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I ve been trying so hard to find a job, i'm educated, I have a lot of experience..any suggestions?

I have been on numerous interviews and have no idea why I cannot find a decent job.I have two college degrees, a B.A. and a A.A.I interview well, I have several years experience as a receptionist, administrative assistant.I also have a few years experience in payroll, however I still cannot find a job in Los Angeles. I'm african american, 31, attractive,personable, articulate, I wear a nice black suit, I present myself well, I have been told several times, that I have a terrific resume, and I am excellent canidate, however, I have not recieved any job offers., most of the time I cant even get a second interview.I am applying for jobs that pay around the 14-15 dollar range, for instance receptionist postions, office assistant, administrative assistant, payroll clerk,sort of entry level jobs, that dont really require a degree,any suggestions what it might be?

Asked By: - 11/7/2011
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It's the economy. You have several advantages over me (age, location), and I have been trying to find work for nearly 4 years now without success. Got a line to the White House? Call it and complain! BTW... this really is not an ETIQUETTE question... but thanks for asking... More
Answered By: wyomugs - 11/7/2011
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Is it possible that you may be overqualified for those positions? Try applying for positions that may be a bit of a stretch for you but may require a degree. Also, have you considered looking outside those fields, perhaps retail and such? You sound like you would be a good hire. BTW, how's your handshake? Weak and... More
Answered By: the DT - 11/7/2011
 
Have you tried asking why you haven't got the job? Most will tell you the reason/s. Often when this happens it's something small that's not worded right in you resume or even being over qualified, believe it or not.
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Answered By: Olly28 - 11/7/2011
 
Go for something really out there and unattainable. Take the biggest risk you can find. You may learn something about yourself in the process.
Answered By: Lessismore - 11/7/2011
 
If you are getting interviews, you have the right things on your resume. A lot of people send out resumes for months and get nothing... More
Answered By: Piratemom - 11/7/2011
 
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