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What's your job/career?

Discussion in 'Mental Health Disorders' started by ItsNotTrue, Jan 17, 2010.

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  1. ItsNotTrue

    ItsNotTrue Member

    Just wondering, what does everybody work as?
  2. Chargette

    Chargette Well-Known Member

    I'm an accounting clerk and bookkeeper by trade. I've been on disability for a year now. It's strange not to work as I have worked all my adult life. I don't know what the future will be but I don't have to worry about it because I have a close relationship with God. About the only thing productive I've been able to do is knit or crochet. The Pastor at the church I attend gave us permission to gather to knit and crochet together. Perhaps this is the direction God wants me to go in. It gives me a purpose.
  3. Sidewalk Slam

    Sidewalk Slam Well-Known Member

    I don't have a job path or a career yet, but I'm hoping to get a degree in social and behavioral science. I don't want to be a social worker or work with anybody right now (that might change, who knows).. but I hope to find some other type of job connected with it. Some sort of research about people and why they are the way they are. Whatever job I have, I want to be in the background or work alone. Like I said though, I'm only 20 and a degree is far away so my views might change.
  4. Scully

    Scully Well-Known Member

    No career, except writer. Little jobs...
  5. justmeonlyme

    justmeonlyme Long Time SFer Staff Alumni

    at this point in time im still in school got 2 years left but idk what im going to do when i leave for awhile there i was thinking something along the lines of a socal worker but im not sure if im taking the right classes to do that so idk i really like art and grapics and textiles so im not sure i shall just see where life takes me not even sure if i will make it to finsh school yet only time will tell
  6. Tavil

    Tavil Well-Known Member

    Nothing. Im unemployed. been that way for awhile sadly....
  7. Katii

    Katii Well-Known Member

    Nope... In my last few months of highschool =]
  8. SweetVitriol

    SweetVitriol Antiquitie's Friend

    Now I really feel old..

    I am a senior staff nurse working in cardiac Theatre/Recovery..

    Lets just say that you do not get in my way when I am manic..
  9. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    i have a year left of school (oh gawd, it's scary when you think about it) and then i'll prolly be off to uni on some kind of degree or another. dunno what in yet.
  10. TBear

    TBear Antiquities Friend

    Started with a degree in math - then post grad in computer business systems...

    Systems analyst until... Decided to make my career my children and stay home with them until... 15 years later and all hell breaks loose

    Re-entered the work force as a preschool teacher and secretary (two jobs) worked my way up to school administrator/ CFO but my main career is still my kids... the only reason I stay alive...
  11. ZombiePringle

    ZombiePringle Forum Buddy and Antiquities Friend

    I am a Quality Assurance Tech and Supervisor at a factory. I'm about to pursue a degree in History. Only been out of High School for 8 years now :tongue:
  12. KittyGirl

    KittyGirl Well-Known Member

    Not currently doing much work at the moment. I usually work part time at a min. wage job that I may or may not hate... and work part time as a screen/voice actress.

    Eventually I may be able to go back to school to finish my cert. for audio engineering and film production.
  13. morning rush

    morning rush Well-Known Member

    I'm a full time author...and I work a bit on the side for a publishing company, helping them get reviews and sales etc...
  14. voices_inmy_head

    voices_inmy_head Well-Known Member

    I work as a deputy manager in a shop.

    I did enjoy it except now my manager does no work so I do it all and get no credit for it.

    I also hate having to talk to customers most of the time.

    I would kill for a mon-fri office job
  15. bluegrey

    bluegrey Antiquities Friend

    My last on-the-books job was as a stock person/foodserver in a health food store. I worked about ten years in contracting/housepainting after that but was too slow because my OCD made me constantly and compulsively organize/clean/adjust the tools I was working with.

    As a boy I idolized Charles Schultz (Peanuts comic strip creator) and wanted to be a commercial artist until reality set in in college and I had to admit to myself I did not have my mother's artistic talent.

    I am mechanically inclined so maybe one day I'll be pushing the most bitchin' shopping cart on the street.
  16. Ferret

    Ferret Well-Known Member

    I'm an Electrician. Recently started my apprenticeship. Still waiting for work, but it will start soon :)

    Before this I worked at a hospital as part of their helpdesk, but I worked offsite in a cramped cubicle transferring trouble tickets to the real technicians that fixed things. Little stress, but highly boring.
  17. mike25

    mike25 Well-Known Member

    Job? What's that?
  18. jnine

    jnine Well-Known Member

    since i'm given money for a disability i believe it's my job to stay outta trouble,
    i'm not good at my job
  19. Vangelis

    Vangelis Well-Known Member

    Currently I'm a network technician for an MMO company, and I'll be getting a career change in 2 months when I graduate from massage school to become an LMT.

    Getting tired of the stress with IT jobs and wanting to create my own hours and schedule and help people live better in the process. Hope it all works out for me and doesn't become a bust, or I'll be spending more time on here again.
  20. dew2little

    dew2little Member

    I'm a Sr. Casino Host. Fun job when I'm not having panic attacks
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