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Old 11-10-2007, 12:55 PM   #21
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Taxicab Driver, Fotomate (remember the old Fotomat stores for drive-up film processing), clerk for Insufficient Funds Checks department, Store Accounting Supervisor, Staff Accountant, Full Time/Non-working MOM, School Crossing Guard, Concert Venue Usher/College Sporting Events Usher.

All this on an Early Childhood Education degree.

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Old 11-10-2007, 05:08 PM   #22
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gosh, would have never have guessed you like to analyze things so much now I know you're a professional!

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Old 11-13-2007, 02:18 PM   #23
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Artillery officer - 6yrs
Real estate salesman - 1yr
Survey crewman - 1.5yr
Bartender - .5 yr
Baker - .5 yr
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Fed Gov cartographer 4yrs
Local Gov budget analyst - 4yrs
Local Gov Fleet Manager - 15 yrs
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Old 11-13-2007, 02:42 PM   #24
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Cashier - 1 year (the high school job)
Deli Clerk/Cook - 4 years (the job during college)
Door to door fundraiser and campaign coordinator - 6 months (longest of my life)
Legal Secretary - 1 year
Paralegal - 1 year and counting (legal secretary and paralegal was for the same employer though, they paid for my additional education )

Should be interesting to see where I eventually end up. Each job brought a large increase in pay so the moves definitely made FIRE more of a possibility.
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Old 11-13-2007, 05:34 PM   #25
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Grew up on a dairy farm. Who had time for a job? But I managed to sneak a few things in:
  • Dishwasher for the high school cafeteria, 5 years.
  • Stock clerk for grocery store, 1 year.
  • Lifeguard, 6 summers.
  • Teacher's asst for 4 years of college (lifesaving and swimming)
  • Uncle Sam's Misguided Children 3 years, until they ruined my ankles and threw me out.
  • store detective - 3 months
  • Armed security officer, Indian Point NPG
  • Contract security for Treasury depot - 18 months
  • Deputy sheriff - 12 months
  • Correctional Officer - 17 years
  • Lieutenant - last 6 years.

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