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Old 06-24-2007, 10:06 PM   #11
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DON'T go to West. That place is the devil. It sucked 2 1/2 years of my life. Seriously, I would NEVER recommend it.
I did meet my wife there, but overall not a good experience.
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DON'T go to West. That place is the devil. It sucked 2 1/2 years of my life. Seriously, I would NEVER recommend it.
I did meet my wife there, but overall not a good experience.

Noted. Next time my mother says anything about west I'll let her know.
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UPS starts you off at $8.50 n hr and work 20-25 hrs a week with benefits.... good part time job hard work tho... i been at mine in cleveland for 4 yrs now...
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Thanks again for the ideas everyone. Bonnies overdue for a cleaning and gotta do it before it gets dark
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check out the supermarkets. I just got hired by Kroger as a cashier starting at $7.15 with room for advancement and increases in pay as time goes by. With you being 17 your on the bubble for whats legal and illegal for you to do at certain jobs. I say stick with McDonalds until you turn 18, more job opportunities will open up then.
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I did the UPS thing too. Great benefits, if not tons of pay (due to hours). But lots of room for advancement if you like it. Be prepared to work yer *** off, though. There ain't an easy job in that place....
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Alaskan crab boat?

Seriously, a 3x for UPS sorter.
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4x for UPS (trailor unloader, long time ago)
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Alaskan crab boat?

Seriously, a 3x for UPS sorter.
Ever seen a king crab up there?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Redkingcrab.jpg

Imagine that creeping up on u. Sounds tasty.

I'll have to look up UPS. Sounds like a nice place.
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I've done the boring factory work. Like MOS said, if you want something monotonous, that'* the way to go. In all honesty(This is how I got my present job somewhere around 3.5 years ago), you always have the option of checking out a temp agency. I don't know if they exist in your local, but all you do is go in, fill out an application, and what you would like to be paid. Talk a person who basically gets calls for employment opportunities, then they report back to you. They will skim some of the money off of the top(they won't tell you how much, but will try to get you what you want to earn per hour), and the biggest downside is that it'* mostly factory work(here anyways) where they maintain the option to lay you off at any time. It'* not the BEST option, but it will give you a good go around of different places. I was let go from one temp job, saw the guy at the temp office that same day and had another job lined up for the next day. The ones around here have it set up that you work so many hours or 90 days and then the company can hire you on full time, or keep you as a temp. You probably won't get any benefits through your temp agency. Just my buck o' five.


*edit* I hear good things about the UPS stuff.

Also, if you feel like it, you can look into driving semi trucks. Just kicking out ideas.
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