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    I love so much about my job.

    That's what makes leaving harder. But I know it is the right thing for me - I need to step back from the stress and busyness - at least for now! Today I spoke with my manager and advised him I intend to step down from the leadership position I've held for the last three years...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Aug 13

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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 7 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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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 18-21, M 23 Responses Aug 30, 2007

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    No Two Days Alike I am a multi line field

    insurance adjuster which means in lay terms, I am in the field and I am trained to do all kinds of insurance claims. At the present, I focus on one field or line as we call it. Insurance adjusters are probably one step above a used car salesman and next to attorneys in terms...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 13 Responses Feb 26

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    I love my job I really do,

    it's so rewarding but after last night's shift I've never been so happy to have a break from my next shift. aweful doesn't cover it :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 2

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    Not even seven a.m.,

    and I am already a nervous wreck. I can't wait to grab my latte, close the door to to rest of the office, and dive into what seems to be then only thing I can do right these days. I'm glad for the stack of distraction.. work... waiting on me when I get there later this morning...
    TheGoddessB TheGoddessB 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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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    Working the graveyard shift

    and loving it. Thank you, dear patients, for being sound asleep.
    moonblaze moonblaze 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    I love my job and what I do BUT I work

    for the most greedy person I have ever known which is so contradicting considering this is a spiritual store...it breaks my heart to turn away people that really need help because they are short few bucks and I cringe when I see items being sold for 10x their original price...
    Elalala Elalala 26-30, F Jun 25

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    I am listening to the Bhagavad Gita on YouTube.

    Then someone comes into my office and I'm all flipping my phone all over the place trying to turn it down, as if I am doing something horrible. Coworker: *peeking in* "Hey, do you - " Me: *jumping 5 feet in the air, throwing phone against the wall, and knocking the speakers...
    Shampati Shampati 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 19

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    It's only my first day today

    but I love it!! I'm happy mainly that im earning money for myself and that I can now stop Asking my family to get needs like toothpaste ect :D
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    My office view is insanely beautiful,

    I am truly blessed to be doing what I love!!!
    HotMessExpress101 HotMessExpress101 31-35, F 13 Responses Apr 14

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

    hospital in Riyadh Saudi Arabia
    graciadivi graciadivi 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 9, 2014

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    It was a great day at work.

    Blue skies, smiling at me...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Currently interning at an oncology based

    pharmaceutical research company. I love it here but probably won't be at a place as good as this one in the future :( Ah well.
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Well my time of being off work

    as come to an end...Back too work i go 8 hours a day..But my time off was fun..Have a great day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Im working with bad a$$ first graders.

    They r bad. Throwing paper. Cussing ang fighting..
    KillingTheseHoes101 KillingTheseHoes101 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    My time working as a cirquador

    for Cirque du Soleil's Kooza has been unforgettable. I couldn't ask for a better group of co-workers and supervisors. I'm really going to miss this job and everyone else. Thanks for making this summer job the best one yet! Until we meet again, KOOZA!!
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F Aug 17

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    I have fun colleagues.

    We got got group whatsup and it's really busy group(like 150 new messages when I wake up). I see that even if I don't work I actually hang with them online all the time. But not so sure if is a good thing. I am thinking about setting some no phone rules for myself. Hope is not...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 2

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    i have worked at my town's grocery store

    for a year now and all the other co-workers and me get along very well :) however, one of the cashier ladies and i are like best friends. she's a bit older than me (she's married and has daughters of her own) but she has a true pure sweet heart :) she and i have been friends for...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 11

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    SaundraMae SaundraMae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I've always been a night person,

    and thanks to my job I work from 8-2 5 days a week. It's awesome to work with so many interesting people. You never know what to expect. :)
    YoungOne1901 YoungOne1901 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I Thank God for my job.

    Having great time with my colleagues and clients on this sunny day.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 5

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    I get asked... "what are you doing.

    .." response, "Waiting for code to compile" ;) ahh... ok... carry on!
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 9

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    My work brought me to different places

    for free. I was able to let my kids study in good schools. I am able to provide everything for my family. I was able to build my dream house. ( we were living in a hut when I was a kid, so I dreamt of a nice house). My work puts money in my pocket and food on my table. Value...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F May 20

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    My coworkers are always laughing

    and talking with each other. My boss is this sweet, funny lady who gets along with everyone. There's not much pressure to get things done quickly. It's always "take your time so you do it right." The people who work in the offices and do the paperwork are always coming in and...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F Aug 9

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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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    My job is so awesome.

    I love my coworkers and we have so much fun. We can talk about whatever it doesn't matter and wine and beer on Fridays is nice
    Nikolasmom Nikolasmom 36-40, F Jul 31

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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 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2014

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    I love my job. never a boring day.

    patients are so funny and some are just sweet. and yes they can be rude but it's always something different and I love that!
    southernbelle07252013 southernbelle07252013 18-21, F Aug 18

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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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    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 3 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    Lovin It!!

    I work at an Indoor Playground. How much sweeter could a job get?
    chateone chateone 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2007

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    icanhasover9000 icanhasover9000 22-25, M Aug 8

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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, 2014

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    I do love my job but today was a very long one

    for me..First day .back after being off for a week..Lots of walking and my feet are killing me..Time to soak...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2

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    It's exhausting but at least I get to see the

    show for free! Gotta love being a cirquador at Cirque du Soleil :)
    glassbonespaperskin glassbonespaperskin 18-21, F Jul 19

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    Making responsible parents out of some grown

    *** men and women who think it's okay to abuse their children; finding homes for those kids; divorcing people who can't figure their lives out and don't know what the *** they want again except to make their husband or wife miserable. Helping people to realize that all is not...
    FelicitySmoak FelicitySmoak 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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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...
    neeia neeia 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2014

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    Guess who got promoted?

    THIS GIRL! I am now an Assistant Floor Manager (in training)!
    emyleejane emyleejane 26-30, T 12 Responses Apr 22

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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, 2014

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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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    000Camilla 000Camilla 31-35, F Aug 7

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    my job is super awesome

    and makes me so happy!! <3 my boss is super cool and my manager is like the greatest manager anyone could ever ask for! :D too bad i only work on saturdays, but when summer comes then i'll be working a lot more! XD i feel so happy and emotionally refreshed after a fun and...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Done with my 7 meetings.

    Now, it's time to relax before a dinner meeting with some architects 3 hours from now. Being out of town gives me my needed ALONE time when I'm inside my hotel room. It's awesome but nothing compares when you're inside your own bedroom at home. Thank you Lord for gift of having...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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