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    do you think that it worthwhile continuing to live if you fail to get a graduate level job? personally I think that it's not because your life would have so litttle meaning and value to society. non graduate job = no social status.
    thoughts? would you commit suicide if you failed to get a graduate level job?
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    No, just kill yourself now. Save yourself the hassle of having to later on.
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    (Original post by lella_m)
    No, just kill yourself now. Save yourself the hassle of having to later on.
    dont worry about me. I am going to get a grad job. if not then I probably will kill myself.
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    Troll, in the dungeon!
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    :facepalm2:

    People will commit suicide for anything these days.
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    I wouldn't kill myself... I would be rather disappointed though.
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    Jesus H Christ! when did TSR turn into a David Cameron wet dream?
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    (Original post by Sai4)
    :facepalm2:

    People will commit suicide for anything these days.
    I just couldn't live as one of lifes failures. working in administration or something.
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    (Original post by gilesthewhale)
    dont worry about me. I am going to get a grad job. if not then I probably will kill myself.
    My parents don't have a graduate level job, in fact nobody in my family has been to university. We are all happy and we live relatively well. What is wrong with that?
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    by all means every one with a non graduate job kill yourself then we will have
    no shop assistants ]
    no bin man
    no well alot of things

    yes you have no meaning to society
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    Well tbh, society does need all the other jobs as well. We'd be screwed if no-one stacked the shelves in Tesco and arranged food deliveries there, and we'd not have the luxury to go to restaurants without the people behind the scenes there. And our streets would be **** holes if the bin men didn't come round.

    Every job has it's place and is very necessary for society to carry on as it is.

    However, on the other hand, I do want a job that requires my future degree and MA.
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    Problem is these days there's a two tier career path for graduates.

    (leaving aside those that get super good jobs)

    1. Graduate gets graduate job. On about £20-25k straight out of uni. Works about 40-55 hours/week. 5 years down the line is on £40-45k. 10 years down the line is on £55-65k.

    2. Graduate gets non graduate job. On about £15-17k straight out of uni. Works 35 hours/week. 5 years down the line is on £20-22k. 10 years down the line is on £24-25k.
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    (Original post by gilesthewhale)
    do you think that it worthwhile continuing to live if you fail to get a graduate level job? personally I think that it's not because your life would have so litttle meaning and value to society. non graduate job = no social status.
    thoughts? would you commit suicide if you failed to get a graduate level job?
    Considering I've never been to uni, and for my current job around 25 graduates applied for it - I would kill myself yes.
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    (Original post by gilesthewhale)
    I just couldn't live as one of lifes failures. working in administration or something.
    But there are so many jobs out there which aren't graduate level. Surely it's a bit drastic to consider killing yourself and thinking you're useless just because you can't get yourself a graduate job.

    I'm currently working as a Trainee Accountant (Non-Graduate) having entered the same company as a Marketing Assistant. Even though I'm not being paid £30-£40k a year I am in a position of responsibility and I'm contributing towards society through working and paying taxes.

    So have I failed in life? Should I give up and commit suicide just because I haven't got a graduate job? Pfffft, I got better things to do than to worry about this rubbish like trying to climb my own career ladder.
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    I would give anything to get a boring office/desk job which pays £15,000. It would pay a decent salary and you can go online to kill time! Slowly i would want to work my way up to be earning £25,000 a year by the age of 30.
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    (Original post by gilesthewhale)
    do you think that it worthwhile continuing to live if you fail to get a graduate level job? personally I think that it's not because your life would have so litttle meaning and value to society. non graduate job = no social status.
    thoughts? would you commit suicide if you failed to get a graduate level job?
    That's brilliant, more chance of jobs for the rest of us. I applaud such a move.

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    Probably you spend too much time looking down on other people - considering them worthless.
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    your deluded
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    (Original post by gilesthewhale)
    I just couldn't live as one of lifes failures. working in administration or something.
    Get off of your high horse, who the hell are you to put yourself above and dub others "administrative failures"...

    Furthermore, no I would not kill myself and medicine is everything to me but I still wouldn't do something so foolish.
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    Swings and roundabouts. MOAR SALARIEZ == MOAR TAXEZ LOL
 
 
 
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