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Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 6th 2010, 08:58 PM

Okay, so it's a phone a bet job with offtrack betting.

$7.65 an hour.
5-6 nights a week of 4-6 hour shifts (I'm in school, full time. thats like 25-36 a week. This seems dangerous)
No benefits until a year has passed, which wont happen because it's a summer job that ends in September.
12 bucks of every paycheck goes to some fucking union whether I like it or not. (This REALLY fucking bugs me)

On the other hand, I have a possible job at Lowes. Again, part time. I have an interview Friday, but I was told it'd probably be 8.00 an hour. It'd be a stocking job, not as many hours, but in my opinion, better work. Plus I don't have to deal with the union bullshit.

The only reason I'm really asking this is because the Lowes thing isn't yet confirmed, and my mom pulled strings with OTB to get me in, so she's pressuring me a shitload to take her so her reputation is scarred. (She wont admit that, but I'm not fucking stupid.)

So yeah, what should I do?

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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 8th 2010, 09:23 PM

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Awesome. Nevermind I guess.


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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 04:16 AM

I'd see how the Lowes interview goes. The OTB job doesn't seem so good. Frankly I think it would be better trying with different retail stores. By the way keep in mind the minimum wage in New York is $7.25.
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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 04:24 AM

Soundsl like bullshit to me dude.


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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 04:28 AM

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Soundsl like bullshit to me dude.
I hope you aren't referring to what I just said...
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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 04:58 AM

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I hope you aren't referring to what I just said...
Nah... she's referring to the title/responding to the OP. =P

You're a student... right now, 30-40 hrs/wk may seem manageable, but wait until finals week rolls around. YIKES! I could barely handle my 20 hrs/wk during that time... 50-100% more would have been impossible.






   
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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 05:52 AM

I would go for the Lowes one, it pays more and you don't have to give $12 of your pay check to unions.
But you want to hear some bs... $3.00 an hour


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Re: Does this seem like bullshit to you? - April 9th 2010, 02:24 PM

Maybe go to your interview at Lowes, see what its like, and if during the summer its still not enough, maybe pick up another part time job?



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