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    What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

    I've got a tie for worst jobs I've ever had and it's not so much because the jobs were so bad, it's because the managers/bosses were pricks!!! Busboy at a busy restaurant which was fun and had hot waitresses who were flirty, and training to be an electrician which actually taught me a trade that I occasionally still do.

    The worst job I can think of is scooping up pig sh!t at a slaughter house. A family member did this for a number of years. YUCK!!!
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    There are plenty of "worst jobs" I could think of...

    The worst job I had was when I was 14. A farmer paid me and my friend to pull weeds up and down the rows of his corn fields. Hours out in the sun bending over and pulling weeds by hand.
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    What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

    The 2nd time I went to college, I worked pipeline construction doing live sanitary sewer tie ins. It was hard, dirty, crappy work.


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    Mine was working for a fast food company. I didn't mind the work. It is what I agreed to do, but employees showing up drunk or continued to drink outside on the loading dock while others had to pick up the slack inside.

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    I had a job that was great and crappy. I worked at a beach on the lake during the summer as a lifeguard which was great but during the off season I worked at the adjacent campground and once a week I had to go and pump all the sewage tanks from the campers with something we called the " honey wagon". Not much fun in the hot summer sun.

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    My worst would have to be working on boats during my university breaks. Work involved putting them up on a slip, and sanding away all the crud underneath before painting with a lead based paint. Was OK for the first 2 days or so, after this all the crap starts to die and really stink up the place. As for the painting, the only safety gear you had was what you brought with you.

    If I wasn't working the slip, I was usually down in the engine room - which was a like being in a sauna full of grease.

    It wasn't all bad though, the work did take place in the Torres Strait which has amazing fishing.
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    working making covers for sewage lagoons/tanks... once you get the smell on you, you can't wash it off. blah!

    oh and the boss from hell, but that's a thread in itself...

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    I used to work for a construction company that specialized in concrete shingles for houses in the midwest. Nothing fun about lugging those suckers up ladders on black tar paper in 100 degree weather.

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    The summer after my first year of university I worked at the metallurgical site of a open pit mine in northern Ontario.

    I was the first and only female of a small group of students that were hired that summer, so i was anomaly. I was assigned to cleaning the mineral filtration presses, which was physically demanding, cold and wet. It was the first time I had to work a rotation of all 3 shifts. Although I consider it to be my worse job, I developed a deep respect for anyone that has to do manual labor especially in harsh conditions.

    The best part of the job was that I earned a lot of money over a short period of time so I was able to pay for my tuition, books/supplies and accommodation etc
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    What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

    I was a roofer in Central Texas.
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    I run a septic pumping truck for a bit once..

    Working as a service mechanic on the Sonoma/ Marin county Dairys... Rusty, dirty, wore out, full of cow **** junk those Dairymen had.
    Manure trucks leaking **** down your neck, trying to fix the rusted out brakes/broken driveline. Welding fence, standing in 6" of ****... 100' of cables laid in it to the work. Getting stuck out in the wet pasture to rescue a brokedown tractor. loosing tools and nuts and bolts in the **** pile.
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    Re: What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

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    I was a roofer in Central Texas.
    Damn! Thus your screen name.

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    Selling office supplies. I know far more about f***ing copier paper than any human should. Plus, the pay sucked and I worked with morons.
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    Working in a metal plating shop in the summer heat over boiling chemical vats, degreasers, aladine finishes, anodize finishes and passivating finishes, piece work. Hot, humid, sticky, smelly chemicals in vats and it paid lousy, really, really lousy. Made me want to get a degree so I could do smarter work instead. Ironic that I eventually became a General Contractor. May as well be miserable working for yourself instead of miserable working for a jackwagon boss.

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    I worked as a stage electrician for several years and actually quite liked it.

    My worst job was working for a company that put on graduation night parties to try to keep teenagers from getting drunk and crashing their cars. They'd load them into a bus and move them to a series of undisclosed locations where they had cheap pizza and various inflatable attractions. My job was to drive a truck from the warehouse to one of the undisclosed location, set up a bunch of this stuff, stand around and try to be charming and also keep the kids from hurting themselves or each other on it, take it down, and usually take some of it to another undisclosed location to do it again, a couple times in a night, maybe, before taking it back to the warehouse.

    Hours sucked - it was basically an all night gig. Pay sucked. The trucks were really sketchy, although they never actually broke on me. The inflatable things were heavy and a lot of work to drag around and load in and out of the trucks. The structure meant that the whole thing was basically triage from start to finish, so I didn't get much in the way of breaks.

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    I am a builder and for a while had my own company. One of my early jobs was for a state school. They had a small courtyard in the middle of the 3 storey high classroom block that had been unused for years. The pigeons had made it their home. There would have been about 2 inches of pigeon **** over any surface in that courtyard that wasn't vertical. My contract was to clean it and keep the pigeons out. I spent 3 days on a pressure cleaner cleaning down ledges and window sills, mostly off a scaffold, masked up to stop the splash back getting in my mouth. That job sucked.

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    It used to be when I had to pick lobsters out of Jane Mansfield's bum, (lobsterissimus bumicissimus), but then it was when I went to work with Chris Brown...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    but then it was when I went to work with Chris Brown...
    Chris Brown is an A-hole ??... hmm, who'd a figured?
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    Quote Originally Posted by meltingfeather View Post
    I was a roofer in Central Texas.
    Ugh! I got blistered the last time I put a roof on dad's house. I couldn't imagine central Texas.

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    Worst one had to be working for an industrial services company doing loading dock maintenance.

    Took the job which was advertised as looking for a welder. I think I welded two times in the several months I was there.

    Never quit a job out of utter hatred of it, till this one.

    First day we go to this chemical company and fix one of their docks. This consisted of crawling underneath in the pit, all manner of dirt, garbage, and a whole lot of various colored granular powders. Started spraying lubes and cleaners on various nasty dirty mechanical components, and when it started hitting the powders, they were hissing, smoking, smelled horrible etc.

    I yelled out to my boss about it and was told to keep at it, don't worry, they won't hurt me. Eye's are stinging, throats burning yeah, good stuff.

    A few months later, my partner is lying under another dock, keep in mind, these things weigh easily 1500 to 2000 pounds. So he's underneath, and my boss is cycling the lift motor, something comes disconnected, the whole thing sags in and my partner starts yelling. He's supporting the whole thing with his hands, and it's inches from his head.

    Boss got a bar and held it up so the guy could get out, but it was just like, hey, another day at work for the boss man.

    I quit the next day.....
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    The worst job I ever had was baling hay during the summers when I was a kid. It was hot, dry (duh) and dusty and first you were covered in sweat, then you were instantly spackled with dust and whatever dry chafe that got kicked into the air in the process. Apparently sweat can function as glue, who knew? And, there's a reason why they call it chafe. Of course it would all get in your eyes, nose and throat; you didn't expect it not to did you?

    Honestly, the work was back-breaking but I really didn't mind it that much. At the end of the day you were sore and tired, but that really wasn't that bad compared to the million-and-one tiny inflamed breaks in your skin from that chafe. You would have to soak in epsom salts and then splash down with witch hazel every night and then still good luck sleeping because even soft sheets are going to feel like sand paper. Man I hated baling hay.

    The only thing I can think of that could possibly be worse would be working in a rendering plant. Those things smell like the world's strongest roadkill on a good day and from a distance. I don't think I could work in the midst of that breathing it up close and personal every day, day in day out. But that's me, they probably think it "smells like money".
    I'm enjoying my childhood way too much to ever give it up.

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    ^Same for me. I'd blow black chafe and dust out of my nose for the next 24 hours..fun.

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    Oh yeah, then there's that too. How could I have left that out?


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    Back in 92 i was a tape worm whisperer, meaning i would set baits on farm animals tails and follow them around waiting for a 6 foot tapeworm to show its head and i would wrangle it out, once as i was known as the best in Aus, i went on to human tapeworm wrangling, and i developed a method of whistling and singing arabic love songs to get them to come out, yes it looked a bit strange to bystanders, but it worked like a charm.
    I loved that job..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tone's View Post
    Back in 92 i was a tape worm whisperer, meaning i would set baits on farm animals tails and follow them around waiting for a 6 foot tapeworm to show its head and i would wrangle it out, once as i was known as the best in Aus, i went on to human tapeworm wrangling, and i developed a method of whistling and singing arabic love songs to get them to come out, yes it looked a bit strange to bystanders, but it worked like a charm.
    I loved that job..
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    cleaning movie theater floors (no, not those kind of movies)
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    Had a few jobs that were sometimes the worst, but had their high points:

    13-15 yrs old, working at a large produce farm for $1.50 - $3.00 an hour. Picking veggies, weeding, carrying irrigation pipe in the hot sun with $8 or $9 to show for it at the end of the day! Wasn't all bad, though -- I got to learn to drive a flatbed pickup at 13, and many of the kids living nearby worked there, so we had our fun while we were at it. I got pretty good at determining which tomatoes were not too squishy to be able to grip and throw like a baseball, but not too hard so they would explode all over the other guy's back!

    Forestry and firefighting had its very bad days. 30+ hr shifts, digging or running a chainsaw for 10 hrs straight, living in fire camps for weeks at a time surrounded by some of the dregs of humanity. But it was good to be outdoors, and I have some great stories.

    Only job I ever walked off of was my forestry crew was contracted to do some BLM work while we were between fires. Basically, hiking up a steep slope killing all the hardwood trees so the pines could grow better in a timber unit. Whack the tree with a hatchet until there is a score 3-4" deep, spray herbicide in the wound. At the end of the day, I told my boss I wouldn't be doing that again -- I'd rather stay back at the shop and sharpen chainsaws. And I did until that contract was filled ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tone's View Post
    Back in 92 i was a tape worm whisperer, meaning i would set baits on farm animals tails and follow them around waiting for a 6 foot tapeworm to show its head and i would wrangle it out<snip>
    Worm charmer/wrangler gets my vote for truly awesome.

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    The worst jobs I ever had was from the ages of 14-18.. I worked in the corn fields rouging and detasseling corn. Hot as hell, sweaty, itchy, hard work, long hours and I was 14!! While I did that I helped my father every weekend with his job as a roofer. Just about the same level of suck as the other job. pretty much 7 days a week for 3-4 years. I learned a lot about life in those years though, more than I could ever say for kids today.
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    I worked as a tent hand in a traveling circus in Australia for a couple months maybe 30 years ago. The elephants were moved site to site in the back of a flat bed semi trailer. Someone had to shovel it out on occasion. Yep, you guessed it. It was every bit as foul as you might imagine.

    It was always funny going to a site the circus had been to the previous year. It was easy to tell where the elephants had been kept because the grass was 6 - 8 feet tall. Super fertile soil amendment.

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    hah, used to be in the bait business also... got permission to trap minnows from the mnr. sold the live minnows to all the bait places in the kawarthas. i specialized in bigger minnows for muskie/pike fisherman. also acted as a middleman for the worm pickers and the bait shops...
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    shove a large one up your ass.

    That would be a schity job.


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    Unless you like getting 1 day off a week after working 10-12 hr days all week long and then being too tired to do anything on that one day and all for peanuts and no benefits.
    Oh yeah, did I mention that when you did ask for time off to visit family or whatever you were made to feel guilty about it.

    I started in the satellite industry, it was great money and I worked 5 days a week.
    I watched the pay get cut in half and the work week extend to 6 days almost over night.
    Not to mention at the end before I left, they started adding in 1 Sunday a month so essentially you got 3 days off a month.

    Total opposite for me now.
    I make about the same but pretty much work 9-5 mon-fri with great benefits.
    In over the year I have been there I have worked maybe 3 Saturdays and was asked if I would not told. Also, it is company policy to never work Sundays. Also, my bosses are great and supportive and I have never been denied or felt guilty when I take time off. I also make my own schedule so if I want to cut out early occasionally, I can.

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    The one I have now...automotive technician. Honestly, I love the people I work with which is why I've been there so long but the company treats it's employees like ****. Until I can get my career started I don't see the point in bouncing around from one dead-end job to another so I just deal with it...

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    Re: What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

    Mine was a data analyst. I tried to go to school and get a "real" job. School was awesome, the jobs after weren't so good for me. Dealing with ******** meetings, staring at a screen for 8 hours, and migraines. Awesome.

    The job I have now is the best job in the world. Period.

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    The summer of 2010 when I got to drive whips like these up and down the West Coast for various journalists and events. Some were models that were so new, they weren't in the hands of the general pop yet. It was a summer job since my teaching duties aren't needed much July and August.

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    Malibu, this thread is about WORST jobs.... I was mkaing minimum wage $4.75 working at Dairy Queen during high school. I would have killed for $9 driving cars like those.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aspec5vz View Post
    The one I have now...automotive technician. Honestly, I love the people I work with which is why I've been there so long but the company treats it's employees like ****. Until I can get my career started I don't see the point in bouncing around from one dead-end job to another so I just deal with it...




    Obviously a good job with good people is best, but I would much rather work a sh*tty job with good people than a good job with sh*tty people any day!
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    One summer at age 14 or so I got a job at an apple plantation. They had machines going down the lanes of trees, shaking loose and collecting the majority of the apples for processing, but some dropped on the ground and that's where us kids came in. Crawling around amongst the trees, picking up the apples the machines had failed to collect, many apples already semi-rotted. We were paid by weight every time we filled a big square box. Man that sucked.

    However a friend of my brother had a worse job. He worked in the cold storage department of a huge supermarket. He would spend all day in freezing conditions, lugging frozen food around. He had warm clothes and big gloves for insulation, but he needed to remove the gloves quite frequently to cross stuff out on a clipboard and would sometimes just work without gloves for a while until he got stuck on a piece of metal. To top it all off, every day after work he would get a big nosebleed on the way home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joshh View Post
    I would have killed for $9 driving cars like those.
    Me too. Chitty pay, though, considering I was no longer in HS and it was 2010. It's more of a retired-person type of job, good for someone looking for stuff to keep busy and pay isn't critical. Fun summer. Losta sweet cars.
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    worked at a shipyard in seward alaska. the job itself was cool as hell, but we would get to rehab the state ferries in the off-season (read: winter), and i used to be one of the poor bastards who got to do tank work. water tanks, fuel tanks, ballast tanks, sh!t tanks... coast guard wants them all opened, and cleaned, so they can be inspected. crawl in the hatch and get busy with a pressure washer and a shop vac. it was cold, wet, dirty and sh!tty, but i had a lot of fun working there.
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    Phone tech support for Dish Network. Long hours, mandatory overtime in many cases (which is impossible when you're a full time student), getting yelled and cursed at almost every single call you take, and very unpleasant management. At the drop of a hat, they would change your schedule from something like 4pm - 2am to something like 5am - 3pm for no reason and they would give you guilt trips if you couldn't work that shift because of school. The pay was decent, but to me it wasn't worth dealing with that place at all. It really did make me feel like I was in the movie Office Space.

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    Quote Originally Posted by owensjs View Post
    ), getting yelled and cursed at almost every single call you take, .
    Sorry about that..

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    What is/was your worst job ever, and what is the worst job you can think of?

    Security guard for Pinkerton about 30
    Years ago. Second worse was the meat department at stew Leonard's.

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    I was a roofer for many years.

    I don't mean slapping on shingles on house(that was fun) but rather, ripping off dusty, dirty, old tar roofs off of old buildings and such then using hot tar or cold tar to roll on new roofs and new insulation that gets in your eyes. Doing this hard labor in 80 plus degree weather really sucked. It did pay very well though, almost 27 dollars an hour, but it was seasonal. You make your money in the summer and go on unemployment benefits for winter.

    It wasn't all bad, but I finally had enough and getting older I wanted something a little better. I couldn't do roofing into my 40's and beyond....screw that.

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    i spent one day making cold calls trying to sell football tickets to local businesses. ugh. not my gift.

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    I suddenly feel better about my entire work history of entry level jobs. They suck, but not as much as most of the ones people have mentioned. I was going to pipe in with them, but they don't seem worth it now. Mostly, I should be getting paid a lot better than I am. That, and I should be getting more interviews for much, much better jobs considering my education. ****ing **** economy...

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    Sorry about that..

    . DishNetwork pushed me over the edge...
    Haha yeah I survived a year working there and I'm surprised I stayed there that long, to be honest.

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    I had two.

    First was a temp job I had for a couple of weeks between when the semester ended and when my "real" summer job started. I was a temp at a factory that made/assembled cartridge ball bearings for various automotive applications. I was on the "hand match" crew, who assembled them by hand (with a hydraulic press). It was such mindless work that I nearly fell asleep daily, which is horribly dangerous when you're putting your hands into a hydraulic press all the time. I rode that job out for a few weeks and went to do what I set out to do for the summer.

    other one was after college when I worked for an environmental consulting firm. I took groundwater samples around landfills. It was mindless work, not nearly physically challenging enough to overcome the mindlessness of it all...and my scenery (visual and olfactory) was from piles of garbage, and my soundtrack was flocks of seagulls and vultures. blaaaahhhhhh. that one, I quit because I hated it. not only that, but the daily commute was in excess of 100 miles. While I was at work one day, I called the LBS and managed to land an interview. I quit that relatively well-paying job for a barely-above-minimum-wage job at a bike shop. I was infinitely happier. the consulting job did buy my wife's engagement ring, but that's about the only good thing that came out of it.

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    Haying (as mentioned by skullcap).
    Deckhand on a west coast salmon troller. (work from first light till pitch dark 7 days a week in any weather)
    Horse logging (in winter by sled)
    Chicken murderer (Hang them up by one foot & slit their throats. They thrash around & cover you with blood & sh|t)
    Placer mining for gold (by hand)
    Taxi driver in Toronto (quit puking in my car you idiot)
    Bike courier in Toronto (lots of fun but very dangerous)
    Sh|t truck driver for a portable toilet rental company (I could write a book about what & who I've found inside those things)
    Janitor in a private school (talk about entitlement, "I can crap on the floor of my room because my dad is rich")
    Lab Rat at the Juravinski Cancer Centre (not a paid position but it kept me occupied for a year)

    I'd never do any of these jobs again but I'm glad I did them at least once. It makes other jobs that might seem crappy easier to live with.
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    I got to 'guard' solid rocket fuel at UTC/CSD....graveyard shift.

    it's so fun to go from bunker to bunker in the middle of BFE at 2 a.m. checking for **** that can make this stuff explode...

    Not to mention the plethora of skunks, half wild packs of raccoons, escaped cattle and juvenile delinquents (yes, the bunkers were near a juvenile hall)...


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    Quote Originally Posted by NateHawk View Post
    other one was after college when I worked for an environmental consulting firm. I took groundwater samples around landfills. It was mindless work, not nearly physically challenging enough to overcome the mindlessness of it all...and my scenery (visual and olfactory) was from piles of garbage, and my soundtrack was flocks of seagulls and vultures. blaaaahhhhhh. that one, I quit because I hated it. not only that, but the daily commute was in excess of 100 miles. While I was at work one day, I called the LBS and managed to land an interview. I quit that relatively well-paying job for a barely-above-minimum-wage job at a bike shop. I was infinitely happier. the consulting job did buy my wife's engagement ring, but that's about the only good thing that came out of it.
    I work for an environmental consulting firm, but I'm lucky in that my days of groundwater sampling are few and far between. My current company is awesome (very strong and varied client base, very profitable, good pay, excellent benefits, frequent new and challenging projects), but I worked for a real horrible firm when I first graduated. I routinely drove 1,200 miles per week to the dumpiest parts of the northeast in my personal vehicle doing mindless work for very little pay. There were fifteen people in the company, and besides the two owners, only one person had been there longer than two years. Everybody feared/hated the owners, because they would always fly off the handle and treat us like garbage (I got an angry call from my boss on the day of my mothers funeral about a question he had about some field notes from a recent project.) A few weeks later I found myself a new job and told my old boss to go f*ck himself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Ninja View Post
    Sh|t truck driver for a portable toilet rental company (I could write a book about what & who I've found inside those things)
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    Quote Originally Posted by skullcap View Post
    Obviously a good job with good people is best, but I would much rather work a sh*tty job with good people than a good job with sh*tty people any day!
    I agree 100%, it's the people I work with that make the job bearable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHUM View Post

    damn job got me motivated to pursue my career with a vengeance...
    And you're the best damn vengancey Super Moderator we got !!
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    I guess a tie---

    A-- working in my uncle's carpet store one summer with little direction except to greet customers and tell them the honchos were out and get their contact info...and of course continually straighten up the samples and the enire "storeroom". Pay---maybe got 20 or 40 thrown at me every other week.

    B-- worked in a seafood place (cajun bog) on Central Ave in downtown Hotsprings, AR when I was around 14 or 15. The owner also ran a topless night club called Taste of Honey. I had to work at the club on occasional nights pouring sodas and washing drink glasses in the back...with strict orders to never enter the showplace. It sucked because the girls would always come back there on break...but then of course they were wearing clothes and wasnt about to give a 14 year old nerd a peek. lol. Pay--same as uncle--under the table--maybe 40$ a week--60 if the owner was feeling generous.

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    Selling office supplies. I know far more about f***ing copier paper than any human should. Plus, the pay sucked and I worked with morons.


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    I'm a full-time student without a paying job. On one hand, it's nice because I go to class for a few hours every day, and then I have the rest of the day to do whatever I want/need to do. On the other hand, I need a job because I want to become financially independent. It's also hard to save money to study abroad when there's no source of income. It's tough to land a job anywhere when I go to school in one state for nine months of the year and then I live with my parents four hours away for the other three months. But now that I'm renting houses on 12-month leases (rather than living in the dorms, where they kick you out for the summer and winter breaks), maybe that will change and I can start to have at least semi-permanent residency.
    Sometimes, I question the value of my content.

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