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    So Happy I Could Just About Die. Or Scream. Or Scream and Then Die.

    That title pretty much sums it up. I'm going to be making more money doing something I love, and I don't have to do selling of any sort and I don't have to do customer service. To hell with Rollaids. Relief is spelled J-O-B.
    VendettA12 VendettA12 31-35, M 18 Responses Jun 12, 2009

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    So i got a new job yesterday.

    I'm doing the samething as my old job but i wint have to travel for 3 hrs in order to get ti work. its a lil of a pay cut but idc cuz i don't have to pay as much to get there. i could even walk if i wasn't lazy. Hopefully i won't regret this.
    BipolarNDepressed BipolarNDepressed 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    Finally!

       I got the nod today.  It isn't much, but I needed a job desperately so $7.65/hr & part-time will have to do for now.  Hopefully, I can leverage this to a position in the electronics department before Christmas.  I can easily work as a cashier as I've done it before, but I...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 23, 2012

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    Goodbye to This Hell Hole!!

    So I got offered a much better position with a company that is in the field that I am majoring in at school.  I tell my GM tomorrow since he is out of town.  I am sooooooo excited!!!!  Much more money and much better benefits!!!  Plus it will push me further...
    IrishEyes IrishEyes 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2007

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    So I used to have a job

    where I worked 4pm to 2:30am and I loved my job. I was in my 20s and I made about 1600 take home pay a month. this was in the late 1990s so 1600 take home went a lot further than it does today. I earned about $7.18 an hour and when I worked 66 hrs a week - that is when I brought...
    Sandralikeshearts Sandralikeshearts 36-40 Oct 29, 2014

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    I got a job at winners!

    I'm so excited! 12 bucks an hour working at my favourite store! I'm happy!!! Plus I had a few people from my ringette team on there! Oh just so happy!!!
    4NeonFun 4NeonFun 18-21, F Nov 11, 2014

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    Job Results So Far

    So far the job's going well. Thank you to my friends who gave me answers I really appreciated them :) I now just bring in leads for the company at different stores around the valley. I enjoy this a little more even though it is very very boring and I'm alone. Every now and then I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 12, 2012

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    Today I got my first ever job at Papa John's!

    I'm so excited to finally reach this point in my life.
    Duncan98 Duncan98 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    After 4 years of searching,

    and doing all sorts of jobs that I hated (like cleaning old people's houses) I had a job interview today for a job as a help desk call center agent, and I GOT IT!! I was so excited and SO relieved that I couldn't help but have a little cry after I had heard the news. I can...
    lowlandgirl lowlandgirl 46-50, F Mar 18, 2014

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    I have orientation at 2 today.

    It's for a dishwashing position at McDonalds. Can't wait!!
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I was so depressed without work.

    I couldn't find the right job for me. My career went down the wrong path. But I didn't give up. I kept pressing on and somehow I got a job I never thought I'd be considered for. God has truly blessed me even though I thought all hope was lost. I'm glad I didn't give up.
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    So...after several days of deliberation,

    self-doubt, and serious reflection; I've taken a new job. I know it may not sound like much to many people; but this has been a long time coming, and is my first non-forced job change of my 'career'. It took some time, and some recommendations from friends, I had a few...
    RisenFromAshes RisenFromAshes 36-40, M 13 Responses Feb 11

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    Signed Offer Letter

    Today I signed my 1st ever Offer Letter and have to join from 2nd week of next year. My head has already given me so much to work on. :( :P Confused yet excited.
    Christie123 Christie123 18-21 Dec 24, 2012

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    YASSS! Got a job at a book store!

    Woohoo!... Now onto being really awkward with the staff and customers.
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 18-21, T 4 Responses Mar 24

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    yes! It's the perfect job

    for me right now. I am so excited and there are so many details that I can't even type it out right now!
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F Jan 6

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    Part Time Job For Tuition Fees

    i'm only 16 and i already have a part time job! it's a networking job. though i thought it'll be risky, but what the heck. there may be regrets in risking, but the regrets are much heavier when you've done nothing. i hope it'll be successful and i hope the time will come that i...
    mhel0w8 mhel0w8 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 26, 2010

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    natelife natelife 22-25, M 2 Responses May 24, 2014

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    I got offered a job today to test the most

    powerful Viagra ever invented.......I'll guess I'll take it......I mean, how hard can it be????.................
    LoneRider72 LoneRider72 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 23, 2014

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    No Longer Am I Unemployed

    FULL TIMEGREAT PAYGREATER BENEFITSBONUSES OUT THE ASSAND A GREAT SCHEDULE~~~~~~~~ONLY ONE DOWN PART TO THIS JOB IS THE DISTANCE AND GAS AND MILEAGE.  BUT, IT HAS SECURITY, SO I AM OK WITH THAT.  ~~~~~~~~I GOT A JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  AND BEST THING IS, BIRD DOESN'T...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 5, 2010

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    Today is a good day. I feel blessed

    because I been feeling down over a few things not going right in my life. I went from working two jobs to being depressed, quitting a job and being layed off from another. In life I noticed we cannot stay in the past but need to move forward to accomplish and succeed. Some have...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M May 31

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    atomicbombastar atomicbombastar 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    I'm so excited to be working with educational

    supplies! I get to sell what I love. I want to have my own educational company one day within the next ten years! :)
    liveyourlife8901 liveyourlife8901 26-30, F May 15, 2014

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    Pretty good first day,

    not to bad. Living life making money.
    NomadAngel117 NomadAngel117 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    Unemployed for 11 months,

    1,173 interviews later I've finally got a halfway decent position. After an industry bubble last year it was impossible to find a similar job... So I get to start back at the bottom in a new industry 😌
    Jakd69 Jakd69 22-25, M May 30

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    First ever job and I aced the interview,

    she said I was a perfect fit for the role, sososooooooooo happy! Things are looking up :)
    Azzyyy Azzyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2014

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    Thank God

    I just got my first full-time job, 11 months out of college. It took too long, but really it was just in the knick of time. I have been working part-time paying for my own insurance as well as other bills, and I literally ran out of money Friday, Halloween, as it would have been...
    ladyloves ladyloves 22-25, F Nov 2, 2008

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    Well....Almost

    I recently was interviewed by a company to drive around from city to city and do work at various companies for them. Everything went swimmingly and I was offered the position. However due to circumstances (and me not listening to the universe) I turn it down. I kept kicking...
    NotLarryBubkiss NotLarryBubkiss 36-40, M 1 Response May 14, 2013

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    I Just Got A New Job.. Yay!

    Ok so I had a second interview today at an internet cafe. $9.00 an hour for only maybe 10 to 15 minutes away from me is pretty good. My last job was an hour away for only 8 an hour. Well, they called later and decided I would be one of the two people that they were hiring! :) I'm...
    forgottenxxmemories forgottenxxmemories 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    :) Good Job!

    I graduated hs in January but I wasn't 18 so it was hard finding a good job. My sons father got a job the end of February for 10 an hr. and he loves the good so I was happy for him. March I finally turned18 so I started looking all over. And I got a job that makes buns for...
    babymama16 babymama16 18-21, F Apr 6, 2013

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    I had an interview yesterday

    for a full time apprenticeship as a business admin in Children and Young People Services. (CYPS) I was interviewed by 3 women, one I already knew as she works with my Dad. Of course, I was absolutely nervous and I stuttered like mad! Part of the job description was to know...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2014

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    nurse78 nurse78 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    Daycare Center $7.50 Per Hour

    I'm a college grad. First, let me say that I know people are still looking for jobs, and that times are hard, and everyone's struggling....STILL, I need to get this off my chest.  Where I'm working is a lot of work for little pay--because they're dealing with babies and children...
    RitaRee RitaRee 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    I got a new part time job.

    Maybe not the best but I do think I can do it and at least I will get a paycheck instead of none.:)
    Didro56 Didro56 56-60, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2014

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    I finally got a new job.

    I'm working at Walmart, I'm a cart pusher for out in the parking lot. I'm so excited about it!
    MilitaryHistoryNerd94 MilitaryHistoryNerd94 18-21, M Oct 17, 2014

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    Hired Today, Starting February 4th.

    That's about it. A smallish company, in the Sales department, 40+ hours per week. I wish it started tomorrow, for my sanity's sake, but am glad that at least I have this to look forward to. I gave up an income nearly a year ago to care for a relative in almost all of his last...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 24, 2013

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    Offer Was Yesterday

    I was offered a new position yesterday and tomorrow I tell my current employers. Very excited!! The new opportunity allows me to fun two libraries myself and we'll be working to create another satellite library. It is for a local community health group, which is great. I've...
    cinnamonK cinnamonK 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2007

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    Working at this freaking awesome little coffee

    shop. Catching on real fast😊
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 6

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    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 22-25, F Feb 23

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    At last a break! The last few months were tough

    but I got offered a good job today with a bank. Can finally get my head sorted and help my family out more!
    JTeire90 JTeire90 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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