Would you rather?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Fancie, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. Fancie

    Fancie Songster

    Oct 31, 2008
    work a job you like for $9 an hour or a job you hate for $12 an hour?
  2. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Songster

    Nov 8, 2008
    a job i like
  3. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    No doubt! I job I like!
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I've worked the awful job for good money and the awesome job for OK money. I spent over 2 years in jobs I hated. It sucks the life out of you. I actually lost friends because of it - I became a negative, awful, boring, bitter person who did nothing but complain about how awful her life was.

    I'll take the awesome job any day. It's just too much of your life to spend hating it.
  5. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    job i like.

    I had a job like JennsPeeps did. Great job, pay benefits, security etc etc. But I HATED it
    Hated getting up in the morning, hated driving to the job. A few times I got the parking lot and just sat in the car trying to will myself into the building(anyone remember that Super Bowl commercial? The woman sitting in her car screaming/crying?) I hated the people I worked with. Then began to hate the work. They touted themselves as "family friendly" but that was only if you were the dad. Moms got he shaft. Heck. Women in general got the shaft. So many employment laws were broken. But they didnt care because they had their "name"
    I got pregnant, went on maternity leave and never went back. The experience soured me on that type of work. Which is terrible since i was/am extremely good at that job
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  6. ShelleyInAlberta

    ShelleyInAlberta In the Brooder

    Feb 7, 2009
    Sherwood Park, Alberta
    A Job I Like... life is too short to be cranky all the time while at work.
  7. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    Job I like. At 8 hours a day, the job would take most of my waking hours. Why spend that much time doing something I dislike. Been there, done that, will never work retail again.
  8. ShadyGlade

    ShadyGlade Songster

    Quote:I worked that job you hate for eleven years, however it was for significantly more money than this example. Triple the amount and then ask this question. . .It's a lot more difficult to say you'd rather be happy than see your family secure once the pay reaches a certain level. Just my opinion. [​IMG]
  9. sugarbush

    sugarbush Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Lexington KY
    The only way I really like a job is if I am working for myself. I haven't found a job I love no matter how much it pays.

    I prefer to work 12 hr shift and get my time in so I have free time to do other things. 5-6 day a week jobs are such a drain on ones life.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  10. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    I would love to find any job right now, even one paying $9. If you think you'll like it, take it.

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