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Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:32 am
by BK9954
Absolutely hate my day job. Stuck in it by the chains of a salary. Cant find another making the same money with less hours. Used to be my job got me motivated and I strived to advance. Now I find myself just trying to make it to my next day off. It sucks being in a position like this. I should be thankful to be working but hate what I do. I have applied for atleast 50 jobs in the last 3 years and interviewed for 15. None of them had the money or schedule that made sense. I pray about it all the time. Being in restuarant management for 15 years has left me not qualified for other jobs and making too much to switch and start from the bottom in another. 70-80 hours a week and working EVERY major holiday doesn't make it any better either. But it does allow me to buy more cattle. :D

Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:20 pm
by Stones
Spent the last 72 hours straight recommissioning a set of 3000hp draw works and DDCS in the south Atlantic off the coast of Brazil. She's working so I am heading back to shore for a nap then hopefully a nice plane ride home.

Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:35 pm
by RanchMan90
BK9954 wrote:Absolutely hate my day job. Stuck in it by the chains of a salary. Cant find another making the same money with less hours. Used to be my job got me motivated and I strived to advance. Now I find myself just trying to make it to my next day off. It sucks being in a position like this. I should be thankful to be working but hate what I do. I have applied for atleast 50 jobs in the last 3 years and interviewed for 15. None of them had the money or schedule that made sense. I pray about it all the time. Being in restuarant management for 15 years has left me not qualified for other jobs and making too much to switch and start from the bottom in another. 70-80 hours a week and working EVERY major holiday doesn't make it any better either. But it does allow me to buy more cattle. :D

If it allows you to buy cattle it must be a pretty good job :cboy:

Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:46 pm
by BK9954
RanchMan90 wrote:
BK9954 wrote:Absolutely hate my day job. Stuck in it by the chains of a salary. Cant find another making the same money with less hours. Used to be my job got me motivated and I strived to advance. Now I find myself just trying to make it to my next day off. It sucks being in a position like this. I should be thankful to be working but hate what I do. I have applied for atleast 50 jobs in the last 3 years and interviewed for 15. None of them had the money or schedule that made sense. I pray about it all the time. Being in restuarant management for 15 years has left me not qualified for other jobs and making too much to switch and start from the bottom in another. 70-80 hours a week and working EVERY major holiday doesn't make it any better either. But it does allow me to buy more cattle. :D

If it allows you to buy cattle it must be a pretty good job :cboy:

Pays good, they just work the crap out of you all week and they squeeze every drop they can. In my industry we call this kind of company a meat grinder. Had 1 dayw off yesterday. Ran cattle in the morning, slept half the afternoon, hauled hay last night and back on a 70 hour stretch today. If I could get out and not sink financially I would leave this minute.

Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:54 pm
by TexasBred
BK9954 wrote:Absolutely hate my day job. Stuck in it by the chains of a salary. Cant find another making the same money with less hours. Used to be my job got me motivated and I strived to advance. Now I find myself just trying to make it to my next day off. It sucks being in a position like this. I should be thankful to be working but hate what I do. I have applied for atleast 50 jobs in the last 3 years and interviewed for 15. None of them had the money or schedule that made sense. I pray about it all the time. Being in restuarant management for 15 years has left me not qualified for other jobs and making too much to switch and start from the bottom in another. 70-80 hours a week and working EVERY major holiday doesn't make it any better either. But it does allow me to buy more cattle. :D

Having had an almost exact situation almost ruin my life, I'd go back and take one of those jobs...and forget the money. You'll learn to live on less and need less. Beats the he// out of ending up in the funny farm. You will survive.

Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:47 pm
by pricefarm
This was my day. This farmer thought he could make it under these lines but couldn't !!
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Re: what did you do at your day job today

Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:55 pm
by pricefarm
Layed this tile yesterday in a rental house that I bought and remodeling

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