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I Hate Not Having a Job

Share Your Story: Share Your Unemployment Story

By Darrell

The job I lost

My last job was for a company, automotive related, I was a Quality Engineer. My responsibilities included all out going and all incoming quality.

What it's like being unemployed

I hate not having a job, spend most of the time looking for a job to support my family.It's hard getting up in the morning knowing that it will be the same as yesterday.

I lost all respect for myself and feel that when people look at me or find out that I still do not have a job after 13 months, that I'm lazy. Now that I don't have and unemployment checks coming in, I and my wife are very worried that we will lose our house after 22 years.

Advice

  • I have learned that having a one year supply of money in the bank, no longer applies anymore, not like it used too.

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