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I Wonder What Jobs You Held In Your Lifetime

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

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    10 till 17 worked in a gas station at first then was manger of 3 of them for a number of year 17 till 21 US NAVY/ victum friendy fire viet nam hospital 21 till 34 MERC 34 till 44 merc and nurse 44 owned a custom car shop then back to nursein 45 till today medcial nurse level M...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 22, 2012

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    I Have Had So Many

    Let's See! I have been all the following although not quite in the order I am listing.  I usually work more than one job at a time. In fact, this is the first time in my life that I am only doing one job description but that will soon change. The List: Babysitter...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Ecclectic Is Probably the Best Word

    Let's try to do this chronologically...   -Counter girl at a bagel shop -Security Guard -Bouncer -Waitress -Political Canvasser -Building maintenance -Water testing tech. -Orthodontist's Assistant -Volunteer Coordinator (manager, director etc) -Animal shelter...
    DrumBear78 DrumBear78 26-30, F Nov 1, 2008

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    Diverse, I Guess...

    In somewhat chronological order, Paperboy Chicken farm helper Gas pump operator Darkroom technician Plastic mold machine operator Adhesive tape machine operator Receiving clerk Army soldier Accounting clerk Accounting manager Veterans Agent Computer programmer Municipal...
    LostDragon LostDragon 56-60, M 5 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Great Group

    In somewhat of a  vague chronological order: child actor (stage and TV) pizza delivery guy/dishwasher/food prep lighting designer theater electrician (worked for The Kirov Ballet of Leningrad) theater carpenter fabric warehouse worker candle carver sold "stuff" on Grateful Dead...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    My Jobs

    I haven't had many jobs. I am one of those people who stick around for a while if I like it. So here it goes.  In high school I worked as a receptionist at an Animal hospital and worked my way back to a Vet Tech for 3 years.  I then worked as a receptionist at...
    J21883 J21883 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    Documentary Looking For Stories...do You Want To Share Yours?

    Hi, my name is Melinda and I work for Life is My Movie Entertainment. Currently we are looking for stories for an upcoming documentary called “American Made Movie”. The premise of this documentary is keeping jobs in the USA by encouraging more corporations and business to...
    lifeismymovie lifeismymovie 26-30 Jul 8, 2011

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    Variety Is The Spice Of My Life!

    Let me see...short order cook, bartender, mail courier, Barista, baker, model, event planner, carni, interviewer, canvasser, writer, editor, researcher, insurance broker, house painter, video store clerk, retail store assistant manager...there might be a couple others I have...
    Doledrums Doledrums 36-40 Oct 12, 2010

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    Light Resume

    Librarian on college campus(while I was a student there)Phone surveyorSalesperson at Brentanos book storeCosmetic stockperson at Saks Fifth AveCashier at CVSCosmetic sales at JC PenneyMental health worker at a residence for people with schizophreniaPharmacy tech at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    This Is What I Do

    E-Z~AS.1.2.3 – Incoming Calls Easy.Phone.Sale. Work incoming calls. No experience is necessary. Work part-time and make full-time income $400 - $950wkly  757-273-1039      7           
    mhall23919 mhall23919 41-45 Nov 20, 2010

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    Lots!

    let's see. my first job was as a cashier at a little hot dog and milkshake stand. then: Hot N Now fast food Walgreens clerical at a university graphic program support tech at my university's Apple computer lab clerical at previous univ (summer work) back to the apple lab...
    soulfool soulfool 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    Got Me to Thinking About Me

    Over the years, I have done many different but somewhat similar jobs.  I've never listed them at one time but here goes: A gas station attendant, a newspaper boy, a stock clerk in a pet shop, a parts puller in a auto parts house, a fish breeder, an ambulance attendant (fore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    So Far...

    ....my first job was to watch football matches and write down who scored what and stuff like that. It destroyed my love of football. I then worked in a clothes shop in Oxford Street which was mental but I loved it. I then worked in a Jewellers and got the most commission...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    I've Tried Every Stupid Thing Out There At Least Once.

    That's the story.But there's more important things for me to talk about ;=)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    Boring Work History...

    Thanks to LG76, I'm now inspired to share my own incredibly bland work history: Pre-teen: Worked for Dad with older brother at Dad's home business of TV/refrigeration. No wonder I have a bad back... :/ 13-15: Older brother's Phillips 66 gas station, $0.25/hour. Saw my first...
    billybcgn25 billybcgn25 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    A job or a career. In my earlier days,

    I had been a movie theater attendant, sandwich maker, and grocery bagger to name a few. After graduating from college, I was on a stable corporate career path until I got laid off during the great recession. Since then I've been going from job to job like during my earlier...
    technostar technostar 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    I wonder what goes through everyone's minds here when they read my stories or look at the groups I'm in. I wonder what first impression I give. Most people see one thing they like...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 19 mins ago

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    When any good opportunities come along ... For f##k sake take them .... Your a long time dead !
    wilcrooks wilcrooks 56-60, M 18 hrs ago

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    We develop language of this experience. In which we see things, our mind set, what we live by and how we communicate with our encounters, how we handle situations and our journey...
    Emiliosophy Emiliosophy 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I really need help with dream interpretation!! ): I keep having dreams of my enemy. Now, I only have one true enemy and she is pure hate and evil and is the definition of self...
    LadyLunaa LadyLunaa 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    You Are Dark Chocolate You live your life with intensity, always going full force. You push yourself (and others) to the limit... you want more than you can handle. An extreme...
    PrimeWoman PrimeWoman 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Hello beautiful people I joined this group a few minutes ago. Not because I have or have had this though, but because I want to be here for you. If anyone. Any. One. Needs...
    ineedthis2 ineedthis2 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was offered a job by a man to work his Equitation stable. The only thing it was sort of weird. He told me he wanted me for the son he never had. So I turned the job down. I...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    GEEEESH! I had no idea I had so many so close. This test list your main one, and then below one's you came close to. Wow! Discover your Spirit Animal! You are a Hawk! (your...
    StarAngels StarAngels 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    When someone looks at me , I'm always wondering what they are thinking, bad or good? It's tough to understand some people but in you're life your gunna meet nasty people and then...
    briannaamatias briannaamatias 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    For me I think it's kind of weird like yeah it would be cool to meet myself but you're basically talking to yourself so anything that you would say you would know what you were...
    Jazzmine641 Jazzmine641 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I have been to four different schools throughout high school and I'm not even a senior yet. And it's not because I move a lot. The first school I went to during freshman year gave...
    DarianM DarianM 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    3 Simple Lessons 1. Listen to your gut. Your heart tells you one thing. Your brain another. Your gut instinct never steers you wrong. 2. Don't settle 3. Don't ignore...
    Missshelley Missshelley 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    it's not that I give a crap about what they think or that I would change because of it. I just want to know what they think and so I know that I really do know that my personality...
    singingtwinkly72 singingtwinkly72 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    And you don't even know they are until after they die. The entire time you spend in your life together, you are one soul in two minds. When you look in their eyes you see yourself...
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    And you don't even know they are until after they die. The entire time you spend in your life together, you are one soul in two minds. When you look in their eyes you see yourself...
    knightedone1 knightedone1 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I wonder, how people really see about world, people, person, heart...
    Bella991 Bella991 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    What if I did things the other way around? What could be happening right now?
    mariec17 mariec17 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I wonder what people think when they look at me, I often get dirty looks from people, I get a sense that I'm being discriminated against. Sometimes people will just turn and look...
    didsome didsome 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 21

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    I don't no what the point of living is anymore. I'm always going to be alone. be when you have a disability nobody wants me. I hate my life
    kev1254 kev1254 26-30, M 6 Responses Jun 20

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    What if i am right. And lewis black is right. And robin williams. And bill maher. And george carlin on wealthy motives. They said what me saw at ten. And jon stewart...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 20

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    Batman movie told hints. Joker messed with products. People got gone. But what if gone aint the goal. What if medicated was. And incarcerated too. Three boxes were...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 20

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    Morons hate it. Wait. Egos hate it. And bark or damage me. For being what works best. But they didnt think of it. Or the real rulers wont allow it. So they bash...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 20

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    I always wonder what people see when they look at me. I've always been very conscious of myself but lately I've been in a really low place in my life which has caused me to lose...
    Eriyy Eriyy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    I do wonder what it is people really see in me- both good and bad. The problem is, though, that even if I am complimented, I don't trust it. I've had people say "Oh, you're so...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I wonder how people see me? Like would they think I'm pretty? Or not attractive? Do people think I'm a right ***** or really mean? Because iv never heard or been told anything bad...
    Littlefoxy Littlefoxy 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I often wonder what men see in me. I can't attract random men on the streets but I can attract men who get to know me. I don't see what they see. I have no clue why anyone would be...
    Aimee3 Aimee3 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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