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How long would you

how long would you wait still looking for an employment place. say you had M.S, but really not any work history with it. i am considering continuing my education so i could get some job. a year long certificate maybe. it would put a strain on my schedule (i've got 2 boys 2.5 and 4.5) and am so hasitating. where would you look for a job. it takes me forever to get an interview... desperate

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:18 PM on Jul. 19, 2013 in Money & Work

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  • You are not alone it takes everyone forever to get an interview.
    Continuing your education can only improve you chances.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 9:21 PM on Jul. 19, 2013

  • Do you have an MS or were you just using that for reference? Depending on your area of specialization you could, perhaps, find work teaching at a CC with it.

    Education is never, ever a bad idea in my humble opinion. But year long certification courses aren't an immediate solution. You need work history of some type.
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 9:23 PM on Jul. 19, 2013

  • What is your degree in? Are you looking at entry level jobs in that field, just to get a foot in the door? Even if you have to take something that doesn't pay a whole lot to start, work experience will help. It's a lot easier to get a better job if you have a job in the first place. Education is always good, but it might be easier for you to pursue that later when your boys are in school, and no matter how much education you have, finding relevant work will still be a challenge till you get experience.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 12:05 AM on Jul. 20, 2013

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