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    If your just average joe with no skilled trade, how long could you reasonably expect to be out of work in this country for? How long will the dole keep paying you for?
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    I was going to respond, then saw you make a pretty sarcastic post in another thread...

    Thennnn I remembered I'm a nice guy, so I'll answer anyway. It massively depends on what region of the country you live in. As to how long the dole keep paying, I'm not certain, but I think as long as you're actively seeking employment and going to whatever interviews they get you, then they will keep paying you.

    Have you considered an apprenticeship or something?
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    (Original post by odkfn)
    I was going to respond, then saw you make a pretty sarcastic post in another thread...

    Thennnn I remembered I'm a nice guy, so I'll answer anyway. It massively depends on what region of the country you live in. As to how long the dole keep paying, I'm not certain, but I think as long as you're actively seeking employment and going to whatever interviews they get you, then they will keep paying you.

    Have you considered an apprenticeship or something?
    Yes, requirements for apprenticeships are even more than for normal jobs. Also done a bit of FLT training. Was just wondering how long others of similar work experience have been unemployed for.
    Also is it worth considering phoning up your own references pretending to be an employer? Would love to hear what they have to say about me, will most likely try something like this in the future.
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    (Original post by Laomedeia)
    Yes, requirements for apprenticeships are even more than for normal jobs. Also done a bit of FLT training. Was just wondering how long others of similar work experience have been unemployed for.
    Also is it worth considering phoning up your own references pretending to be an employer? Would love to hear what they have to say about me, will most likely try something like this in the future.
    As a rule of thumb, unless you were fired for stealing or something, most places give good references.

    Why don't you do college night classes for more A levels or whatever then go from there? What sort of job are you aiming for in the long run!?
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    (Original post by odkfn)
    As a rule of thumb, unless you were fired for stealing or something, most places give good references.
    Apparently when giving references they will never say anything bad about you, a bad reference is one that doesn't say many good things about you. E.g. "He/she performed his/her duties to an acceptable standard" probably means you were ****.
 
 
 
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