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??QOTD?? 9/2/13

Posted by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 6:31 AM
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How many different jobs have you had in your lifetime?

What was your favorite job? Least favorite job?

by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 6:31 AM
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by Nancy on Sep. 2, 2013 at 8:34 AM

It depends on how you count them.  I have worked different jobs at the same company.  If you count them all I have done 11.  The least favorite would have been McDonalds.  My favorite would be the one I am doing now.  I have worked at the college for the last 26 years but I have worked at 4 different positions.  I started as a peer tutor, then Reading Center Assistant, then ALH Lab Coordinator and now as Learning Center Specialist.

by Louann on Sep. 2, 2013 at 9:00 AM

My fav job was at an insurance company.  We weren't an agent we WERE the insurance company.  They hired me to do a simple job....don't even remember what...receptionist maybe.  Then they started giving me all kinds of responsibility because I liked it so much and would ask for other things to do.  I eventually had a TON of responsibility there and so my job was kind of created as we went along.  lol  I would probably still be there but the co. moved to Florida and I wasn't willing to go. 

by Susie on Sep. 2, 2013 at 9:07 AM
Secretary where my dad used to work. Summer between jr and sr year of hs.

Worked at a restaurant 2 years while I went to college.

Worked repair service clerk for the phone company for over 3 years.

Worked at a sub shop after getting married while I went to medical assisting school for a year.

Worked for a general practitioner for 9 months as a medical assistant.

Worked for a gastroenterologist for 18 months.

Worked for a chiroprator for 18 months.

Worked for an ENT office for 3 1/2 years.

Different jobs because we moved so much.

Least fav was the gastroenterologist office. Doctor was an asshole and so was his office manager. I quit there.

Favorite was between the chiropractor and the ENT office.
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by Ronna on Sep. 2, 2013 at 9:24 AM
  • Nursing home kitchen - during high school. 
  • Detassling Corn.  2 days summer 1977
  • Topsy's Sidewalk Cafe.  I manned the taco stand. 1977-1978
  • Cleaning latrines as a student job while in college 1 year. 1977-1978
  • Gourmet coffee shop.  1978-1979
  • TG&Y as a cashier. 1979
  • Function Junction. 1979
  • Cashier at a grocery store on the Country Club Plaza. 1979-1980
  • KU Medical Center 1981 - 1994
  • ** Clerk typist II - Employment Office 1981- 1982
  • ** Secretary I - Accounts Payable 1982-1983
  • ** Secretary II - Health Care Resources 1983-1985
  • ** Secretary III - Hospital Administration1985-1990
  • ** Administrative Assistant - Hospital Administration 1990-1994
  • Started my own Medical Transcription Service 1994 to present
  • TC Transcription 2006 to 2011
  • Nonprofit Immigration Removal Defense Law firm 2011-2013
  • TC Transcription 2013 to present

Wow.  Lol.  I don't know that I've ever listed every job before.  Most resumes only need you to go back 10 years.  The two jobs I highlighted in Blue are the ones I liked the least.  Of course the corn detassling job I only did for 2 days. that's how much I hated that one!   

I really loved being one of the cashiers at the grocery store (highlighted red)  I think if anything, it was the camaraderie that I loved the most.  We had so much fun there, and everyone got along so well.  We all felt like brothers and sisters there.  I became pregnant with Jessica while I worked there and I just have so many fond memories of that place!  

you'll note I did NOT highlight the law firm in blue.  I really did love that job - it was just the B**ch wife boss that I couldn't stand! 

by Gold Member on Sep. 2, 2013 at 9:41 AM

Let's see, I worked in a deli/farmer's market prep place when I got out of high school, then when we moved, I worked as a waitress/dishwasher for several restrauants, played at being a stay at home mom for a little while, and then became a CNA at the facility where I still work. I have been here for 22 years, the last twelve as the activity director.

by Lisa on Sep. 2, 2013 at 10:44 AM

wow let me see, my first jobs (summer youth program jobs) were cleaning schools during the summer. The program is for kids from poor families so they can earn money to buy their own stuff for school. My second was an after school job cleaning a computer store back when they were still huge, had black and white screens and there was no internet.

I have since worked in a battery factory on the QC line (boring), as a nurses Aide, a cashiert in a convienience store, and now work as a housekepper in a nursing home. I think being a CAN was my favorite thing to do because I got to interact with the residents all the time, my least favorite is tie between the store and the battery factory.

by Mary Ann on Sep. 2, 2013 at 10:55 AM

I have had several different jobs, most of them in nursing.  I can hpnest;ly say liked mpst pf them, even when I was a kitchen helper in a restaurent back when I was in high school.  My favorite was working in a trauma unit because I truly felt I was dping some good.  My least favorite cherry packing (also back in high school days).

by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 11:28 AM

 I have had so many jobs

I worked for Hampton Inn as a housekeeper, the money was not great but the company was awesome, the hours were fantastic for a single mom and I really did enjoy the work

my least favorite, I worked at Jo Ann Fabrics warehouse, I dont know why I thought I would like it, I hated it, I was not treated very good, we had to be on our feet constantly on concrete floors, it was just awful I think I stayed about 6 weeks

by Group Admin on Sep. 2, 2013 at 11:35 AM

I have only had five. My favorite was working with preschoolers. Least favorite was kitchen prep with creepy people. 

by on Sep. 2, 2013 at 11:37 AM

Quoting Cindy18:

How many different jobs have you had in your lifetime?  5 or 6 jobs. My least liked job is working in fast foods. My favorite job was a program called Mothers Day Out. I worked with children 16 month to 2 years old. Had then 10 hours a week. Two 5 hour days, but time for cleaning up! It was through my church I attended. I moved and now am at home. For the most I was a stay home mom, I did volunteer work while my kids were in school. I volunteered for a 1st grade teacher, then changed schools and worked in the library of a 5th and 6th grade school, which have now gone K-6th. I did enjoy working there. When my kids graduated I worked MDO. 

What was your favorite job? Least favorite job?


No we aren't quite that old yet....but they're cute aren't they?

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