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I Am a Housekeeper

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    Gated Communities To Ghettos

    I have been cleaning homes since 2005. I was taught how-to-do... I thought at the time .. no way.. I am a neat nut so... wonder what they can teach me!? Well, they taught me well! I have cleaned for some of this finest homes, ones that look like they are out of a Good...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2012

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    Hospital Housekeeper

    I have worked cleaning houses for 7 years and have been cleaning hospitals for 8. Lots of experience cleaning after people. I have been put as lead for both hospitals i have worked at. Too much resposibility and not enough pay.
    kajnmom kajnmom 46-50, F Jul 21, 2012

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    Hoping For A Housekeeping Job.

    I have been a stay at home mom with a reputation of having an immaculate house. Problem is, I'm a tall, skinny white girl. Any advice?
    greenreno greenreno 41-45 Sep 8, 2012

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    And I Get Paid For It.

    I also get paid to play with kids. Ah, the good life.
    Serenitree Serenitree 70+, F Oct 16, 2012

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    Back Into The Maul Of The Beast

    I recently went to work for a local university in house keeping. I've done this type of work before for a couple different companies but nothing this extencive. My true job title is "floor tech supervisor" though i'm currently the only person for the whole of the campus on...
    michaelgray71 michaelgray71 36-40 2 Responses Apr 23, 2010

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    The Real Life Behind Closed Doors

      I clean the rooms in a 4 star hotel, this might  seem  very boring  and, I will be sincere, is the most boring work who   anyone  can do it.  I have started  to do that because  a person  who come in a foreign country and...
    anda anda 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

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    I'm A Housekeeper/nanny

    Hi all- I am a housekeeper/nanny. I can't say its my life's dream but after years of being a nanny for infants I needed a change. The pay is better as well. I was just trying to get a sense of what a true housekeeper does in their weekly routine and what things a housekeeper...
    idkluv idkluv 36-40 1 Response Aug 18, 2010

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    Oh To Be A Housekeeper

      My first job was working in an elementery school with 2 other people as janitors for the summer. I was 12. My first check was 128.00. My mother would make us kids deep clean every spring. Hated it. At 47 I am still cleaning residential, formally at an assisted living...
    grizzysmom grizzysmom 46-50, F 3 Responses May 3, 2011

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    well i used to be a house keeper.

    i dropped out of school when i was 16 and i had some trouble with my parents so i worked as a housekeeper in a hotel for about a year and a half but i married well and now i never have to clean another hotel room again
    kate4000 kate4000 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Click

    So I clicked on here before thinking "actual profession". I do think that all moms have this in their title though and I certainally do my share. I have actually taken on part time jobs in the office cleaning field which is wonderful because they are often night/weekend...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 2 Responses May 25, 2008

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    My Mom Was A Cleaning Lady

    Actually I am not a housekeeper but my mom was. Growing up I saw my mom work very hard. She didn't have much of an education and didn't know how to use a computer and had us kids...4 of us. So my mom got jobs as a housekeeper cleaning up people houses and apartment buildings. She...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Take Pride

    I work in a local hotel and enjoy my job. Yesterday was my day off. I went to work today and boy was one of the other housekeepers pissed! One of my guests asked her yesterday if i was working. She told him i would be back tomorrow and asked if she could help him. He said he just...
    burningone burningone 36-40, F 4 Responses May 8, 2008

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    I Am A Housekeeper At The Worst Possible Place.

    I'm a housekeeper in a personal care home for people with Alzheimer's disease. It is very sad to see the residents in this condition, but I do enjoy the resident. However, with their lack of memory they often forget where the bathroom is. They most commonly decide to either pull...
    RoastofRump RoastofRump 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2011

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    Mamalaicious333 Mamalaicious333 66-70, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Okay,I am getting closer to finally find out what's really going on and whats really wrong with me. I am in a weird mood now, it's like my whole family situation slowly stops to...
    9am3 9am3 18-21, F Dec 10

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    1. A good housekeeper. 2. A skinny-Minnie. 3. A man. 4. All woman. 5. The definition of sexy. 6. Forgiving. 7. Heartless. 8. Trusting. 9. Ordinary. 10. Glamorous. 11. Easy to...
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 Dec 18

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    I came to Britain at the age and my experience in the uk wasn't good I have encountered a lot of racism at school street public places different British cities even at work and I...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have lived in the uk since 1992 .i was 13 when I arrived to Britain .i lived with my family in Middlesbrough .unfortunatly I did not do well in school due to not knowing English...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Does anyone have a housekeeper/maid? I used to, but found myself cleaning the house the night before she came! Wtf?!
    sweetnspicy2 sweetnspicy2 41-45, F 24 Responses 3 days ago

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    A Great Day Baking!!!I had a great deal of fun baking this year!For Christmas cookies I chose to bake Lemon Thins, Mocha Thins, Peppermint Bites, and Butterscotch Pecan cookies!I...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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