Finding a Job

Finding a job is not as easy as it used to be. For some, finding a job may seem like an impossible task. There are many reasons why you may not have been able to find a job in the past. Some of these reasons include:

  • • You may have had a bad interview
  • • You may have applied for a job that was not right for you
  • • You may have applied at the wrong time
  • • You may have had too many applications
  • • You may have applied to a job that did not require experience
  • • You may have been too qualified
  • • You may have been rejected for a job
  • • You may have been underqualified for the job
  • • You may have had no work experience
  • • You may have had bad references
  • • You may have had criminal records
  • • You may have had poor credit
  • • You may have been a single parent
  • • You may have had mental or physical problems
  • • You may have been homeless
  • • You may have had drug or alcohol abuse issues
  • • You may have been unemployed
  • • You may have been injured and unable to work
  • • You may have been incarcerated
  • • You may have been fired from your last job
  • • You may have not had any skills
  • • You may have been discriminated against
  • • You may have been underemployed
  • • You may have been self-employed
  • • You may have been laid off
  • • You may have had other issues

You may have experienced any or all of these things in the past and now you are looking for a job. The first thing you need to do is look at yourself. If you are honest with yourself, you will see that you are in good shape and that you are ready to get back into the workforce.

There are many ways to find a job. Here are some of them:

1. Check out online job sites. These sites have hundreds of thousands of jobs available. You should start by checking out,, and

2. Check out local newspapers. You can check out the classifieds for local newspaper websites. You can also call the newspaper offices and ask about job openings.

3. Check out your local library. Many libraries have career counselors who can help you find a job.

4. Check out your local community college. They often have job fairs and workshops that can help you find a job.