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    I don't really dislike my job.

    It occupies most of my time. But it makes me feel a little lonely. Although I wouldn't do anything anyway if I didn't have it.
    truekvlt truekvlt 16-17, F Jul 31, 2014

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    A Paradox Of Opinion

    "Sales associate" is a glorified term for my profession. It's the same as saying a fast-food employee is a "chef" or the man who works at the car dealership who has a computer to tell which part to replace is a "mechanic". In all actuality, I'm what you could call a "shock...
    Motherofabigboy Motherofabigboy 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2013

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    As of yesterday I got hired at Macy's.

    I'm terrified & excited all at the same time!
    drafrombrooklyn drafrombrooklyn 22-25, F 1 Response May 6, 2014

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    Okay so I was being all mopey at the restaurant

    that Nate used to perform in today and I was chatting with Max, the guy who owns the place, because he knows Nate pretty well and all. Anyways he's a really nice guy and I just tried venting to him and it helped because I've known him since middle school when he first hired nate...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    finally i have a part time job hehehe i am

    so happy i just want to share it we sell hoodis and jackets and my main job is handeling accounts i just love it hahahaha thats all
    marigomen5 marigomen5 22-25, M Jan 19, 2014

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    When every girl at work hates you

    for no good reason -.-
    UrBabyGurl UrBabyGurl 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    nerdsy12 nerdsy12 18-21, F Dec 27, 2014

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    i work at Tj Maxx and i love it

    so much. its the best job ever
    gentlyyours707 gentlyyours707 18-21, F Nov 2, 2014

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    I'm debating on whether

    or not I should quit this job I've had for almost a year. The work is easy but I barely get the hours anymore and i can never get any homework done bc I'll get home from work like past 11. I don't know if I can do this.
    evaaa24 evaaa24 16-17, F Apr 28, 2014

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    finally after nearly 8 months unemployed.

    Now I have a job and I will work hard to fulfill my dreams. May God bless me and wish me luck.
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F Feb 11

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    I wish I could work for myself someday.

    Something always seems to get in the way of getting everything started. Life, family, etc can really be a drag on dreams.
    graysonlonelyguy graysonlonelyguy 36-40, M Jan 18

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    I got a phone call today

    that my DBS check has finally come through. I applied for it December 23rd 2014 and its now March 17th. Its just a cleaning job, but its something and I'll gain a qualification. The money is more than I'm getting now and its in a Care Home (for elderly people). The environment...
    Clu3l3ss Clu3l3ss 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Hi. Well I am a server

    and another friend of mine is a server at the same place I work at. We are both full-time employees. The difference between her and I is that she dropped out of school to work full-time and I am a full-time student and full-time server. Recently, she got promoted into a...
    Shanchai14 Shanchai14 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    every girl I date uses me

    for my money really. im tired of it is there any girl out there that wont cheat or use me. but I understand y they use me and im tired of it.
    stanmagicman2 stanmagicman2 13-15, M Oct 22, 2014

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    I Have a Job and I Hate It

    I work at the Home Depot as a cashier. I have never seen people so rude in my life. Customers dont take there items out of the cart, they throw the money at me. I have never been so rude to a cashier, all you have to say is how are you and end the conversation and let the cashier...
    ashleylynn2354 ashleylynn2354 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2009

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    last time i posted on here,

    i believe i was working at a waffle house. now, i have been working for my schools physical plant for about 2 1/2 months. i like it much better here. i just do yard work all day. :)
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    AHIVIAD AHIVIAD 26-30, M Jun 1, 2014

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    It took me almost 3 years to realise

    that I could do far more better than what I was doing . It's not that I never tried ...I did tried .i have pushed myself beyond my comfort zone...I applied for so many jobs but I was not sure which was suitable for me ..so I was applying for same post that I was working ..I...
    dezeena dezeena 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2014

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    Fortunately

    I work in IT for a good company. They're growing and have been doing well over the past few years although they had their share of layoffs. The area I was in wasn't affected however there was a time where we were leaderless - the boss was moved on to another position then he...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2011

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    I'm a receptionist at a beauty salon,

    which means that my main job is to book appointments, do confirmation calls, call clients and answer the phone whenever it rings. However, I'm also in charge of washing/drying/folding towels, pricing and selling product, handling our boutique, and cleaning. I often wear heels to...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I Work At My School's Book...

    I work at my school's bookstore, it's fun for the most part. Plus I get a discount on my books, so that's always a plus. However it can be boring at times, like trying to find something to do besides fold shirts. I do enjoy the company of the people that I work with though.
    cyhm37 cyhm37 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2007

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    I'm 18 and I work as a CNA in a nursing home.

    I love it, but it's such a hard job. It's physically hard and emotionally hard. :( We literally do everything for these people, I love it so much. I've always been the nurturing type... But lifting them, makes me sore for days sometimes. And getting attached to them sucks so...
    MyNameIsBrittany MyNameIsBrittany 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    So I've been working (my first job ever)

    since mid January of this year. I am food prep, which I don't really mind. The only thing I hate is cutting and shredding 24 (1 case) lettuce heads a day. Sometimes 48 lettuce heads a day. Nobody helps me. About a week later, I was working the fryers. It's okay when it's not...
    CielPhantomhive1214 CielPhantomhive1214 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    i have a job working

    as a department manager at a mall. i run the womans department because im a woman and i know a lot about what women wear. my job also is to promote some of the more professional looking clothing, mostly suits. i love my job because i help people pick out clothing and i help...
    ImmaGirly ImmaGirly 18-21, T 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Considered As Under-employed

    I am a BS Biology graduate. The first thing that comes to your mind is that im working related to my degree like laboratory analyst, researcher or perhaps a biology teacher... but would you believe if i will tell you that i am an auditor?? sounds crazy right?? yeah, i was an...
    wildrose1806 wildrose1806 22-25 Jan 10, 2012

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    I Do

    I'm 13 and I already have a job, I work with my grandparents on the roads And I do get paid, but only like 20 dollars each month, or two:/ can that be called child labour?
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F Nov 19, 2013

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    My Prince Charming Wears A Dixie Cup

    I met my boyfriend while he was at Great Lakes, I currently live 45 minutes from the base. When we met we had no mutual friend, we were complete strangers. After out first date I knew this guy was amazing, he was a complete gentlemen the entire night. It really didn't take long...
    kbiard kbiard 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2012

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    I have my first job now.

    :D It's pretty exhausting. I'm actually working 40 hours a week, which is pretty insane, but aye. x3
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Normally I like my job.

    I work at a lab helping to carry out research. Doing experiments can be fun, and making solutions and stuff can be fun. But it's the end of the year so we finished running all our experiments and now there is NOTHING to do at the lab besides busy work and it is so not worth...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 23

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    I have have worked at the docks

    since 1989 I have done all kinds of things their but since 98 I've been a stevedore my wife started working once the kids got older and she is a high school teacher
    primeoflife primeoflife 51-55, M Mar 5

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    Being a Manager Is Not That Happy!

    I have a stable job right now, a home based job. Its a very stressful job but im still keeping up with it. Many times i wanted to resign, i have been unhealthy because of the stress i get from my team. I am in my 20's and most of my team members are older than me. Most of the...
    NoodleAddiction NoodleAddiction 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    I work at J.C. Penney

    and get $7.98 an hour. The job itself isn't so bad however management isn't very nice and don't treat employees very well. My favorite part is talking to and meeting all different kinds of people...now i just need more money.
    cherrypie54552 cherrypie54552 18-21, F Nov 5, 2014

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    Despite my age I'm fortunate to have an

    incredible job. I'm a veterinary technician. Yes, ladies, you heard me correctly... I help make animals better. :)
    thefuturedoctor thefuturedoctor 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    I was recently hired at a school.

    I can't help but think what if they realize that I am not that good at my job? That I'm not that special and in the middle of school year they will let me go...
    taytertot66 taytertot66 22-25, F Jun 24, 2014

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    It's Your Dogs **** You Clean It.

    So I work at petsmart. I love it. all exept for it's on the rich side of town and cleaning up the dog pee. ugh. The bigger the dog, the bigger the pee. I absolutely wish people would pay attention to their dog and wipe up after the pee. by the way. DON'T LET THE DOG PEE...
    shelleyrenee727 shelleyrenee727 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    And while it drives me insane with boredom at

    times, I'm still thankful for it. I have been one of the long term unemployed before and it was one of the worst times of my life.
    Matt60053 Matt60053 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Its been about a year

    since i started working. I am currently working in a clothes/fashion shop as an employee. I dont consider this as my full time and permanent job but its better than doing nothing. The work itself is fine, i love clothes and fashion so dealing with it is never a problem. The...
    miyuki2fun5 miyuki2fun5 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 17, 2014

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    I own shares of Walmart

    and Starbucks
    IntellectPeanut IntellectPeanut 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    It's a Miracle!

    I have a new job, and it's in my city. I help adults with disabilities and ex-felons find and retain employment. It's a perfect job for me, my background and education. I had become despondent and fatigued searching for work and not finding opportunities. Then one day I...
    RubyTewes RubyTewes 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2009

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    I work at burger king I make minimum wage lol

    taint much but tis some lmao
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Aug 3, 2014

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    I finally got a part-time job!

    !! I started last Monday, and I can say, after only a week of training I've already dramatically aged. With my school during thw day and work at night, I barely even have time to sleep. I'm only able to go check my online accounts now because my professor is not around. I moved...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F Jul 13, 2014

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    I Am Working Right Now - As...

    I am working right now - as a temp - but have been offered a formal interview for a permanent position with this company!  I'm very excited about this and have been studying behavioral interview questions with a friend here from EP... my gratitude goes out to him.  He's...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 26 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    I'm so happy I have this because it's done more for me than nearly anything else. I worked full time starting in high school and now I pay for my own things. I have a difficult...
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    My boyfriend and I are 16 and we are planning to have a baby together. we have been together for a while now and we both feel like we are ready. We both have jobs and cars and we...
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    i stress myself out too much about unnecessary things. i focus too much on the future instead of the now, i worry too much about what's NOT going to happen in my life instead of...
    miracle1487 miracle1487 26-30, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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