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    No heat at work for 2 days & still have Friday

    to go. So thankful my boss lets us wear jeans sometimes! Extenuating circumstances again... Another year of change. This time, I'm ready & loving it!
    lackluster40 lackluster40 36-40, F a week ago

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    목동오피의 포스팅 최고응찰액 세종오피,인천오피에 통보 오피뷰 바로가기 OPBONDA.COM 공식트위터 twitter.com/opview01 OPBONDA/COM》강정호【오피뷰】 목동오피의 포스팅 최고응찰액 세종오피,인천오피에 통보OPBONDA/COM...
    estgefla estgefla 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Today, I took matters into my own hands

    for the first time and created something new for my job. I'm proud of myself for taking initiative and making things happen. Feels rewarding.
    js182 js182 22-25, M Nov 5

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    Denial it's been since I was a freshmen in

    college...I was already in my senior year that Acceptance came to me...and now that I am working...I don't know if I love my job. It's so stressful but nevertheless fulfilling.
    Provinceana Provinceana 18-21, F Oct 3

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    Working with adults who have learning

    disabilities is most humbling. Supporting them to live as independently as possible comes with its challenges. Their successes are my rewards. My caseload is all mine, their support needs so very different, my work is full of variety. I do as much work out of the office as I do...
    WanderingxYingxYang WanderingxYingxYang 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    1. I have my very own desk I can decorate the

    way I want! 2. Everybody always seem so happy. 3. There's a Keurig in the break room. 4. My BFF works there! She's the reason I applied. 5. I feel like my team leader actually cares. 6. I'm doing really well at my job. 7. I get to listen to Pandora the whole time! :D 8. It's...
    astrokitty4341 astrokitty4341 22-25, F Nov 7

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    jcadams98 jcadams98 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    My Job Is Not Like Work At All to Me

    I am an acupuncturist and herbalist. Before I did this,  I was a community college professor. In both cases, the focus was helping others. There is nothing better than work in which you serve and help others. It is endlessly rewarding. As an acupuncturist, each and every...
    internalarts internalarts 36-40 19 Responses Aug 10, 2007

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    I was inspired by Janey's story here: EP Link

    ...and I'm going to tell a few things about why I love my job. *Disclaimer: Although at the time this story is written I'm in the middle of the most tumultuous events in my life, when I’m in a positive mood, I'm in a positive mood and there's nothing to change that...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 31

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    My feet hurt so bad..

    But it's worth it :)
    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    This Is Not What I Expected To Do With My Life

    I wanted to teach ever since third grade. It is what I went to college for...to teach Social Studies and Spanish to snot nosed high schoolers...and then my leap of faith pushed me into another direction...insurance..sound boring? well if you think love makes the world go around...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 12 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    Hehehe

    The other day, I asked one of my students, 8 years old, why he kept on going to the bathroom during class? (He had gone to the bathroom at least 8 times while I was teaching a 1 hour class, and I wanted to know if my class plans were too boring.) His reply: To open the chamber of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 21, 2012

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    now I do but back when I had my old jobs I

    hated them saw mill fix it man, sucked it was hot, dusty, and I had to work with is d### every day... "hey dj your crap work failed again" lost that job after I punch someone... guess who? office building carpet clearer. was not that bad my boss was nice and gave you day off...
    dailyguyboyjr dailyguyboyjr 22-25, M Dec 6

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    The moments in your life

    that you are reminded of how wack the world is. I love when someone thinks they can get over on me physically or mentally. Oh Mr dirtbag please I beg you please raise your hands again and think you have more resilience to live than I do. I love these days when someone thinks...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    Lovin It!!

    I work at an Indoor Playground. How much sweeter could a job get?
    chateone chateone 19-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2007

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    Software Engineer

    I really like the environment at my job. I work at a tech startup in California. We have a game room with ping pong tables, game consoles, a pool table, and chips/snacks/sodas. We get catered lunch 3 times a week. They're trying to get people to network/talk to people they...
    dayinourshoes dayinourshoes 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3, 2013

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    I'm An Academic Librarian! :)

    Yes, after a "false start" as far as careers go, I went back to school about 6 years ago and ventured into librarianship as a career. After some hopping around, I landed an academic librarian position at a small college here in the Indianapolis area. I couldn't be happier...
    Dewey1220 Dewey1220 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    IT Rocks

    Hey all, just wanted to share this. I work for IT company, as a system engineer. I love working with computers, and couldn't picture myself doing anything else in the world. I have a wonderful colleagues, we get along great, and each workday passes so quickly with them. Most of...
    tailswipe tailswipe 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    I love my job, but I may not have it anymore

    after tomorrow. I sent an email to my boss complaining about our ride to the school I work at. Pie ride didn't come for two days in a row, causing 10 other people and myself to miss work. I wrote in a stage of frustration, but I didn't really intend to send the email. The...
    GhostBride GhostBride 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    My Summer Job

    I’m 14 and a half and I got real lucky this summer and got a real cool job. I work at a store that’s a combination grocery store and deli and I only earn minimum wage but that’s cool cuz I work 40 hours a week and sometimes overtime. I work mostly in the food prep area...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 22, 2013

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    i'm a freelance model ,

    and i have other gigs . Extra cash is always nice xx anyways , to my darlings(friends) I have to run , so sorry if i cant reply to all your messages 😘 xoxo
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 22

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    I was a nurse but now a tech officer at a

    university creating simulation scenarios for nursing students. Love it. I get to play with breathing mannikins and set up situations as realistic as we can for the atudents to learn what needs to be done.
    verityspice verityspice 41-45, F Nov 6

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    I love my coworkers, I love the benefits,

    I love the sense of community, I love being an individual, I love the ability when I get to work from home, I even like the office dog!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Today I got to throw balls into a basket

    and also got hit in the face by a couple. It was pretty awesome. =]
    watermelonbliss watermelonbliss 22-25, F Sep 29

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    I Love What I Do

    There are times that I get a little tired of it but then something happens and I realize how much I love it.I love that I can do for people. I love that some count on me for the littlest things...............At the end of the day, I feel a sense of satisfaction...
    1petitegreeneyes 1petitegreeneyes 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    I picked up a second job last month with my

    buddy's dad. I love it. He does roofing, plumbing, drywall, you name it. Right now we're completely remodeling a home. Being 21 and working some of these projects alone feels pretty good. Not to mention the cash is under the table!
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Sep 29

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    I'm an Aircraft Structures Mechanic.

    I love my job! Cutting, shaving, bending bringing parts to life out of dimensions. Making sure the part isn't off by a thousands of an inch. Definitely a great career field, also working on becoming a mechanical engineer for the company too! :D
    ayoino ayoino 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    luke401 luke401 16-17, M Nov 29

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    Prostitution !

    Ok, so this might be a tad strange to people who are reading this, but I love being a prostitute.... From 13 until now - I'm 43 at time of writing - I have enjoyed my career... And.....who else can say the same? Samantha xx
    SamanthaTheStreetwalker SamanthaTheStreetwalker 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    I Am A Teacher ....

    I love my job, teaching..... I'm the Deputy Head at my school, catering for the 7 -12 year old ages...the important years, I feel, in life.... My children love me, as I do them, and I love to get them engaged in new subjects and new ideas; you can see the little lights going on...
    KarenDurose KarenDurose 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    I work in a high end sex store.

    I love the fact that I know more about sex and wellness then most people twice my age. It's cool helping people reconnect an feel good. I also get to meet the weirdest people and enjoy the strangest experiences. Everyday is an adventure.
    SickFascination SickFascination 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I Would Love My Job If...

    I would love my job if I could just get one. In late 2006, I saw the mortgage crash coming and decided to go to graduate school, so when the real estate business disappeared, I could get a good job. What I didn't foresee is that the housing industry underpins the entire US...
    barbixy barbixy 51-55 Jul 25, 2013

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    Working the graveyard shift

    and loving it. Thank you, dear patients, for being sound asleep.
    moonblaze moonblaze 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    I have the best job! Very unique,

    doubt people think of is often but when u need us you need GOOD ONES! For 17 years I've owned my own business doing Private Investigations. Yes like in Cheaters (minus the ridiculous not to mention illegal (it's called ASSAULT!) fights the air on that show) and bounty hunt yes...
    Amginn Amginn 36-40 2 Responses Jul 16

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    TaylorRenee14 TaylorRenee14 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    I'm a staff nurse at the dr sulaiman al habib

    hospital in Riyadh Saudi Arabia
    graciadivi graciadivi 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 9

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    Shortly after my giant leap across the country

    and settling in. I was hired to work in the field that I went to school for the first time ever. I can't help but remember my Dads words of concern and anger many years ago during my last year of college as I told him I was pregnant and planned too marry the father. As he...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    today while drive thru was packed I went through

    and wrote "Merry Christmas" on each and every cup. I couldn't be more happy than knowing that I made someone else's day special. I love having a job where I get to interact with people
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I work at a corndog stand on campus

    and I absolutely love it!
    ivebeenstaindred ivebeenstaindred 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    New job going well. Learning

    so much!Here is us not hanging out with Tiffany.....And not missing Rene. 
    YouBeTheAnchor YouBeTheAnchor 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    The 'pay' Is Second to None

    I started working with children in the last year and a half, and started a position in January as a Special Education Assistant.  The other day I was walking down the hall at school, and received hugs from 3 different students on my way.  When I got to my first class, I...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 31 Responses May 15, 2008

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    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    andyjm1989 andyjm1989 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    Some mornings, I wake up with a crushing sense

    of burnout. I lay in bed trying to summon the will to peel myself off the pillow and get ready for the day. Today was one of those days. A "next just" day. I told myself to "just sit up." Then, I say, "just put your feet on the floor." The task of getting out the door seems...
    Impish82 Impish82 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    If I won the lottery I would still come to work,

    because, I look after teenagers and they are so good to be around. They are honest, fun, spontaneous,genuine and the most resilient people I have ever met. I'm grateful every day I get to work with a group of girls who have had such a **** life but can laugh and play like they...
    29wine 29wine 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I have been in metal recycling

    for 10years and i love it and i keep going back for more. there is nothing better than being the non-ferrous man.
    Doug24 Doug24 22-25 Sep 25

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    I'm a gardener - Hard work is the best work,

    the satisfaction you feel after a long day makes me feel very worthy of life. I love to get home exhausted and sore and watch what ever sports are on while drinking a couple of 40oz of beer and a couple of sodas. I've been doing it since I was 10 and started full time by 15. I...
    gow90 gow90 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 23

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    Romancing the Job

    I think everyone who loves their job has to have a certain almost romantic flair for what they do.  Some jobs just sell themselves as fun, but when you have certain jobs most people would say were boring you really have to love what you do.  For example, I'm an engineer...
    newtexasfun newtexasfun 21-25, M 23 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    Hello, I'm Milky Mccoy, Your Cruise Director

    I am so darned excited about something that just happened that I have to share it with you right now.Last year, I'd floated the idea of taking a group of students to a Shakespeare Festival to see five plays.  My boss had been sort of noncommittal, hearing me out, but not seeming...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F 5 Responses Dec 7, 2011

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    I Have To Say, I Love My Job.

    Back To School Is Around The Corner And I Love Being Around The Kids. They Are Great. I Am a High School fitness Instructor :) And A Registered Nutritionist. So, It's Nice When They Get Competitive And I See Them Enjoying Themselves. I Wouldn't Trade It For Anything :)
    Alejandro80 Alejandro80 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Today I had an Orthopeadic case.

    Where the me, the Perfusionist have nothing much to do during the surgery. So I sat and chat with a friend I met on EP yesterday. So anyways, when I was leaving the operating theatre. Changed out of my ugly scrubs and crocs into my shirt, skirt and heels. Shades on my face and I...
    KCrick KCrick 22-25, F Oct 9