Getting a Job as a LongshoremanThese union positions have a long and honoured history in the US. This page is about getting a job as a longshoreman.
Getting a Job With a High School Diploma?This page is about getting a job with a high school diploma. You may limit your employment opportunities with just a high school education, but your experience and perseverance can help you find a good position.
What Are Some Reliable Survey-taking Sites?This question didn't fit in any category, but here goes: Does anyone here participate in online surveys to earn cash/rewards/gift cards? I'm interested in doing this, but I don't know of many sites that are reliable and safe and I thought some of you here would. Right now I'm on surveymonkey and I like it. Also which survey sites should I avoid?
Applying for a TWIC CardThe TWIC card, or Transportation Worker Identification Credential, allows people to work for the Coast Guard or other maritime facilities in the U.S. Applications can be found online and there are many locations nationwide to turn in the paperwork.
Finding Production or Assembly Work You Can Do From Home?Finding work from home jobs, especially non technical ones can be very difficult and not necessarily profitable. Continued diligence may pay off. This is a page about finding production or assembly work you can do from home.
Finding a Job with a Felony Charge?Unfortunately, a felony charge can follow you around, damaging your employment opportunities. This is a page about finding a job with a felony charge.
Driving for UberThis is a page about driving for Uber. If you check local job listings you are apt to find numerous ads for becoming an Uber driver. The pros an cons are clearly laid out in the personal experience essay included in this post.
Tips for Passing the NBCOT Exam?The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy is for health professionals who treat people recovering from an injury, physical impairment, or mental health issues.This is a page about tips for passing the NBCOT exam.
Job Ideas for 12 Year Olds?12 year olds are not old enough to work a regular part-time job. There are many jobs they can do for family, friends or neighbors. Get job ideas for a 12 year old in this page.
Finding Tower Climber Jobs?I'm a 20 year old that's looking for a challenging career climbing towers. I've tried Indeed and Monster. What other sources are there for me?
Working Part-TimeThis is a page about working part-time. Many people have part time jobs, some to supplement their full time job. Others use it as a way to help add to the family income and still be able to care for children or aging relatives, as well as save on expenses by cooking and cleaning themselves.
Know What Information Is In Your...This is a page about know what information is in your background check. Many employers will run a background check on a potential new hire. Likewise certain professional licenses also require you to agree to a background check.
Jobs You Can Do While Pregnant?This is a page about jobs you can do while pregnant. There are many kinds of work that you can continue through a pregnancy.
Rural Work at Home Ideas?Working from home may be just the employment option to fit your current needs. However, if you live in a rural area there may be challenges in addition to getting the support of your employer or finding a legitimate work from home company.
Free CPR and First Aid Certificates?Anyone know where my young mentoree can obtain free CPR and First Aid certificates? She needs them to work in a daycare center. We are located in the Washington, D.C. area. I have tried the Red Cross and AHA.
Second Job Ideas?This is a page about second job ideas. Financial constraints may at time require you to get a second job.
Finding Legitimate Work From Home JobsThis is a page about finding legitimate work from home jobs. Working from home is rewarding but requires discipline, organization and finding just the right opportunity.
Unemployment TipsThis page contains unemployment tips. You can at times be faced with sudden or long term unemployment.
Finding a Job That Will Pay for SchoolThis is a page about finding a job that will pay for school. The costs of higher education and vocation training are constantly rising.
Finding a JobThis is a page about finding a job. Finding a job can be a an exciting or daunting process.
Finding Part-time WorkThis is a page about finding part-time work. Sometimes we need to work part time to supplement the family income, in addition to our primary job, or while we are going to school.
Finding a First JobThis is a page about finding a first job. Finding a job when you have never worked before can be daunting. You will need to know where to look, how to apply and how to present yourself.
Reentering the Job Market?I took time out from having a paying job to raise my child. My husband can't seem to find more than a part-time job. I have a teaching degree, but I would have to take 6 credits and spend about $1000 to renew my license. Should I try to renew my license?
Ideas for Preparing for a Job Interview at a Botanical Garden?I have an interview for an apprenticeship at a prestigious botanical garden on Thursday. Feedback from my last interview recommends extending my knowledge beyond the plants met in my local parks. Please help, I don't know where to begin!
Website for Determining Your Best Career Choice?Does anyone know of a website that will help someone determine their best career choice? One that maybe offers an aptitude test to help you find what you would enjoy or be good at?
Work From Home: Lifebushido Reviews?Have you ever heard about a company called Lifebushido? Is it a scam? I've tried researching them and I'm already suspicious. My research is getting mixed results. Help!
State Laws Regarding Splitting Tips?Is it illegal to split tips in Pennsylvania?
Legitimate Home Based Jobs Websites?Are there really jobs online that are not scams or illegal? Can I find a way to make money on the internet from home?
Searching for a Hospital with a RN Program for New Grads?I know this is a lot to ask, but a member of my family is having a very difficult time finding an RN new grad program in South CA. Especially in this type of economy it is very hard to find a hospital that will take in RNs with no experience.
Looking For Ways To Make Money At Home?I live in the country and right now am off work with back trouble and no income. I could use ideas on making money at home.
Career as a Longshoreman vs Merchant Marine?My son is interested in becoming a longshoreman. He was considering becoming a Merchant Mariner, but he wants to try the longshoreman direction. Anyone have any advice as to which is the best avenue?
Searching for Jobs Online?Which website do you recommend to do a job search?
Retaking the Longshoreman UTR Training?I was one of the lucky winners that got my name pulled in the lottery. I went through the orientation, passed my lashing test and when I waited for my name to come up for my UTR training, but it never came up.
Environmental Jobs in China?I work in an environment agency in a central city of China. I hope to find a part-time job at home which can improve my living. I would like a job that can push forward the environment enterprise in our province.
Advice for Changing Careers?I graduated from college in 2001 with a liberal arts degree. I now work as a Disability Claims Specialist but I definitely would rather be in another field that is more rewarding and also give me more of a feeling of self accomplishment and professionalism.
Jobs With Better Income?I am a 24 years old male living in Los Angeles, CA.I am currently living paycheck to paycheck. I have been thinking about going back to school to pursue further education, in the hopes to live a better life. I am looking for suggestions of good paying jobs.
Jobs Working with the Elderly?I am just starting out in the gerontology program and I'm trying to find my place. I would like to work with elderly who are still fairly active and healthy. I have an art and design background, have done construction, love to travel, read and listen, dance and play. Are there opportunities for me?
Longshoreman Jobs in Florida?I am looking for a longshoreman job here in Jacksonville, FL. Can anyone give me tips to find one?
Getting Back Into Nursing Job After a Long Absence?I am an RN in Illinois with a current license. My problem is that I have not worked in the past 9 years. I did speak with 3 nurse recruiters at local hospitals and they all recommended I take a refresher course. None of them could tell me of any so I had to research myself. I found 2 online but you have to arrange your clinical rotation yourself. The other one isn't exactly local and these cost between $1000-2000! I don't have that kind of money.
Write Your Name on Customer's NapkinI am very bad at remembering what my wait person's name is at restaurants. Recently when at a restaurant, I noticed after the waiter placed my soda on the table, that he had printed his name on the paper drink napkin. What a great idea!
Cover Letter and Resume Examples?How can I get example cover letters and resumes for waiter and waitress work?
Getting A Job At The Port Of Tacoma?I am a hostler for a large logistics co. How do I get a job at the Port of Tacoma?
Online CNA Course?I'd like to take an online CNA (certified nurses assistant) course, does anyone know where I might find one? Thanks!
Is It Legal for the Owner to Keep 10 Percent of My Tips?I have a question. I work as a waitress and the owner is the cook. He takes 10 percent of each waitresses tips every night. Is that legal?
Has Anyone Used Cashcrate.com?Does anyone out there go online to try and bring in extra money? I've heard a lot of buzz about cashcrate.com. I went to the site and tried to do some surveys. Don't think I actually filled out a survey. Had to sign up for a bunch of junk email that took about 10 minutes of my time to get paid 40 cents.
Free Resume Template?I am looking for a good resume template. Anyone know where I can find one?
Help Finding Legitimate Survey Websites?Any legitimate web sites to take surveys for gift certificates, free products, etc. without having to jump through hoops? I tried with Eversave and they always want money in order to receive any thing from the survey products!
Looking For Legitimate "Type-At-Home" Program?Has anyone joined a current "Type-At-Home" program that is legitimate? I'm thinking of joining at www.type-at-home.com. However, I would feel more comfortable if I heard from someone that has knowledge about how it works.
Jobs in New Port Richey, Florida?I am looking for advice about getting a job in New Port Richey, Florida.
Dealing With an Unexpected Job Loss?My husband just lost his job unexpectedly. I work part-time, and we have a 3 year old son. I'm looking for any tips from others who have been through a job loss. Does anyone have any feedback on what you did day-to-day (financially) to help you get through until starting a new job?
Applying for a Job at Lowe'sCan you fill out application online for job at Lowe's?
Explaining a Gap in My Resume?I am going back to work after an 8 year gap of staying at home. I was at home caring for a family member. I worked as receptionist, office manager and have used switchboards. What I need is advice on what to say during interview for the gap in employment.
Faxing My Resume to EmployersI'm currently looking for a job and keep finding job postings that say FAX RESUME TO: and no other information. Does anyone know a way of tracing a fax number to its origin? I am nervous about sending my info without further information.
Job Ideas for an Outgoing Person?My son is working in heating and air, and is not really happy with that choice of occupations. He is a very outgoing type of person, and anytime he has ever taken an aptitude test, it always suggests sales. Does anyone have suggestions for him as to what he can do with that kind of personality and people skills? Any brainstorm ideas would help and be of interest.
Use Caution With Online Marketing Research GroupsIf you belong to online Marketing Research groups and fill out the forms, be careful! The two I belong to are legitimate Online Research companies. They will ask for buying habits and sometimes ask for opinions ...
Home Based Typist?I am wanting to find out if there is any legitimate business out there who employ typist from their home. Thanks
Looking for a Job Online?Does anyone know of any job services online that are not a rip off. I am looking for something to do at home and make some extra money. I have looked but most want a start up charge and no promise that it works.
Suzie from AK
I Need a Summer Job?Hello, I am looking for ideas for a summer job. I am in the 8th grade and not old enough to get most jobs yet. Any ideas?
Tips for Job HuntingWhen job hunting, use the yellow pages. Look up companies in your field, call them and ask if you can fax over your resume and to whose attention. In about 3-4 business days, follow up with a telephone call to the person it was sent to.
Finding Babysitting Jobs?"I want to start babysitting, but how do I find jobs?" Advice from the ThriftyFun community for babysitters just starting out. Post your own tips here.
Resume and Interview Tips for Job HuntersJob hunting is a very prominent issue right now. There are several things that people can do to help them get on track when hunting.
Waiter and Waitress Tips and AdviceTips for waiters and waitresses from the ThriftyFun community. Have ever been a waitperson? Post your advice here.
Asking For A RaiseSometimes asking for a raise is the right thing to do, so don't be discouraged from seeking one! In these post downturn days, it may seem a rather foolhardy proposition to look for a pay raise for a job some bosses may think you should just be grateful to have.
How To Turn Your Job Into A TelecommuteWorking from home makes sense for more workers as the cost of gas continues to rise. Telecommuting, whether for a few days a week or a month or even full time, is an option for many office jobs that your firm may consider if it's presented in the right light.
Finding Jobs for a 12 Year OldI'm 12 and want money but I don't know what to do with all this covid. I can't babysit because of covid or really anything. Y'all got any ideas? I just am a girl who wants money. I can only do work on the weekends because I'm still in school.
Stuffing Envelopes?Has anyone checked out Preston Lord Ent.? Is this a legitimate work
from home opportunity?
Becoming a Longshoreman?I would like to be a longshoreman. I would like to become a Casual. Hopefully, make union one day. I'm just not sure if I'm ready yet. I am from the upper middle class suburbs from Connecticut.
Applying for a Longshoreman Job?Where do I apply for a longshoreman job?
Getting a Longshoreman Job in US?I am currently employed for the past 20 years as a longshoreman superintendent for a very reputable shipping company in South Africa. Is it possible to obtain a similar vacancy in the states?
Applying for a TWIC Card?Where do I go to get a TWIC card in Jacksonville, Florida.