- Tell me about… Your job?
Most of the time
A decent wage.Posted 4 years agoNorthwindSubscriber
I’m basically a degree salesman 🙄 Pays alright, and when it’s good it’s absolutely brilliant, when it’s not it’s just incredibly dull. Today was a good day though. It’s good to spend your days with top human beings.
Used to work for a bank, and looking back I have absolutely no idea why.Posted 4 years agoyunkiMember
I get up about 5.30 already at my workplace and get screamed at and provoked and subjected to extreme noise from that moment..
I am in charge of two employees that are lower than me in the hierarchy, one does not understand my language, neither are interested in obeying my instructions, both take great pleasure in winding me up to the very limit of my tolerance at any opportunity, and will think nothing of following along behind me undoing any work that I have just done..
They can both be abusive, violent and think nothing of screaming at me to my face many many times each day..
This is considered normal and my two underlings are above reproach in the eyes of my boss..
While I am trying to keep these two wallys in order I have to complete any number of menial tasks all day every day, such as cleaning, cooking and shopping plus running any other errands the boss needs doing
My shift usually lasts about 14 hours, I have no breaks and am on-call 24/7, often with many other tasks taken on outside of my usual hours, frequently until late at night, and regularly I will also be woken in the night to deal with issues that have arisen..Posted 4 years ago
My boss believes that I should consider myself grateful for this employment and other than providing meals and board I get paid the grand total of naff all…parkesieMember
I fix trucks and armoured vehicles teach others to fix them and occasionaly guide and teach mtb riding. The pay is reasonably good cant complain. The trade off is i occasionaly get shot at and can be away from home for long periods. When all is said and done i rather enjoy it .Posted 4 years agoesselgruntfuttockMember
Although it won’t get another mention.Posted 4 years agomuckyteeMember
I’m an apprentice:
I’m currently learning how to fix double decker buses and coaches.
Most of the time I spend doing services (pouring out 20 litres of engine oil and another 15 litres of gearbox oil and refilling – on old J reg Scania’s)
I get paid jack
I enjoy it, also people at work are sorted.Posted 4 years agocobrakaiSubscriber
Parkesie, vmb or a? I was a VE until some bright spineless tiffy wrote a paper saying we weren’t needed. Went tech for the quals then left. On the plus side I now control a big chunk of airspace over England. Pays a LOT better, don’t go away for 6 months, get to wear a hoodie and trainers to work and still get the same amount if annual leave
Downside? Still live within spitting distance of Bordon.Posted 4 years agorestlessMember
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Most of the time
A decent wage.
I work in the control room.Posted 4 years ago
Really enjoy it, but don’t get paid very much.matt_outandaboutSubscriber
I teach teachers and support teachers to get outside with their classes.Posted 4 years ago
I lead a new project about play in secondary schools, and will be building all sorts (pump tracks, parcour, shelters etc) in three secondary schools in 2015 and another to bring ‘Tinkering School’ to Scotland.
I do a load of the simple IT and social media stuff.
Yes, I like it.
I get paid less than most of the teachers I work with. 🙁dandax1990Member
I work at a steel/titanium extrusion, Machine operator on a hot stretcher that was here when my Grandad worked here! Our press is about 60 years old ha.
I enjoy what I do but it’s less enjoyable when working with certain people who should’ve been sacked a long time ago/never set on full time.
We’ve just been taken over by a company called RTI International Metals.
Hoping I get my wage rise I was promised last year, fingers crossed!Posted 4 years agonorthernmattMember
I work in a plumbers merchant. It’s my job to get moaned at by customers when stuff doesn’t turn up/doesn’t fit/is broken. I also spend a lot of time putting stuff right that should never go wrong as it’s bloody childs play, because I have some idiots under me who walk around on autopilot waiting for the clock to tick round to 5pm so it’s a common occurrence.
I enjoy it mostly, when it all goes well.
Pay is okay but it could be better (as always)Posted 4 years agoMrSmithMember
I take pictures of shiny things, set builds, famous people, posh bikes and anything else I get asked to. I don’t do weddings/pets/kids or deal with the general public (thank god)Posted 4 years ago
Love it, it’s not really like work as it’s just what I do and not some kind of burden that means your week starts at 9am Monday morning and your boss has to approve your holiday dates.
I’m in the tax bracket that makes me wince.compositeproMember
I used to have one of those jobs that folks said “oooh that must be interesting”
Now i just go to this little white painted building
its very interesting waaaaay more than the “”oooh that must be interesting”other job
I dont actually get paid any money my missus supports mePosted 4 years ago
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