How long should I wait till I decide to apply for non-professional jobs, such as in retail?
I've been out of work for the past 3 weeks... I have a college degree and office experience.. how long do you advise me to start applying for cashier jobs and such..should I wait till say the end of July to begin doing that... so far I'm sending out resumes daily for administrative spots.. the downside right now is I'm running out of funds to pay my bills... and I'm not eligible for unemployment benefits, either..
Asked By: StarNY - 6/30/2006
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Tricky situation, but let me give you advice what I did after I graduated from college. I worked for three years in Telecoms, then I decided to work for myself, but it was hard to keep good workers..I later invested in wholesale rings and watches. I get permits and set up at corners on streets and malls and such. I... More
Answered By: Van Heinz - 7/12/2006
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Well, I would say soon since you are running out of funds. I'd do it before I run out of cash.
Answered By: cosaxteacher - 6/30/2006
If you need money, sounds like now's the time to start applying for non-professional jobs while you continue to look for something in your field. The problem you might run into is that many companies won't want to hire you and train you, knowing you probably won't stay long. Good luck.
Answered By: Judy - 6/30/2006
I would take whatever job came my way...and then after that keep lookn for your ideal job...thats how I did it
Answered By: celine8388 - 6/30/2006
as soon as possible. money is money. and you can start looking for other jobs, and that way, when you give your 2 weeks, youll have references.
Answered By: here to help - 6/30/2006
Better do it now because even with low paying retail jobs, it takes forever to get that first check. It took me 2 weeks to go through the applying, interviewing, waiting for the drug test results, and all to actually start working and another 2 weeks to get the first check.
Answered By: reallyfedup - 6/30/2006
Start applying now and try to get something where you will not totally screw the company over if you have to leave in a few weeks / months when you do get a professional position... More
Answered By: Finnale - 6/30/2006
retail jobs can lead to a professional office job. such as target. dont wait or you can do it parttime as you search for your fulltime job. it is better to find a job when you have a job
Answered By: REBECCA T - 7/12/2006
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