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Old 02-21-2006, 05:25 PM   #11
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Probably as a dishwasher. I did that part-time nights for extra money when I was getting my BA, before I entered into culinary school. But the flip side was that that was the job which really got me interested in culinary because I would have to help prep a lot of stuff too. I just liked the energy, the non-stop action, and the fact that every day was different. The restaurant would do 300-400 covers a night which made for a lot of dishes. It's funny because I can still sort, rack, and send the dishes through the dishwasher pretty fast. Sometimes I'll show new employees how to do it and they can't belive that I'm able to do it so quick. In retrospect, taking that job was one of the best decisions I've ever made. As far a job goes though, it sucks.
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Old 02-21-2006, 06:53 PM   #12
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When I was a cashier at Super K-Mart.
Employees were treated like dirt. Even
when I did nothing wrong I got written up
for alot of stuff because the "so-called"
customer was always right... NOT
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:33 PM   #13
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While in college I had one part-time job in the coin room of a huge bank. Spent all day lugging bags of coins, sorting and rolling them.

The highlight of that experience was watching a couple of Brinks drivers breaking into their armored car because they locked their keys inside.
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:37 PM   #14
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The highlight of that experience was watching a couple of Brinks drivers breaking into their armored car because they locked their keys inside.
Priceless, Andy!
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:43 PM   #15
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Andy, maybe I should have started a thread on the funniest or oddest work experience. Here's an odd one:

I worked part-time, while in school, as a salesgirl in a small women's clothing store in Manhattan. A cross-dresser went into the curtained private dressing room to try on women's (well) lingerie. I had to stand outside the curtain and keep bringing him another size.

PS- Middie, the so-called customer is not always 'alright.' LOL
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Old 02-21-2006, 09:34 PM   #16
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I dont even KNOW where to start. The last job I had was probably the worst..... and then they laid me off because they found someone to do the job with no base pay or medical.
I can share 4 OTHER HORRIBLE job experiences but Im really down right now and I just cant feel the energy to talk about them.
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Old 02-21-2006, 09:42 PM   #17
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I dont even KNOW where to start. The last job I had was probably the worst..... and then they laid me off because they found someone to do the job with no base pay or medical.
I can share 4 OTHER HORRIBLE job experiences but Im really down right now and I just cant feel the energy to talk about them.
So sorry, Sushi. Think we've all had our share of lemons. Things will look up. After one moron laid me off, I signed with a temp agency. They sent me on an assignment at a Motion Pix co. They liked me, and wanted me to stay. I worked for two jerks there, but stuck it out & gained the experience. I use to walk to work thru Central Park every morning, and named the two Polar Bears after them... Bob & Mel, LOL. The rest is history.
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Old 02-21-2006, 09:43 PM   #18
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Sushi.. your job for tonight is to go out and do something FUN! You deserve to feel good.!!!
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Old 02-21-2006, 09:49 PM   #19
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Old 02-21-2006, 09:51 PM   #20
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sorry about that.. but I've always liked the smell of a real man better than one whose all cologned up.. and I bet there's a million other ladies that feel the same way. Be careful with that vodka...it can make every thing look and feel a lot worse
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