Zophar's Message Domain

Go Back   Zophar's Message Domain > General Chat > Talk of the Town

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-03-2007, 10:55 PM   #1
Reaper man
Member
 
Reaper man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 5,409
Default so... 3 months pass and I'm still unemployed

ok, so I get fired from Best Buy early last march, and well I've been looking around for a new job and I'm not getting interviews or anything, or I'll get one interview and never hear from them again, and when I go back there they always give me the "oh we'll call you" BS now I'm starting to wonder if I'm filling out the applications right. You see I've been filling out the work history and putting down "quit" as the reason for leaving. I've heard that some employers will tell other employers the reason for leaving which if they are, then that is really screwing me over since it shows that I lied on the application. A few people have suggested that I omit Best Buy from the application, but my problem with that is the fact that there will be this big hole in my employment history that not only will not look good, but I'm not certain how to explain that away. Anyway, I have a few options here in regards to how Im going to fill out future applications.

1. Keep filling them out like I have been. This shows that I have more work experience and if they don't check up on best buy, then I have nothing to worry about., but I think they have been, but I don't really know

2. Omit Bet Buy completely. Well what they won't know won't hurt me. Unfortunately, I would show that I haven't worked in the past 2 years... I don't really know how I'm going to explain that one. Please note that I only worked at Best Buy fr 6 months, if that has any bearing on anything.

3. Just put that I got fired. Yay honesty right? But who would hired someone that got fired?

so, what would you do in my position?
<P ID="signature"></P>
__________________
Reaper man is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 06:24 AM.

Contact Us - Zophar's Domain - Archive - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.