I have worked at every single pizza place. Five different chains or stand alone stores to be exact. After all those pizza jobs, I can make a pizza in my sleep. Pizza delivery jobs are good because every time you come back to the store a good chunk of time has gone by on the … Continue reading Early Jobs 5 – All the Rest
So let me get this straight. You are going to pay me to swim, hike, and play soccer all day long? Yes And this will last the entire summer? Yes And you will pay me in dollars? Yes. Could it be too good to be true? Well yes, quite frankly. The playing all day long … Continue reading Early Jobs 4 – Jobs you Love
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