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Why is it so difficult to get a job at the moment. Even McDonald's isn't getting back to me. I am 28 and never had a job before but reasons for it. I just want to improve my life now and get on track in a better mental state of mind
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We’re in a lockdown and recession and many employers have either paused or cancelled any new hires. Try supermarkets they will still be hiring.
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Why is it so difficult to get a job at the moment. Even McDonald's isn't getting back to me. I am 28 and never had a job before but reasons for it. I just want to improve my life now and get on track in a better mental state of mind
Sorry to hear you’re having such a tough time finding a job. It’s really good you want to improve your life and you want to be on the right path for yourself. Hopefully someone will appreciate that soon and offer you a job. Supermarkets might be looking atm, they’re obviously very busy and overwhelmed. I hope it all goes well!
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Why is it so difficult to get a job at the moment. Even McDonald's isn't getting back to me. I am 28 and never had a job before but reasons for it. I just want to improve my life now and get on track in a better mental state of mind
Like BabyStitch says, not many companies are hiring at the moment. A lot of people have lost the jobs or have had their hours cut, so any vacancies on offer will have a good deal more competition than usual. If you don't have experience, you may find it harder to get to the interview stage amongst other candidates who have more experience.

Keep applying and ask friends or family if they know of any vacancies at their workplace. Get your CV checked and look for other opportunities to add to your CV to make you more employable, e.g. extra qualifications, volunteering (where possible)
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Like BabyStitch says, not many companies are hiring at the moment. A lot of people have lost the jobs or have had their hours cut, so any vacancies on offer will have a good deal more competition than usual. If you don't have experience, you may find it harder to get to the interview stage amongst other candidates who have more experience.
So what do you suggest
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How about applying to become a vaccinator, u don't need any healthcare experience.
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So what do you suggest
Hi, I have edited my original post


It seems demoralising at the moment but keep going. Hopefully, when lockdown and the whole situation gets better, more companies will re-open and start hiring again
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