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I just caught this on my morning Internet News run, and found it interesting:

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/what-your-first-seven-jobs-say-about-you-2016-08-08

I thought it would be interesting to see if there are any similarities with us lighting people.  I will start:

  1. Lawn Cutter (with commercial accounts and everything! :) )
  2. Bus Boy
  3. Stock Boy
  4. Arcade Attendant
  5. Microfilm Tech
  6. Computer Operator
  7. Programmer

 

 

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I don't have seven jobs but here is what I had:

1. Newspaper delivery (14 years old)

2. Electrician

3. U.S.Army (Airborne Ranger 25 years)

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1. Life guard

2. Food Service

3. Food Service

4. Sales

5. Military (Navy)

6. Cable Installer

7. Law Enforcement

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1. Paper Boy

2. Bus Boy

3. Carpet Installer

4. Cook (several places)

5. Dealership Driver

6. Auto Glass Installer

7. U.S. Air Force/Air Guard - 26 years (Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic/Aircraft Scheduler)

Currently FAA Electronic Technician

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1. Lawn Care (13-18yrs)

2. US Army - IT/Communications & College student

3. Electrical Engineer & College student

4. Manufacturing Engineer & Supervisor & College student

5. Spaceflight Test Engineer & College student

6. US Army - CIO & College student

7.  Future:   Walmart Greeter  (And I'll probably still be taking college classes).

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5 minutes ago, Bizywk said:

 

7.  Future:  (And I'll probably still be taking college classes).

SmilielolROFL Smiley

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1) Little Caesars Pizza

2) US Army - Patriot Missile Operator / Mechanic

3) Little Caesars Pizza

4) Movie Theater

5l) Security Guard

6) X-Ray Tech

7) Registered Nurse 

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1. Cashier at JC Penney's in the women's department (junior in high school)

2. Cashier at a Christian bookstore (senior in high school)

3. Summer intern with Immigration and Naturalization Service (summers during college)

4. Radio DJ (for two years during college)

5. Word Processor for an environmental company (first job post-college)

6. Secretary for a telecommunications company (only job from which I've been fired)

7. Full-time temp (during this time I held a second job as a manager at a movie theater) (I wanted a flexible schedule - temping and working at hte movie theater provided that AND allowed me to save money since I saw all the movies for free during the year I worked there)

 

I'm currently on Job #15 and hope to be here until I retire in 20 years (I've been here 7 years already).

Edited by Jaynee

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1. movie theater

2.Jack in the Box

3.Block Buster

4.FedEx

5.Drafting (Engineering)

6.Egineering TECH

7. IT Compliance

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1. Country boy...no jobs until after schooling.

2. Trade school, painting and coatings.

3. Estimator / Project Manager (industrial & nuclear)....first job.

4. Father (never ending job with poor pay but great benefits)

5. Quality Control... nuclear power coatings.....(TMI)

6. Estimator / Project Manager various diciplines

7. Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board maintenance foreman

8. Grandfather (the best benefits in life)

9. Christmas Light enthusiast  extrordinare.

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1.  Hired by neighbor to wax his ski boat (age about 12)

2.  Machine shop that made SMALL parts for the aerospace industry (age 15 - 17)

3.  Retail sales and service in shaver shop of department store (age 18)

4.  Electronics tech modifying and repairing a custom purpose tape recorder (age 19 - 20)

5.  Communications Technician for large electric utility (age 21 - 23)

6.  Systems Communications Technician for the same utility (age 23 - 31)

7.  Communications Supervisor for the same utility (age 31 - 32)

8.  Technical Specialist for the same utility (age 32 - 45)

9.  Technical Specialist (different title however) for a city government (age 45 - 57 (present))

 

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1. Stock boy at local super market 4 years

2. Auto technician 3 years

3. Aerospace NDT for 10 years

4. Aerospace NDT for 2 1/2 years

5. Aerospace NDT for 8 months

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I had a dream last night and these were my seven jobs:

1. Race car driver

2. Skydiver (oops I do that one)

3. Airline pilot

4. Astronaut

5. Deep sea diver (oops I do that too)

6. New owner of the Playboy Empire :)

7. Billionaire

 

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I don't have 7 either. 

1. Several Paper routes with 3 different companies. 2003? to about 2010? Can't remember.

2. Ride Operator  (Hershey Park) 2008-2012

3. Sanitation (Hershey park and events and Giant Center, Hershey Theater, And Hersheypark Stadium) 2012 -2014

 ----- Foreman 2013-aug 2014

 ----- Assistant Supervisor aug 2014 to Nov 2014

4. Sweet Lights Tech (Sweet lights is Hershey Entertainment and Resorts drive Thru Display) 2013, 2014 and a small part of the 2015 season.

5. Maintenance / Electrician  (Hotel Hershey)  nov 2014 to present.

 

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8 minutes ago, TitusCarnathan said:

I don't have 7 either. 

1. Several Paper routes with 3 different companies. 2003? to about 2010? Can't remember.

2. Ride Operator  (Hershey Park) 2008-2012

3. Sanitation (Hershey park and events and Giant Center, Hershey Theater, And Hersheypark Stadium) 2012 -2014

 ----- Foreman 2013-aug 2014

 ----- Assistant Supervisor aug 2014 to Nov 2014

4. Sweet Lights Tech (Sweet lights is Hershey Entertainment and Resorts drive Thru Display) 2013, 2014 and a small part of the 2015 season.

5. Maintenance / Electrician  (Hotel Hershey)  nov 2014 to present.

 

You've never worked at Hershey have you?  :wacko:

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10 minutes ago, Mr. P said:

You've never worked at Hershey have you?  :wacko:

Nope not one single day.. Lol 
 Been with the company for 8.5 years. 

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1. Dishwasher at Golden Corral

2.  Drive-through at Hardee's

3.  Concession stand at country club

4.  Part time Postal Carrier (during college)

5.  Part time factory labor (during college)

6.  software engineer for company that makes power line monitoring equipment

7.  software engineer for company that makes arcade games.

8 and beyond. software engineer for company that makes............................................

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53 minutes ago, Plumber Plays with Lights said:

Y'all aren't going to believe me. 

 

1.  Electrician 

 2.  Plumber

 

 

Yep - We've seen your work:

 

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Job in a machine shop at 15 

Airforce 

apprentice machinist 

machinist 

retired!

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1 dishwasher (lasted 3 days)

2 petroleum exchange engineer (gas station attendant)

3 mechanic 

4 landscaper

5 mechanical engineer (apprentice)

6 had my own landscape and tree service for 23 years

7 heavy equipment operator/ truck driver for a large excavation company

 

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  1. Christmas Tree Lot Helper
  2. McDonalds burger flipper
  3. McDonalds Manager
  4. Mechanical Draftsman
  5. PCB Designer
  6. Systems Project Manager
  7. Applications Specialist/Tech Manger within EDA industry

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20 minutes ago, zman said:
  1. Christmas Tree Lot Helper
  2. McDonalds burger flipper
  3. McDonalds Manager
  4. Mechanical Draftsman
  5. PCB Designer
  6. Systems Project Manager
  7. Applications Specialist/Tech Manger within EDA industry

Christmas Tree lot helper.  You started young, you did.:D LOL

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1. Cleaned the class rooms after school

2. Worked in a grounds department

3. Made brooms

4. Nursing assistant

5. Electronic Tech

6. Maintenance Department Supervisor

7. Production Manager

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