I need a job!

Discussion in 'Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings' started by ariel2013, Feb 24, 2011.

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  1. ariel2013

    ariel2013 Member

    I really can not take this anymore. I have a really good resume! And I can't find anything that will give me experience for my major! I interviewed with a big company last month and the lady told me I did really good. However, I got a very cold email saying that they are hiring someone else and that I shouldn't ask for feed back. And to top it all of apperantly I have no self confidence and my voice is too weak which is what this lady said at the place where I volunteer at to another student!! I feel like no one is giving me a chance!! I know i have a problem with anxiety but I feel like if someone will give me a chance and teach me properly I will do a really good job:(( My life sucks right now....
     
  2. Concave

    Concave Active Member

    I can relate. Getting a job for me is tough. Keeping the job is fine, buts its the whole process of applying and interviewing that screws me up. I hate getting new jobs because i am so self conscious its hard for me to meet and talk with new people. I used to have such bad body image issues that the thought of applying and working somewhere new would depress and scare me.
     
  3. jxdama

    jxdama Staff Member Safety & Support

    i also need a job. its really hard to be rejected all the time.
     
  4. Caster

    Caster Well-Known Member

    Ariel, what was your major? I was a biology major and I'm in the same boat as you. I don't have any experience so it makes it hard to find a job with my degree. I'm still looking for one.

    Do you have a more temporary job for the meantime? I'm working in retail right now for the time being. Anyways I hope you find something soon.
     
  5. Dave_N

    Dave_N Banned Member

    Don't give up Ariel. Keep trying and eventually something will come up.
     
  6. Sadeyes

    Sadeyes Staff Alumni

    Is there a way to intern in your field so that you can start to get some experience and make some connections? Many ppl break into an industry that way? best of luck, J
     
  7. depressedkitty

    depressedkitty Active Member

    yeah thats why I gave up job hunting this year and went back to school/uni. its sooo hard and I know how you feel about giving chances. I have been in the same boat and it sucks =( Good Luck you will strike gold soon =D
     
  8. ariel2013

    ariel2013 Member

    Hey guys!! Thanks so much for the support!! I still have no job, but I am still trying. There is this career center at my school. I will make an appointment to get some lessons on how to interview, so hopefully this will help. I do have a lot of anxiety and I feel as though what I say to potential employers does not represent me well!! I wish all of us luck! Hopefully we will get out of this alive and with a job!!
     
  9. ariel2013

    ariel2013 Member

    Hey J!

    Thanks! Yes there is internship that is set up with my school. I have been to two locations with that but have not had any job opportunity and at the time I did them, I really was not looking for a job. However this summer I will be doing one for a month and I am hoping and praying I will be able to do a good job and really impress the people that work there enough to help me out. But as far as intern from school that is it. The jobs where I am applying to now, I will be considered an intern, but I will be paid, unlike for the one organized by the school. My problem right now is not really money wise, but the fact that I need to get in with a company right now when I am in school, or else my chance of getting a job after I graduate are very slim.
     
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