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Can someone point me to an employer that will hire me or an organization that will help me. I am 37, ADHD, still live at home and can’t get a job, maybe its the interview process, I don’t know. Please help me have a chance at life, please.
You may want to look into CHADD. It’s a national resource for ADHD in the United States. chadd.org/Understanding-ADH...
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Thank you so much...I’ll let you know
Is there a certain type of job that you’re looking for?
Any job with benefits
There is no certain type, just want a job with benefits.
That is not a good way to look for a job. What are you qualified to do?
Medical tech, but got laid off 1.5 years ago, been doing house painting, warehouse and retail.
Medical tech, but got laid off about 1.5 years ago, been doing some house painting, warehouse and retail.
Any job with benefits
For me personally, I find a job more enjoyable if it’s something I’m interested in or have a passion about. For example, I worked in a sports store in my 20’s because I liked swimming, running, bicycling, and all sports. That interest helped me during the interview and during my training. I didn’t like balancing the cash drawer or anything to do with numbers, but the other interesting parts of my job made-up for the difficult part. Today, I work in an elementary school helping students who have learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, etc. I myself, have ADHD and struggled in school, so I want to help the kids and have a high interest because I struggled and still struggle today!
Maybe if you made a list of things you like doing, hobbies, and areas that interest you? Just sit down with a piece of paper and don’t over think it. Start writing a list of things you like. For example, my list would read something like this: swimming, ADHD help, learning strategies, health, fitness, kids, humor, talking to people, alone time, nature, camping, etc. You may find there are many different jobs that may spark your interest!
Thank you. I will do those things
37 is sort of late to develop an employment problem. What kind of jobs have you had so far? What is it about the interview process that gives you trouble?
Are you willing to relocate?
keep this brief; I've was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 7 and have been fighting a losing battle with depression...
A member of a local ADHD support group helped me come up with a morning routine #1 wake up #2 brush
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