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I am 18 years old, and have applied for a supermarket job 5 times. I put in my application with no mispellings and put my correct information on the applications, all five times. I wasn't even given an interview (not even once). I applied at 3 different supermarkets. I have such little time, and little transportation becuase I don't have a car of my own yet. Those supermarkets are too blame, for not giving me a chance. If one them offered me a job, I would have a car of my own already. I save up change (coins), and when I have a large amount of change I go to the bank and change them in for dollars. I do have a savings account. Can anyone give me any suggestions?

Asked By: Andrew - 7/16/2007
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You need to apply somewhere other than the supermarket. Im sure there are more opportunities in your area... More
Answered By: shortyblue13 - 7/16/2007
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Please don't blame the supermarkets for you not having a job. This is a nasty circle in the working world - you need to have experience to get a job, but you can't get experience without getting the job... More
Answered By: RowerGirl - 7/16/2007
 
Go to the employment office and apply for work listed there, you will find work , then start saving your wages.
Answered By: fran j - 7/16/2007
 
Try something else!! There are jobs ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! Supermarkets are only 1% of jobs available!! Look into something more exciting maybe. Have you thought about waiting tables? I made about $400/week doing that when I was 18. You could work at a gym, the mall, any major department store, and hundreds of... More
Answered By: ET29 - 7/16/2007
 
How about mowing lawns for some money? Paper routes? Is there a local ice cream shop? I'm sure there are other places besides supermarkets you could apply for. You could even try gas stations. It's hard to save money if you don't make any to begin with. If you plan on attending college, ask about student workers. I... More
Answered By: Me - 7/16/2007
 
some how i think u r gonna be a big guy ..someday... More
Answered By: Sam - 7/16/2007
 
You seem to be a smart guy and very resouceful but your thinking is maybe a bit off.The world owes no one a living.I take a bus nearly everywhere I go and dont compain. I do seem to hear somewhere that fast food places pay better in the bigger cities. That may seem like a meaniless job but it can be an opportunity for... More
Answered By: sockspaw7 - 7/16/2007
 
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