Forums The Vibe Chat So what does everyone do for a living and do u like it?

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    starlaugh
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    elretardo87 wrote:
    You get ยฃ50 a shift…..working 12 hours.

    Well there for 12 hours but you only work the first 2 and last two the other 8 you get to sleep.

    Baddass. Also its clsoer to my uni and finishes 20mins before my first class.

    Bit of a result if you get that mate! Wish there was something like that around here :weee:

    #1143860
    starlaugh
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    elretardo87 wrote:
    You get ยฃ50 a shift…..working 12 hours.

    Well there for 12 hours but you only work the first 2 and last two the other 8 you get to sleep.

    Baddass. Also its clsoer to my uni and finishes 20mins before my first class.

    Bit of a result if you get that mate! Wish there was something like that around here :weee:

    #1122933
    General Lighting
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    I work as a IT/Finance manager for a small company in a rural area of Suffolk (between Ipswich and Stowmarket).

    Before that I worked as a Civil Servant for 4 years (I know exactly what it is like for people like DJprocess!), as a project engineer in the TV industry, and in IT for the financial services in Reading.

    My current job might not on the outset seem like the most interesting / creative of jobs but the people are friendly, the work is suprisingly varied (anything from installing infrastructure to producing the company accounts), my managers actually trust me (if I want to do something major I don’t need to do endless change request docs and risk assesments!) and the environment is friendly.

    #1143834
    General Lighting
    Moderator

    I work as a IT/Finance manager for a small company in a rural area of Suffolk (between Ipswich and Stowmarket).

    Before that I worked as a Civil Servant for 4 years (I know exactly what it is like for people like DJprocess!), as a project engineer in the TV industry, and in IT for the financial services in Reading.

    My current job might not on the outset seem like the most interesting / creative of jobs but the people are friendly, the work is suprisingly varied (anything from installing infrastructure to producing the company accounts), my managers actually trust me (if I want to do something major I don’t need to do endless change request docs and risk assesments!) and the environment is friendly.

    #1122956
    AJS
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    Self/un-employed, still.

    Working full time on renovating the flat though so hopefully that will make a bit of cash if we sell it.

    Had been working as a sailing instructor which was great fun but crap money.

    Thinking of re-training to become an estate agent. Got to learn to speak French fisrt though.

    #1143858
    AJS
    Participant

    Self/un-employed, still.

    Working full time on renovating the flat though so hopefully that will make a bit of cash if we sell it.

    Had been working as a sailing instructor which was great fun but crap money.

    Thinking of re-training to become an estate agent. Got to learn to speak French fisrt though.

    #1122977
    samuwel
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    Working as a chef. It has its moments. And those moments are now really as i’m doing contract catering, sweet hours and its right on my doorstep!:wink:

    #1143880
    samuwel
    Participant

    Working as a chef. It has its moments. And those moments are now really as i’m doing contract catering, sweet hours and its right on my doorstep!:wink:

    #1122959
    starlaugh
    Participant
    samuwel wrote:
    Working as a chef. It has its moments. And those moments are now really as i’m doing contract catering, sweet hours and its right on my doorstep!:wink:

    Yeah that seems to be where its at with the catering thing,

    #1143861
    starlaugh
    Participant
    samuwel wrote:
    Working as a chef. It has its moments. And those moments are now really as i’m doing contract catering, sweet hours and its right on my doorstep!:wink:

    Yeah that seems to be where its at with the catering thing,

    #1122936
    globalloon
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    i manage a small charity that works with young people, most of who have additional support needs. i used to do the front line work and it was a bit like being a blue peter presenter… in a different wacky role each week.

    i really enjoy it. I’m becoming a ‘go-to’ person in this area for all matters in my field, so i’m getting to shape policy and services for young people and i think i have the right background. there is no-one managing me (i only have to report to the trustees once every 6 weeks), i have a great team of staff and i’m learning loads about running a charity, which is quite similar to running a business

    #1143837
    globalloon
    Participant

    i manage a small charity that works with young people, most of who have additional support needs. i used to do the front line work and it was a bit like being a blue peter presenter… in a different wacky role each week.

    i really enjoy it. I’m becoming a ‘go-to’ person in this area for all matters in my field, so i’m getting to shape policy and services for young people and i think i have the right background. there is no-one managing me (i only have to report to the trustees once every 6 weeks), i have a great team of staff and i’m learning loads about running a charity, which is quite similar to running a business

    #1122975
    dodgymonkey
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    Im a travel agent…… and I love it – tried all sorts before and have always gone back to travel….. oh, and the perks are wicked! ๐Ÿ˜‰ hehehe

    #1143878
    dodgymonkey
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    Im a travel agent…… and I love it – tried all sorts before and have always gone back to travel….. oh, and the perks are wicked! ๐Ÿ˜‰ hehehe

    #1122938
    Acidfairy
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    elretardo87 wrote:
    I’m a student but I’m just applying for a job at a sleep reserach centre.

    You should deffo get Jared and Avery to be subjects then after their performance at Midge death… :laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1143839
    Acidfairy
    Participant
    elretardo87 wrote:
    I’m a student but I’m just applying for a job at a sleep reserach centre.

    You should deffo get Jared and Avery to be subjects then after their performance at Midge death… :laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1122941
    shortylila
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    dodgymonkey wrote:
    Im a travel agent…… and I love it – tried all sorts before and have always gone back to travel….. oh, and the perks are wicked! ๐Ÿ˜‰ hehehe

    Perks???? Who do u work for??

    I work in Business travel love it mind never had any perks apart from a day trip to london woohhooo and been in travel for nearly 10 years!! started from scratch worked way up.

    Business travel rules no face to face and normal mon-fri hours plus better cash! :group_hug :group_hug

    Getting out of travel is hard … I should know tried but never happens is all I know!

    #1143842
    shortylila
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    dodgymonkey wrote:
    Im a travel agent…… and I love it – tried all sorts before and have always gone back to travel….. oh, and the perks are wicked! ๐Ÿ˜‰ hehehe

    Perks???? Who do u work for??

    I work in Business travel love it mind never had any perks apart from a day trip to london woohhooo and been in travel for nearly 10 years!! started from scratch worked way up.

    Business travel rules no face to face and normal mon-fri hours plus better cash! :group_hug :group_hug

    Getting out of travel is hard … I should know tried but never happens is all I know!

    #1122955
    spangle
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    im un-unemployed n have been for a bit too long…
    have worked a few times since educataion but most of that was not what actually matters to me :love: ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #1143857
    spangle
    Participant

    im un-unemployed n have been for a bit too long…
    have worked a few times since educataion but most of that was not what actually matters to me :love: ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #1122960
    Sandals
    Participant

    Used to run a bar.

    Now in recruitment.

    Company car FTW! :p

    #1143862
    Sandals
    Participant

    Used to run a bar.

    Now in recruitment.

    Company car FTW! :p

    #1122951
    Linz
    Participant

    Am currently doing my final years studying at uni as an acupuncturist. Its great…i’d recommend it to anyone……just give it a go! ๐Ÿ˜ก

    #1143853
    Linz
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    Am currently doing my final years studying at uni as an acupuncturist. Its great…i’d recommend it to anyone……just give it a go! ๐Ÿ˜ก

    #1122932
    Anonymous

    I’m just starting my second year of my ph.D in materials science. its a wicked job, i get to invent and discover new things and its like being paid to be a student. the best of both worlds!

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