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After Years of Pounding Internet I get Job Offers from Meeting People at Bars

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by pgabriel, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    Granted, they aren't what i went to school for, some of them don't even require high school education but they pay decently and some can lead to very good paying jobs. it took a long time of unemployment fro me to really value having anything.

    but the point is this, the internet isn't bad and hasn't been bad for me overall, but you to get out and meet people anyway you can.
     
  2. RocketRaccoon

    RocketRaccoon Contributing Member

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    ...until you get that stay at home job and then you can be a hermit again.

    Thats my line and I'm sticking to it!

    Good for you though!
     
  3. Rashmon

    Rashmon Contributing Member

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    ...sorry, pgabs, couldn't resist. Good luck on job.
     
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  4. CometsWin

    CometsWin Breaker Breaker One Nine

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    Good for you man. Hope you land a gig that you enjoy.
     
  5. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    thanks. i think the main point is if you are willing to start over, but you don't know what you want to do, but do have some general idea (or no idea) you have no idea what all is out there.
     
  6. SwoLy-D

    SwoLy-D Contributing Member

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    How do you approach them, or... what is it that you're telling them... about not having a job or needing one? :confused:
     
  7. iconoclastic

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    Cool story bro
     
  8. cheke64

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    So where are you working at?
     
  9. Caltex2

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    Imagine that, that all-important college experience doesn't mean everything.
     
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    bigtexxx Contributing Member

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    Congrats, pgabriel. I was pulling for you
     
  11. Rocket River

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    Bars - Where the social media was ALCOHOL! #OldSkool!

    Rocket River
    Way to network!
     
  12. Luckkky

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    good job, good luck on mowing lawns Gabriel
     
  13. sammy

    sammy Contributing Member

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    Ahh. The internet. The place where you can say things that you wouldn't dare saying to someone's face.
     
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    So your the guy that's always spamming Craigslist adult services page.
     
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    i work for an O&G company and it blows my mind how much this business is about networking. make people like you, show you're competent and witty over the course of a few happy hour meetups, and the opportunities open up like crazy. they kind of tell you about it in college, but i wayyyy underestimated how effective networking can be.

    g'luck pgabs!
     
  16. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    i'm going into a trade, its something i want to do to have something to fall back on, something i can do on my own if i'm unemployed.

    right now i'm waiting tables, i just asked the lady at the bar at applebee's do they need help and i was hired in a week
     
  17. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    thank you texxx
     
  18. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    So...many...mom...jokes....


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  19. rocketsjudoka

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    Networking is probably the most important thing you can do for a job search. I don't know many people who would just hire someone, or even interview, from just a resume and application on the internet.
     
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    it's not what you know it's who you know

    or for women, it's not who you know it's who you blow
     

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