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I Work In a Hotel

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    I used to work for a beautiful beachfront hotel

    in Florida as a night auditor, because of all the minute paperwork adjustments that had to be made to the computerized portion of the audit, I could never pick it up. They really liked me, but I could see the writing on the wall and quit before I was fired. Ended up working for...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 51-55, M Apr 6, 2014

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    Someone Hire Me, Please!

    So, I am currently unemployed but I've just completed a six month internship working in a hotel for one of the biggest hospitality companies there is, and I have to say, as much as I grumbled about the long hours and the whiny guests and the hideous uniforms, I actually loved it...
    sezziy sezziy 22-25, F 2 Responses May 14, 2009

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    firyminx firyminx 22-25, F 2 Responses May 10, 2014

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    Why people feel that it is ok to put their

    ******* dirty NASTY hands in the ******* COOKIE THING, I will NEVER understand. Holy hell, did your parents forget to teach you common ******* courtesy?
    trouble131 trouble131 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I work and live in a hotel

    as a hotel assistant and its awesome but with a few quirks. I prefer being behind the bar but I always end up waitressing. I love the chats and talks with people. Even the states game we play behind the bar where if someone either drinks, dines or stays with us we have a list of...
    starwarsisthebez starwarsisthebez 18-21, F Jun 30, 2014

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    Never A Dull Day

    I work in an old, lower-end, outdoor motel towards the centre of a dated downtown in my city, and it's my second job ever as I'm still quite young for the work force. My best friend, whom also works here now thanks to me, and I take this challenging but fulfilling job day-by-day...
    Amcleod Amcleod 22-25, M Sep 8, 2013

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    For Almost A Year

    I was working in another state and wanted to move. I had such good favor with my boss that he called a friend of his in the city where I was going (I'm not going to reveal it so please don't ask) and it was arranged for me to start work where I was moving to. So here I am...
    Kelleigh Kelleigh 18-21, F Sep 9, 2010

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    One time a gang leader called the front desk

    that he needed someone to tell him how to operate the VOD system. No one dared to go to his room except me. Then I knocked at the door and entered. He was in his early 40s and was quite muscular. I could see the beautiful tattoo on his back when he turned back to the bed and...
    mocliamA mocliamA 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    "Its Like a Marriage - Committment, Frustrating Yet You Feel Like You Cant Get Out of It"

    Haha..what a way to describe work in a hotel isnt it? Well, I been in the hotel industry since 1999..thats a 9 years for me..started out in a school for hotel management..got my diploma, and then went to start as a trainee for experience. Bear with me, I think I am kinda of just...
    Babelicious Babelicious 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23, 2008

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    I'm the girl in the tour desk, in the hotel...a whole new experience, this is my second week, so far so good, better than my old job...less money, more relaxing...I feel much better now. There are a lot of things I must learn, I have no experience on tourism either on sales, I...
    Nativus Nativus 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29, 2010

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    Working In a Hotel Is An Experience Unmatched

    Coming from a miltary life with the NZ army i went into the meatworks which i enjoyed and eventually became qualified in a few of the jobs and also ran the rescue squad in charge of evacuating the building but in all the jobs i found no challenge no difference everyday was the...
    NaturalKhaos NaturalKhaos 22-25, M 3 Responses May 14, 2009

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    I never worked in a fast food and I hope I would never work their... I know how people are rude about those they consider below them. Like you deserve to work in such a place. When...
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    Which one am I? When I'm at home I'm lazy as hell and I mean lazy.. I'm basically a hermit, I never go out with friends or do anything. I just sit and watch tv or play games...
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    Hey readers! I'm just about to turn 17 and I had my first day working in retail. I love the clothes the store sells and the concept of the "relaxed" and "chill" environment it is...
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    Working overtime has become routine for white-collar workers, with more than 60 percent of employees in a recent survey saying they have to work extra time on weekdays and 40...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F a week ago

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    Ive had several drugs tests for various jobs in the past. I don't know why companies/agencies drug test. Either you do a good job at work or not. If you're not doing a good job you...
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    So it's been a while since I've been on EP. I decided to come back because I needed an outlet away from Facebook and Twitter. Somewhere I won't feel so smothered by the outside...
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    Bosslady656 Bosslady656 56-60, F Aug 26

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    embarrassedgirls embarrassedgirls 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    I'm alone in a hotel for a few more days... What can I do to have fun?
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    Worked 12 hours, then went on vacation, which is relaxing,but I am back at work without a day off. Get on the plane, go to work. Man.
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    Big step forward!! I got this message from the HR department at work after telling them that I want to come to work wearing skirts and dresses. "You are fully protected by the...
    jeffreyrichards2015 jeffreyrichards2015 56-60, T 3 Responses Aug 21

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    K that's the goal 😉 fortunately wife thinks I'm hot but she could be biased. Seriously - working out several times a week, hired a personal trainer for strength training, and...
    MarriedGuy244 MarriedGuy244 51-55, M Aug 18

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    not that I dislike working, I find it quite fun at times and my job is good but the problem I have is that I have to lead a double life. my work life and my social life. obviously...
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    I told one of people on the Equality and Diversity committee at work that I wanted to come in wearing dresses and skirts. This was part of the reply. "I fully support your decision...
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    My wife and I are nudists and have recently gotten onto the Insanity workout disc set. At the time we had an apartment and were sharing it with a friends so no nude time, but as...
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