Jobs you have done

What different paid jobs have you held, for any length of time at all.
Mine are (in no particular order):
Paper boy
KP
Cellar boy
Waiter
Barman
Chinese takeaway phone answerer
Petrol station assistant
Fish and chip shop server
Pub assistant manager
Department store worker/department supervisor/floor manager
Bar manager
Shop supervisor

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Lawnmower man
Cleaner
Lightbulb salesman
Door to door salesman
Call centre sacrificial pawn
Atm disputes officer
Car finance middleman
Office ‘temp’ (14 months in same role)
Civil sevant
University admin drone
Civil sevant (secondment)
University admin drone

Shop assistant
Audio file tester
Warehouse drone
Post opener
Office admin type
Software developer

reasonable progression. post opener was the best though.

Hairdresser helper (reception/hair washer/general dogsbody)
Papergirl
Avon girl
Selling cleaning contracts to businesses in the Lake District
Mortgage Underwriter
Property Underwriter
Spreadsheet whizz (dont remember the actual job title)
Bar manager
Waitress
Medical guinea pig
Charity collector who stands outside shops with a collection tin
PA
Planner for digital agency
Film extra
Call centre person
Writer
Tour Guide
Babysitter
Curator
Project Manager
Content producer
Talking head for local TV stuff
Bobble hat knitter/maker
Farmhouse cleaner/sweeper upper
Tomato picker
Orphan kangaroo helper
Dehoarding a house for an old guy who’d lost his sight
Location scout
Moving furniture down the street for some guy who owned a bouncy castle business

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Yeah took me a while to remember that I’d worked at a Chinese for 2 nights and a petrol station for a month.

What’s a KP? Kingpin? Peanut?

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My favourite of the jobs was ‘career break’ and ‘between jobs’

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Ketamine purveyor.

Kitchen porter.

:grinning::grinning::grinning:

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“I’m between jobs right now, but I’ve got some pretty exciting stuff coming up like a career break”

Kevin Pietersen

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Bet that had its ups and downs.

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They were little douchebags fyi

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Potwasher - clearer of plates - terrible grill chef - decent server of ice creams - other bits and bobs at a café

Warehouse operative at an electrical retailer

Admin assistant at an academic registry

Admin drone at a pensions company

Debt adviser - specialist team manager - housing / financial capability adviser

Homelessness project coordinator - single homelessness team manager

(Changed job titles slightly in case anyone Googles my job title)

Paper boy
B&Q team member
Unlicensed lifeguard
Kitchen porter
School caretaker
Waiter/bartender
Restaurant supervisor
Coffee shop team member
Barista
Musician
Tour manager
PA
Social media coordinator
Virtual administrator
Charity communications officer (voluntary)
Typist

mot garage dogsbody
agency admin nob (literally never did any work)
site labourer
fixers labourer
fixer
window fitter
joiner

KP
Gardener/Grounds maintenance
Sign manufaturer/Engraver
Workshop Labourer
Warehouse Assistant
Courier
Argos stockroom Assistant
Production Planner

Ah, potwasher was my first job, forgot that one. Awful. The waitresses wouldn’t share their tips so I used to put them in my sock and hobble around on 10ps all day

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And his spirit wife?

(Niche, sorry)

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Want to go on secondment for a business analyst job that’s sole role is to determine what developments I will be doing next year and just conclude “no, we’re good and shouldn’t do any of these changes”
#nextyearoff

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