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Old 11-15-2015, 05:36 PM
 
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That's what it feels like trying to work for a top company. It's like how I imagine life as a high school girl trying to get on the cheer squad or something.
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Old 11-15-2015, 05:46 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit, Michigan
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Why do you have to work for a "top company" so bad?
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Old 11-15-2015, 05:58 PM
 
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Why do you have to work for a "top company" so bad?
Money, status.
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Old 11-15-2015, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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Working for a top company is, from my experience, one of the biggest farces ever. My first job in my career was with a "top fortune 100 company" and it sucked. Very long, stressful hours, extra drama and headache.
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Old 11-15-2015, 06:59 PM
 
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Money, status.
So you're trying to get into the "cool kids club" and asking why it feels like trying to get in with the cool kids?

Wait. Jamin... Yes. It is like that. You just have to think like a baller, be a littler taller - have a girl who looked good so you could call her.

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Old 11-15-2015, 07:05 PM
 
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Getting a decent job feels like that to me. It doesn't make any sense why you have to fit in for minimum wage.

Sounds like you should just be happy with what you can get.
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Old 11-15-2015, 07:31 PM
 
Location: Metro Detroit, Michigan
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Money, status.
Than go work for whomever is willing to pay the most for your time. Does status buy nice things?
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Old 11-15-2015, 09:06 PM
 
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Because everybody wants said type of job, and "cool kids" jobs, go to personal referrers and the cream of the crop from Harvard et al. Your mindset is reflecting the reality. Like an article I saw not too long ago about some English aristocrat, who'd been an intern for a famous designer in the 70s. One of the article commenters said, "Of course she got an internship for one of the fanciest mod designers simply because her parents partied and hoisted champers with the designer."

It's the way of the world. People prefer to hire known quantities, not to go into gen pop for stragglers, except maybe to fill EOCC.
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Old 11-15-2015, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I'm too cool for school. One day, you can hopefully join me!
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Old 11-15-2015, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Upper St. Clair, PA
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That's what it feels like trying to work for a top company. It's like how I imagine life as a high school girl trying to get on the cheer squad or something.
Because it probably is, that's a product of a healthy work environment I would think. Then again, I'm just an ex-high school cheerleader.

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You just have to think like a baller, be a littler taller - have a girl who looked good so you could call her.
Yeah, you wish!
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