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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Egypt
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hi VJ

i am here in America from 6 weeks I am from Egypt i live in st Clair mo and looking for job any kind of jobs i just need to work now

i wish if any one can help me to find job i try all websites and many thing hope to hear new news thanks for all

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hi VJ

i am here in America from 6 weeks I am from Egypt i live in st Clair mo and looking for job any kind of jobs i just need to work now

i wish if any one can help me to find job i try all websites and many thing hope to hear new news thanks for all

Hi!

I hope you find a job quick, I am in the same boat as you are, I posted a topic yesterday. You could try sites such as indeed.com, monster.com, careerbuilder.com Look for local postings in 'hiring now' and such.

All the best

Eldina

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I can't help you (I'm in California) but I wanted to give a few tips, if you're interested. I was recently trying to fill an open position where I work, and we posted the job on an online job board. I was overwhelmed by the number of applicants, and this was for a low paying job. You need to stand out if you're applying online.

The people who got call backs filled in the "desired wage" section. Most people skip that part, but it tells me if it's worth my time to call them in for an interview. My advice: Fill it in, and with a reasonable number. Don't say you want $30/hr if you'll realistically work for $10. I didn't call anyone who wanted more money than I could pay.

Next, fill in the work history section, even if it's from another country. Briefly mention your duties at that job. Your experience tells more about whether you can do a job than education or "skills". You don't need to list everything (some people have had a lot of jobs) but list anything that might relate to the job you're applying for.

Consider physically going in and picking up an application, and fill it out by hand. Why? Because no one does that anymore, and you stand out. I remember each person who walked into my building to apply, and I actually hired one of them. DON'T pick up an application and just stick your resume inside.

I hope that helps you, and good luck.


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Egypt
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What does your resume or CV show?

What did you got to college for?

What do you want to work in?

Maybe if you post your resume here people can help you make it look more desirable?

Be patient, it takes a long time for egyptians to get a job in the USA usually


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I can't help you (I'm in California) but I wanted to give a few tips, if you're interested. I was recently trying to fill an open position where I work, and we posted the job on an online job board. I was overwhelmed by the number of applicants, and this was for a low paying job. You need to stand out if you're applying online.

The people who got call backs filled in the "desired wage" section. Most people skip that part, but it tells me if it's worth my time to call them in for an interview. My advice: Fill it in, and with a reasonable number. Don't say you want $30/hr if you'll realistically work for $10. I didn't call anyone who wanted more money than I could pay.

Next, fill in the work history section, even if it's from another country. Briefly mention your duties at that job. Your experience tells more about whether you can do a job than education or "skills". You don't need to list everything (some people have had a lot of jobs) but list anything that might relate to the job you're applying for.

Consider physically going in and picking up an application, and fill it out by hand. Why? Because no one does that anymore, and you stand out. I remember each person who walked into my building to apply, and I actually hired one of them. DON'T pick up an application and just stick your resume inside.

I hope that helps you, and good luck.

:thumbs: :thumbs:


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Honduras
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Work with your spouse or someone of confidence and create a resume, focus on strengths and specific experience (even things that may not seem significant). My resume is mostly volunteer work, but it makes it look a lot better. As soon as I created my husband's CV he got a job.

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First of all, welcome to the US.

My husband had trouble finding work once he got here too. It's a common thing here. He was able to make friends at the mosque and through them he was able to find work. Perhaps that may work for you? Also he enrolled in classes at the local community college. Just don't give up!!

Good Luck!!


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Egypt
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thank for everybody answer me and for my help i made my resume or cv i go to many places and also made a lot of applications online and i am still wait i wish it be soon i just work all my life and it is longer time to me to stay without work and i am glad for all people try to help me thanks for every body

i wish if any one can help me

thanks for all

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What does your resume or CV show?

What did you got to college for?

What do you want to work in?

Maybe if you post your resume here people can help you make it look more desirable?

Be patient, it takes a long time for Egyptians to get a job in the USA usually

my resume is good it is very strong i go to manpower office and they told me it is strong and perfect but i am still waiting i have advanced technical school 5 years diploma and i do not care very much about kind of job now i just need job to start

thank you for respond me and wish you be ok and your husband

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My husband is a lawyer in Egypt but here he took the first job he was offered....its Walmart. He works hard and is moving up in the company. He does enjoy it and wants to make the best of whatever he is doing. I would also suggest going in and picking up applications or filling them out on the computers in the stores. Its also good to follow up with them after a week or two. Apply for jobs of all types that you think you might like. Tamer went almost every day to the employment office and got their help too. They were all very good with him and it gave him the confidence of looking for work on his own, while I was on my job.

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I would also look into temp agencies. I looked at yellowboks and there is one in your town on main street called Excel Temporary Service. I signed up with a temp agency when I was looking for work and my 3rd assignment landed me my permanent job. Give that a try as well. :thumbs:

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My husband is a lawyer in Egypt but here he took the first job he was offered....its Walmart. He works hard and is moving up in the company. He does enjoy it and wants to make the best of whatever he is doing. I would also suggest going in and picking up applications or filling them out on the computers in the stores. Its also good to follow up with them after a week or two. Apply for jobs of all types that you think you might like. Tamer went almost every day to the employment office and got their help too. They were all very good with him and it gave him the confidence of looking for work on his own, while I was on my job.

thank you so much and wish we all be in good positions and give help for all who need help

I would also look into temp agencies. I looked at yellowboks and there is one in your town on main street called Excel Temporary Service. I signed up with a temp agency when I was looking for work and my 3rd assignment landed me my permanent job. Give that a try as well. :thumbs:

thank you so much for respond and i will be go to them in Monday

thank you so much

i wish if any one have any experience or know something to find job in st Clair mo or union mo please help thanks for all and for all friends respond me

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