Recreation Occupations~

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  1. Firefox

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    So guys. I'm sure most of us are at least minimally aware of what most of the others do in their lives, but let's do this thread anyway and find out for sure~ It'll make for some activity ;)

    And this is totally not a chance for me to brag. Totally not. >.>

    I work full time for Canada Post. I've been with 'em for just over 3 years now, since June 2008. We're currently locked out, waiting for either the corporation to smarten up, or for the government to butt in and force us back to work. But when I am working, I am a letter carrier, to the tune of $24.66/hr, plus various bonuses we are allowed. I rather like my job, I just don't like having to fight against my employer to make sure it stays a job worth keeping.

    And I work part time for Safeway, as a deli clerk. I've been doing that for 7 years, as of July 15th. I'm at the top rate which is about to go up to an even $20/hr. I average around 25 hours a week at this, and mostly I just close up the department- washing dishes, cleaning, putting stuff away and such. It's pretty easy work nowadays, which helps to make up for the large amount of time I spend at my two jobs.

    It's a busy, busy life, but I figure if I can get myself far enough ahead now, I can relax and settle in to an early, wealthy retirement. That's the plan anyway~

    So, how 'bout you guys~? What do you do~?
     
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  2. Bloodberry

    Bloodberry Bloody Berry
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    I do data entry. Have been for 5 years now. Started out doing patent formatting as those were scanned in and just made sure they scanned in right and formatted them so they're print right from the system. A year and a half ago I had to switch over to the IRS department due to massive stupid hitting the RTIS stuff. (Work load decreasing and becoming even worse quality and them just firing people or giving the option to go to the IRS rooms.) The IRS stuff/room is much nicer. Pretty much enter most IRS forms into the system from chicken scratches on the forms.
     
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  3. Basher

    Basher Mad Writing Skillz

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    I work part time at the Surgery Department at my school. Make enough to pay my bills. Started there when I started college. January of 08. At college for a BS in Computer Science.
     
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  4. Baphijmm

    Baphijmm Kunlun Knight

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    I am presently employed full-time as an advanced analytical chemistry lab technician for a Fortune 500 company. Held the job for about a month now, and generally enjoy it.
     
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  5. Teddz

    Teddz Sexy Swedish Love ♥

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    I will soon have a m.SC degree in Information Technology with focus on Interactive Systems. So right now, I have this huge smörgåsbord of choices...

    IT-Consultant?
    Ph.d. Student?
    Programmer?
    HCI specialist?
    Usability designer?
    Interaction Designer?

    The average pay is between 27-29000 SEK so...it's a upgrade from my monthly goverment "support" cash for students @ 2700 sek :D
     
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  6. SaberJ2X

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    I cook in catherings, take pictures, photoshop, and fix PCs...

    and I'm still struggling with cash
     
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  7. artemis836

    artemis836 Vampire Slayer

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    I've done a ton of things over the years:

    1. Fast Food (yep, I wore a Mickey Ds hat with pride)
    2. Nurse Aide
    3. Data entry technician
    4. Home energy auditor
    5. Quality control specialist
    6. Customer Service Supervisor
    7. Construction day laborer

    I'm currently on #7. Its a good way to make some extra cash until I can get my next full time job. Which better be soon.

    Because we have limited savings.

    Ack!
     
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  8. BakaMattSu

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    Software Developer (aka Computer Programmer) going on 8 years now with three very different working environments - the first being a small start-up web design company, the second being product development, and the current being a larger corporation.

    I've dabbled in various environments over the years, but am primarily involved with Microsoft tools and languages.
     
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  9. Teddz

    Teddz Sexy Swedish Love ♥

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    Any experience with .NET framework? Because I have been thinking about taking it up but the fright of using C/C++ again, makes me want to gauge my eyes out with a burning hot spoon covered with rotten eggs :(
     
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  10. BakaMattSu

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    It's my specialty. C# is my primary language.
     
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