How on earth will I get "experience" if all the jobs that I can work require experience ?
I try to apply for a job and all the jobs need experience. Ok how do I get it if u don't let me work in the first place ? One needs to work in order to get experience.
Asked By: Ismaily Rules - 2/21/2007
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Invent yourself. What can you do? Can you do it well enough to get paid for it? Cut, split, and stack firewood by the cord, for an... More
Answered By: kavekarst - 2/21/2007
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Volunteer work. Intern jobs.
Answered By: marklemoore - 2/21/2007
you need to know the right people.
Answered By: chris_fletcher_is - 2/21/2007
Oh my God, i totally agree!!! I've always wondered about that too. That's when you reach for a job on the bottom of the ladder first. Lower ur standards...i know it's stupid but that's the system for you dude. Lower jobs often don't need experience, if you start looking for lower you'll find it and they'll hire ya.
Answered By: Mz Brunette - 2/21/2007
I hear what your saying, I am going to graduate this June with school, so I tried applying at jobs and they always tell me I don't have enough experience. I've given up for now myself.
Answered By: SUZANNA J - 2/21/2007
All professions and industries will have entry-level positions. They must, as everyone is in your position at some point. Perhaps the companies you are looking at do not currently, but keep looking around. Besides, many jobs simply require you have an aptitude or desire to do certain things, and a willingness to... More
Answered By: justr - 2/21/2007
See if you can get a co-op or internship. You can volunteer as well. Your experience does not have to paid time. If you are still in school, you might try and get a work study position in the department. You can also list projects and publications or an advanced degree to substitute for experience.
Answered By: debwils_4kids - 2/21/2007
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