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I recently moved to Chesapeake, VA so my spouse could accept a better job and I have been searching for a job for a month now. I have worked in Operations and Logistics for over a decade and am looking for similar work. I have my resume posted on Monster, Career builder and several other job sites. I set aside 3-4 hours a day to search various companies websites and apply for jobs yet, I have had NO feedback. I think that I should have gotten at least a couples nibbles. Having never been unemployed before, I am feeling very discouraged and my self-esteem is really starting to nosedive. My brother says that I should expect a job search to take 3-6 months. I think thats crazy. Am I being unrealistic or is he?

Asked By: sunnygirl1 - 10/12/2006
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Your brother's timeline is reasonably accurate - for perm jobs... More
Answered By: Ruth L - 10/12/2006
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Within Ten minutes of placing my ad as a Male escort for ladies only, I had over 40 job offers.
Answered By: PapiCulothe3rd - 10/12/2006
 
I really don't know the situation in VA, but... More
Answered By: Proto - 10/12/2006
 
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