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I've done mostly customer service & do NOT want to do it anymore. While I understand the majority of jobs do have some level of customer service, I am looking for something that isn't predominantly CS. I really want to do Landscape & Garden Design, however I don't have a degree. I've posted my resume on 6 different job search sites & keep getting hits for CS, even though I put a cover letter up saying that's not what I'm looking for. I've been out of work for almost 3 months now & am getting very frustrated. Any ideas? Oh! I can't do Landscape Laborer due to previous physical injuries, so that makes it more difficult.

Asked By: erihu - 7/16/2007
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Suggestion: work in customer service at a landscaping company... More
Answered By: jodartha - 7/16/2007
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Pull a "George Costanza" and BS your way through the interview.
Answered By: the harrier - 7/16/2007
 
Everyone was a fresher one day in a job where they are master now! So it doesn't take too much to find a job with no experience, it takes alot to mantain good will and work hard at your Job... Good Luck!
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Answered By: Thats_me - 7/16/2007
 
So maybe you want to design. I am afraid you will need school for that. Good luck,
Answered By: TC - 7/16/2007
 
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