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Finding it hard to get work

Rhirhi Member Posts: 4 Listener
everyone has a past and i dont have a very good my convictions are time spent an I worked for a events agency I loved it but I was worster off on uc


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Rhirhi   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this.

    I am one of the community champions.  We guide, advise and help new members who join the forum.

    Please may I suggest this website.

    It is an employment agency for members of our community.

    Please if we can help with anything else or you wish to know some thing please get in touch.

    Please take care.


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  • Rhirhi
    Rhirhi Member Posts: 4 Listener
  • curiousgirl1996
    curiousgirl1996 Posts: 4 Connected
    I had the same issue. All I can say is be honest or look into entrepreneurship if you are struggling to be hired. 
    Backup account only! 
  • Rhirhi
    Rhirhi Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Thank you didn't even think of that
  • dolfrog
    dolfrog Member Posts: 441 Pioneering
    Hi @Rhirhi

    Been there went through years of disability discrimination in the work place, and hte employer closed our local branch to make me redundant, (all the other staff were transferred to other branches, since then I have never even had an interview for any of the thousands of job applications i have made.
    I was told by the local work coach that i would never get a job due to the nature of my complex communication disability, employers not being willing to make the required accommodations, such is the corrupt nature of many in our society.
    Hopefully you will find some type of practical solution.. 
  • Rhirhi
    Rhirhi Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Well to top it off I got £1,800 arrears due to Universal Credit missed payment here and there are we in through my money to start and all the payments
  • April2018mom
    April2018mom Posts: 2,868 Connected
    Have a look at working freelance or for yourself. What are your skills and abilities? Consider all options. Perhaps you can do a course or something that would improve your chances of finding work? Keep us updated. Best wishes! 
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,555 Disability Gamechanger
    edited September 2019
    Hi @Rhirhi and welcome to the community! I appreciate how hard it can be. At Scope we have number of employment services which you might find helpful. Please do let me know if we can do anything else to help.


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