, unrealistic, unrealistic expectations, job seeking, job seeker, job seekers, job searching, job hunting, dreamer, dreamers, businessman, businessmen
"I know you're a working dog, Angus. I just don't have anything for you right now."
"Qualifications? Hello! I've only spent the last six years running a huge multinational ferris wheel."
"We're down to two potential hires: you and an efficiency algorithm on a Malaysian server barge."
"I've got an opening for a project manager in a corporation that will chew you up and spit you back out on the street in record time. Interested?"
Tags:employment, employment agency, employment agencies, employment agent, employment agents, personnel, hr, h.r., human resources, recruitment, recruiter, recruiters, job, jobs, hiring, career, careers, work, job hunting, job searching, job seeking, job seeker, job seekers, applicant, applicants, candidate, candidates, job opening, job openings, project manager, project managers, management, corporation, corporations, corporate culture, black company, looking for a job, bad idea, bad ideas, business, businessman, businessmen, corporate, office, offices, office life
We don't have any vacancies for people to 'pierce the heart of a virtuous maid with the arrow of desire'...have you thought of about working in a call center?
'Someone important is bound to see my resume now!'
'It's a little chilly in here. Throw another batch of resumes we have on file in the fire.'
"It's a heck of a tale...and well told, but we don't publish resumes."
Tags:writer, writers, writing, author, authors, literature, manuscript, manuscripts, draft, drafts, publisher, publishers, publishing, editor, editors, publishing company, publishing companies, publishing house, cv, c.v., curriculum vitae, resume, resumes, tale, tales, story, stories, businessman, businessmen, personnel, hr, h.r., human resources, recruitment, recruiter, recruiters, job hunting, job searching, job seeking, job seeker, job seekers, compliment, compliments, complimenting, rejection, rejected, office, offices, office life, experience, experiences, life story, biography, biographies, autobiography, autobiographies, career experience
Graduation is scary in this job market.
"So you wouldn't be interrupted while interviewing me, I took the liberty of calling in a bomb threat."
"You've worried enough about not having a job for now, dear—why don't you take the rest of the day off?"
Tags:unemployed, unemployment, jobless, between jobs, worrying, worry, worries, stress, stressed, stressful, anxious, anxiety, psychology, mental health, upset, job, jobs, job hunting, job seeker, job seekers, job seeking, job searching, day off, taking a break, break, breaks, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, marriage, marriages, married life
"There's a lot I want to experience, but not a lot I actually want to do."
Tags:lazy, career counselling, career advice, occupational testing, career testing, career test, career placement, career, careers, job, jobs, job search, job hunt, job searching, unemployed, unemployment, unmotivated, job placement, recruit, recruiter, recruiters, recruitment, recruiting, millennial, millennials, generation y
"It's a drone that locates high paying job openings. Desperation is the mother of invention."
Tags:drone, drones, job, jobs, job hunt, job hunts, job search, job searches, job searching, high paying job, high paying jobs, well paying job, well paying jobs, invention, inventions, inventor, inventors, desperate, desperation, income gap, income gaps, low income, low incomes, high income, high incomes, wage, wages, salary, salaries
"You describe yourself in your resume as 'the strong, silent type.'"
'The position calls for a doctorate, in biochemistry...'
"I'm afraid we have very little in the salary range you're accustomed to."
Tags:baseball player, baseball players, baseball game, baseball games, baseball match, baseball matches, salary, salaries, salary range, salary ranges, wage, wages, job interview, job interviews, hr, human resources, personnel, job seeker, job seekers, job search, job searching, job searches, professional athlete, professional athletes
Job Centre: I can give you an appointment next Tuesday . . . or possibly Wednesday. . .sometime in the morning. . .or maybe afternoon. . .sorry I can't be more specific.'
We're getting lots of worn heels and soles lately. I think it's because the economy is causing many people to pound the streets looking for work.
'Unemployed! Need somebody beavering away for you?'
'Okay. Job hunting. Pure focus. No distractions.'
'What the ad didn't mention, and I should explain, is that we're interviewing for new customers.'
'Any jobs out there in the, you know, nether regions?'
'A depressing thought just came over me. Now we'll have to go out and get a job!'