I got a job!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by vanilla.exe, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. vanilla.exe

    vanilla.exe Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I had been unemployed for a year and a month. 3 weeks ago after I really buckled down and finally started getting interviews, I got hired at a bed and breakfast. Now I'm a housekeeper [​IMG] It's definitely a good job for me. Not too far from the house, I can listen to my mp3 player while I work, I don't have to wear tucked in shirts (I hate tucked in shirts!!!) oh yeah and they pay me [​IMG] I'm so happy. Things between the bf and I were getting very strained with him being the only bacon bringer, not to mention I was depressed at never being able to afford the things I need.

    I also get tips, and a word of wisdom: when you stay somewhere, your housekeeper does a lot more than you see or think they do for you. Like with any service type position, you should always leave a tip! Even if it's just a few bucks, it's very cool to walk into the room and see some appreciation. In the past I always only left a tip if I asked for something, but now I see how wrong that was, there's a lot that goes into making a room presentable for people to stay there.
  2. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
  4. vanilla.exe

    vanilla.exe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks guys! My chickens appreciate me having a job too because now they get mealworms ^_^
  5. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 14, 2011
    Round O, SC
    Congrats! [​IMG]
  6. ChicksterJo

    ChicksterJo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
    Grounded on Earth
    Great news!!
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Wow, great news! I am really happy for you, it's a huge change and so good! I worked as a house cleaner/housekeeper for many years. It's hard work, but really nice to know that you are really making a difference with someone's day - and their stay.

    There were some folks that I even cooked for- that was tough, but a fun challenge, especially since I didn't know diddly about cooking. Best of luck to you!
  8. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    palestine texas
    Congrats! I am also working at a bed and breakfast, housekeeping. This is the hardest job I have ever had. This is the place I work at. Baileybunkhouse.com. Good luck at your new job.
  9. vanilla.exe

    vanilla.exe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks everyone!

    @ranch: I find it very similar to what I was doing for free anyway before I moved (volunteering at an aquarium) except the hours are shorter and there's no fish, lol.

    @turney: Hard work builds character, as they say.
  10. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2010
    Congratulations on the new job!

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