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I have a friend who needs to have a job within 2 weeks.
He really isn’t what most employers are looking for. He’s in his mid-twenties and has severe memory issues due to being over medicated as a child. He has tattoos on his forearms and neck that are hard to hide in the 105 degree weather here. He’s willing to work and works hard when put to a task, I’ve paid him to do yard work and he does an excellent job, but he forgets where he is and tends to walk off ladders (and once the roof at someone else’s house), so he needs to be supervised a bit.
He’s never been able to pass the driving test to get a license and his high school diploma is a special education one. His only real mental issue it the memory/spacing out one. Although he was raised in a very sheltered backwoods area and tends to make a poor impression on hiring managers because of how he talks. He also has almost no work history. He was a house husband and is now recently divorced.
Is there a job that will hire anybody? He’s willing to do anything as long as it pays at least minimum wage. He’s spent the last few weeks going to staffing agencies, the unemployment office and walked to every business in his area, but has not found a job.
I guess what I’m asking is: What job can someone like this get? So far not even fast food or grocery stores will hire him. He did do day labor for a month, but he only got 2 days worth of worth from it, which isn’t enough.
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