JSA ruining my life!

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  1. yates88

    yates88 Member

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    I've been on job seekers now 4 about 4months, and it has to be the worst 4 months of my life. Unlike most ppl on jsa im actually looking for a job and im finding it so so hard, i can bearly afford to go out eat drink and im starting to get depressed about it. its not as though im not qualified to do alot of things either. im thinking about moving to a different area of the country...anyone live in an area with plenty of jobs??
     
  2. Dj Dirty Pimp

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    its happening every where man

    labouring usually always has jobs

    wat qualifications u got?
     
  3. yates88

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    7 GCSE's
    Foundation construction award - Carpentry
    Cisco networking course

    i also worked for TFL (transport for london) for 15months.
    I've been looking for office work really but i dont mind laboring but not alot of building round here.
    i need to do something drastic.
     
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    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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  5. yates88

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    nah dont drive i was thinking about getting a SIA license? its alot of money but ive heard there is an endless amount of work?
     
  6. Blurr

    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    jus get any job u can lay ur hands on first, even if its part time at ur local shop

    employers are more likely to hire someone who is working than on jsa...
     
  7. Datt Male

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    SIA waste of time mate, my pals done it it's alot of money and they fuck around sending u the card, plus they ain't seemed to be able to get a job with it, depends where abouts you were thinking of working i.e Tesco's or clubs for clubs you ave to look the part
     
  8. Gumby

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    good luck with that mate, not a good time of year for it either.

    you've just gota get yourself out there. even going from business to business asking for work isnt going to hurt.
     
  9. JAGZ

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    retail stores will be hiring due to xmas being so close, the building sites are closing for xmas so you wont get any labourering work atm man.
    jsa isnt intended for you to go out for meals, drinks and what not its just for you to survive on, you get a double pay this week should around £180 looking at your age.
    new year work will start rolling in again (hopefully)
    good luck mate
     
  10. JunglelisticG

    JunglelisticG I ♥ Drum'N'Bass

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    I got my SIA licence! algo got a cool job too! work on reception so really dont need a licence but my company requiere it so!

    In london u can find a lot of security jobs! and good paying sites as well!
    Ill check it out if i was u!
     
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    JunglelisticG I ♥ Drum'N'Bass

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    Well...it can take a long time, if it takes them a long time to do ur check ups and all that, one of my colegues got it in less than a month! mine took a couple of months, but dindt need really!
    The site I work at paid it fot me,but it is expencive! i paid £200 for it! well they did :lol: it has now gone up to £250 ( and thats just to renew it)

    U dont have to look the part u just have to have the right licence! theres a door licence then..theres just a normal licence that would allow u to work at tescos! :lol:

    If £9.50 an hour is a wast of time! i should look for somthink else :lol:
     
  12. yates88

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    cheers everyone...i havent looked into it but does having a criminal record stop pplo gettin an SIA license? The pay seems quite good i just need to get a few quid up front cheers
     
  13. JunglelisticG

    JunglelisticG I ♥ Drum'N'Bass

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    Well they do a 10 year police check! depends on what ya did and that! :lol:
    I really cant say! but if any little indian patel can get one...u shouldnt have no problem!

    U can only but try! :thumbs:
     
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    Get with a recruitment agency, my mate couldn't find a job for 6 months, went with Acorn (don't know if it's for the whole of the uk) and they found her a £14,000 job within 3 weeks.
     
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    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    :shrug:
     
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    JunglelisticG I ♥ Drum'N'Bass

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    Or do the knowlege! thats were the money is! :D
     
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    JunglelisticG I ♥ Drum'N'Bass

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    i work with 3 patels! we all aplied for it at the same time! I as I said before waited 3 months or somithin! :ban:

    All 3 patels within a month they had theres:D

    its got to be the patels name then! :lol:
     
  18. disrupta

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    JSA take the piss. I gotta travel fuckin ages to Portslade to get to mine costing me about 4 pound travel if I dont drive there and wont pay my travel!!!!
    I just had an email today saying I not been accepted after my interview.
    Country is fucked right now.
     
  19. yates88

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    Portslade.... ur a fellow w.sussex raver then.
     
  20. sirGUNZ

    sirGUNZ Bassline Buddy

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    i fought that i had lost my job i do agency work been in same postion for about a year.. they got rid of me coz i was ill with the flu.. they fone me on the tuesday to tell me they not need me so i went on jsa!.. then they fone me on the thursday saying they want me bak on the friday till turther notice!! fuked me up tho a week b4 eksmas with no wages cunts!.. im sposed to go sign on 2moz for the 1st time.. i might go still! just tell my work im goin to sign on lol but its defo wank on jsa!
     
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