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just a fun thread what is the best and worst job you have ever had?

mine are

for best would have to be for work experience in College doing a week in a part of the college was really good learned a lot.

worst would have to be a week in the garden centre when instead of doing anything to do with plants and stuff , i just priced mostly for a week.
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I'm 25 and I have had 4 jobs in my life.

When I left school I worked in a tin factory packing tins for 3 weeks. That was okay, I got £150 working 4 days a week when I was 16 until the day me and the 2 others I started with were let go. Last in, first out.

I then worked for my Dad as a ground worked. Worked there for 16 to 22, and it varied. The bad things were the travel, getting up at 6 in the morning in the middle of winter to get to work for half 7, get soaked before 8 and then have to work 9 more hours. The good things, working in Blackpool on a big chemical plant for 6 months were they always needed 2 people on-site even if there was no work. I probably worked for 2 months, the rest of the time I picked up £350 a week wages (I was on £8 an hour then, and got travel time,) and spent the time there in the van reading, listening to music, tidying out the van, having tours of the plant because we got friendly with the people who worked there and mostly just sitting round. Greatest few working months of my life, if you could call it that.

I quit because we were practically forced to work knee deep in snow in the middle of January 7-5 and my body was ceasing up at 22 and I still have bad circulation in my back now and the bottom of my back is always cold.

I then went on the dole for a few months and started work painting and decorating for minimum wage, about £450 a month, and only stuck it out for 2 weeks. In my time there I learned about all of the local hard knocks, saw Wayne Rooneys Mum going to her cleaning job every morning and on the weekend of the second week somebody got murdered outside of the site and it was closed down for weeks, so we were all let go.

I went back on the rock and roll for ages trying to find office work, nobody would touch me because I didn't have any qualifications or experience until I was asked to go on an 8 week work program. Thinking it wouldn't hurt I went on it, and I'm still there now a year later. After the 8th week I was asked to stay, and I am now Account Manager, Office Manager and Event Manager. I work in marketing and we run Networking Events, after my first day I realised I would be really good at it because I was able to do more work than the people who had been there for years. After Christmas we downsized to concentrate on other aspects, and apart from the two bosses I was the only one kept on, and now I make the choice and employ people who are on Job Seekers Allowance in a complete turnaround, and have job prospects in Indonesia and we are looking to move to Manchester and the Cheshire area over the next few weeks. I am also self-employed and sub contracted to the company so I work my own hours and do my own thing. I think apart from those 6 months in Blackpool, this is the best job I've ever had.

Haha, I got a bit carried away there!
 

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Best: doing an internship at my high school last summer before school started.

Worst: working at burger king from October of last to April of this year. Never been around more assholes and filthy people in my life.
 

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i left school at 16 and never went to collage or anything,
and since then ive only had 3 jobs (im 26 now btw) and they were
1.Asda
2.Gamestation
3.HMV

ive only been with HMV for under 2months soo im gonna have to say my fav is gamestation and my worst is asda !
 

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During grade 12 I wanted to go into Criminology so I did my work experience at a police station. It was pretty chill. We went court watching, patrolled the neighborhood, and speed watching. I didn't get to carry around a gun or anything but it was still really neat and the cops were all really friendly and welcoming.

As for my worst job... I can't think of one. I guess it would be my latest one which was a full time job for a television provider. I was in sales so my job was to sell our product which was quite easy seeing as how TV and internet services are in high demand, especially if it's better than the competition and at a better cost. But the bad part was that the hours were rough. I'd leave my house at 11:30am and wouldn't be home until 9-9:30pm.
 

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Only have had 2 jobs, and both were cool. The favorite was Boys and Girls club, cause I got paid to play baseball, basketball and other stuff like that.

Goodwill was my other job, the customers were horrible but my co workers were all nice and the company was chill with being late and stuff.
 

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Best job is a tie between working at Express and Giant super market. Express had nothing but beautiful women, asking me how their clothes fit, and if they looked nice. The female coworkers made it hard to concentrate at times as well. Giant though was just my playground. I worked overnight stock, and the store was dead. I'd plug my mp3 player up, get on my cell, and vibe. Break time I'd smoke a lil weed, and get back work grooving. The crew there was cool.

My worst job was probably strawbridges. They barely paid me, and I had to always show up in a suit.
 

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Best job...was a beer vendor for our local Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate. Good money, enjoyed the game, got free hot dogs and chow after the game, plus meeting some of the players' wives and some of the more prominent people in our city was pretty neat also.

Worst job...was a bouncer at a strip club. Yes, I'm sure most would love to work around naked women all the time would be someone's wet dream. It was brutal. There were the druggies, the drama queens, those who thought they were better than everyone else and shaking their boobs was beneath them, and the prostitutes. I'd rather work with a bunch of caffeinated, chocolate-loaded kindergarteners than to go through that again.
 

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Never had a job. Always self-provided.
 

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i left school at 16 and never went to collage or anything,
and since then ive only had 3 jobs (im 26 now btw) and they were
1.Asda
2.Gamestation
3.HMV

ive only been with HMV for under 2months soo im gonna have to say my fav is gamestation and my worst is asda !
You don't say
 

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Best job for me would be hockey umpiring. I go back and umpire my old Uni team, £20 for 70 minutes of work and I once booked a player for being ugly. So easy, fun and well paid. What more could I ask for (if only there were more games!)
 

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My best ever job is the one I have now. I work as a nightclub photographer, I get paid to walk around a club full of hot, drunk chicks and take pictures of them. Only have to do a couple of hours a night and get paid pretty well for it. I also do bar work during the day most days and that's pretty fun as well.

Worst job would be working for a debt collection agency. I had to follow a certain protocol which involved being a total cunt to people over the phone and hassling people with legitimate financial problems. It was soul destroying, I hated it but desperately needed the money to fund a trip that I was planning. I ended up quitting during a shift because I made an old woman cry, couldn't take it anymore.
 
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I've had a lot of short term, a few weeks here and a few weeks there, sort of jobs, lots of summer work and only a couple of 'real', full time jobs.

Best – contract promotional and design work, summer camp counselor (perfect excuse to do kid stuff and play outside all day), stage manager and set designer.

Worst – carnival mascot (those costumes are hot as hell and kids kick you, but you do get to go on rides all day and take breaks whenever you want...)/ride operator/game booth worker, car show beer rep, tarot card reader, apple picker (I had no idea how many apples you need to pick to make twenty dollars), door-to-door begging/fundraiser, touring theatre and street performer (Actually, this wasn't so bad either. Would have been great if it paid enough to not have to choose between eating or not sleeping in a car.), elearning developer, tour guide at an unimpressive attraction (nothing beats disappointed tourists), university lab assistant and the worst of the worst - quality assurance (nitpicky, monotonous software testing – worst.job.ever. I lasted 2 weeks before I went batty and walked out.).
 

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The worst job I ever had was working as a Loss Prevention Specialist at Lowe's. The job paid really well but it certainly was boring.

The best job I ever has is being a Soldier. Traveling around the world, opening up to different cultures, and meeting interesting people are always a plus.
 

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Best Job: My current one actually, I work at a clothing store called Hollister at the mall. It's probably the easiest job I have had so far because all you do is fold clothes and stuff and time goes by fast when your working with friends in the back stockroom :), Not to mention the nice perk that you work with amazingly hot chicks so you can never get bored working there :p

Worst Job: Working at a call center called Convergys, taking phone calls from customers who need help with their comcast internest. it was just a bitch because it was call after call and most of the times, i had to deal with talking to bitching ass customers. It just sucked period. I don't even know how i survived being there for like 7-8 months :/
 
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