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The Circle of Employment

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#2 - theannoyingFJguy (02/26/2014) [-]
It's okay, he got his **** together.
#31 to #2 - jvjpgirl (02/27/2014) [-]
Greetings your highness. Are you the super saiyan guinea pig king?
#21 - nighthawxx (02/27/2014) [-]
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#34 to #21 - newdevyx (02/27/2014) [-]
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#51 - kitarierose ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
#53 to #51 - dudewitharake (02/27/2014) [-]
inb4 ban is one allowed to post full cyanide and happiness comics? ive seen people get shot down for it have a humorous non-related pic
#80 to #53 - anon (02/27/2014) [-]
It's not bannable at all.
User avatar #61 to #53 - kitarierose ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
It clearly says where it is from at the bottom. I don't see any reason for ban.
User avatar #67 to #53 - toastersburnthings (02/27/2014) [-]
I find it ironic that only cropped bits, which don't have the watermark, are allowed due to copyright issues
Like wtf
#62 to #53 - threeofclubs (02/27/2014) [-]
Nope. They had a kerfuffle with admin and now it's bannable.
#91 to #51 - dubh (02/27/2014) [-]
This makes me very happy
#38 to #35 - kaboomz (02/27/2014) [-]
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#1 - include (02/26/2014) [-]
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User avatar #24 - onceman (02/27/2014) [-]
I don't get it, can somebody explain, or am I overthinking?
User avatar #26 to #24 - alterednicolas (02/27/2014) [-]
Looks closely at the guine pigs and you see that everytime the bum asks where the other guinea pig works the bum gets his job.
User avatar #30 to #26 - jibb (02/27/2014) [-]
What does that mean?
User avatar #33 to #30 - alterednicolas (02/27/2014) [-]
Bums are taking our jobs so that we can become bums and take other peoples jobs the same way the bums took our jobs. That sounds confusing as **** .
User avatar #69 to #30 - Haentar (02/27/2014) [-]
Bums are willing to work harder at a job than the current employees, i guess.
#73 - pebar ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I'm sooo startled
#39 - katanauser (02/27/2014) [-]
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#4 - ToastyWaffles (02/27/2014) [-]
Its the guinea pig way
User avatar #23 to #4 - thepandaking (02/27/2014) [-]
The Guinea pig song
You just brought back so many old memories of youtube.
User avatar #40 - ryderjbudde (02/27/2014) [-]
They should of used humans. I don't mean to sound racist, but all hamsters look the same to me.
#41 to #40 - damnfaithlessdogs (02/27/2014) [-]
I looked up hamster racism, but I found this instead, but it's fitting so I'll use it.
#6 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I love it when my friends tell me

"Why haven't you applied to job X at Y place?"

"Look at all these job ads, there are jobs out there, why don't you get one?"

"Why don't you get a job?"

"You need a drivers license to get this job? Why not just get a license?"

I wish my friends would understand when there's a 22% unemployment rate (not counting people studying) for people in my age, that it isn't easy getting a job when there's 400-500 other people applying for that very same job you just applied for.

******* hate the employment politics in my country. For nearly every part-time job, you have to be either studying or working 20h/week because of these ****** up rules. I have to basicly HAVE a job to GET a job.

Also nearly every job requires dumbass experience.
You want to be a waitor? Must have 3 years experience and education in waitering.
You want to be a mailman? Must have a drivers license.
You want to be X? Must have either education or several years of experience even though the job is not even close to rocket science.

**** me, some cleaning jobs even require education, I get that some cleaning jobs can have chemicals that you need to know, but it doesn't require me to ******* study for half a year or more to know.

All I want is a job working in a warehouse, but no, must have X-years of experience or truck + drivers license.
Anyone care to guess where I live?
User avatar #63 to #6 - lean (02/27/2014) [-]
Learn how to build furniture. Judging from IKEA you swedes don't need to be good at it
#64 to #63 - anon (02/27/2014) [-]
It's 8% in sweden.
User avatar #68 to #6 - nigeltheoutlaw (02/27/2014) [-]
I applied to every single restaurant in the city. Every. Single. One. The one place that I actually thought would hire me that they wanted somebody who had prior experience dish washing to be their dishwasher. Prior experience. For dish washing. Needless to say I haven't found a job and turned to donating plasma for money until I can find one.

I've tried all of the warehouse and packing jobs as well as applying to my campus but the campus has **** hours and the warehouse and packing jobs won't work with my school schedule so I am ****** .
#76 to #68 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Exactly my point, I got lucky to work as a dishwasher through a friend for a month though, but it is not "1-2 years of experience" as most jobs require.
User avatar #88 to #6 - spainisbad (02/27/2014) [-]
Welcome to Spain, with 26% GENERAL unemployment rate. My age group (21-29), it's 50 ******* %.
User avatar #90 to #6 - mikeroofer (02/27/2014) [-]
No but UPS will hire the hairs on my ass if they can pass a drug test
That and you have to be a try hard to get fired
And you start at 10/hour plus overtime at 5 hours a day
And double time if you work weekends
And all tuition paif for, 100% (only at my state school U of L or communoty college)
Downside? You work from 12-4:30 AM
Upside? I dont know anybody who has been denied a job
User avatar #7 to #6 - amegaara (02/27/2014) [-]
TLR "oh i dont want to apply because statistics are against me! and im a lazy ass"
#29 to #7 - xascarletskyx (02/27/2014) [-]
if you're too lazy to read a full comment, please don't make an assumption of what it's about.
#8 to #7 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Uh... I apply to a ******** of jobs.

Perhaps you should read further and try some reading comprehension before you post.
User avatar #10 to #8 - mayedh (02/27/2014) [-]
I'm guessing you live in the US. I was where you are a few years ago. I couldn't find a job to save my life for about a year and a half. I had a little quarter life crisis when I realized how broke the system is. You just need to learn how to find a job. The market is crap, but the are always entry level jobs with high turnaround that are always hiring in huge numbers. For me in indianapolis that is integrity staffing, they hire for the amazon warehouse. There are also temp agencies that are pretty much a guarantee hire. The hours a crap and the work is not guaranteed, but its a quick way to make a buck, and it will insure that you no gaps of unemployment in your resume.
#11 to #10 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Unfortunately no, you could say I live in a country which is highly respected for their wellfare and neutrality.
User avatar #12 to #11 - mayedh (02/27/2014) [-]
France?
#13 to #12 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Nope =)
User avatar #15 to #13 - mayedh (02/27/2014) [-]
umm, I give up what is it?
User avatar #14 to #13 - phinkles (02/27/2014) [-]
I'm going to guess England. I heard there is a lot of weird job stuff going on there right now
#16 to #14 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Sweden actually.
#70 to #16 - killerofcows ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
My guess was right then
Norrköping born and raised, what a beatifull town, to bad its 25% youth unemployment
and sure it also means 75% got a job or school, but ussaly to get a job you should have connections... I lost my mom when i was just a kid, my dad is unemplyed, and any relatives I have was uneployed aswell when i was getting through highschool

Ill be 25 this year and I have worked for about 20 months total, and both of that was through "förstärkt särskilt anställnings stöd" which means once Im no longer employed I get nothing
#71 to #70 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Wow I'm nearly in the same situation as you, I have no connections, my mum doesn't have a drivers license or anyone I can hang on to. I barely know my dad and I have worked a similiar amount of months.

I hate being "the lazy minority" just because I haven't go a job.
User avatar #17 to #16 - phinkles (02/27/2014) [-]
Huh, I thought Sweden was relatively well off compared to other European countries.
I'm kind of scared myself, I'm in the second half of my senior year of college and still have no idea what I'm going to do.
#18 to #17 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Yeah you'd think so, but we have a high unemployment rate amongst the youth. Pretty sure we're in the middle of Europe when it comes to unemployment amongst youth.

It's really hard to get a job when you don't have a drivers license, education in a specific area or several years experience.
#45 to #18 - moggycore (02/27/2014) [-]
I struggle with the same thing here in Norway, been without a job for about 5-6 months now, and I got to say, it's tragic how hard it is to get a job. I don't have drivers license so I can't get a job outside the island I live on, about 20k living here, and I've applied to every job I have a chance of getting. But noo, zero, zip, nothing, nada. Only got to two interviews, and they didn't want me. Couldn't even get a job at McDonalds even though I have job experience from jobs like that, and I've had two years at chefschool. So I understand your struggle, and how annoying it is when people ask stupid questions and say idiotic 			****		 like "Just get a job/you ain't trying hard enough/I'ts not that hard to get a job".
I struggle with the same thing here in Norway, been without a job for about 5-6 months now, and I got to say, it's tragic how hard it is to get a job. I don't have drivers license so I can't get a job outside the island I live on, about 20k living here, and I've applied to every job I have a chance of getting. But noo, zero, zip, nothing, nada. Only got to two interviews, and they didn't want me. Couldn't even get a job at McDonalds even though I have job experience from jobs like that, and I've had two years at chefschool. So I understand your struggle, and how annoying it is when people ask stupid questions and say idiotic **** like "Just get a job/you ain't trying hard enough/I'ts not that hard to get a job".
#79 to #45 - anon (02/27/2014) [-]
Took me 6 months to get a job at Drammen.
They key is odd, but simple. Same goes for getting an apartment:
Browse a LOT. Submit EARLY. Look respectable, and catch the person interviewing off guard by asking questions about THEIR positions, statuses, e.t.c.
By doing so, you are indirectly proving that you won't have no ****** job; or at least the fact that you want to have a mutual relationship with the company.
Worked for me; but i took a different route.

I am so fukken invested into YouTube and online video making, it would be a loss for me to quit that hobby, and so i SHOWERED the dude that asked me questions with enthusiasm about what matters to me. That's not recommended, but it worked on the hair. Now i have been here for about 15 months.

But the most important stuff is pretty much to always submit simple CV's and resume's fast, and always be prepared FOR the interviews like... 3 hours later.
By stats, one need to submit 100 CV's to get 1 interview. I got 4 out of 60, like this.
User avatar #85 to #79 - pjnona (02/27/2014) [-]
Håper det går bra med livet ditt da ;)
#81 to #79 - moggycore (02/27/2014) [-]
I've been at two interviews so far, and I got to say that the interviewers had no idea what they were doing. It seemed like they had no idea what job I had applied for.
I live in Stord and it really is a tough jobmarket out here.
I really hope I get a job soon, but if not I'm still going to school in the fall, I guess that's my beacon of light to look forward to.
#50 to #45 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I like how Norways unemployment rate is like, 2% for the whole country whilst Swedens is around 8%.

I don't know about people from 18-30 though.

I do agree that it's getting ridiculous, how much experience or education you need for simple tasks. I've even seen high schools focused on doing workhouse labour, it's just ******* retarded!
User avatar #60 to #50 - wthree (02/27/2014) [-]
The problem is that it makes sense.

Because there are too few jobs, employers can be extra picky about who they employ, and so they do. Whereas before, they might have had to high someone with little to no experience and train them up because there were so many other jobs going at the time, now they can ask for an experienced employee because there are so many experienced unemployed people looking for that kind of job.
#72 to #60 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I completely agree but this brings me to my point: I ******* hate it when people ask me why I haven't got a job already.
#74 to #7 - anon (02/27/2014) [-]
My face when this does not apply, as for you are a retarded 			****		.
My face when this does not apply, as for you are a retarded **** .
User avatar #19 to #6 - aceofknights ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
having the same issue you're having been out of work for 3 months
#20 to #19 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I've only gotten jobs on and off for the past 3 years, I've survived by the bare minimum so far, most of my jobs have been due my studies of various courses so I could take these part-time or extra jobs.
User avatar #46 to #6 - cannibalvegan ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
A lot of people complain about people complaining about being unemployed do that because a lot of the people saying that there are no jobs just basically mean that there are no jobs they want. People have to understand that if there are no jobs they like then they have to get a **** job just to survive and then work their way up.
User avatar #56 to #46 - wthree (02/27/2014) [-]
Except that's not actually true.
User avatar #94 to #56 - cannibalvegan ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
How is it not true?
User avatar #96 to #94 - wthree (02/27/2014) [-]
Because what you just said is wrong. In most cases, there are no jobs at all (or specifically, jobs they can actually get). It's nothing to do with "doing a job they want", the majority of the unemployed are not just putting off jobs because they don't want to do them.
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User avatar #86 to #9 - sphinxchild (02/27/2014) [-]
In Soviet Russia, jobs come to me!
User avatar #47 to #6 - sursum (02/27/2014) [-]
Oh come on! A drives licence as a pre condition to employment in a position where you would be expected to ducking drive isn't unreasonable.
#52 to #47 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
Dude, a mailman which carries out letters either by foot or bicycling and I'm required to have a drivers license?

When do I drive a car?

Also, a lot of jobs which don't have any "car-driving work" still require that you have a drivers license.

Which is near impossible to get if you have very, very low income.
User avatar #97 to #52 - sursum (02/27/2014) [-]
I guess it's deferent in Sweden, but where I live, and everywhere else I've been pretty much, mail delivery is motorised, if not a truck them buy a mailman on a motorcycle.
#99 to #97 - kuci ONLINE (02/28/2014) [-]
It's mostly bicycles that the mailman uses, I live in the center (Linnéstaden) in which traffic does tend to become quite heavy during rush hours.
User avatar #66 to #52 - stenchschleifs (02/27/2014) [-]
Even if you might not drive in work they can on certain reason require that you have one.
ex:
-Get to work in time, bus and train is not a reliable transportation.
-At some point they could need you to drive at some point in the future.
-It could also be a very simply way to judge if you are capable of working, a way to determent how stupid you actually is.
And if someone looks for a job, of course they would chose the other applier, with a driver license.
#75 to #66 - kuci ONLINE (02/27/2014) [-]
I would agree with the get to work in time if I hadn't lived in the 2nd largest city in Sweden, which has busses and trams going every 10 minutes, during rush hour, even less I think.

To your 2nd point, getting a license would of course be amongst the first things I'd put my money on which means I should have it ready for that "one time" they need me to drive.

To the third point, it is not a determent of how stupid someone is, it is a way of seeing if the person has had enough money for a license.
Getting a license won't be difficult, there's very few people I've heard of failing the tests more than 3 times.
User avatar #78 to #75 - stenchschleifs (02/27/2014) [-]
Göteborg?
Själv har en av mina bekanta kört upp 7 gånger, en har skrivit upp 4.
Självklart kostar det pengar, kanske lite för mycket dock.

Själv åker jag med västtrafik , och det är då gång på gång bussar och tåg har ställts in av något skäl. även mitt i sommaren. Och även om jag nu bor på landsbygden, innebär inte att bussen skall vara 30min försenad. Detta tar arbetsgivaren i perspektiv.
#98 to #78 - kuci ONLINE (02/28/2014) [-]
Jag bor i Göteborg ja, men iochmed att man inte är dum i huvudet och väljer den bussen/spårvagnen som går så nära in på när man börjar, så missar man aldrig att komma i tid.

Dessutom har jag cykel och cyklar gärna till dit jag ska, är jobbet utanför Göteborgs storstad så är det ju självklart annorlunda, men då är det inte alltid Västtrafik som har hand om den linjen.

Västtrafik - Makes people walk.
User avatar #100 to #98 - stenchschleifs (02/28/2014) [-]
Förstår vad du menar, men med tanke på det rykte som svensk kollektiv trafik har fått så anser många att kollektivtrafik inte är ett pålitligt sätt att transportera sig på, även om den lokala kollektiv trafiken fungerar optimalt.
#101 to #100 - kuci ONLINE (02/28/2014) [-]
Jo jag förstår även vad du menar, problemet kan dock kringgås när man bor i en storstad men det är ju inte nåt som en chef till ett lagerjobb verkar ta hänsyn till, då så många andra tar "sista minuten" bussen.

Jag bara avskyr hur jävla svårt det ska vara att få ett vanligt jobb som lagerarbetare, det om något bör ju vara bland de första jobb man kan få tag i tycker jag.
User avatar #102 to #101 - stenchschleifs (02/28/2014) [-]
Jo håller med helt och hållet, kolla lite jobb igår.
Träffa på en ganska kul annons.

"Nattpackare Arbetsbeskrivning: packning av bröd.

Krav: Tekniskt kunnande och noggrannhet. Erfarenhet av tidigare arbete är meriterande. "
#103 to #102 - kuci ONLINE (02/28/2014) [-]
Haha exakt Hur svårt är det att packa bröd? Helvetes jävla skit, man blir så arg när man tittar på annonser, helt orealistiska eller överdrivna krav händer allt för ofta.

Ska dock på intervju på måndag för ett extra arbete som lagerarbetare, yay me!
User avatar #104 to #103 - alljewsmustdie (02/28/2014) [-]
Jag som har nåt år kvar te körkort och inte har nån teknisk utbildning alls ska in och fråga om det jobbet på Måndag eller nåt bara för att se vad dom säger
#22 - anon (02/27/2014) [-]
happend to me. no joke.
happend to me. no joke.
#27 - sprites (02/27/2014) [-]
oh hamsters.
#77 - spanishninja (02/27/2014) [-]
related.
#43 - oax (02/27/2014) [-]
I dont even know what I am supposed to feel...
User avatar #25 - primeconduit (02/27/2014) [-]
I don't mind giving a few bucks If I can spare it or share food but I hate it when they try to take advantage of you. a homeless guy at a train station in new york asked me if I could go to the atm and withdraw 50 for him I gave him 3 bucks and told him to have a nice day.
#28 to #25 - selfrazedzealot (02/27/2014) [-]
i was leaving wamart last year with my pregnant gf and a girl stopped and asked if i could give her money to buy food for her kids, i offered her all my food that would be good for the kids and she just turned and left... damn them.
#37 to #28 - thatfuego (02/27/2014) [-]
ahhh she was probably a dope fiend
User avatar #49 - randomathon (02/27/2014) [-]
Can someone explain what this is even even is this even?
User avatar #55 to #49 - jasytis (02/27/2014) [-]
just watch the guinea pigs switch, you'll get the point
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