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Gonna try applying for a second part time job

Discussion in 'Work and Financial Problems' started by JCC988, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. JCC988

    JCC988 Well-Known Member

    I've decided I need to do this. My current income is uncomfortable even living with low living expenses here with my mother. A second job will bring me back to what my income was before I moved back. I don't know if I'll be able to get a second one though even though I'm currently working. You know how it is. Competition for job openings, schedule issues, and the infamous resume black hole.
     
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  2. Walker

    Walker Everything Zen Staff Member Safety & Support SF Social Media SF Supporter

    Good luck, man. Keep applying and try not to get too discouraged. This isn't the most ideal time to try to get jobs so just keep looking. You're a tough guy, you got this.
     
  3. Petal

    Petal SF dreamer Staff Member Safety & Support SF Supporter

    Best of luck to you. Hope you land one you are happy with :)
     
  4. JCC988

    JCC988 Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I know how hard it is for sure. If it makes any difference I talked to a manager who told me to start applying tomorrow.
     
  5. Miriam

    Miriam Active Member

    Sounds like a wise choice. I am going through the same problem as well. I'm not earning enough to survive however work 5 days a week. I need to either get a higher paying job or second job (taxed double, which is depressing. Hard to get anywhere with how the labour market is structured in Australia for permanent-part-time staff, we can not work over 36 hours. I would work 50-55 a week rather then get a second job). What type of work are you looking for?
     
  6. JCC988

    JCC988 Well-Known Member

    At this point anything I can get that will fit my schedule and not make me want to bash my head on a desk. It matters little otherwise.
     
  7. Walker

    Walker Everything Zen Staff Member Safety & Support SF Social Media SF Supporter

    Any idea what that might look like? Just curious where your interest lies.