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The Poor Man I Cant get a job: Flipping Stuff Log

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For those that literally got no luck getting job even applying endlessly.

I have no choice, but to do yard sale/thrift store/estate/garage/retail arbitrage sale flipping now.

Total investment thus far:

3x Branded Retail Arbitrage Hats = $34
4x Cups with Brands on them = $6
1x Toy = $2

Total investment: $42
Started 2 days ago.

Not gonna go with retail arbitrage too often because the margins kinda suck. Also being intentionally general with descriptions

Can’t wait for the weekend for all the garage sales. That’s where the money is.
 

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I’m assuming most people think it’s a bad idea then to do this flipping thing to compensate for lack of job
 

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get a job. hustle and sell. start a business.

do all of them. fail fast!
 
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get a job. hustle and sell. start a business.

do all of them. fail fast!
Well that is exactly what I'm doing...
 

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then give yourself some props!!

measure your progress and push yourself to do a little more each day. one foot in front of the other! you got this!
 

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Yeah, thanks. I am slightly making a career move. So not gonna lie, can’t give much. I could give more, but would need schooling again as advised by someone. Can’t afford schooling right now and getting a slowlane job obvious isn’t my end goal. Just a stepping stone to build my own venture.
 

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When I was going to switch jobs after not liking my first one I went pretty crazy on making my resume perfect and making my LinkedIn nice. The resume subreddit is helpful, post your resume on there and people will critique it. Make your resume filled with objective numbers. No one cares if you say you can do X but if you use numbers to show you can do it, it makes your skills become apparent. I ended up just basically walking into a job fair and getting the job without them looking at my resume too much since they were familiar with the company and position I worked at the time.

Which leads to probably the biggest thing I have learned is if you really want to get a job you have to make physical or over the phone contact. Posting resumes online has a very little chance for success. When you take the initiative to show up and meet them in person it makes all the difference.
 

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Yeah, thanks. I am slightly making a career move. So not gonna lie, can’t give much. I could give more, but would need schooling again as advised by someone. Can’t afford schooling right now and getting a slowlane job obvious isn’t my end goal. Just a stepping stone to build my own venture.
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find the person with the job you want. then either get a restraining order or the job. work for free if needed to prove how awesome you are. break down these barriers and quit doing it like the sheep.

posting a resume and hoping is not a plan. go GET you job.
 
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Care to post your resume? You can block out all the personal info. Just want to see what you have written for experience and skills.
I know many will find it hard to believe, but just based on my experience alone, I’m pretty sure you can narrow it down to who I am. Field is super niche.

What pay are you looking for in a job? $60k? $90k? $120k? $250k?
It will probably be like 60-63k for the positions I am applying for.

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All value creation has a cost mangggg
 
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So just came back from the flipping trip and....came home empty handed. :shit:
 

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find the person with the job you want. then either get a restraining order or the job. work for free if needed to prove how awesome you are. break down these barriers and quit doing it like the sheep.

posting a resume and hoping is not a plan. go GET you job.
Best advice in this thread.
 

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Why not get a lesser paying job for now?

I’m sure even a low level job will do better than garage sale flipping. Or do both?
 

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I LOVE flipping. If you want to know how to make that $60k-$63k send me a message. If you went out and came back empty-handed, that means you don't know how to flip. Send me a message.

If done correctly flipping can even be scaled. It's a matter of separation.
 

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As a side hustle for extra spending money, I flip phones. Buy them on eBay and sell them on Facebook marketplace. I will have made $700 this week in profit. Sold 14 phones @ $50 profit a piece.

I have a book on amazon teaching people this. Its not rocket science.
Interesting . . . I flip on the side just for fun and extra cash. But I have always done it the other way around. Are you just selling the phones above market value on Facebook? Or snagging phones from low-level sellers on EBay for a lower price?
 

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