What's Your Day Job?

Jul 31st, 2006, 05:15 PM
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Sorry, got the above message on the wrong post!
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Oct 22nd, 2006, 06:26 PM
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Former teacher,now wholesale automobile/ebay retail vehicles.Need good recom.for Pinot Noir Matt?
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Oct 22nd, 2006, 08:29 PM
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Dare I say it.....One of the Sales Managers for a Tour Operator based in South Africa. My markets are the Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries.
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Oct 22nd, 2006, 09:08 PM
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A boring, but lucrative (thus I can afford safaris) loan processing job in the Southern California mortgage industry.

When I'm not pushing paper, I'm working on a 400 page manuscript about the time I lived in Cairo...still trying to find an agent/editor to read it.
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Oct 23rd, 2006, 09:27 AM
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one of my favorites and definitely in the undiscovered category

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Oct 23rd, 2006, 11:32 AM
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Napamatt,Thanks for the recomendation,called them they are out of the Pinot,purchased the Syrah,what do I know,my husband drinks it
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Oct 23rd, 2006, 11:43 AM
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Retired(early!) TWA flight attendant and now volunteer worker and mom to a soon to be college student.
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Oct 23rd, 2006, 05:23 PM
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Since I had not seen this thread in quite some time I wondered if all of the travel agents were coming clean and posting confessions about their day (or night) jobs.
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Oct 24th, 2006, 02:57 AM
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In a family business of distributing telecommunication products across the country,have branched out and just opened a tour company,fodorites are my assistant directors.
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Oct 24th, 2006, 07:35 AM
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Retired for 8 years now... my main job now is to spoil Nikki, my 13 year old granddaughter. Used to volunteer in her class but they don't need classroom volunteers in middle schools.

Worked for the same university for 30 years before retiring. Various jobs in the 30 years; applications programmer, systems programmer, systems analyst, business manager, financial analyst... There might be more titles somewhere in between, but can't remember them anymore.

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Oct 24th, 2006, 10:32 PM
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Management consultant (mainly business strategy and strategic marketing to financial services and technology companies).

John H.

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Oct 25th, 2006, 06:34 AM
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I manage a technical staffing company -
mainly in the Engineering field
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Nov 4th, 2006, 06:00 AM
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I work in a customer service of an airline company, selling the space for cargo to forwarding agents.
Quite good for cheap tickets around the world !
Other primary job is father of 2 kids !
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Nov 4th, 2006, 05:43 PM
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Human Resources Manager at an underground gold mine in Australia
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Dec 4th, 2006, 11:03 PM
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This I must say is one of the long lasting threads.A very intresting one indeed.I have posted my reply in July.Though the topic inbetween has changed,the core issue of "who does what" seems eternal and intresting.Keep it going.Are you still in there Napamatt!
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Dec 5th, 2006, 12:50 AM
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IT consultant with an Investment Bank. Pays the bills..
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Dec 5th, 2006, 06:39 AM
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Still here, though between my peak time at work and planning for Mala Mala in January, I'm not around as much.
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Dec 5th, 2006, 08:47 AM
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I'm still hoping it will be around when I can answer no longer working. Maybe I'll just ttt every now and then for the next several years.
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Jun 6th, 2007, 08:24 PM
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reviving an old and interesting thread - receptionist in a middle school, was a landscaper for many years before kids, hotel front desk before that but am still trying to figure out what to do when I grow up

nothing seems to pay the bills enough to travel as much as I would like!
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Jun 7th, 2007, 12:05 AM
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I've had a varied career; computer consultant, physicist, luge bum, but for the last 15 years I have been a college professor (physics and astronomy). During summer vacation I did research at NASA. This got me to neat places including Easter Island and I had some very interesting experiences such as spending some time with the US Declaration of Independence and Constitution. My summers changed in 2003 when I accepted an offer to be a visiting astronomer at Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge. I returned in the summers of 2004 and 2006 and will again in 2008.
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