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    ToxTox I kill threads he/himRegistered User regular
    Jobs.

    Yes.

    Yes I will like one of these.

    Hmm, you know what? Better make it two, just in case.

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    rhylithrhylith Death Rabbits HoustonRegistered User regular
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    What is a professional to do to earn more money? Besides sexual favors...

    You could do freelance work on the side, depending on what you do

    I'm a mechanical engineer--freelance work is a little sparse from what I can see...

    Relocate to houston.

    Seriously they compete for engineers here pretty hard.

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    MetalbourneMetalbourne Inside a cluster b personalityRegistered User regular
    Hilariously, if you're on hold with customer service and there's no music, chances are very good that they can hear you.

    So, you know, not only did you not get the help you need from that "punk ass bitch", but now when you call customer service there's an alert to transfer you to her boss's voicemail instead of helping you.

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    UsagiUsagi Nah Registered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    What is a professional to do to earn more money? Besides sexual favors...

    You could do freelance work on the side, depending on what you do

    I'm a mechanical engineer--freelance work is a little sparse from what I can see...

    Relocate to houston.

    Seriously they compete for engineers here pretty hard.

    Pffft Houston

    Portland/Seattle are where it's at

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    Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

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    AphostileAphostile San Francisco, CARegistered User regular
    Usagi wrote: »
    rhylith wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    What is a professional to do to earn more money? Besides sexual favors...

    You could do freelance work on the side, depending on what you do

    I'm a mechanical engineer--freelance work is a little sparse from what I can see...

    Relocate to houston.

    Seriously they compete for engineers here pretty hard.

    Pffft Houston

    Portland/Seattle are where it's at

    Or the Bay Area!

    Nothing. Matters.
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    Darth WaiterDarth Waiter Elrond Hubbard Mordor XenuRegistered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    What is a professional to do to earn more money? Besides sexual favors...

    You could do freelance work on the side, depending on what you do

    I'm a mechanical engineer--freelance work is a little sparse from what I can see...

    Relocate to houston.

    Seriously they compete for engineers here pretty hard.

    Come for the money; stay for the Westheimer Street Festival.

    It should also be noted that we have the best booze prices for all of your bar-hopping needs.

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    ToxTox I kill threads he/himRegistered User regular
    Al_wat wrote: »
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

    Oh rest assured it will destroy you.

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    H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote: »
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

    I did this when I was stationed in Korea. In fact I still do this except now its 10 hour shifts. How often do you switch shifts? We would swap days/nights every 3 months. The first couple nights/days on your new schedule suck, but you get used to the new sleep schedule after that.

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    Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    Tox wrote: »
    Al_wat wrote: »
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

    Oh rest assured it will destroy you.

    eehh..... maybe

    some people at work say they love working shifts. Some people can't handle it.

    I think I will be ok but you never know until you try. I know there are a lot of coping methods, I need to learn to use those.

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    Al_watAl_wat Registered User regular
    H0b0man wrote: »
    Al_wat wrote: »
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

    I did this when I was stationed in Korea. In fact I still do this except now its 10 hour shifts. How often do you switch shifts? We would swap days/nights every 3 months. The first couple nights/days on your new schedule suck, but you get used to the new sleep schedule after that.

    My shifts are on a 5 week rotating schedule, but the days and nights alternate constantly. For example here is what January looked like:

    DD OO NNN OO DD OOO NN OO DDD OO NN OO SSSS


    N- Nights (7:30pm - 7:30 am)
    O - Days Off
    D - Day shift (7:30am - 7:30pm)
    S - 8 hour shift, 8am - 4pm

    Some of those days off periods are either shortened or extended depending on if I am coming off nights or days. For example, if it goes OO NN, i actually go into work on that second off day at 7:30 pm. And if it goes NN OO DD, I finish work on that second N at 7:30 am so its more like three days off. Admittedly I lose most of the first day to sleeping and being a zombie though.

    Some months can really suck, some months are awesome. As a result of the scheduling I get 4 ten day breaks a year that are totally outside of vacation time, we need them as a result of labour laws to average 40 hours a week. I have two in the summer.

    I expect to be a complete zombie on a lot of the days off in between shift.

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    mightyjongyomightyjongyo Sour Crrm East Bay, CaliforniaRegistered User regular
    Flying back home tomorrow, hoping the air traffic controller furloughs don't affect my flight. Today a lot of flights were cancelled so here's to hoping.

    Is posting job links allowed? The company I work for is hiring and I would love to try and help people out but I'm not sure if that counts as promoting?

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    H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    Al_wat wrote: »
    H0b0man wrote: »
    Al_wat wrote: »
    I got moved to rotating day/night 12 hour shifts at work. I'm only going to be doing this for about two more weeks then back to days for another month of training. After that; shift indefinitely.

    Its nice because the way it works I actually get quite a bit of time off while maintaining an average of 40 hours per week. I'm curious to see how I will adapt to the schedule though. Flipping nights and days will take some effort.

    I did this when I was stationed in Korea. In fact I still do this except now its 10 hour shifts. How often do you switch shifts? We would swap days/nights every 3 months. The first couple nights/days on your new schedule suck, but you get used to the new sleep schedule after that.

    My shifts are on a 5 week rotating schedule, but the days and nights alternate constantly. For example here is what January looked like:

    DD OO NNN OO DD OOO NN OO DDD OO NN OO SSSS


    N- Nights (7:30pm - 7:30 am)
    O - Days Off
    D - Day shift (7:30am - 7:30pm)
    S - 8 hour shift, 8am - 4pm

    Some of those days off periods are either shortened or extended depending on if I am coming off nights or days. For example, if it goes OO NN, i actually go into work on that second off day at 7:30 pm. And if it goes NN OO DD, I finish work on that second N at 7:30 am so its more like three days off. Admittedly I lose most of the first day to sleeping and being a zombie though.

    Some months can really suck, some months are awesome. As a result of the scheduling I get 4 ten day breaks a year that are totally outside of vacation time, we need them as a result of labour laws to average 40 hours a week. I have two in the summer.

    I expect to be a complete zombie on a lot of the days off in between shift.

    Ouch, ya that sucks. The hardest part of shift schedules is the first few days on your new shift. Essentially you're never going to be able to settle in to a sleep schedule. Either coffee or energy drinks will be your best friend. Possibly both.

    That aside, shift schedules can be awesome. When I was in Korea we worked what was called Panama shifts. One week you would work every day except for wed and thurs. The next week you would only work wed and thurs. With a 12 hour shift it averaged out to 42 hours a week and you got a ton of days off.

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    Muse Among MenMuse Among Men Suburban Bunny Princess? Its time for a new shtick Registered User regular
    Interview today! I did well. They still didn't want me because I did not fit their corporate culture :( Their employees were just so into their life insurance shit, it was so incredibly odd.

    I think I'm gonna ask my uncles if they can help me get a job, everyone I know got their gigs through family, its just a shame the only employed family that lives near me works in food service. Maybe I can get into Hamburger University like my uncles did, who knows???

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    Blake TBlake T Do you have enemies then? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.Registered User regular
    tynic wrote: »
    Avraham wrote: »
    Please follow my blog, white men holding cats dot tumblr dot com

    so angry this isn't really a thing.

    You could just borrow my phone.

    That has pictures of me patting cats in it.

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    I think I'm gonna ask my uncles if they can help me get a job, everyone I know got their gigs through family, its just a shame the only employed family that lives near me works in food service. Maybe I can get into Hamburger University like my uncles did, who knows???

    You don't want to go to Hamburger U

    I hear they just grind you up in there

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    tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    White MEN.

    Not white mAn. Or worse, white west Australian.

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    SkeithSkeith Registered User regular
    Moriveth wrote: »
    I think I'm gonna ask my uncles if they can help me get a job, everyone I know got their gigs through family, its just a shame the only employed family that lives near me works in food service. Maybe I can get into Hamburger University like my uncles did, who knows???

    You don't want to go to Hamburger U

    I hear they just grind you up in there

    I don't know why but I feel as if you've been waiting for the opportunity to use that for years

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    msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    JoeUser wrote: »
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    What is a professional to do to earn more money? Besides sexual favors...

    You could do freelance work on the side, depending on what you do

    I'm a mechanical engineer--freelance work is a little sparse from what I can see...

    Relocate to houston.

    Seriously they compete for engineers here pretty hard.

    I like my job, though. I just have expensive hobbies...

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    Darth WaiterDarth Waiter Elrond Hubbard Mordor XenuRegistered User regular
    Flying back home tomorrow, hoping the air traffic controller furloughs don't affect my flight. Today a lot of flights were cancelled so here's to hoping.

    Is posting job links allowed? The company I work for is hiring and I would love to try and help people out but I'm not sure if that counts as promoting?

    As long as you're not receiving direct financial compensation for it, I don't think it could be construed as promoting.

    Besides, I'm getting pretty desperate.

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    Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity What a lovely day for tea Secret British ThreadRegistered User regular
    First real day of court ever today

    Most of what I've done got settled prior to even hearings

    Feel like sitting my pants while telling to world I can do this at the same time

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    QuantumTurkQuantumTurk Registered User regular
    Go zen go! You...litigate for that charity? I have no idea what charities do in court. Or really what happens in court at all. If you steal the judges robes, do you become the new little-wooden-hammer-wizard?

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    msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    Go zen go! You...litigate for that charity? I have no idea what charities do in court. Or really what happens in court at all. If you steal the judges robes, do you become the new little-wooden-hammer-wizard?

    I think you have to eat his heart to gain his power.

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    SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    godmode wrote: »
    Aphostile wrote: »
    Man, another banner day for our stock.

    Party tiiiiiiime.

    Baaaah, get out of here with your success and money and perfect stubble beard and chiseled jawline.

    No!

    Come closer!

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    SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    "Hey. What time do you guys close today?"
    "5:00"
    "I have homework to turn in today. So if I come by at 4:55 you guys will still be here, right?"
    "...Yes."

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    Brovid HasselsmofBrovid Hasselsmof [Growling historic on the fury road] Registered User regular
    Sassori wrote: »
    Langly wrote: »
    explicit language here

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Dd8SJlvfrlA

    first day on the job - fired immediately.

    whoops.jpg

    Whelp.

    That was awkward as fuck.

    Late but I only just watched this. I didn't hear him swear? I just saw a guy who looked terrified to be reporting the news.

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    godmodegodmode Southeast JapanRegistered User regular
    The first words spoken are "Fuckin' shit"

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    tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited April 2013
    edit: godmode got this

    course where smof's from those don't count as swearwords.

    tynic on
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    SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    smof wrote: »
    Sassori wrote: »
    Langly wrote: »
    explicit language here

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Dd8SJlvfrlA

    first day on the job - fired immediately.

    whoops.jpg

    Whelp.

    That was awkward as fuck.

    Late but I only just watched this. I didn't hear him swear? I just saw a guy who looked terrified to be reporting the news.

    It was right at the beginning of the clip. The very first second he's on the screen.


    And the stupid people are just pouring into the office today.

    "I'm here to pick up paperwork."
    "Okay. What exactly are you looking for?"
    "It's paperwork from the department."
    "...Yes. I need more information than that. Who is it from? What kind of paperwork is it?"
    "I was told to come by and pick it up."
    "..."

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    Brovid HasselsmofBrovid Hasselsmof [Growling historic on the fury road] Registered User regular
    Oh. Hahaha. I got it on a second watch, lost it in a laggy skip first time through.

    Also when the woman says "co-anchor" it kind of sounds like she says wanker, so I enjoyed that too.

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    SassoriSassori Registered User regular
    Even without the swearing it is super awkward.

    Like no one told him he was going to be put in front of a camera that day.

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    ShadowhopeShadowhope Baa. Registered User regular
    Zibblsnrt wrote: »
    I'm still sort of baffled at the noises I've been hearing about Nova Scotia of all places being the one province to report job growth this year. Does not compute.

    I am one of those jobs! Actually, I am two of those jobs, as I was hired on a temporary basis for a month and then found permanent employment.

    Civics is not a consumer product that you can ignore because you don’t like the options presented.
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    JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    his tweets make him sound like a robust loser

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    jgeisjgeis Registered User regular
    First thing I see when I get into work are two big stacks of paperwork that I went through about a week ago. Turns out that the CPSC thinks we're lying when we said that they sent different information in two batches of paperwork that are supposed to be identical. So I got to go through them again to look for duplicates! Yay menial work!

    Turns out we weren't lying, suck on that, government!

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    Mr FuzzbuttMr Fuzzbutt Registered User regular
    Sassori wrote: »
    Even without the swearing it is super awkward.

    Like no one told him he was going to be put in front of a camera that day.

    at least he's not the "boom goes the dynamite" guy

    broken image link
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    -Tal-Tal Registered User regular
    go fuck yourself san diego

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    JacksWastedLifeJacksWastedLife Registered User regular
    edited April 2013
    Edit: thread fail :(

    JacksWastedLife on
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    Mojo_JojoMojo_Jojo We are only now beginning to understand the full power and ramifications of sexual intercourse Registered User regular
    It's much too nice a day to work. Everybody take the rest of the day off. It's fine.

    Homogeneous distribution of your varieties of amuse-gueule
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    Shazkar ShadowstormShazkar Shadowstorm Registered User regular
    lol my coworker just IM'd me
    she sez:
    zomg guess what our client asked us to do
    it's the most hilarious thing ever
    we were on a call for the strat plan this morning and she was like oh i'm getting emails from my boss about this presentation for take your kids to work day on thursday
    and we were kind of joking like haha let us know if you need help with that
    and she was like so we're gonna need a 5 slide presentation about [DRUG NAME] and how it works for kids
    LOL

    poo
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    ElbasunuElbasunu Registered User regular
    lol

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