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#729845 - 2nd Oct 2012 3:06pm Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job?
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Are there any Wirral folk here are so fed up with fruitless jobhunting in this Godforsaken area and are now seriously contemplating looking in a different part of the country for work? This has to be the WORST place in the UK for jobs. None of these blasted employers ever reply. There is scant opportunity to better yourself (huh, that's a laugh - "better yourself" in a jobs desert like the Wirral!).

I WANT TO GET OUT OF WIRRAL NOW! I just feel as if I am rotting away here, with no job and no prospects. It is just HORRIBLE.

A Disgusted Merseysider.

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#729866 - 2nd Oct 2012 3:39pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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That's exactly what I did in 1976, come back now I've retired. Make a decision and go for it but do some research on where you're going first, it's no use going to a location which is as bad as this one job-wise.
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#729869 - 2nd Oct 2012 3:52pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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Come to Canada young man. Tons of jobs here.

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#729873 - 2nd Oct 2012 4:18pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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If you don't have a family to disrupt, I wouldn't even think twice about it. If you have, then they have to be consdered. It's good to get out of it.What have you got to loose? Everything to gain I should think and you can always come back again,if you should ever want to.
Do it!
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#729874 - 2nd Oct 2012 4:19pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: snowshoes]
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Your posts over the weeks and months are becoming more and more desperate. I think you are right, you are so unhappy that you will have to look elsewhere. Do you have skills in a particular business? You could search nationally for somewhere where that particular business is doing well?

Good luck with your endeavours.


Edited by Capt_America (2nd Oct 2012 4:21pm)
Edit Reason: My spelling is awful!
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#729896 - 2nd Oct 2012 5:21pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Capt_America]
2005wireman Offline
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I lived in birkenhead for 40 years then i meet a wonderful women 'Now my wife ' and its the best thing i ever did.I now live in warrington

It hurts me to say that my home town is now had its days

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#729903 - 2nd Oct 2012 5:46pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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I have to agree with some of the others. If you have no ties go for it. Something that will give you bed and board so you can save to move on perhaps. If you are free then the world is your oyster.

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#729948 - 2nd Oct 2012 8:29pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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I left in 2008, in the 80s I had to move to London for work, I returned to Wirral four years later after securing myself a job. When that fell apart twenty two years later I moved again, I live in a calm, friendly village in Lincolnshire now. I return home when I can to see family. The slower pace here has literally saved my life. I have fond memories of Wirral, miss family there.......but. If you can get out, run, run for your life. Good luck.

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#729998 - 2nd Oct 2012 10:28pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: doolze]
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Originally Posted By: doolze
I left in 2008, in the 80s I had to move to London for work, I returned to Wirral four years later after securing myself a job. When that fell apart twenty two years later I moved again, I live in a calm, friendly village in Lincolnshire now. I return home when I can to see family. The slower pace here has literally saved my life. I have fond memories of Wirral, miss family there.......but. If you can get out, run, run for your life. Good luck.


I truly adore the Wirral doolze, but I will admit to a slight pang of envy for where/how you're living now smile

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#730018 - 2nd Oct 2012 11:11pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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Registered: 25th May 2011
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Always lived in Merseyside, went to sch, uni etc here and got a really good teaching job here too. Don't see what the fuss is about really.

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#730028 - 2nd Oct 2012 11:46pm Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: DJDuck]
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Originally Posted By: DJDuck
Always lived in Merseyside, went to sch, uni etc here and got a really good teaching job here too. Don't see what the fuss is about really.


I'm genuinely pleased for you DJ smile But you don't understand 'What all the fuss is about' because you HAVE a job. When you're unemployed and over qualified (office jobs) and under qualified (fork lift truck drivers) then you're entitled to to be a tad p*s**d off.

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#730038 - 3rd Oct 2012 12:19am Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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Registered: 7th Dec 2011
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Loc: Oxton, Wirral
Applying to jobs in liverpool is a good option though, especially as its became easier to travel around and to n from there

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#730040 - 3rd Oct 2012 12:41am Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
PaulWirral
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The population of The Wirral has been fallen since the early 1970's as more and more people, especially the younger generation, leave to find work elsewhere.

Just a simple fact.

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#730060 - 3rd Oct 2012 8:13am Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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Originally Posted By: Jobneeded67
Are there any Wirral folk here are so fed up with fruitless jobhunting in this Godforsaken area and are now seriously contemplating looking in a different part of the country for work? This has to be the WORST place in the UK for jobs. None of these blasted employers ever reply. There is scant opportunity to better yourself (huh, that's a laugh - "better yourself" in a jobs desert like the Wirral!).

I WANT TO GET OUT OF WIRRAL NOW! I just feel as if I am rotting away here, with no job and no prospects. It is just HORRIBLE.

A Disgusted Merseysider.
Here you go Clicky
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#730108 - 3rd Oct 2012 11:50am Re: Get Out Of Merseyside If You Want A Job? [Re: Jobneeded67]
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