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Job hunt frustrates ex-Gottschalks staffer

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I am a recent job seeker due to the closure of Gottschalks. I was a store manager with Gottschalks and loved it. I truly enjoy the retail experience of the department store and I miss it greatly. Being a job seeker is the worst experience I have had in a long time. My first frustration is that the only way to connect with viable employers is to go to the job postings on the Internet. My second frustration is that I prefer to fax my resumé. I have requested that from several job postings and they either don’t respond or they refuse to give their fax number. I guess it is politically incorrect to give common courtesy to those of us that don’t like sending our information via the Internet. My third frustration is the job testing. They are time consuming and redundant. They are a way of profiling people based on some test that somebody in higher education sat around and made up but has never been on a sales floor of a retail store. And lastly, this whole Internet job seeking is a loophole to getting around Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action policies. The Internet job seeking does not allow for this and it is so frustrating. Am I the only one? CHERIE HOLM, Meadow Vista