How do I get a real job in this (DC) area.?
Can't afford to intern (that is big around here) want a complete career change. Did the volunteer thing to no avail and can't afford to go back to school. I've worked just about every nettworking group, website, job board and contact I have. My job now really sucks political upheaval, pending lawsuits, inhumane hours, no money and no chance for advancement. Help!
Asked By: lacalledelapicara - 4/5/2006
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You have to start with a resume that says what you really want to do not something vague. Example: To find a job as a sales trainee where I can use my strong interpersonal skills. Lots of people put down something like I want a position that will afford me personal growth. That goes into the wastebasket... More
Answered By: kadel - 4/6/2006
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If i had it to do over I would go to D.C. and work for the federal govt.What about the FBI CIA How cool.
Answered By: mariska - 4/5/2006
Answered By: lucky2bealive - 4/5/2006
UGH!!!!!!!!! I worked in DC for a while at the State Department. I couldnt handle the traffic and rude people. You have my sympathy. You say you can't afford to go back to school. Have you thought about online classes? I'm going on finacial aid and believe me I am barely able to pay the rent. I am in the process of... More
Answered By: tmills883 - 4/6/2006
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