How many jobs have you had in your life ?

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  1. EddyG

    EddyG MORON Banned User

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    I once wrote them down and it was probably 75. I hate working in sales, and if you don`t do well, you either get fired or quit. I also did allot of fast food dishwasher and busboy jobs in my teens, I include that in the total. If I could make $40,000 washing dishes I would, just because sales jobs are a dead end lately for me, in the last 15 years or so.
     
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    Not counting jobs that lasted less than 6 months (in my younger years), 5.

    From age 16 to present, that's 28 years, so I guess that's an average of 5-6 years/job, which seems consistent with my generation, unlike my dad who worked at his job for more than 30 years! :eek:
     
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    Did you hear naz is from Alberta
     
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    I'm not counting. Ten or so.
     
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    Two. 2 companies total.

    Why are you asking so many questions lately, Eddy?
     
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    probably ten...one in the last 23 years
     
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    4 companies. some off the books jobs when I was younger to supplement, but 4 T4 issuing companies.



    I'm on about my 6th job with my current company, but that's just career progression so I'm not counting them, they are lumped under company 4.
     
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    Butcher, heres an answer. I need to hear from people because I am bored and I am entertained by people here. I am bored because my job is repetitive and not getting me anywhere.
     
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    OK Eddy..IF..that is your real name. Is your father home?
     
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    Altogether from mowing yards on up, about 13, plus some freelance work as a photo assistant. The last 3 "real" jobs lasted 6 years each, coincidentally....
     
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    And now you're too old to switch careers bro you are ruined as a man what are you going to do?
     
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    No offense to OP or Brah or PK, but as a group, I despise sales people, and I could never do it even if I wanted to....
     
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    You should be a motivational speaker :usflag:
     
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    usually, it's the field of last resort for those with limited skills and/or a lack of a professional degree.

    I did it, before college. It wasn't so bad, but you're right though: some of the scummiest people I've ever met in my life were in sales.
     
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    The worst ones I remember were all into weird head-fuck shit like NLP and stuff...
     
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    Only two full time jobs.....one for 12 years and my current for 17. I usually juggle two or three side jobs at any given time as well.
     
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    in the past 20 years I've had one employer and about 18 different job functions. before that I had 6 different jobs, all in different industries doing different things. i'm not in sales now because I was good at it without trying very hard, and because I found being good at sales addictive and I became someone I didn't like. I'm not necessarily as good at the things i've done since sales, but i think I like myself more.

    we all get to the same finish line, so it's how you get there, and how you feel about the trip afterwards that matters.