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I have been a:<br><br>
-part-time radio announcer<br>
-hardware store clerk/bookkeeper<br>
-waitress<br>
-direct care aide with developmentally disabled adults<br>
-kitchen aide (mixer? no, ha!) at a nursing home<br>
-tattoo shop receptionist<br>
-short order cook<br>
-freelance writer for the local paper<br><br>
What about you?
 

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Burger king<br>
5 adult family homes<br>
1 home care agency<br>
1 retirement community<br><br>
Either DH and I worked opposite days or one of us SAH.
 

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Not a very big list <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
In home childcare provider<br><br>
Farm worker<br><br>
Waitress<br><br>
Retail
 

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--Fast food worker (several times)<br>
--Waitress<br>
--Deli worker<br>
--Movie Gallery<br>
--Factory worker<br>
--Self-Employed eBay seller for over 5 years. I quit because you would not BELIEVE the things customers would try to pull to get refunds and keep their stuff. Not worth it.
 

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(in order)<br>
-Model (child and teen)<br>
-Home care aide for Down's syndrome teens<br>
-Vegetarian chef at Zen temple<br>
-Bartender<br>
-Line cook<br>
-Actress<br>
-Legal proofreader<br>
-Freelance editor/proofreader<br>
-screenplay ghostwriter (only one movie ever made it to the big screen, alas)<br>
-catering chef<br>
-Remedial tutor for Math and Language Arts standardized tests in the public school system (which means that I hate NCLB more than you can imagine).<br><br>
...and now<br>
-Full-time theology student and part-time nanny
 

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Assistant cook at a camp<br>
House cleaner<br>
Grocery store cashier<br>
Fish tagger<br>
lawn mower<br>
Owned my own windshield repair business.<br>
Did demos at grocery stores.<br>
Pet sitter<br><br>
Thats all I can think of for now.<br><br><b>All</b> ( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">: at all)I do now is manage a house of 5 people soon to be six. House hold manager is a pretty impressive job <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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-Birthday party "Hostess" at McDonalds<br>
-Cashier at Hancock fabric store<br>
-Marine<br>
-Mainframe computer operator<br>
-IT consultant<br>
-Microsoft Certification Instructor<br>
-SAHM<br>
-and currenty Compliance and Training officer at a large financial institute
 

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In the past:<br>
Cleaned Houses<br>
Cut Lawns<br>
Assistant to Territory Manager of Maybelline cosmetics<br>
Scooped Ice Cream<br>
Ice Cream Cake Maker/Designer<br>
Ice Cream Store Manager<br>
Waitress<br>
Restaurant Manager<br>
Restaurant Owner<br>
Retail sales associate-sporting goods and leather coats<br>
Junior High Teacher<br>
High School Teacher<br><br><br>
Currently:<br>
Realtor<br>
Real Estate Investor<br>
Direct Sales<br>
Credit Repair for Family and Friends<br><br>
Mama to my babe!
 

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fast food front line<br>
pizza joint CSR<br>
pizza joint shift manager<br>
waitress<br>
bank teller<br>
bank teller supervisor/sr. teller<br>
bank overdraft rep<br>
bank holding company exceptions processor/ach rep
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">fast food front line<br>
pizza joint CSR<br>
pizza joint shift manager<br>
waitress<br>
bank teller<br>
bank teller supervisor/sr. teller<br>
bank overdraft rep<br>
bank holding company exceptions processor/ach rep</div>
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Oh! Pizza maker!<br>
And grocery store clerk!<br>
And telemarketer (yeah, that was..not fun <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> )<br><br>
I can't believe I forgot those!
 

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in order and not counting internships or volunteer work.....<br>
1995: field supervisor in a cherry orchard. i am bilingual and could communicate with everyone.<br><br>
1996-98: stock help for a large and tall shop.<br><br>
1998: pretzel maker for one month, got fired for giving out too much free stuff)<br>
1998-1999: retail for swimsuit store and jewelry sales. worked both jobs at same time while in college.<br><br>
1999-2001: retail sales for baby dept in a dept store.<br>
1999: in home nurse and retail jewelry sales (different store).<br>
all 3 above jobs were done at the same time, and also while thru college.<br><br>
2000: hostess and bird costume wearer for red robin. not enough hours so i started banquet serving for a rich snob hotel too. i walked off the job at the hotel. left red robin shortly after. both were too unstable while i was in college.<br><br>
2000-2001: grocery store everything. i started as night crew, then went to checker. subbed in the deli at times. was the weekend doughnut fryer, and started cake decorating. dropped out of college and left this job due to illness.<br><br>
at this point i went back to the retail sales at the baby dept, went into cashiering at same store. ended up pregnant and was laid off due to an ER visit on xmas eve. i havent worked in a money paying job since.
 

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In order from 12:<br>
Pizza maker at my dad's restaurant<br>
Babysitting<br>
Hostess<br>
Waitress
 

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newspaper carrier<br>
fast food worker<br>
pizza delivery driver<br>
picture framer<br>
office temp<br>
secretary<br>
medical proofreader<br>
barista<br>
web designer<br>
software developer
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Burger king<br>
5 adult family homes<br>
1 home care agency<br>
1 retirement community<br><br>
Either DH and I worked opposite days or one of us SAH.</div>
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Burger King was my first job too.<br>
Movie theater. Worked my way up to manager and projectionist<br>
Fudruckers. bakery<br>
Pizza hut making pizza at 7am and then delivering them to schools<br>
CNA at nursing home<br>
Michel's Arts and Crafts Cash office/kids club<br>
Quizno's<br>
Fairfield Inn Front desk<br>
Daycare teacher for one month.<br><br>
and being Mommy and Wife.<br><br>
Other than being mommy I say Fairfield was my favorite.<br><br>
O yeah I for got a cookie store in Asheville mall and Camelot Music in a mall in ATL
 

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In order:<br><br>
Day care aide<br>
Bakery cashier<br>
Gas Station cashier<br>
Customer Service<br>
Assistant Supervisor<br>
Web Site Designer<br>
Computer Lab Assistant<br>
Waitress<br>
Telerecruiter<br>
Data Entry Clerk<br><br><br>
And soon I'm going to start a new job as a secretary.
 

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<b>Teen</b><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Daycare assistant</span><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Cafe</span> - made espresso drinks<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Made hospital scrubs and sold them to doctors, nurses, etc</span> (my own business)<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Legal Secretary</span> - after college (I was so happy to make $40K that first year but hated the job and didnt stay long)<br><br><b>Adult</b><br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Administrative Assistant</span> - worked for gov agencies, Microsoft, advertisement agencies, dot coms, and other computer software companies (also freelanced)<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Executive Assistant</span> (finance mostly)- current<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Life art model</span> (nude)<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Print model</span> (clothed <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">)<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">bakery</span> (for three weeks while job hunting)<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;">babysitter</span> (while job hunting)<br><br>
The modeling work was always part-time while look working at my "normal" jobs.
 

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<ul><li>janitor</li>
<li>sunflower farmer</li>
<li>cafeteria worker</li>
<li>coffee shop</li>
<li>subway</li>
<li>helper in a mexican orphanage</li>
<li>community cleanup/gardener</li>
<li>telephone survey person</li>
<li>homeless shelter</li>
<li>translator/ data classifier</li>
<li>personal care aide in group home for mentally disabled adults</li>
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did i mention that i'm only 24? now ask me how many places i've lived...
 

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-gopher catcher <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"><br>
-burger king, cashier/drivethru<br>
-school, music librarian<br>
-school, cafeteria<br>
-janitor (elementary school <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/grossedout.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="gross"> )<br>
-Pizza Hut, waitress/delivery<br>
-Fine Arts modle (nude)<br>
-Photographer<br>
-Bartender<br>
-Lilypons Watergardens, sales<br>
-Waldenbooks, sales<br>
-Claude Moore Clonial Farm Park, park interperter<br>
-Home Depot, sales<br>
-MAMSI, health insurance customer rep<br>
-Unitedhealthcare, health insurance customer rep<br>
-Blockbuster, sales<br>
-Cellist, various quartets/orchestras<br>
-Babysitter<br><br>
All I can think of for now but I am sure there are more.
 

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*waitress<br>
*vet tech<br>
*sales associate @ various places through the years<br>
*beauty consultant<br>
*make up artist<br>
*account manager/merchandiser<br>
*house cleaner<br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:
 
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