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Career Opportunities #617589
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Angela J. Shirley Offline OP
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Remember, more often than not, good things come to people who not only work hard, but are positive.

There are not a lot of positive aspects about being unemployed, but perhaps this situation will give you the chance to finally make a jump to a career you�ll really enjoy.

Take this dilemma as an opportunity, feel good about yourself and look forward to the day when you set up your desk at a new office -- it might be sooner than you think.

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fishWith today's economy I am finding that regular 9 to 5 jobs are scarce. The way to tap into the job market seems to be "multi" talented and seek out several options.

It may mean working several part-time jobs which could possibliy lead into a full-time position.

It may accepting a temporary job like I did in July of this year, versus going past 2 years of being laid off. With me, temporary works fine for me right now as I will be moving back home to Phenix City, Alabama when the gig ends.

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Re: Career Opportunities [Re: Angela J. Shirley] #627451
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There are 9-5's available it's finding them that's hard. So few positions are advertised the traditional way these days.



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Re: Career Opportunities [Re: Dianne W - Editor] #627460
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fishDianne Career, since you work in Human Resource - any tips on locating these 9 to 5 jobs? Thanks!

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Originally Posted By: Angela J. Shirley
Remember, more often than not, good things come to people who not only work hard, but are positive.

There are not a lot of positive aspects about being unemployed, but perhaps this situation will give you the chance to finally make a jump to a career you�ll really enjoy.

Take this dilemma as an opportunity, feel good about yourself and look forward to the day when you set up your desk at a new office -- it might be sooner than you think.

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I'm not Dianne, but my advice is to use networking to find those jobs that aren't advertised or aren't advertised widely.


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Re: Career Opportunities [Re: Angela J. Shirley] #771355
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Hi Susan:

I agree and there are ways to find these unadvertised jobs.

Talk to your friends - they may have some job openings in the company they are working for.

Stop by any companies you are interested in working for - sometimes the human resources department may be willing to clue you in on their unadvertised openings.


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