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Old June 22nd, 2012 (9:52 PM).
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I figured I'd give it a try when I found out about the job fair.

I'm only looking for seasonal work over the summer. When I start school in the fall, I'll only work part-time; probably on campus.
I figured getting a job for the summer was as easy as pulling up to your closest Safeway or Target and filling out that form on the machine. But yeah.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (1:18 AM).
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (1:35 AM).
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Must you present temptation?

Completely normal to feel nervous before starting your first job, right? Though I'll welcome the monotonous and mundane routine of the workplace with open arms, I still think I won't be able to juggle it along effectually with university classes going on. You can tell I'm not used to working.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (1:40 AM).
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For some reason I can do my job in only three hours from the eight hours I have to do it in, so the other 5 hours I can just browse PC and chat with people.

It's a good time to get stuff done as well as there are much fewer distractions.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (1:54 AM).
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Haha, efficient on your part or misconceived time allotment by the manager?
For the love of me, I don't think I'd be able to control the cynic in me when I'm dealing with acrid and arrogant customers.

There's always paid internships I suppose.
Harder to attain but definitely rewarding.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (2:27 AM).
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I'd like to think efficiency, but I might just be flattering myself there. You'd have to ask my manager how well he thinks I do . xD

You've got a certain amount of security with an intern-ship too.
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My first job in the industry was over the summer of my first year of Uni as a Production Assistant for a company that did animated commercials (my job dealt with applying to film festivals, scanning, compositing, colouring animation, and dealing with people/ the phone.) I was super nervous at first but easily got into it.
Second place in the industry was my internship at Disney working on Split Second DLC and prototype anims for a game that was in development. I learned a lot and I was so happy with that experience. It was a big move.

:33 Now I'm working at Sega as an animator (suuuper nervous when I started, too.. aren't we all?) and so happy that one of the games I am working on will get announced soon :333 So I will finally be able to spazz and talk about what I am actually working on <3333

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I'm trying to get into medicine as a major(cause medicine is the best major ever) but I'm totally interested in developing my own game, even though I have absolutely no experience with anything computer related haha :( I really hope there's a little bit of free time and the "busy doctor" stuff was totally exaggerated, but I know that's not true.
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Nice and simple.

I write a bit in my free time, hope to publish a few books one of these years.
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And I will personally punch anyone who posts a picture of Steve Jobs during this discussion.


Oooooh yeah, challenge accepted!
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What is yo job? Mine has very good pay, but you might get the upper hand on me.
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Mine is awesome and I am happy with my pay. It is fun being an IT Technician for a University, because you don't do the same thing every day; varies a hell of a lot.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (7:43 AM).
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Mine is awesome and I am happy with my pay. It is fun being an IT Technician for a University, because you don't do the same thing every day; varies a hell of a lot.
I'd love a job like that tbh. My tasks get repetitive.
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (8:06 AM).
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Part time jobs I had were in retail and it was soul destroying. XD
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (8:16 AM).
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Part time jobs I had were in retail and it was soul destroying. XD
Tell me about it! I worked at a photography store before and it was.. ugh. I know it's not as bad as retail clothing but.. I just.. don't like dealing with people.. especially idiots @_@
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (9:23 AM).
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So from what I hear, I shouldn't even consider getting a retail job?

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That is just my personal experience of it; doesn't mean you won't like it. There are many good parts about it, but it just wasn't for me.
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Tell me about it! I worked at a photography store before and it was.. ugh. I know it's not as bad as retail clothing but.. >_> I just.. don't like dealing with people.. especially idiots @_@
I work in clothing. It suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuucks. >n>"
I suggest to avoid CLOTHING for retail. However, beauty supplies and junk is simple.
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......happy that one of the games I am working on will get announced soon :333 So I will finally be able to spazz and talk about what I am actually working on <3333

Man I love working in Games.
Sounds like you've played your cards right and judging from your jovial tone, honestly, I actually envy you. Kudos.

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Mine is awesome and I am happy with my pay. It is fun being an IT Technician for a University, because you don't do the same thing every day; varies a hell of a lot.
Wouldn't it be inexplicably convenient to hold that post within your own university? I'm thinking of working for the library if they let me at mine.
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Wouldn't it be inexplicably convenient to hold that post within your own university? I'm thinking of working for the library if they let me at mine.
Well, the job came up, I applied and got the job. :3
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So from what I hear, I shouldn't even consider getting a retail job?

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No I wouldn't say that.. my dad owns a boutique and he's happy. And job experience is job experience! Always a good thing!
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (9:52 AM).
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Hope your luck strikes me the same way.
Are the majority of technically issues you face solved by a simple system restart?
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Old June 23rd, 2012 (10:04 AM).
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Not really. It depends on the problem though. Printer problems aren't sorted by turning them off and on normally.
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