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job search in the city

 job searching is always ‘interesting’.  (that’s the kindest word i can come up with at the moment)

many people believe it’s hard to find a job these days due to the economy.  i don’t blame the economy.  i do wonder why the peeps who placed these ads get to have a paying job and i don’t.

Assistant Director, Little Angels Education Program:

Little Angels Head Start is a program designed to improve the lives of low income children and families by providing exceptional preschool education to 3 and 4 year old children. . . .

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume along with salary requirements.
Resume’s without salary will not be excepted.

i suppose spelling skills aren’t absolutely necessary when teaching 3 year old children, but still . . .
(source – just in case you don’t believe me)

Sales Trainer for Healthfirst

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree

Conditions of Employment: Employee must pass pre-employment screening which includes a background check and drug testing. Employee must present documentation to verify minimum of high school educational requirement.
which is it,  high school or college? 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand and travel. 

is this code for disabled / handicapped need not apply?

$400 –Participants needed (ages 45 -60) for Memory & Metabolism Study at NYU Med Center.

A research study at NYU Medical Center is looking for adults ages 45 — 60 for a study on metabolism and brain function.

All participants should not have any medical (other than Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol), neurological, or psychological problems and should be a native English speaker (or have received most of their education in English). (or, american born only)  (source)

and another thing . . . do so many people now have diabetes, high blood pressure & high cholesterol that they are no longer considered medical problems?

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
 – Woodrow Wilson