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Old 01-22-2013, 01:01 AM   #1
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Best first jobs?

Has anyone ever had a really good entry level job that they liked, at least more than other starter jobs?

I just turned 19, and I think I need a job now. I'm going to school full time, but I think I'm ready to handle a weekend job without screwing up my gpa.

Were there any stores in particular that were cool to work in? or did you get a job doing something most people don't think of?
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:03 AM   #2
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:04 AM   #3
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:04 AM   #4
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My first job was a seasonal job at a local apple orchard/BBQ house/pie shop/gift shop/tourist attraction. The owners were cool, and they were relaxed with nearly everything. I would definitely get a job with some sort of local small business.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:04 AM   #5
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:07 AM   #6
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My first job was a seasonal job at a local apple orchard/BBQ house/pie shop/gift shop/tourist attraction. The owners were cool, and they were relaxed with nearly everything. I would definitely get a job with some sort of local small business.


Interesting. Theres a restaraunt/gift shop/ tourist attracion by where I live. Never thought about it for some reason.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:08 AM   #7
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I worked for the St.Louis Blues helping set up the in-seat club section of the stadium and if the resturaunt was short staffed I would bartend at the games.
Started at $9.30 an hour and ended at $11 an hour.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:09 AM   #8
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I'm a tutor at Kumon. The last branch I worked at payed me $15/hour. This new place pays me $10.25/hour and is flexible with my school hours.
General retail and service stores are usually the place to go for a first job.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:23 AM   #9
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If you're into sports, being an ump or referee is pretty good. In high school I umpired little league baseball, two games on the weekends and one during the week. Each game was an hour and a half, and I made $20 - $25 a game.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:27 AM   #10
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Lifeguard and Swimming Lessons Instructor $9, then $10 when I got started doing lessons. Its pretty good, until you start working more than 35 hours a week, then its just balls.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:44 AM   #11
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I'm a part time carpenter. I go days which I don't have Uni on, and sometimes the weekend.
$100 for about 6-8 hours work. Not always that hard of work since I do more maintenance than doing fix out jobs so yeah. I've had it since I was 11 (Currently 22.. ) would you believe hahaha.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:46 AM   #12
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As a serious answer, I work at a gold club, just doing golf stuff. Driving golf carts around, cleaning clubs, occasionally working on the range. It's very easy work for pretty good pay.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:57 AM   #13
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I've had 3 "types" of jobs, which I think encompass all the types of work most young people do for their first job. They are:

1. Shit-tier: This was when I worked in a movie theater. This job is similar to all those "wear a uniform and work for minimum wage" jobs like fast food.

I was a concessionist. The bad side is that the work sucks and you have to deal with so many customers (plus I hate the uniforms). Bosses also tend to be not too bright and often times jerks. However the positive with this job is that you work with a lot of people your age and you're probably gonna make good friends with your employees. You all have one thing in common; You hate your job. I quit working in a theater over 4 years ago and I have a very close friend whom I met working there and we still hangout a lot.

2. Meh-tier: This was working in clothing stores. The work is considerably easier (and cleaner) than working at a movie theater or in fast food. However sometimes it can be demanding, and nobody likes closing shifts. You do meet some cool people there, but I find that the age differences and stuff are much more diverse and I didn't get along as well with my co-workers. More of them are married, or much older and you just don't have much in common. So it's just sort of "meh" in both the work and social department. But I did meet a couple people I could hangout with.

3. Easy-tier: This was when I worked in a small mexican restaraunt. I'd put this with other jobs like being a cashier at a not-busy place or something. The upside is that the work was easy as shit. If it wasn't busy I'd turn on TV and watch something like Seinfeld. I also got food at good discount prices, and the bosses rarely if ever got upset with me. The bad side though is that I never really talked much with co-workers and was by myself a lot. It gets boring. cooks didn't speak a word of english, either.



Of course these are just my experiences and I'm sure they vary greatly from person to person.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:27 AM   #14
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I had one of the best crappy jobs in all of England; I think.

I was a temp warehouse picker... Nothing special about that except, it was at the Ann Summers warehouse.

Best crappy job ever.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:29 AM   #15
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Well not my first job but my second is an apprentice for an electrician.
6 months of school, paid school, starting pay $14.25 while in school.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:30 AM   #16
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Worked as a cleaner for the UK head of Tesco at his mansion. Got paid £10 an hour to dust and hoover. Wasn't bad for a first job.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:31 AM   #17
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Kids, stay in school.

Every job I seem to get is a crappy entry level job.

I'm the old man working with and even for a bunch of kids who themselfs are working for people older than me, I'm at that age, it sucks; Kids, stay in school so you don't have to have a bunch of loser-Ass jobs like me.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:39 AM   #18
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Kids, stay in school.

Every job I seem to get is a crappy entry level job.

I'm the old man working with and even for a bunch of kids who themselfs are working for people older than me, I'm at that age, it sucks; Kids, stay in school so you don't have to have a bunch of loser-Ass jobs like me.

I used to work with people just like that at Sam's club
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:44 AM   #19
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My first job was working at an ice cream shop when I was 16. It was busy when it was sunny out (obviously), when it rained it was slow but we would kill time by eating all of their supply... shit man we ate soooo much, good thing I wasn't smoking dope back then or else I'd be a complete fatass.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:50 AM   #20
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If we're doing first jobs and not entry level jobs, mine was this call centre, and it was so cool how I got that, my first gf walked up to her boss, pointed at me and said 'can this boy have a job?' and I got rushed through the interview and even got given basic training on the job and managed to make a lead on my test with a real life customer and, that sealed the deal... Too bad it was in Barnet and I was living at Crown Point, the 4 hour journey/8 hour commute was fun across London and, it was near to my gf, sort of.... Compared to where I was coming from on Public Transport, it was near. That was my first ever job... That wasn't a paper route for pocket money or, operating some stand at some school of mine during some fate.
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