Gino10

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Hello all dreamers!!!

 

 

I hope you all are doing well, and keep getting approved.

 

 

I am looking for some advice. After a long  stressful time waiting time for my work permit, I finally got approved.  However,  I found myself helpless in finding a job. I graduated from college in 2010 in business/finance/ management. I haven't been lucky on my job search. I really don't know where to start. I have tried craigslist, monster, and career builder, applied some jobs and send resume and cover letter with no success.... I have been thinking perhaps reach out some employment service company- an institution that helps individuals finding a job-  but I don't know any one.... If anyone here have had this experience before, id appreciate your advice. Please any advice and ideas will be very significant for me.....

 

Thank you all for taking your time reading this desperate post....

 

 

Gino

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Try to post more resumes than to replying to jobs since companies recieve up to hundreds of enquiries about posted jobs. Don't forget to go in person to register to job agencies. Don't overlook the assistant positions that may lead to something good in the future like experience and promotions and if you see a hiring post that says apply in person or e-mail resume, go in person because maybe they will interview on the spot. Register in LinkedIn and look for employed friends from college (they might refer you or might know about one) I hope you find a job soon!

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any important key to job hunting is to follow up on the job applications and resumes that you have sent. call about 2 days after you filled out the application or sent a resume and simply state your name and that you were just touching base on the application you filled out or the resume you dropped off. if you have the time and the places are local, try going in person with a resume and asking to see the manager and introduce yourself and ask if they will take your resume. a lot of the times, filing out a job application online just sends the application into the human resource black hole and not to the individual store you want to work out. 

 

so put yourself out there and remember that it is a very competitive job market. it's not only us looking for work but so many others as well. 

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im wondering the same thing? I have never worked in my life and now that I'm approved its probably going to be hard finding a job with no experience what so ever :/ any suggestions?

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im wondering the same thing? I have never worked in my life and now that I'm approved its probably going to be hard finding a job with no experience what so ever :/ any suggestions?

 

how old are you? have you done any community service? are you involved in any school clubs? things like that help

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18.. And no I haven't really done anything because I have a child so basically my life has been devoted to her since I have no one to watch her until now that she's going to start pre school & I'm approved for DACA to work so I'm barely basically going to start working.

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Name
123 Fake St
Location AN, 12341
(555) 555-1234 • [email protected]

 

Objective: To obtain an internship that will enhance my skills in the community service field.     Education: Your High School, Expected Graduation - June 2004
Location, AN     Qualifications Summary
  • Ability to write clear, comprehensive and grammatically correct documents.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing change and maintaining flexibility in a variety of challenging environments.
  • Experience in using the library and the internet to locate and retrieve valuable information for both academic and community service projects.
  • Ability to work in diverse teams and to communicate well with others.
  • Experience in fund raising and recruiting volunteers for fund raising events.
    Computer Skills
Experience with both PC and Macintosh computers
Proficient in Word and Internet Applications  

Pre-Professional Experience

Leadership
  • Volunteered to assist in an all campus awareness campaign on violence
    against women issues.
  • Led group discussions at UC Santa Cruz on the pros and cons of various issues: teen intervention, abortion, etc.
  • Initiated outreach to local migrant farm workers and their families to
    encourage them to attend Higher Education.
    Organization
  • Compiled community outreach data into a concise report, presented to the Community Awareness Group at UC Santa Cruz.
  • Planned and scheduled siblings’ responsibilities when parents were working.
  • Helped coordinate the Salinas High School food drive:
    - raised $1200 cash donations
    - distributed over 780 cans of food to local targeted populations.

 

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That's just an example of a resume with no experience I could help you edit it to your need and skills. What type of job are you looking for? Have you thought about starting at a restaurant or a grocery store? Those places really don't require any experience.

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Gino don't lose hope. I also had a hard time finding a job in my field. I would suggest applying for entry level positions at businesses or companies where you eventually want to work in finance?

Then once you are hired there work your way up.

Keep applying and when you go to interviews always sound passionate about the position and let them know you want to grow in the company using your skills. Good companies like people who want to work their way up.

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So I have more than a year in experience at customer service (front desk agent), but it's from 3 years ago.  It's been hard finding a job now because i think all of my experience is being overlooked since it's been so long since I've been employed.  Does anyone know where I can get tutorials on excel, powerpoint?  I think I need to get a refresher I'm not looking on the beginner part of the software, I'm familiar with the programs but wanted to re-study the more complex tasks that can be done.

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So I have more than a year in experience at customer service (front desk agent), but it's from 3 years ago.  It's been hard finding a job now because i think all of my experience is being overlooked since it's been so long since I've been employed.  Does anyone know where I can get tutorials on excel, powerpoint?  I think I need to get a refresher I'm not looking on the beginner part of the software, I'm familiar with the programs but wanted to re-study the more complex tasks that can be done.

 I'd be down to help you build a resume. In this resume you would have to explain why there's a gap in your work history and that would help you look more "qualified" also I found this links for you on advanced tutorials

 

http://presentationsoft.about.com/od/powerpointadvanced/a/advanced_hub.htm

 

http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/advancedexcel/Advanced_Topics_in_Excel_Spreadsheets.htm

 

Hope it helps

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 I'd be down to help you build a resume. In this resume you would have to explain why there's a gap in your work history and that would help you look more "qualified" also I found this links for you on advanced tutorials

 

http://presentationsoft.about.com/od/powerpointadvanced/a/advanced_hub.htm

 

http://spreadsheets.about.com/od/advancedexcel/Advanced_Topics_in_Excel_Spreadsheets.htm

 

Hope it helps

You're awesome Thank YOU!!!

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You should walk in in a bank, and ask if they are needing someone!, I did just that, I wasn't really interested in the job, but just was curious, and they were really friendly about giving me info!. 

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Ive been looking for a job, but am having some serious issues finding one. Im pretty much up for anything. Ive done tech support for internet in a call center, worked in ware house with shipping and receiving of computer parts, built my own computers and installed software. I know a bit more than the basics of vehicles. Id really like to do something working in a garage with entry level work to learn more, part time or full time. Driving distance doesnt really matter to me nor does pay. If anyone could be of any help Id really appreciate it

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