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Currently work on/off (depending on project availability) as a runner for a local model-building shop.

Most of the time I stare at the ceiling, bored off my bum, but hey, I'm being paid to do it.
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I work at a food logistics (warehouse) company that supplies all the food to loblaws stores in BC, Canada (ie superstore, extra foods)

So if you live in BC and buy something at superstore, I probably helped get it there

I'd like to go to school though, just not sure what to take. Some sort of computer course would be neat. This is my hobby, don't want it to be a job.
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Hey, it's a first job... Gotta start somewhere. I need to build up some cash to help pay for my college.
I hear ya, but Walmart is the main reason that most products sold in the US today are made in China.

I avoid Walmart like the plague.
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I hear ya, but Walmart is the main reason that most products sold in the US today are made in China.

I avoid Walmart like the plague.
After applying at 40 places and not hearing back from any of them, I was willing to take ANY job.
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After applying at 40 places and not hearing back from any of them, I was willing to take ANY job.
You can thank the internet for that. More people are applying for more jobs because they don't even have to get up off of their asses to do so. So that makes it more difficult for younger people to get jobs.
Not to mention times are kinda tough as far as work is concerned. Many over-qualified people working menial jobs just so they can have an income.
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You can thank the internet for that. More people are applying for more jobs because they don't even have to get up off of their asses to do so. So that makes it more difficult for younger people to get jobs.
Not to mention times are kinda tough as far as work is concerned. Many over-qualified people working menial jobs just so they can have an income.
Lol... that's what I did. I applied everywhere online.
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Lol... that's what I did. I applied everywhere online.
I usually go in to the places where I'd intend to spend several hours of my life per day. Not only do I get to see how it is or who works there, but I get my face remembered. Not to mention they probably don't get to many physical applications.
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Lol... that's what I did. I applied everywhere online.
You'll have better luck if you go in, in person. That way they know who you are, and know that you really want the job.
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I am currently waiting for a leave date for the USAF. While I wait I work as a cashier and an independently owned Grocery store.
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You'll have better luck if you go in, in person. That way they know who you are, and know that you really want the job.
Many of the places I applied at just have a computer station where you go to apply in store. It's exactly the same as if you were to apply online. I think quite a few companies are going that way because it's easier than messing with actual paper.
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