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I graduated with a BA and can't find a job. I'm stuck.?

I don't know what to do next. I have a degree in Communications and Psychology. Apparently the competition is more than keen for Advertising and PR, and though I try I don't get those jobs. I was also interested in counseling but you have to be certified and I don't even know if I'd want to do it. I don't know if I should find a short-term serving job now and go back to school or keep looking for entry level career jobs or what. I live with my mother and have enough money saved for gas and food until Halloween. You can't answer this question really. I'm just devastated and dug myself into a hole and don't know how to get out of here so I'm writing to the Internet to people who don't know me or my life situation.

Asked By: Melissa - 9/9/2008
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Go to unemployment office in your local town. They have job search on computer or you speak to someone. I found it alot more successful speaking to someone... More
Answered By: Buff Me - 9/9/2008
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Ouch, man. You worked your whole life in school for this. And "this" is nothing for you. It's tough. You got to keep your chin up though. Jobs will turn up. You got a degree, and your motivated. There is no harm in hanging with your mom for a few months anyway. Just chill. Get things under control. There's no... More
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Answered By: SportFan - 9/9/2008
 
Get a job as a receptionist. You are likely to be hired because you have a degree (typically it doesn't matter what the degree is in). This may not be ideal, but a job like this will get you experience in a professional setting and will look good on your resume. I would suggest finding a job like this, but continue... More
Answered By: MandyN - 9/9/2008
 
i feel you--i so feel you. don't know what to tell you either, the job market sucks right now. my husband (his avatar) has a BA, got outstanding grades, narrowly missed graduating with honors, etc. and he finally found a blue collar job with the phone company. it's tough right now. my advice to you would be to continue... More
Answered By: IamNice - 9/9/2008
 
Use the career center at the school you graduated from. Do you know what specifically you want to do? Are you passionate about something related to the degree you have? When you figure out the answer to these questions, then make a list of the most successful people you are aware of. Setup interest interviews with... More
Answered By: cwald888 - 9/9/2008
 
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