Help for those on unemployment

So you get checks because you lost your job. You have to fill out a set amount of job applications every month. You have applied at every place you can think of, so now you need more places to apply at. Use the job search here, apply for a job that pays what you require and either get a job or don’t. Hopefully you get a really great paying job. But at the least, you dropped off the required amount of job applications.

Posted via Android. Dont mind the typos. I’ll fix them later.

Gas Station Woes

for those of you who are still in a gas station but somehow found this. My hat’s off to you but I am confused.

My time doing your job, I barely even knew one cashier that could do much more than wiggle the mouse and get the screen saver to stop. i once had a manager come get me from behind the counter in a panic to help her fix her “exploding computer”. The manager who sat in for her on her vacation time, turned the star burst screen saver on. Yes I was actually belittled quite often by that idiot.

One day I just had enough. A store got robbed right after I left. I came in the next day and had to talk to two managers and the owner of the chain I worked for. The managers and owner of this chain of gas stations actually tried to make me feel bad for leaving when I did. The person that relieved me was 20 minutes late already as it was. I had enough. I said ” Whoa Whoa Whoa, Where were you all? Living the life you think I’m not good enough to live? I leave here and I try to forget that I work for people like you, I come back and do my duties, there is no sense in talking to me like this. This is just a gas station”.

You have to remind your boss that you work in the crummiest line of business. You have to remind your boss that you get paid the crummiest pay. and you have to remind your boss that  the things he or she does, you do it better, especially the stuff of f the clock.

You got your job there because you just needed an income. You did not get your job there just because they wanted someone else to work the register instead of them. You are there just to get on your feet even if it means sacrificing one or two weekends a month. You have not been sentenced to be there. It is not your destiny, it is not the best you can do. You could beg on a street corner and feel more dignity. (don’t do that).

Holidays, you deserve to have a holiday off, you do not deserve to watch everyone else get the holidays off while you work. Even if you get double pay for the holidays. Nothing can replace the life you gave up to make double minimum wage.

The guy that scrubs sewage tanks and then eats a sandwich without washing his hands, makes nearly three times what you make. He doesn’t even have to worry about checking i.d., if he will get a bathroom break, if he will get a lunch break He doesn’t have to worry about getting shot over 50 bucks. He doesn’t have to worry about counting the dang cigarettes before he leaves work. he deals with pooh, you deal with spoiled teenagers and drunk adults.

A tree trimmer makes almost 4 times what you make. a lawn care guy makes 1.5 times what you make and he just has to worry if he will have enough gas to mow one strip back to the truck. An independent babysitter makes $20-40 a day, per kid.

There are websites that let you check to see how much each job position makes like this. Think of the crappiest job you could do, and see what that person makes and compare it to your current position. Stay in the gas station and work for crap pay, get treated by crap by every single person that walks on that site. Or just leave and start job searching.

Bussiness Going under?

Remain calm. I know that sounds like the dumbest thing you could ever hear anyone tell you right now. but remain calm. You do not want to go job hunting looking like you are in a panic. You do not go looking for a job and just jump on the first thing that comes. You have access to the internet, or you wouldn’t be here reading this. Look at the top of this site, There is a cool job search tool just waiting for you to use. It is set up specifically for job searching.
Okay back to the issue. No one will ever take you serious if you are running around in panicked circles.
You have to relax think clearly. Go to your company’s competitor and go get a job there doing what you do. Like me, I am the webdesigner for the company I work for. I can easily make it clear to the owner of the next place that I am the one who kept our company on the top of all searches. Oddly enough, my primary job is fire alarm design. I just doodled around with teh website from time to time trying to make sure I had more fire alarms to design.
See you have to think clear and be casual. not freaking out. Don’t give up. Try other stuff. I can never give up. It is not in me to ever give up. I may get tired and rest a bit longer than I should, but in the meantime I am coming up with ways to resolve my issue.
I typically do.
We all can. It’s human.
Best to job hunt before the company goes under. Or you will be the last person of the 200 people in your building looking for the exact same job you are.
So go quick. Don’t wait just tell them on the ap for ” when you can start” . Instead of saying two weeks, say three. Give it time to even out or get better.

Is joblessness on the rise

I myself have been wondering if people have been losing jobs more than before or is it some scare tactic to gain readers/listeners/watcher that the news is pulling. Are we in time where there is a larger percentage of people on welfare, or is there just more people in the united states  who collect unemployment checks.

It’s hard to tell. I get plenty of readers here, but no one actually uses the job search. I really am under the impress that there are just more people in the country who can apply for unemployment.I am also under the impression that there really just aren’t that many people willing to look for a job. Well then again, not everybody is jobless with internet. so I have to factor in the chance that many people have no access. but there are millions out there that know it’s about to happen (if things are as bad as the news says it is). These people still have internet access. My actual search hits are extremely low.

I know it works fine I have used the job search and tested it out. I have to to make sure people get what they need. I don’t like the idea of a false offering. On that note if you tried and it was not up to what you needed, please explain what you needed and what you ended up getting. I will fix the issue. If you tried it and got a job, please let me know. It would be a great feeling to know  I did something free  that was good.

Looking at the Department of Labor I just don’t see it.

For release 10:00 a.m. (EDT) Thursday, May 27, 2010                    USDL-10-0721

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                 EMPLOYMENT CHARACTERISTICS OF FAMILIES -- 2009

The share of families with an unemployed member rose from 7.8 percent in 2008
to 12.0 percent in 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The
proportion of families with an unemployed member in 2009 was at its highest le-
vel since the data series began in 1994. Of the nation's 78.4 million families,
80.4 percent had at least one employed member in 2009, down by 1.8 percentage
points from 2008. 

These data on employment, unemployment, and family relationships are collected
as part of the Current Population Survey (CPS), a monthly sample survey of ap-
proximately 60,000 households. Families include married-couple families, as well
as families maintained by a man or woman with no spouse present. For further
information about the CPS, see the Technical Note.

Families and Unemployment

There were 9.4 million families with at least one unemployed member in 2009, up
from 6.1 million in 2008. The proportion of families with an unemployed member
was 6.3 percent in 2007; it rose to 7.8 percent in 2008 and to 12.0 percent in
2009. (See table 1.)

Black and Hispanic families were more likely to have an unemployed member (17.4
and 16.9 percent, respectively) than were white (11.1 percent) and Asian (11.4
percent) families in 2009. Most families with an unemployed member also have at
least one family member who is employed. Among families with an unemployed mem-
ber in 2009, 68.6 percent also had an employed member, compared with 70.8 per-
cent in 2008. (See table 1.)

Among married-couple families with an unemployed member in 2009, 79.9 percent
had an employed member, down from 82.5 percent in 2008. For families maintained
by women (no spouse present) with an unemployed member, the proportion that also
contained an employed member was lower in 2009 (46.1 percent) than in 2008 (49.1
percent). For families maintained by men (no spouse present), the proportion
fell to 52.6 percent in 2009 from 57.3 percent in 2008. (See table 3.)

Families and Employment

The share of families with an employed member was lower in 2009 (80.4 percent)
than in 2008 (82.2 percent). The likelihood of having an employed family member
declined over the year for families of all major race and ethnicity groups.
(See table 1.)

In 2009, families maintained by women with no spouse present were less likely
to have an employed member (72.8 percent) than were married-couple families
(82.4 percent) or families maintained by men with no spouse present (79.8 per-
cent). The share of families with an employed member declined over the year
for all family types. (See table 2.)

Both the husband and wife were employed in 48.5 percent of married-couple fami-
lies in 2009, compared with 51.4 percent in 2008. Married-couple families in
which only the wife worked accounted for 8.4 percent of all married-couple fami-
lies in 2009, compared with 6.9 percent in 2008. The husband was the only em-
ployed member in 19.6 percent of married-couple families in 2009, essentially
unchanged from a year earlier. (See table 2.)

Families with Children

Forty-four percent of all families included children (sons, daughters, step-
children, and adopted children) under age 18. Among the 34.8 million families
with children, 87.8 percent had an employed parent in 2009, down from 90.0 per-
cent in 2008. The mother was employed in 67.8 percent of families maintained
by women with no spouse present in 2009, and the father was employed in 76.6
percent of those maintained by men with no spouse present. Among married-couple
families with children, 95.7 percent had an employed parent in 2009, down from
97.0 percent in 2008. Both the mother and father were employed in 58.9 percent
of married-couple families with children in 2009, also lower than a year earlier.
(See table 4.)

Mothers

The labor force participation rate--the percent of the population working or look-
ing for work--for all mothers with children under 18 was 71.4 percent in 2009, un-
changed from 2008. In 2009, the participation rate for married mothers with spouse
present (69.6 percent) was lower than the rate for mothers in other marital statuses
(75.8 percent). Married mothers were equally as likely to be employed as mothers in
other marital statuses, but their unemployment rate was substantially lower--5.8 per-
cent in 2009, compared with 13.6 percent for mothers in other marital statuses. Unem-
ployment rates increased in 2009 for mothers of all marital statuses. (See table 5.)

Mothers with younger children are less likely to be in the labor force than mothers
with older children. In 2009, the labor force participation rate of mothers with
children under 6 years old (64.2 percent) was lower than the rate of those whose
youngest child was 6 to 17 years old (77.3 percent). The participation rate of
mothers with infants under a year old was 56.6 percent. The participation rate of
married mothers of infants (56.1 percent) was slightly lower than for those with
other marital statuses (57.8 percent). However, the unemployment rate for married
mothers of infants, at 7.0 percent, was significantly lower than the rate for mothers
with other marital statuses (22.3 percent). (See tables 5 and 6.)

Of course those stats are last year. and a lot of stuff can change in the employment world in 6 months time.

The Easiest Job Search Engine

I tried making my own job post, job search site. The whole deal was to have people post jobs and resumes for free, search for jobs for free and apply for jobs for free. I guess it was to much free stuff. Man it was my way of giving to the jobless, My solution to the jobless count. I really do not have the budget to advertise that. Or some people just do not want a job.

I made a page that just used Google’s search engine pointed at like 5 job search sites.Here is a look at what it was Custom Job Search. It worked great (actually it still functions and serves its purpose). All you had to do is type in the job title you are looking to fulfill and the city you live in. Or you can type the name of the company you want to work for and the city. As long as you are not in a “city” of 9 people, you should have no trouble finding a job. But I assume it was way to simple. So I added some links to a few career search sites so people can manually look for employment and possibly fill in better criteria. Then I added Contextual ads that should allow for advertisements to come up with related content, such as help wanted and job search companies.

Well I got looking at it and realized ” Ok this is ugly’ so it is in not attractive to users. I figured that I could solve a whole lot of issues by taking the search bar located at the top of this page and every page that looks like it, and make it do the exact same thing. I did that. Works exactly the same. Downside it does not allow you to explore the sites I listed on the first page. I myself like to personalize and explore while I am looking for something.

Well I created a job search page that allows you to search a bunch of career sites at the exact same time. Custom Employment Search.

Try a few different things to see if it does a deeper search. It should be able to do many  searches of many types. Well I have a great “thing” lol. just let’s say it is in beta form right now.

The one on it’s own separate page will get get dressed up very soon. For now it is plain and in the raw.

Please comment and let me know what you think and please leave suggestions.