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Sunday, August 16th, 2009
2:05 pm - Financial Services looking for motivated people
deetree We are looking for motivated people. California, Santa Clara

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Monday, October 27th, 2008
11:53 am - Customer Service - Temporary Work from Home Opportunity

I must admit that I have posted this to at least 2 or 3 other lj-communities. I hope that is not a problem. I am not affiliated with 1-800-Flowers in any way. I do not work for them and I am not even going to apply for the position which I am listing.

The link below will take you to the same information I have posted below it. Once there you will be able to screen for the job.


Customer Service - Temporary Work from Home Opportunity


1-800-FLOWERS.COM's customer contact center, recent winner of the global call center of the year award, is currently recruiting agents for its Work from Home Customer Service team. This team provides professional, courteous, responsive and accurate service to our customers from the comfort and convenience of their home office. The 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s customer contact center handles sales and service calls for several brands including, Cheryl & Company, purveyor of Gourmet Cookies, The Popcorn Factory, Fannie May Chocolates and, of course, floral leader 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.

Sales and Service Specialists serve as the first contact customers have with the company and will be responsible for the effective and efficient handling of customer needs. The Sales and Service Specialists will be completing transactions in real time, working simultaneously with multiple software applications; consistently following up on promises and commitments on a timely basis; appropriately identifying and escalating unresolved issues.


Successful candidates will meet the following qualifications:

* Must be a resident and live in the following states Delaware, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Virginia
* Highly PC literate and have their own PC with a reliable high-speed Internet connection
* Ability to type 35 words per minute is essential
* Prior call center experience strongly preferred
* Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED to apply
* Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Fundamental math skills required
* Strong sales skills
* Highly motivated and Dependable

Scheduling Requirement

The nature of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM workload is dependent upon the number of customers that are placing orders. We are seeking individuals who are able to work flexible Full Time schedules.

Rate of Pay

We offer a competitive hourly rate plus a generous bonus paid at the end of the temporary assignment.

Criteria to meet the bonus

* Successfully complete training and maintain employment through the holiday period
* Adhere to the schedule provided during the holiday period
* If assigned to taking Sales calls you will be responsible for adherence to the schedule and maintaining the sales targets.

Hardware, Software, Workstation Specifications: Minimum Requirements

* Internet Connection: Cable or DSL provider (No Wireless or Satellite)
o Minimum up load speed: 500 kbps
o Minimum down load speed: 1.5 mbps
* Computer Hardware:
o 1.8 GHZ Processor (minimum of a Pentium 4 processor or equivalent processor)
o 1GB of RAM
o Sound card with speakers
o 17" Flat Panel Display recommended (capable of 1280 x 1024), 15" minimum
* Dedicated land line telephone service with a corded telephone with headset capability and no features such as call waiting, forwarding, etc. Must be a corded traditional telephone. No cordless, cellular/wireless, or VoIP (e.g., Optimum Voice, Vonage, AT&T, Call Vantage).
* Computer Software:
o Windows XP or Vista Operating system
o Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2 or better.
o Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel WinZip, Adobe Acrobat reader. - Free download available on the Web
o Antivirus Software: Valid software with current and updated virus definitions.
o AIM: Free download available at http://www.aim.com
o A personal email account with a professional user name.
* Office Furniture: A sturdy desk and a comfortable sturdy chair at a comfortable height with adequate back support. (5 legged chair highly recommended)
* Battery Backup: UPS/Battery Power Supply including surge
* Your workstation must be in a private, quiet area away from others in your residence and background noise.

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Sunday, October 5th, 2008
11:39 pm
itanalyst We are searching for 30 on-line analysts for simple data analysis.
some skills in project management, ability to analyse simple data (Office, Internet), knowledge of internet-surfing.
Payments: US 20/hour, you determine your work schedule.
If you are interested - please, register in our system site for getting more information. Link is http://www.Bizze.org/?ix=229

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Monday, July 21st, 2008
11:50 am - Teach Asia


ESL Teach Asia, No EXP Needed, up to $3K/month + Airfare + Rent (Seoul, Korea)


Experience of a lifetime,


There are several different options for travelling abroad and teaching English. This is a phenomenal way to save money up to $15,000 in one year and explore a new country. I have lived in Korea for several years teaching English and can help you explore your options. I am currently an independent consultant partnering with ESLPIA (www.eslpia.com).


This is one of the most amazing opportunities to challenge yourself, make lifelong friends, and save significant amounts of income. I would be happy to share my experience and assist you in determining if this is something you would like to do. Korean schools pay for your airfare, rent, and pay you a competitive salary for working 25-30hrs a week. But it is important that you choose the right school and understand the process well.


In order to qualify as an ESL instructor in Korea, you must hold a passport and be a citizen of Australia, Canada, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, or USA. In addition, the instructor must have graduated from a 4-year undergraduate program with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in hand from a recognized university or college and sealed transcripts.


If you think traveling Asia while earning a competitive income, please read this online brochure:




Please email me to ask question or learn more about getting started.


Bruno Hill




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Sunday, October 7th, 2007
8:03 pm - Resources needed

I know this is for the jobless and I have a temp job now that's OK and pays the bills but I need more than it's offering and want to find something else ASAP but thought someone here may have some suggestions since jobsupport seems to be laking any action right now.

I need some resources, online to start with, preferably local in the Seattle area so if I need to go visit, I can that I can talk to for an honest evaluation of my skills and knowledge in an objective manner and how to market them to find a better job in a creative field. Heck, what I really need is a mentor to help me move forward with this. I feel stuck now as it is and need to find a path, based on what my skills are now, perhaps augmented with schooling beginning in January.

Some areas of interest.

interior design
and there are other areas I have done lots of in the past such as drawing house plans and drawing in general.

Strengths are, according to the Gallup Strength Finder test:

Input, prefers a variety of input/tasks, learning new things
ideation: likes ideas, tends to think "outside of the box "often
connectedness: tendency to think that what we do is interconnected in some way
intellection: ruminates on a problem for a good while before coming to a conclusion
adaptability: being able to be adaptable, although in my mind I'm not as adaptable as it sounds.

Feel that something utilizing photography and architecture and/or interior design might be a path but am open to other suggestions though. Something that can have an office aspect to it is fine too or heck, even working in a creative development department might be OK too.

Thanks in advance

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Friday, June 8th, 2007
7:56 pm - looking for job !

hi .. well i am looking for a job on the net that i can do from home i've tried every thing .. i worked as a travel agent before and i was a very good one and i have many certificates but no use i tried to work as a graphic designer " i know all the programs and i have a good talent .. didn't work either .. i tried to work as a web designer .. ... NA .. learned all the basic programs and tried to look for a job as a virtual assistant .. NA .. lately i learned how to do 3d photo montage .. also didn't work .. the sad thing is that i am a really good hard worker self motivated person and whom ever worked with me loved what i do ..i even usually give more than what people are expecting from me ... i am a fast learner and i can learn any kind of job so quickly .. but no one is willing to give me a shot!!!! i've been looking for the last 2 years now .. .and couldn't make a penny! .. what am i doing wrong .. !!!!

current mood: sad

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Monday, June 4th, 2007
5:34 pm - I need cover letter advice

When applying/submitting a resume online for a job/position should I also include a cover letter? Or is it best to send it by mail? If I do include a cover letter, should I send as an e-mail or as a Word attachment?

Another question- exactly what should I say in the cover letter? I don't have a lot of experience. How should I word it? I certainly don't want to let them know I that I am lacking in experience.

Does anyone know of good sites or books that would show me how to write a good cover letter even though I don't have a lot of experience.
Or does anyone have any suggestions or examples?


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Friday, May 11th, 2007
6:18 pm

They say no news is good news, but I dont think so in this case. I interviewed for an Office Manager position Tuesday and they were to call me today, and it being 6:15pm and long after business hours, I am assuming that I did not get chosen for the job or they would have called by now. Well, I guess I'll be able to make my doctor's appointment Monday at 1pm without any conflicts.
*heavy sigh*

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Friday, May 4th, 2007
11:00 pm

I experienced something today I have never heard of: the old "bait and switch" for a job????? Hmmmm. Ok, I answered an ad for an office manager with a local maid service. I communicated several times with the HR manager. I went to their office today and filled out an ap and other paperwork. During the "interview" i was informed that the job I was being considered for was actually a $10/hr C/S Rep job. When I mentioned that I was applying for the office manager position, she said that it was a typo in the classifieds and there was NO office manager position available. Well I naturally was upset and declined to finish the interview, stating that I understood if it was a typo, but then why did her emails to me state "office manager" in the subject line. She stuttered for a moment, and then I said "Oh, I see. You lied tome?".....HA! She didn't say anything to me, she just looked down at her lap and started picking her fingernails. I then said "Can I have my resume back please?" She handed me my resume and I left her office without saying a word. I wasnt mad at all. I felt violated, betrayed, cheated. *sigh* What is wrong with people?

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Thursday, February 22nd, 2007
10:10 pm - Freelance Web and Graphic Designer looking for work



I'm a freelance web and graphic designer looking for some projects.  You can view my website at

www.driftmedia.ca and e-mail me at info@driftmedia.ca .

DriftMedia Productions offers a wide range of services in the graphic and web design fields. Services include:

- Logo design
- Web design & Layout
- Banner design
- Business Identity
- Sticker and Decal design
- Ad design and promotion
- Brochures and Booklets
- Flyers and Posters

With over 9 years of experience in graphic design and web production, you can be sure DriftMedia will deliver

as promised on your project. I have worked on websites, magazines, yearbooks, magazine ads and short videos,

all delivering on time in the past.

Please visit me website at www.driftmedia.ca for more information and feel free to contact me

Thank you for your time

current mood: happy

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Friday, January 19th, 2007
8:41 pm - Need ideas..

My boyfriend graduated college a year ago and is still looking for the perfect career. He has a degree in Criminal Justice, but is looking for a Social-Services type job (without the Sociology degree,seeing most of his CJ classes WERE Sociology -- our college split the program up during his last year, it was a combined program).

The job he wants is something along the line of what the Better Business Bureau does -- keeps companies or people from scamming other people. A "Truth in Advertising" sort of job, or "Consumer protection." We are unsure of what this type of job would be called so he can actually apply for it. Does anyone have any idea? Details would be appreciated!

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Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
7:11 pm - need some help quickly, please!
xwasted_y0uthx i applied for a job at the urban outfitters store in my local mall. tonight, i got a call back from a manager who asked if i could come in for an interview on thursday. of course, i said yes. but now that i think about it, i'm not sure how old you have to be to work there :\ there was no age/date of birth space on the online application. i'm 16, so i SHOULD be able to work there [as with most retail stores], but does anyone know if they require you to be 18?
any help would really be appreciated. i've been searching google but haven't come up with anything. thanks!

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Sunday, January 7th, 2007
8:06 am - Do you live in Tampa, FL? Or a surrounding city and your looking for a job?? YOU FOUND IT!

2 to be exact

My job @ Extended Stay America (www.extendedstayhotels.com) in Tampa near the airport (W. Spruce St.) is hiring for weekend GSR's A.S.A.P!!!!!!! $8.00 an hour -I believe-

**Simmple work task include ::
+ opening & closing your shift (8 hour shifts)
+ cash handling
+ checking guest in & out
+ answering phones
+ calling other hotels
+ customer service
+ be a LITTLE familiar with the area (I'm new to the area so I know a LITTLE as well)

**HOURS ::
/ Saturday - either - 7am to 3pm OR 3pm to 11pm
/ Sunday - either - 7am to 3pm or 3pm to 11pm

= black pants
= collard shirt (given to you)
= black shoes
= no facial tattoos or piercings (nose accepted if SMALL)
= We have wi-fi so you can bring you laptop if possible!!!

I GET TO TRAIN YOU A LITTLE TOO, YAY!!! (I'm so sweet, I swear!!!)


current mood: determined

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Friday, November 17th, 2006
1:34 am - x-posted

Okay, here's the thing:

I haven't had a ton of work experience in the past (3 different jobs in the past 2 years, one retail, one resturant, and one as a hotel clerk)... for the past 6 months I've been unemployed and it's killing me because the longer this is put on hold, the longer my future plans are put on hold. I was never really taught how to get a job, the only advice I've ever had was to 'bug them until they pay attention' and that has worked for me to a certain extent, but obviously I'm still out of work right now. I've come really close to getting a job at a video store but they made me do this test (5 pages of math problems, about 20 on each and 2 mins each to do them in) and I got a call back and the manager said I missed the test by 3 questions, so I didn't get the job. I'm so frustrated... I hate job searching but I force myself to put on a happy face and go out and look once a week. Math is not my strongest subject but I'm a good worker, I do as I'm told, I don't do drugs and I show up on time (well, actually EARLY, I've never been late)....what should I do? Please give me some tips.... I could really use them.

Thanks guys. :)

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
10:23 pm - Anyone looking for a job should read this

Interesting site for anyone looking for a job...or MIGHT ever be looking for a job.


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Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
9:36 am - Data Entry from Home

Work from home and make anywhere from $250.00 - $500.00 per week! We are seeking creative, honest and self-motivated people.
This is a great opportunity for stay at home moms or anyone who wants to work from the comfort of your own home!

No experience is needed, however, the following skills are desirable:
- Basic computer skills
- Basic typing skills
- Ability to spell and follow instructions

- Computer with internet access
- Valid email address
- Basic internet knowledge
- 18 years of age

You will be creating ads and processing orders from your computer. Complete training, easy to start. How much you earn is up to you!

If you meet the requirements please reply to this post

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Thursday, September 28th, 2006
6:31 pm - Jobs in UK by location

Do you need job? If yes and if you live in UK, well, I can advise you to look at ClickAJob.co.uk. When I needed a job, this site was really helpful.

What I really liked is a possibility to search vacancies from lots of job boards at one place.
It's very fast and efficient. There is one feature that impressed me greatly - you can search jobs by location entering a UK city or postcode into the location field.

The site address is http://www.clickajob.co.uk.

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Thursday, July 6th, 2006
3:42 pm

Make money from home!

Earn a huge income all while working from the comfort of your own home. Free details. Send long, self addressed, stamped envelope to:

WRM Group
Dept AA
1205 W Highland Ave #E4
Hermiston, OR 97838

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Wednesday, July 5th, 2006
10:17 am - My Resume (Looking for Employment in/around West Sacramento, CA)

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FYI: This is cross-posted in other job search communties, in MY journal, and in MY communities, for maximum exposure. I am getting out of the Navy at the end of July and I am trying to find work to pay y bills and take care of my mother.

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Tuesday, January 24th, 2006
4:38 pm - Open House in Wellesley MA 1/25/06 for Tellers and Teller Coordinators

We are having an Open House on January 25th at our Wellesley Lower Falls Banking Center.

It is from 3-6pm. You can show up anytime. There you can take the Teller Assessment, and be interviewed if you pass the Assessment.

Please bring a copy of your resume and come professionally dressed.

It is located at:

35 Washington Street

Wellesley, MA 02481

*We have both full and part time openings in and around Wellesley*

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