Line Out The Door For 7-Eleven Job

By: Eric Lupher Email
By: Eric Lupher Email

Dozens lined up for a job at a 7-Eleven in Fountain Friday. There was a line out the door.

" With the economy and with so many people being laid off, you’ve got rent to pay, food, and bills piling up. You've got to get out and work," said Amy Goldsbury, just one of many waiting outside in the high winds.

Applications were at the register inside. The manager had agreed to interview anyone who stopped by.

Those who came in for a snack couldn’t help but wonder what the huge line was for.

And all of the applicants seemed to know each other in the tight knit Fountain.

“We all know each other here. We basically live in the same neighborhood,” said Goldsbury.

But this day, may the best man, or woman, win.


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  • by Dan Location: Colroado springs on Feb 8, 2009 at 10:52 PM
    If the demand is that high for a job hopefully the quality of employee will increase.
  • by bill on Feb 8, 2009 at 03:07 AM
    Good luck to all of them. No one should be without a decent job.
  • by Martinez Location: Southside on Feb 7, 2009 at 07:03 PM
    that 7-11 is always hiring, and now they have dozens of people wanting a job.
  • by jim on Feb 7, 2009 at 11:36 AM
    your all right--i am a idiot sorry but i deliver pizza's
  • by JP Location: CS on Feb 7, 2009 at 05:02 AM
    What? Your comments make no sense at all. Are you saying it's the news station's fault your friends did not qualify for a job?
  • by EMB Location: COS on Feb 6, 2009 at 04:32 PM
    jim-- your posting made absolutely no sense. I honestly could not tell what the heck you were trying to say. I'm sure you had a valid point in there somewhere- so please repost in a way that can be understood.
  • by jim Location: colorado springs on Feb 6, 2009 at 12:48 PM
    hey , i just had my friend here was TURNRD DOWN at the census bureau application . the census people told him that" they dont need him any more ".. wHY?? this was his 2nd time that he was turned down . down tell me kktv and other tv outlets that the census bureau needed people when he was "promised" a employment test that he needed to take there. its a RIPOFF when i see kk and the others say one thing and do the nexgt hey kk , why couldnt you people check it outt there. this guy needed a job here. kktv ,get you butts off and start checking in to this matter .thanks..economy or no economy! this is a ripoff with the us " census"people. he is distught and he couldnt believe that this is taking place right NOW .
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