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Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:25 AM

84. Lost my full-time job in 2009. Unemployed or underemployed since.

Have had only freelance and part-time/temp slightly-above-minimum wage work since, and only sporadically at that. I'm a "stylish 60," dye job, well dressed, excellent health, good people skills, outstanding references, etc. I get benefits via my husband, so I'm a better $$$ bargain than many other candidates. But I've only had a handful of interviews despite having applied for several jobs that appeared to be an excellent match with my background.

I have only an associates degree, but what I lack in academic credentials, I make up in hands-on experience at top firms.
Or so one would think.

I'm new to the area, and I don't yet have an established network of contacts, so I'm doing all the networking I can: Meetups, tweetups, professional organizations, etc.

Something will turn up for both of us!

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