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Out of work, no job for year? Nothing should I start my own business?

I have been looking for a job for about a year plus, been to hundreds of interviews, heard things like I am over qualified, under qualified. I have been to job finding clubs, job banks, job conventions, everything... thinking about going into business for myself but I am scared, any suggestions? Where to get help to start my own business in Toronto?

Asked By: Curlyhair69 - 5/30/2006
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Boy, have I got an answer for you! I was in exactly the same boat - moved from Toronto to a small town and could NOT get hired anywhere. I found out about a government program called SEB - Self Employment Benefits - and they are amazing! You have to have been on EI in the last three years (which I assume you have... More
Answered By: Samlet - 5/31/2006
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I think you should really consider going into business for yourself, since it sounds like you've tried to get every job in the entire city and NOBODY WANTS TO HIRE YOU!
Answered By: wildraft1 - 5/30/2006
 
Sounds good, but where do you get the start-up capital? Most people have to work at another job until their self-employment is bringing in enough money to support them. Is it that you can't find a job or that you just can't find a job you want? Most of us have worked at jobs we hated, but had to take them to make ends... More
Answered By: Joyce C - 5/30/2006
 
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