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Cleaning up lakeview playground
Haagen Dazs
Fred Astaire dance studio (phone sales giving away free dance lessons)
Mr Gattis Pizza
Sunshine Wireline (offshore as wireline assistant)
Ice cream truck driver (one day)
Lifeguard
Starbucks
Stage technician
Lighting designer
Dancer (10+ companies)
Artistic Director (2 companies)
Bookseller (2 companies)
Waiter (2 restaurants)
University professor (4 universities)
High school teacher (4 high schools)
 

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Mall easter bunny (awesome job btw)


Agreed.. and also, I’m gonna wager that you and i are the only two posters on this site who have the prestigious position of Mall Easter Bunny on our resumes.

Wait, i see that you’re in Baton Rouge.. your Bunny stint didnt happen to be at the old Cortana Mall in the early 90s, was it? If so, we may have worn the same stinky, sweaty costume!
 
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Agreed.. and also, I’m gonna wager that you and i are the only two posters on this site who have the prestigious position of Mall Easter Bunny on our resumes.

Wait, i see that you’re in Baton Rouge.. your Bunny stint didnt happen to be at the old Cortana Mall in the early 90s, was it? If so, we may have worn the same stinky, sweaty costume!
Ew ... Bunny Buddies
 

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Sacker at independent grocery store
Dairy Queen cook
Assistant to the assistant of physics dean in college
Dairy Queen assistant manager
Wal-Mart tire, battery, and oil change tech
Wal-Mart overnight stocker
Warehouse stocker/delivery driver for small computer company
Production tech for same computer company
Service tech for same computer company
Network engineer and internal IT for same computer company
(Small computer company goes out of business after dotcom bust)
Service quality analyst at large computer company
L3 technical escalations team lead at same company
Travelling technical solutions senior analyst same company
After hours resolution manager same company
Technical account manager same company
Tech support functional program manager for new product introductions same company
Services Technical program manager for new product introductions and sustaining programs same company
I read that first one as "slacker".. haha.
 

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I forgot.. I was a substitute teacher for a day (between college and my first real job).

I did fine, just the school year had just started, teachers usually aren't sick yet, and then I got the job offer in NOLA.

I will say, Kindergarten is scary. 6th grade and middle school was so much easier in comparison. All band/music classes.
 

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In no particular order, I am probably forgetting some things and some of these were very short-lived but generated a paycheck (or cash):

Pet shop clerk/salesperson/cage cleaner
Gopher & Janitor (at my grandfather's business)
Cashier/stock boy at Winn Dixie
General flunkie for ARA Services (offshore, the Gulf, Nova Scotia, Alaska)
Christmas tree sales
Flower delivery
University farm hand
Radio Disc Jockey (AM & FM stations)
Fotomat booth manager
Dance instructor/demonstrator
Mowed lawns
Veterinary Animal Specialist USAF (90831, 90830)
Color guard instructor
Drum instructor/arranger
Drill writer
Musician
Marching band/color guard competition judge
Associate at Builders Square
Ambulance driver
Volunteer firefighter
Fire suppression service/installation
Alarm programming specialist
Pizza delivery
Insurance sales (fraternal life insurance)
Grocery store night manager
Bartender
Line cook/sous chef
Business owner (bar, restaurants, hotel, consulting)
Data entry
author
Software engineering and development (from coding to management)
Cloud architect/engineer

Whoa, I thought this list was going to be a lot shorter. When my "plan A" fell apart in my 20's - something I was somewhat laser-focused on - I didn't really have a "plan B". Truth be told, "plan A" wasn't really my "plan A" but the "plan A" of others who expected something different from me than I really wanted to do. I should really write a book.

EDIT: I have added a couple more and now fear that "chemo-brain" is still affecting me to a degree as one of the jobs added was a fairly major piece of my life for a couple of years. I really should write a book.
 
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-Movie theater projector operator and popcorn boy
-pizza delivery
-sod layer
-carpet cleaner
-weed dealer
-Cracker Barrel waiter
-Olive Garden bartender
-Medical Supply shipping clerk
-Harry’s Chocolate Shop bartender
-Mexican restaurant bartender
-Mad Mushroom pizza ast mgr
-Greenpeace activist
-Target Store AsstManager (1year)
-QC inspector at Superfund Chemical warfare site
-Construction Manager Coors Brewing
-Env. Construction Manager TVA fly ash spill Kingston TN
-Traveling project manager Miller Brewing
-Technical Services Director- Miller Brewing
-Owner GBox Technology (2010-2013)
-Sr Project Manager - Breweries
-Traveling Pm- greenfield construction breweries
-Head of Engineering Craft Brew Alliance
-Owner Premises Labs LLC (2014 - current but heavily damaged due to pandemic)
 

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Agreed.. and also, I’m gonna wager that you and i are the only two posters on this site who have the prestigious position of Mall Easter Bunny on our resumes.

Wait, i see that you’re in Baton Rouge.. your Bunny stint didnt happen to be at the old Cortana Mall in the early 90s, was it? If so, we may have worn the same stinky, sweaty costume!
Nah. Mall of LA 2002. Best part about that job was being there late when no one was in line and sneaking around the mall and stalking shoppers.
 

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-Movie theater projector operator and popcorn boy
-pizza delivery
-sod layer
-carpet cleaner
-weed dealer
-Cracker Barrel waiter
-Olive Garden bartender
-Medical Supply shipping clerk
-Harry’s Chocolate Shop bartender
-Mexican restaurant bartender
-Mad Mushroom pizza ast mgr
-Greenpeace activist
-Target Store AsstManager (1year)
-QC inspector at Superfund Chemical warfare site
-Construction Manager Coors Brewing
-Env. Construction Manager TVA fly ash spill Kingston TN
-Traveling project manager Miller Brewing
-Technical Services Director- Miller Brewing
-Owner GBox Technology (2010-2013)
-Sr Project Manager - Breweries
-Traveling Pm- greenfield construction breweries
-Head of Engineering Craft Brew Alliance
-Owner Premises Labs LLC (2014 - current but heavily damaged due to pandemic)
I see what you did there on line 5.
 

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In no particular order, I am probably forgetting some things and some of these were very short-lived but generated a paycheck (or cash):

Pet shop clerk/salesperson/cage cleaner
Cashier/stock boy at Winn Dixie
General flunkie for ARA Services (offshore, the Gulf, Nova Scotia, Alaska)
Christmas tree sales
Flower delivery
University farm hand
Fotomat booth manager
Dance instructor/demonstrator
Mowed lawns
Veterinary Animal Specialist USAF (90831, 90830)
Color guard instructor
Drum instructor/arranger
Drill writer
Musician
Marching band/color guard competition judge
Associate at Builders Square
Ambulance driver
Volunteer firefighter
Fire suppression service/installation
Alarm programming specialist
Pizza delivery
Insurance sales (fraternal life insurance)
Grocery store night manager
Bartender
Line cook/sous chef
Business owner (bar, restaurants, hotel, consulting)
Data entry
author
Software engineering and development (from coding to management)
Cloud architect/engineer

Whoa, I thought this list was going to be a lot shorter. When my "plan A" fell apart in my 20's - something I was somewhat laser-focused on - I didn't really have a "plan B". Truth be told, "plan A" wasn't really my "plan A" but the "plan A" of others who expected something different from me than I really wanted to do. I should really write a book.
You forgot to add "Cancer Survivor" That was a job in itself, my friend :)
 

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Who knew that ‘Dancer’ would be one of the most common former occupations amongst our members? So far ive seen Bleu Raeder, Guido and at least one or two other folks mention Dance Instructor or some version of Dancer.. We are an eclectic peoples indeed.
 
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grocery bagger
deli worker
pizza delivery
flip flop model
tutor
door to door meat sales 2 weeks.
bouncer
retail owner/manager
jewelry/casual goods distributor
consultant
general contractor
 

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