Search SEARCH

I am 45, working on BA in Business, overqualified for most jobs, cannot perform some What do I do now?

I am working on a BA in Business, but due to an injury, the work I used to do ( purely physical labor as a set up/process technician in an injection molding facility) is unavailable. I am over qualified for Burger King, but have only old (1992/1993) office experience. Since I do not have a degree yet (and with no experience, it probably wouldn't help), how do I get a new job?

Asked By: unicornev - 9/18/2007
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I made the transition from kitchen work to an office by going through a temp agency. I used Kelly Services. They will not only test your current office skills, but they offer computer based training to get you up to speed in the areas you need help in. They will continue to work with you until you reach a level that... More
Answered By: reina_de_trebol - 9/18/2007
Additional Answers (4)
Not sure if this will help, but you could start a new business working from home. CAUTION: there are a lot of things out there - and a good percentage are not worth a second glance. DO NOT pay money for information on how to work from home. There are good, legitimate home business opportunities out there if you do your... More
Answered By: Melbeard - 9/18/2007
 
Every thought about working from home? Start your own business from the house. There are several legit ones out there that you can do. I personally sell Herbalife and I do it on the side but my team consists of several people that were in corp. world at one time retired and needed to have a income still and started... More
Source(s):
Answered By: Jason Z - 9/18/2007
 
First of all, lose the attitude. 'Studying for a BA' does not make you overwualified for most jobs. If your superior attitude shows through, bosses won't want to hire you.
Answered By: eric h - 9/18/2007
 
dont put down the ba on your resume/cv and make your self not over-qualified. thats if you want to work at burger king but why? your not studyin a degree to work in fast food are ya? first start out doing temporary work where they will train you and get experience that way, go to as many agencies that specialise in... More
Answered By: jezzika - 9/21/2007
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Degree-Accredited.com/Degree
The most complete OFCCP solution at a price you won't want to ignore.
divercityassured.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-309
eTrustLogo