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Old 05-13-2009, 06:00 PM   #221
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Things I was employed at for more than a few weeks.

Paperboy
Waiter
Food server
Dishwasher
Dorm RA
Camp counselor
Fork Lift Driver
Machine Operator (steel mill)
House painter
Assistant Professor
Tutor (college)
Ghost writer (college papers)

Then, in the corporate world

Sales Rep
Lots of manager jobs (in sales, marketing, and finance)
Controller
Sales Manager
Project Manager
General Manager
Business Unit Exec

The ones that made the biggest impact on my life were paper boy, dishwasher, writing papers in college and business exec.

Since I left the corporate world Iíve been even busier... and it definitely has been more fun
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Old 05-13-2009, 07:53 PM   #222
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Jack-in-the-Box taco girl, 2 months, HS
State food service at live-in large scale institution, 1 year, HS
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Book warehouse flunkie and sorter/packer - worse j*b I ever had
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Substitute teacher, off and on for 1 year
Clerk, hardware/paint, 1 year
Computer programmer, scientific apps, 3 years
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:02 PM   #223
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:58 PM   #224
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Old 05-13-2009, 08:59 PM   #225
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and then continue to practice Architecture (but on my terms) until the money is all gone
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Old 05-13-2009, 10:07 PM   #226
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:51 AM   #228
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Strangely, I've never had a job I liked. I think I need to retire...
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Cashier at Roy Rogers
Retail clothing store
Babysitting
Cashier at Bradlees
Photographer at Kinderphoto
Massage Therapist
Laundromat Assistant
Bill Collector at the Cable Company
Data Operations at a bank
Bartender
English tutor
Assistant Purchasing Agent
Customer Service
Export Customer Service
Project Coordinator
Executive Assistant

Whew.....I am ready to retire!
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Spa Coordinator
Babysitter
Spa receptionist

Now just a student waiting to graduate so I can be a FT Massage Therapist and in a few years phase into private business as a Holistic Practitioner.
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Jack-in-the-Box taco girl, 2 months, HS
State food service at live-in large scale institution, 1 year, HS
Physics Lab Assistant, College W*rkStudy Program, 3 years
Vacuum cleaner/lawnmower/automotive mechanic, 3 summers
Gas station pumper and full service, 1 summer
Book warehouse flunkie and sorter/packer - worse j*b I ever had
Small engine mechanic
Part time all dept cashier for department store
Substitute teacher, off and on for 1 year
Clerk, hardware/paint, 1 year
Computer programmer, scientific apps, 3 years
VAX System manager, R&D lab data acquisition, 5 years
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Old 05-16-2009, 10:33 AM   #231
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Old 05-16-2009, 02:37 PM   #232
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Uh, let's see if I can remember it all:

kitchen prep worker
lawn mower
dining hall drone
catering helper
industrial research writer
conference director
industrial intelligence snoop
insurance industry researcher
life insurance credit analyst
buy-side distressed debt/credit analyst
currently, mysteries abound...

And my real name is "Daddy."
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Old 05-16-2009, 02:51 PM   #233
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New sig perhaps?
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And my real name is "Daddy."
Well at least it's not 'Big Daddy'.
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Well at least it's not 'Big Daddy'.
Oh, I don't know about that. Backing away from my recent high of 195#, but not that far down from it just yet.
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Kool aid stand owner....now that's cute.

For some reason or other it's strange to think about all of us being kids and having that type of job. Lordy, it's been a looooooonnnnng time since I was a kid....
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Kool aid stand owner....now that's cute.

For some reason or other it's strange to think about all of us being kids and having that type of job. Lordy, it's been a looooooonnnnng time since I was a kid....
no, NO, NOOOOOOOOOOOOO
It was just yesterday that you were a kid. Be a kid every day.
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