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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #200 on: 16 Jul 2009, 16:31 »

Um, one of the guys I work with is going on vacation tomorrow, and my birthday is next week, so he's going to bring me a birthday present tomorrow. :)
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #201 on: 16 Jul 2009, 17:43 »

At work today other teams were trying to poach me to come work on their project (it's a biggish company where there are lots of separate teams of people working on different projects simultaneously.)  That was pretty cool.

Oh I guess I should mention that I'm at a different job from the last time I posted in this thread.  I'm making almost double what I made at my last job, so that's pretty cool too, although this is a short term contract so in a month I may very well be jobless, and that part's not so cool.

My Mum is my boss, so I guess I get to hang out with my Mum at work all day!

This is a positive?
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #202 on: 16 Jul 2009, 18:35 »

So I'm applying to my first job at Einstein Bagel. The hours are shit but I don't mind the morning shift. I'll be spending monday, tuesday, and depending on how much I drink this week, a wednesday from 5 to 11 in the morning. Any advice?
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #203 on: 16 Jul 2009, 19:18 »

I am doing a "What's On" column to help out the events listing section of the paper and people keep trying to bribe me with free tickets to stuff. It's pretty awesome.
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #204 on: 16 Jul 2009, 19:32 »

So I'm applying to my first job at Einstein Bagel. The hours are shit but I don't mind the morning shift. I'll be spending monday, tuesday, and depending on how much I drink this week, a wednesday from 5 to 11 in the morning. Any advice?

I <3 einstein bagels. My gf and I would always go there for breakfast during college, bacon egg and cheese on an asiago cheese bagel. mmm. their orange juice is pretty swell too.

Depending on your location, get ready to see a lot of attractive people starting their mornings.
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #205 on: 16 Jul 2009, 21:59 »

At work today other teams were trying to poach me to come work on their project (it's a biggish company where there are lots of separate teams of people working on different projects simultaneously.)  That was pretty cool.

Oh I guess I should mention that I'm at a different job from the last time I posted in this thread.  I'm making almost double what I made at my last job, so that's pretty cool too, although this is a short term contract so in a month I may very well be jobless, and that part's not so cool.

Weren't you teaching at the U. of Chicago? You quit that?
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Re: Let's say positive things about our jobs!
« Reply #206 on: 16 Jul 2009, 22:43 »

Nah, never taught there, nor have I quit any of my teaching jobs.  Those all ended at the end of the semester naturally (hoping to pick up classes in the fall again,) the job I left was a freelance game programming gig.

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