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Old 09-01-2016, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Midlands, UK
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I was wondering if anybody has any advice for me. Since leaving school, I have been unable to keep a job for more than a year, and all of these jobs have been minimum wage, unskilled work. I went to college, passed a few academic qualifications and yet all I have been able to do is agency and temporary contract work. Currently I am studying at University doing a psychology degree yet I fear that I may be wasting my time with this. This is because I hear of so many people studying this degree who end up unemployed in the same kind of loophole I have found myself in. Throughout my life I have found, and lost the following jobs..

Factory worker-1 year, forced to leave due to being bullied
Hospital catering-2 months-Fired because I was too slow
Factory worker-2 weeks-laid off
Sales consultant-6 months-made redundant
Exams invigilator-2 months-temporary contract
Factory worker-3 DAYS-Fired because I couldnt cut vegetables fast enough
Warehouse worker-3 weeks, laid off

I am honestly beginning to wonder if there is any point bothering anymore, because it seems like it is impossible for me to keep a job and provide financially for myself. This situation is really stressing me out and making me worry about my future as I am beginning to think that I don't have one. Does anybody have any advice for anyone in my situation?
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Old 09-02-2016, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Southern California
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Sounds like you need a job where the pace of work isn't important and you can work alone or close to alone. Maybe some technical trade or driving a truck?
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