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I Am a Housekeeper

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    I, a very confused person and I do not what I want ... At the mean time I'm not pressured to look for work and this is good because when I had to work I had a lot of suffering...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    Necrophilia I eventually realised that I was just a delusional idiot who waisted their time ,money and passion on men who did not think of me more than a piece of trash ..I started...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I got persecuted at hotel du vin Brighton in 2004 /2005 by the head housekeeper and the bar manager .they were terrorising me and persecuting me in hope to make me leave the whole...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I got persecuted at hotel du vin Brighton in 2004 /2005 by the head housekeeper and the bar manager .they were terrorising me and persecuting me in hope to make me leave the whole...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    I have been asked this many, many times. When is the time to start dressing as a girl seriously? Not so easy to answer, but here's my thoughts. I started as most, before I was 12...
    MiriamK MiriamK 56-60, T 7 Responses Jun 11

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    (I want to disappear into thin air ) I walked into hotel du vin Brighton one day after I got thrown out of cafe alba and lost my job to ask for work within the housekeeping ..the...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 10

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    (I want to disappear into thin air ) I walked into hotel du vin Brighton one day after I got thrown out of cafe alba and lost my job to ask for work within the housekeeping ..the...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Jun 10

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