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No one will employ me?

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Abjel Wed 19-Dec-12 09:15:31

I have been applying for jobs since september but with no luck. I feel employers don't want to employ me because I am a mum and most of my experiences were gained outside the UK.

I am a well-trained fully qualified communications person and a mum of an 18month-old daughter.

It's really frustrating and depressing.

BloominMisteltoeMarvellousWine Wed 19-Dec-12 09:21:41

I really get how you feel.

My contract ends on Friday and I have not found anything. For the last two years I have been in temporary roles and it is horrible. No security and my CV is getting longer and longer.

I cannot afford to be out of work so I have to take the temp/contract roles that are available but it means I will have to keep looking and will be in yet a different job in a few months.

It is tiring and depressing.

Nothing useful to add, I just wanted to say you are not alone sad

GingerJulep Fri 21-Dec-12 19:53:58

Why do employers need to know about your daughter?

Are you applying for part-time roles due to her or is it because you need to explain a 'career break' on your CV?

I interview a lot of people and never ask about their personal circumstances, it isn't any of my business unless they actually won't be able to do the work.

lljkk Sat 22-Dec-12 09:21:11

It's hard to get jobs right now, I have tertiary degrees & best I can manage right now is being bank staff for DC school lunchtime supervision.

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