Guys.....Im looking for a job and I need to consult with you

Well guys. Basically Im unemployed and Im looking for a job. However the problem is I dont know what kind of job I should work at. I dont want to work in a job that is boring or too hard for me, because that would just make me suffer and I also want to find a job that I like at least.

But basically.....what I want you guys to tell me is what are the most important things about a job?

You really need to provide a lot more details than that.

Where you live, for one.

What skills and experience and interests you have wouldn't go amiss either.

thaluikhain:
You really need to provide a lot more details than that.

Where you live, for one.

What skills and experience and interests you have wouldn't go amiss either.

1. Israel
2. No serious skills or experience
3. Im not sure what interests me to be honest, but Im looking for something that isnt too hard and something that I would be efficient at.

Let me know what you can help with.

What age are you?
Is this a job on the side (next to an education)?
Part-time/Full-time?
Any hobbies that might have given you skills?
Do you live in a city or a rural area?

We really need a bit more to go on.

Generally speaking any job on the side as a (high-school)student is going to be sucky.

you prolly want to stick to the office or commercial side of things since you don't want to work hard

entry level positions that are usually easy to get into are data entry, customer service or sales. as long as you look reasonably well and can hold a conversation you should be able to walk right into one of those

Bamba:

thaluikhain:
You really need to provide a lot more details than that.

Where you live, for one.

What skills and experience and interests you have wouldn't go amiss either.

1. Israel
2. No serious skills or experience
3. Im not sure what interests me to be honest, but Im looking for something that isnt too hard and something that I would be efficient at.

Let me know what you can help with.

They still have the draft there, no?

Failing that you can volunteer to get experience towards a future goal.

Also don't spread it around that you want a job that isn't too hard. Nobody'll hire you if they hear you spouting that. It sounds lazy.

Eleuthera:
What age are you?
Is this a job on the side (next to an education)?
Part-time/Full-time?
Any hobbies that might have given you skills?
Do you live in a city or a rural area?

We really need a bit more to go on.

Generally speaking any job on the side as a (high-school)student is going to be sucky.

No problem,

1.Im 20 years old
2.Not a job on the side. Im not studying anything at the moment.
3. Doesnt matter to me if its part-time or full-time, but it has to be something that wouldnt require a degree or things like that to be accepted.
4. I watch films, listen to music and play PC games, so if these hobbies of mine would give me skills in any way, then yes.
5.I live in a city.

I hope thats enough information for you guys to answer already. I feel more like Im being interviewed than being given advice here to be honest.

Amethyst Wind:

Bamba:

thaluikhain:
You really need to provide a lot more details than that.

Where you live, for one.

What skills and experience and interests you have wouldn't go amiss either.

1. Israel
2. No serious skills or experience
3. Im not sure what interests me to be honest, but Im looking for something that isnt too hard and something that I would be efficient at.

Let me know what you can help with.

They still have the draft there, no?

Failing that you can volunteer to get experience towards a future goal.

Also don't spread it around that you want a job that isn't too hard. Nobody'll hire you if they hear you spouting that. It sounds lazy.

Yes. They have the draft here but I was not conscripted.

Guys.....can you tell me please about jobs that are easy and also easy to be accepted into them, while still paying well in terms of salary?

"I have no experience or skills, so I want to be paid a large amount of money for doing nothing."
Yeah, step one: Enter our reality.
Step two: Lower your expectations. Try to get a minimal wage job in fast food.

Bamba:
I feel more like Im being interviewed than being given advice here to be honest.

So not only do you want a highly-paid job that isn't hard work, you also expect us to suggest your perfect job through the medium of clairvoyance? I bet you have "I always set high standards for myself and others" on your CV.

Get any job you can. Experience is valuable. If it's a job you enjoy you can then work your way up.

Unless you work for yourself, you're not really going to find a job that pays well with no experience or relevant qualifications right away.

You will have to start at the bottom and work your way up, which isn't a fast process...

You will more than likely end up earning minimum wage for the first few years until you're hopefully considered competent enough to progress to the next position that may end up paying more.

If you had any other illusions of earning more than minimum wage when you have no experience or qualifications past high school at 20 then you're kidding yourself.
Find what industry you want to work in and start at the bottom and claw your way up the ladder. That or go and get a degree and then you can start higher on the ladder in a graduate scheme etc.

Bamba:
I hope thats enough information for you guys to answer already. I feel more like Im being interviewed than being given advice here to be honest.

Lol, calm yourself man. You've been given some advice already, at least as much as you can be given up to this point.

Given what you've said so far, I suggest you just look everywhere and anywhere for a job that will take you. Don't expect any more than minimum wage and menial work, because until you get some experience under your belt or you know somebody who can get you in somewhere, that's what you're going to get as an entry-level first time worker with no higher education.

And when I say everywhere and anywhere, I mean everywhere and anywhere. I tried eight places before I applied at McDonalds for my first job, and as much as I hated signing up to work there, they're the only ones that would take me. No position is too low when trying to get your first job. A year and a half later, I was able to get a job in retail. It sucked and it was hard work, but I'm afraid you're going to have to do some hard work so that you can work your way up to the easy work. If you're expecting a walk in the park job that won't have many frustrations, then get a degree. Otherwise, you're going to have to do a bit of hard work. So do yourself a favor and talk yourself out of that "I don't want a hard job" mindset. You'll only be disappointed. Oh, and don't worry about being efficient at first. Whatever job you get you're going to suck at it at first, but you'll get better with time. Just don't get so frustrated that you forget to listen to your co-workers and learn.

Also, be persistent. Turn in your applications in person if possible, and talk to the manager or whoever you turn it into about the job and what sort of person they would be looking for to fill the position, and also if they are looking for someone to fill a position then ask when they might begin calling applicants back. Then right around that time, call them and ask if the position is still available. Just keep bothering them--the worst they can do is say no.

Oh, and I just spotted your question about easy jobs that pay well. Here's the thing--easy jobs that pay well belong to people with degrees. You aren't going to get a job that is easy or pays well with zero experience and zero degrees. I don't really know of any job opportunities that would be unique to Israel, but I know in America the most common entry-level positions are fast-food, grocery stores, general labor (moving boxes for delivery companies, that sort of thing), and restaurants (starting as something like a dishwasher, most likely), janitorial, or trash collecting. As you might guess, those jobs will most likely be minimum wage, but for a first job your goal shouldn't be money. It should be getting a job. You might try for retail positions or waiting tables at restaurants, but those places usually like to go for people with some level of prior experience.

Well, at 20 I was waitressing.
It was a sucky job but I met lots of people and earn time and money to figure out what I was really passionate about.
If you are 20 and hoping that you can get a easy but good paying job that is also not hard, then you really need to grow up and face reality.
Very few people enjoy their jobs, even if they loved what they are doing.

Lilani:

Bamba:
I hope thats enough information for you guys to answer already. I feel more like Im being interviewed than being given advice here to be honest.

Lol, calm yourself man. You've been given some advice already, at least as much as you can be given up to this point.

Given what you've said so far, I suggest you just look everywhere and anywhere for a job that will take you. Don't expect any more than minimum wage and menial work, because until you get some experience under your belt or you know somebody who can get you in somewhere, that's what you're going to get as an entry-level first time worker with no higher education.

And when I say everywhere and anywhere, I mean everywhere and anywhere. I tried eight places before I applied at McDonalds for my first job, and as much as I hated signing up to work there, they're the only ones that would take me. No position is too low when trying to get your first job. A year and a half later, I was able to get a job in retail. It sucked and it was hard work, but I'm afraid you're going to have to do some hard work so that you can work your way up to the easy work. If you're expecting a walk in the park job that won't have many frustrations, then get a degree. Otherwise, you're going to have to do a bit of hard work. So do yourself a favor and talk yourself out of that "I don't want a hard job" mindset. You'll only be disappointed. Oh, and don't worry about being efficient at first. Whatever job you get you're going to suck at it at first, but you'll get better with time. Just don't get so frustrated that you forget to listen to your co-workers and learn.

Also, be persistent. Turn in your applications in person if possible, and talk to the manager or whoever you turn it into about the job and what sort of person they would be looking for to fill the position, and also if they are looking for someone to fill a position then ask when they might begin calling applicants back. Then right around that time, call them and ask if the position is still available. Just keep bothering them--the worst they can do is say no.

Oh, and I just spotted your question about easy jobs that pay well. Here's the thing--easy jobs that pay well belong to people with degrees. You aren't going to get a job that is easy or pays well with zero experience and zero degrees. I don't really know of any job opportunities that would be unique to Israel, but I know in America the most common entry-level positions are fast-food, grocery stores, general labor (moving boxes for delivery companies, that sort of thing), and restaurants (starting as something like a dishwasher, most likely), janitorial, or trash collecting. As you might guess, those jobs will most likely be minimum wage, but for a first job your goal shouldn't be money. It should be getting a job. You might try for retail positions or waiting tables at restaurants, but those places usually like to go for people with some level of prior experience.

Only thing I'd add as a degree holder is that a degree in arts doesn't usually count. My advice if we're batting around learning prospects is get something practical and save the reading, writing, drawing for your spare time and something to develop by yourself later on. Nobody cares about the deep underlining theme of a good book but people always need their plumbing fixed. Just some advice I wish I'd listen too. Otherwise yeah grab what you can where you can, don't know what the job prospects are like over there but over here it's take what job you can to earn some money and look like a decent worker on your c.v

So you want a job that pays well and is easy and a lot of other things you wont get...*Laughs*. Well if that job exists I haven't heard of it yet.. My advice to you is take a job as a waiter or busboy or work at a large deli. I say large because working at a small deli usually sucks. No matter where you go in life there will probably always be at least a restaurant hiring and if times are tough that's a job that will keep you alive. Believe me I speak from experience, well my mothers experience in life anyway.

To be honest I was a lot like you when I was 20. Didn't really know what to do with my life. Wanted a good job that paid decent and bla bla bla. Point is that getting a job even though it is just a deli job at a supermarket really helped me out. Gave me a better work ethic, some responsibility and earning your own money feels pretty good no matter how little it is. You'll find the job just for you eventually (Pretty sure I found what I want to do, took me a long time but I'm here, I hope) but you may as well get some experience in the meanwhile even if it's at something you don't really want to do. Believe me working at a deli for the worst manager in my local supermarket that everyone hated working for terrible money 6 days a week wasn't fun but that's life. Sorry that's probably not the answer you want but that's just reality. Oh and I'm 23 if your curious.

Moderated:
"I have no experience or skills, so I want to be paid a large amount of money for doing nothing."
Yeah, step one: Enter our reality.
Step two: Lower your expectations. Try to get a minimal wage job in fast food.

Or alternatively, get a "job" as an MP

... he does have the perfect C.V for it

OT: captcha - bet on cheltenham at betfair

do I look like a banker?

Denholm Reynholm:
If you had any other illusions of earning more than minimum wage when you have no experience or qualifications past high school at 20 then you're kidding yourself.

Or are a politician fresh from flunking a top university, have rich parents and made the right ~friends~

 

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