Welcome back to another installment of 'Jobs that I have had'. This next batch of jobs showcase the imbalance of power in the workplace. Sometimes it lies with management, some times it lies with the workers. I have isolated 2 prior jobs to highlight what I mean; The Library Jobs. I was poor, so my … Continue reading Early Jobs 3 – Who’s Using Who?
It sucks having a job that relies on the great unwashed to tip you. Some customers make it easy to be nice and others make it a daily life and death struggle. Somewhere in my college days, I found the perfect job for someone who simply cannot suffer fools lightly. Ollie's Hot Dog Shoppe, … Continue reading Early Jobs 2; The Customer Always Sucks
One of the earliest posts I ever wrote was one documenting my very first forays into the job market. Unofficial jobs that were better characterized as 'childhood hustles'. Two of them are prize winners, literally, they won a Rockstar Finance contest for craziest side jobs. It's time to move on to my first Real Jobs. … Continue reading Early Jobs; Restaurant Subculture
So after you start to read enough Net Worth Blogs you start to notice certain similarities that pop up in this niche scene. The frequency of lawyers, engineers or computer types. The compulsive frugality and thinly veiled narcissism that makes people want to not only leer at each others intimate numbers, but post our own … Continue reading FIRST JOBS