What kind of jobs have you held? What are the best and worst?
In high school I worked as a Pharmacy Tech at the local apothecary, then at a local restaurant. In college I started working for hotels and I still do today! I'm a front desk representative/guest services. I really enjoy it because it gives me adult time. 90% of the people who come in are really great people, but there's always 1 who makes you nuts. And dealing with 2 corporate offices (our local owners, and the flagship owners) can be a pain while trying to make certain standards, but the people are what make it worth it.
I also sell Avon, which is awesome! I love being able to set my own hours, and take a vacation whenever I want. Plus I absolutely love the products and getting to help the people in my downline achieve their goals with Avon.
Oh my goodness, I have done a little bit of everything. In high school I worked at a Dairy Queen, then managed it for a while. I also worked at a photo lab and a photography studio and did a little of both. In college I worked at a campus pizza place making pizzas, then worked as an electronics salesperson selling cell phones when they we new, expensive and HUGE. LOL I remember that I was the first person in my family and in my dorm to own a cell phone. Then I worked at Best Buy selling stuff, then a furniture store selling stuff, then worked as a waitress at a couple of difference places for a few years.
Following college, I worked in a financial office, then transitioned to working in marketing for that same firm. When my twins were 6 months old, I left there to be a stay at home mom. I lasted at home for three months before I went nuts and decided to go back to work. I found a job working as an executive assistant at an investment banking firm. I worked there for a few years before my ExDH and I moved to another state. While there I worked as the office administrator at a real estate office, then as executive assistant at a food distribution company. When my job there was eliminated, I went to work for a hospital working in their accounting office working in accounts payable and payroll. When THAT job was eliminated (yes, I've had fantastic luck :roll: ) I worked as office administrator for a non-profit regional marketing organization. When exDH and I split up, I moved back to MN and found a job working for the State College and University System in HR... and that's where I've been ever since.
I've had many many jobs, but what I would consider to be my career is when I worked as a Patent Care Tech at our local hospital. Its basically a nurses assistant. I loved it, I was in the pool so I got to work in all different department taking care of patients. Some day I would love to go back once my kids are in school.
Through high school I worked in a few different restaurants. I worked as a tutor, network technician, and lab monitor through college.
Since 2003, I have worked in the call center industry. Mostly wireless phones but I did a brief stint with Dell. I am currently a manager at a call center. It's fun. I get yelled at and cussed out on a daily basis. lol It's really not that bad. It's fast-paced, challenging, and my agents are like extended family.
I also held a few random jobs throughout high school - mostly, I was a cashier in different stores. Throughout university, I didn't work at all (except during the summer months). I found it too difficult and wanted to focus all of my attention on my studies. I spent six years in university and found a position right away and have been in the same one for about 19 months. This is my first job in my career (medical professional) and love it so much!