Looking for other job avenues to try and willing to put in the work!
March 7,2023 at 7:26PM UTC
As others have stated on the site, the job market is difficult. I've been trying now for almost a year and have put in resumes in so many industries, levels, freelance and even temp agencies and I keep hearing NO.
I'm making connections and when I do have an interview, give it my all. I've created projects, researched the companies, built 30-60-90-day plans and I'm back to square one again after months of looking.
I recently had a final round where they decided to change the role and I had too much experience for what their needs. The CEO submitted me for another position at the company but during that interview, it became apparent that I didn't have that experience. I kept trying to make it work as I need a job but while I had a lot of the qualifications,
I managed people doing those positions instead of implementing them. I contacted them today stating that while appreciative of the consideration, it wasn't the right fit as I knew I didn't have the skills to eventually be hired. I need to focus on getting a job after months of interviewing for the other role.
Every time I get knocked down as the song said, 'I get up again' and keep fighting. Am I doing something wrong that I can't even find a short-term role to hold me over in the meantime? I've tried a variety of creative agencies, temp companies, contract roles etc. but nothing seems to stick. I'd appreciate your advice.
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Hi all, I have a dilemma and can use some sound advice.
I got to interview for a great opportunity (I was laid off in Feb, so have been in the hunt for a while) I think I will get this role bc of my experience and bc the recruiter told me the person hiring saw my resume and called him on Memorial Day to get me in the phone.
The job is what I used to do so I'm sure I will excel. The problem is, it's hybrid night and weekends.
I can go into the office no issues on Fri and Sat night but, because I have a 3 year old, I can't do the other nights bc my husband also works nights and we would have different days of going in.
While he would be able to help with our kid, I'm afraid they may give me a hard time and I haven't yet had the 2nd interview to be able to disclose it.
My question, what is the best way to bring this up? I really want and need this job so I don't want to pass it up. Just extremely nervous about it all.
Thanks in advance!
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