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Employment?
Posted by: Walked ()
Date: May 23, 2006 01:22PM

Pretty simple question here, or so I'd imagine.

Would anyone care to make a suggestion for specific places to look for a new place of employment?

More specifically, I am a college student who has been paying his way through college since age 16, and need to find something stable, consistent, and fair paying to keep this up.

I am quite fimiliar with Craigslist, and do have my resume on ComputerJobs.com - any suggestions beyond this?

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dude ()
Date: May 23, 2006 01:52PM

During summer - you can intern in downtown DC, easily making $12-15/hr

If you do want to get something long term, try a temp agency and see if they can get you a temp to hire position with whatever it is you know to do.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Walked ()
Date: May 23, 2006 02:05PM

Downtown may be a little far for me, but I'd do it for the resume building.
Temp agencies I'd consider, but there are plenty enough that I'd like a reccommendation prior to going to see one :)

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: May 23, 2006 02:20PM

plaster your resume on monster.com


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dude ()
Date: May 23, 2006 02:33PM

I have worked with Ranstad, and they were OK
My last job I found on Monster.com

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Job Man ()
Date: May 23, 2006 03:19PM

I say the only way for someone like you to go is fast food. Now, you'll have plenty of options. You can go the burger joint route and try Burger King, McDonalds, Checkers and the like. Or, you could try a more ethnic route and go with Taco Bell. But if you're looking for some more challenges and a more diverse job skill set, try places like Denny's, IHOP, or other diner type places.

If you already have experience in food preparation and service, then you might work up to the holy grail in this field--wait staff! Applebees, Chili's, TGIFridays, etc. are usually hiring and bro, it don't get no better than that. That is a job you can make a career out of!

But if you are more the outdoors type, you could get your certification as a lifeguard and work at any of the local pools. If your certification is not up to date, check the local papers or with the YMCA. There are lots of classes right now to get ready for the season.

If you can speak Spanish, you might also explore the lawn care field. A smart lad like you that can type and use a computer has the possibility of getting into a supervisory position in a few years if you work hard.

I am assuming that you are in some sort of liberal arts major since you are posting here looking for jobs. If you were in any sort of major that would lead to a real, productive job after college, you would have explored internships already, right? You can't hardly leave the house without falling into an internship in this area if you are in the right major.

So, in short, if you're in liberal arts, I hope my suggestions are helpful to you. I also hope that you have worked hard in undergraduate work and are preparted to keep paying for college so you can go on to graduate school to make something of yourself. Good luck and let us know where you decide to go to work so I can throw a little extra on the tip for you!

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: MrDoctor ()
Date: May 23, 2006 03:53PM

you didnt mention Roy Rogers, they have a fixins bar and im sure they always need new people to keep the lettuce fresh

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Turbo Mirage ()
Date: May 23, 2006 04:09PM

mrdoctor funny you should talk shit about roys, you were the one hittin up the temp agency a few summers back

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: pgens ()
Date: May 23, 2006 07:18PM

How did you enter college at 16 without a scholarship or something?

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: May 23, 2006 07:32PM

You can enter nova before you even graduate high school if you do dual enrollment.

And plenty of people go to college when they are 16. some people just take the GED, unenroll from high school, and enroll at the new college using the GED (I would assume they can back up their academic abilities with test scores to satisfy those requirements). I would assume all you would need is parental permission.

I've never seen an official rule in plain site for a minimum age of enrollment at any college I've looked at.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: American Employer ()
Date: May 23, 2006 08:07PM

Walked Wrote:
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> Pretty simple question here, or so I'd imagine.
>
> Would anyone care to make a suggestion for
> specific places to look for a new place of
> employment?
>
> More specifically, I am a college student who has
> been paying his way through college since age 16,
> and need to find something stable, consistent, and
> fair paying to keep this up.
>
> I am quite fimiliar with Craigslist, and do have
> my resume on ComputerJobs.com - any suggestions
> beyond this?

Unless you are a Mexican willing to work for minimum wage, cash under the table, I can't help you.

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Health care plan
Posted by: American Employer ()
Date: May 23, 2006 10:31PM

Also, my health care plan for my illegal employees is to dump them at the nearest emergency room and get the hell out of there.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: MrDoctor ()
Date: May 23, 2006 11:50PM

okay red

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: BR ()
Date: May 24, 2006 09:50AM

I remember someone from Oakton did that...they basically completed their senior year early (I think through a combination of summer school classes and NoVa courses). If I remember correctly, she walked with the class ahead of her.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dude ()
Date: May 24, 2006 10:19AM

DC area reality is that you pretty much can't find anything that pays well without college degree.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: American Employer ()
Date: May 24, 2006 11:26AM

"DC area reality is that you pretty much can't find anything that pays well without college degree."

If you are from El Salvador, $6.00 an hour is damn plenty. Now quit bitching and finish cutting my lawn before I turn you into the INS!

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: T-Bone©®™ ()
Date: May 24, 2006 12:33PM

Dude Wrote:
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> DC area reality is that you pretty much can't find
> anything that pays well without college degree.


Ha, thats a laugh, I hope your being sarcastic,,,

My old tag line, "No college degree, no certs, get paid just as much."

Yes, I am a network engineer, I have worked for contractors, gov't agencies, and private companies. In this field, cold hard expereince and love/dedication for ones profession go A LONG way...

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dude ()
Date: May 24, 2006 12:57PM

Yeah, IT field pays well.
But not everyone is IT or is interested in IT.
Some of the best paying jobs in the area require atleast a BA/BS to start.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Mike22Va ()
Date: May 24, 2006 01:56PM

www.friendsandcompany.com they have locatoins all over Virginia and Maryland. Temp to hire company

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Herndon o Busto ()
Date: May 31, 2006 09:30PM

¿Querría usted trabajar en un trabajo que paga al contado y eso no requiere experiencia ni educación? Llame Juan hoy en de 555 TRABAJOS.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: May 31, 2006 09:36PM

LOL hay siempre unos bendejos en esta pueblo llamada "Herndon".

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: May 31, 2006 11:54PM

¿Que?


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Fairfax MF-er ()
Date: June 01, 2006 10:24AM

Herndon o Busto Wrote:
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> ¿Querría usted trabajar en un trabajo que paga al
> contado y eso no requiere experiencia ni
> educación? Llame Juan hoy en de 555 TRABAJOS.


Eso es tan estúpido, es chistoso.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: ElHombre ()
Date: June 03, 2006 11:19PM

I know some recruiters. It isn't a temp agency so they don't whore you out in the usual sense of short term work.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: RbF_dark420 ()
Date: June 08, 2006 08:28PM

Most of the best and highest paying techsa jobs ive done is just by walking from building to building and knocking on door. there are tons of companies looking for people, it just their to lazy to advertise. a good corp feild to break in is working at a operation center like CLEC or Telco there are tons on the dulles corridor. also check the local companies websites in your area they always have openings listed that you can apply for. im currently in between jobs myself right now.

Only the paraniod will Survive...

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dork ()
Date: June 13, 2006 05:56AM

Gravis Wrote:
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> plaster your resume on monster.com


They produce too much spam (no pun intended).

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: June 13, 2006 11:17AM

you just dont have the proper spam filters.


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dork ()
Date: June 13, 2006 07:20PM

Gravis Wrote:
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> you just dont have the proper spam filters.


Moron, lol.

I was talking about the website. And I was referring to all the crap you see on there like "Make $8,000 per work by working at home."

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: June 14, 2006 01:51PM

Dork Wrote:
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> Moron, lol.
>
> I was talking about the website. And I was
> referring to all the crap you see on there like
> "Make $8,000 per work by working at home."


well this "Moron" doesnt get ANY spam from anyone. so... as i said, you just dont have the proper spam filters.


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: WashingToneLocian ()
Date: June 14, 2006 08:37PM

Gravis Wrote:
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>
> well this "Moron" doesnt get ANY spam from anyone.
> so... as i said, you just dont have the proper
> spam filters.



You probably don't get any e-mail, either. Fucking spam filters.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: June 14, 2006 08:42PM

I'm guessing the spam filters are NOT why he doesn't get any e-mail...

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: June 15, 2006 12:20AM

WashingToneLocian Wrote:
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> You probably don't get any e-mail, either. Fucking
> spam filters.


well... you are incorrect. i get ALL of the email i want from people that send it to me without whitelisting and none of email i dont want that come from spammers. it works well for me and monster.com. just because i dont get spam, doesnt mean i dont email.


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: RESton Peace ()
Date: June 15, 2006 12:27AM

I tried a whitelist, but if you have a dynamic customer base you have to answer to, it is not a viable option until they come up with a nice tidy way to bind my new customer orders into my spam blocking software...... that I can afford to buy that is. I would need the customer management software to add each person I input to my whitelist...

most customer management software does not even know e-mail filtering exists..

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Laborready ()
Date: June 15, 2006 12:48AM

Laborready.com

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dork ()
Date: June 19, 2006 08:57AM

Gravis Wrote:
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> Dork Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Moron, lol.
> >
> > I was talking about the website. And I was
> > referring to all the crap you see on there like
> > "Make $8,000 per work by working at home."
>
>
> well this "Moron" doesnt get ANY spam from anyone.
> so... as i said, you just dont have the proper
> spam filters.


*Sigh*

I'm talking about this type of spam - http://jobsearch.monster.com/jobsearch.asp?q=work+at+home&fn=&lid=&re=104&cy=us

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: June 19, 2006 12:45PM

Dork Wrote:
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> *Sigh*
>
> I'm talking about this type of spam -
> http://jobsearch.monster.com/jobsearch.asp?q=work+at+home&fn=&lid=&re=104&cy=us


yeah, i dont get spam like that. you just need the proper filters.


"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Dork ()
Date: July 08, 2006 04:54AM

Gravis Wrote:
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> Dork Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > *Sigh*
> >
> > I'm talking about this type of spam -
> >
> http://jobsearch.monster.com/jobsearch.asp?q=work+
> at+home&fn=&lid=&re=104&cy=us
>
>
> yeah, i dont get spam like that. you just need
> the proper filters.


You still don't grasp it, lol. Some "employment companies" post too many bullshit ads on there. That's what I've been trying to tell you this whole time, lol. You failed.

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: Rosetta ()
Date: July 08, 2006 08:24AM

Have you ever considered working for Rosetta Stone? They sell language learning software out of the local malls and airports. Stop by any of their kiosks. They are always hiring. Employees average $12-$18/hr. www.rosettastone.com

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Re: Employment?
Posted by: failed efforts ()
Date: March 26, 2017 03:18PM

Walked Wrote:
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> Pretty simple question here, or so I'd imagine.
>
> Would anyone care to make a suggestion for
> specific places to look for a new place of
> employment?
>
> More specifically, I am a college student who has
> been paying his way through college since age 16,
> and need to find something stable, consistent, and
> fair paying to keep this up.
>
> I am quite fimiliar with Craigslist, and do have
> my resume on ComputerJobs.com - any suggestions
> beyond this?


desperate measures

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