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Anyone have a really cool job?

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About 2 years ago at our sales confrence we were asked what we worked for and my response was my short people, my husband and my coach bags and shoes!!

I work for Monster.com. The online job board as a sales rep. I love my job I have a teritory of Arizona make good money have great bennifits and they are flexible with my family life. I have been here now for 4 years and hope to be here for a lot longer.

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I'm a photographer! WAY fun! I told hubby I think my skills are gonna improve after surgery because I'll be able to contort into positions I can't get into right now. (cantcha see the big girl laying on the floor to get a cool, interesting angle then not be able to get back up? :eek: That would be me.)

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i wish i had a cool job:(

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I love my Job I am a Mechanical Engineer Tech @ NASA is the title but what I actually do is I'm a machinist for the last 21 years. now I only do CNC which is computer numeral control operations ( bottom line I set up a job download and twick programs hit the go button and let the machine do the work) I also order 80% of our shops material, office supplies, and hardware so I stay quite busy and I get to talk to a lot of people trying to find that just right tool. We are Research and Development so no jobs are alike

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Wow! You guys really do have cool jobs. My job isn't as "cool" or desired but, it is very rewarding and makes me happy! I run a daycare and provide 24 hour care to my disabled mother in law. She suffered many brainstem strokes, so she is sometimes more work than the kids are! Totally worth it!

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

Please let us know how the surgery went.

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I do like my job.

Currently I am an Assistant Property Manager at an apartment community in downtown Portland. This is a temp position before we leave for Japan. Before I left for Utah for another temp assignment I was an Apartment Manager for a HUD buildng that provided housing for the elderly, handicapped and disabled. I loved it! I provided people homes who otherwise may not have been able to get housing. They didn't have to have income the Fed government provided it for them.

I have always wanted to be a police officer. Everyone says I would be perfect for it. I have also wanted to be a 911 dispatcher. I also would like to be a vet. So I am not decided on what I want to be when I grow up yet. :cool:

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

Not a job a lot of people can do. The "Coolest" thing about your job is you! Thank you.

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I dont know if my job is "cool" per se, but I work in a health store in the UK. I think its sort of ironic to be honest with you.:D I cant tell anyone there that I want to get the surgery done.:eek:

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I love my job too! I work for a health insurance company and I assist with the approvals and denials of solid organ transplants. Nice and challenging. Plus I work from home!

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

My bf is going to be a cop, so i absolutely have respect for them. Except when i've being pulled over :-X.

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

May St. Michael and St. Jude be with you always!

My dad was in law enforcement for 40 years. He had gravel in his knee when he dumped his motorcycle turning onto a gravel road in the early 50's chasing a stolen car. He fired his .38 service revolver all of three times throughout his career. He was criticized, spat upon, barfed on (drunks), women who were beaten by their husbands tried to beat on dad as he arrested and took away the husband. He was called PIG, fuzz, copper and flatfoot, among other colorful names. He was cursed, applauded, respected and dissed' - sometimes in the most vulgar ways possible. He never lost his temper and held his head high. He was one of the most honest and ethical cops you could ever meet.

He loved his work, because he made a difference.

Be the best cop you can be my friend!

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well, maybe i'm partial...but...i'm one of the 'boys in blue'..yep, you either have respect for us, or absolutely despise and hate us! (in which case, next time you're being robbed or you break down on the side of the road, by all means, please, call a crackhead!).

being a cop is the best job ever...plus it makes great stories, although it's hard sometimes and can really strain a marriage/friendships...but all in all, im pretty sure its the most self-rewarding, best job ever!

Policemen and firemen rock! One of my very favorite people in the whole world is a fireman and some of his best friends are policemen and/or SWAT. Makes for some interesting conversations.

You all have my respect and gratitude.

Joy

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I work part time a a receptionist in an OB/GYN office so that I have insurance. It allows me to be self employed the other half of the time doing my dream job. I am a Prenatal Massage Practitioner and Doula. LOVE IT!!! When people ask:D me what I do for a living I get really excited and kind of bubble over:)

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I work part time a a receptionist in an OB/GYN office so that I have insurance. It allows me to be self employed the other half of the time doing my dream job. I am a Prenatal Massage Practitioner and Doula. LOVE IT!!! When people ask:D me what I do for a living I get really excited and kind of bubble over:)

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I wish I had ANY job. No one will hire me. Even the employers that have never seen me won't hire me. I applied for a job at SEARS Portrait Studio in April.....went to interview...never heard anything back. Even tried calling a few times. I got nowhere. I had my surgery in Feb.

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I work for a big asphalt company and it sucks. :cool:

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I wish I had ANY job. No one will hire me. Even the employers that have never seen me won't hire me. I applied for a job at SEARS Portrait Studio in April.....went to interview...never heard anything back. Even tried calling a few times. I got nowhere. I had my surgery in Feb.

This is called a jobless recovery. Obamanomics. What can I say? Sorry to hear about your difficulties. Economy is decent here in Texas. Wanna move? Austin, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft. worth, Houston, and El Paso all made Business Week's top 10 list for jobs recently.

Five of the nation's top 10 cities are in Texas. No state income tax.

Gubberment is like a big baby. All consumption on one end, and no sense of responsibility on the other.

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I wish I had ANY job. No one will hire me. Even the employers that have never seen me won't hire me. I applied for a job at SEARS Portrait Studio in April.....went to interview...never heard anything back. Even tried calling a few times. I got nowhere. I had my surgery in Feb.

You sound a little depressed, as you should be, about this. I think you would benefit 100% by finding an interview/life coach. Someone who can look at you and your approach to the interview process in a totally detached manner and give you key tips to help you present your best self, get your foot in the door and get people to respond to your follow-up phone calls. One or two meetings and you should be on your way into the job market with an entirely new approach.

It has also been suggested that we look for two part-time jobs over a single full time job as the competition for full time jobs is insane these days, employers are being overwhelmed by capable, over qualified applicants for even menial jobs.

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I worked for a radio station which was fun. But too sporadic. I needed some security. So I'm taking Office 2007 classes (just to brush up on it as I knew it pretty well).

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I sell Guns and Ammo. Is that cool? I think its pretty cool!!!

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I sell Guns and Ammo. Is that cool? I think its pretty cool!!!

Yes, selling guns and ammo sounds cool. But it looks like your hobby is cooking and eating barbecue. Howzat work with WLS?

I work for a big asphalt company and it sucks. :cool:

Friendly Advice: You shouldn't work at something you hate Chuck. Dont let your employer steal your joy.

"Dont pass the buck, Chuck. Make a new plan, Stan..." From "50 Ways to Leave Your Employer." I hope you know what that means, kid. ;)

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I think I have a pretty awesome job. I am a clerical specialist for the Department of Motor Vehicle in Linn County Iowa. I title vehicles and renew tags for all residents of Linn County Iowa (approx 100,000 residents).

I also own my own business. I have a bookkeeping business that i do the daily bookwork for one client right now. I feel that once I am done with schooling (currently in the process of getting my Master's Degree - Should be finished in August of 2010) I will be able to handle more clients.

One other job that I will be starting this coming year is Taxes. I am start training to become a Tax Specialist. I LOVE doing taxes. Anyway...Thats my life. Oh did I mention i just got married on Halloween and have two wonderful step-children and two cats. Needless to say I keep very busy.

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I work as a case worker for individuals with developmental disabilities. I currently have 28 people on my caseload that I have to see once a month. I also have to request funding from the state if they need any kind of services such as OT, PT, behavior specialist, and more. It can be a very rewarding job at times. However, I really want to be a 911 dispatcher.

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