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    I've been working as a cleaner for the last 4years now doing 2 hours a week and it's great! I work with my friends, we get paid considerably more than other jobs, we bring in a radio and have a bit of a dance prancing around, hours are flexible (we go whenever we like), and unlike my friends in other jobs, we never have a horrible boss standing over our shoulder.

    It's hardly difficult work running a hover around and wiping services and the people who use the building are always really grateful which is nice.

    I'd much rather have this job than be stuck in an office photocopying all day and have a "respectable" job.
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    (Original post by afua12)
    I've been working as a cleaner for the last 4years now doing 2 hours a week and it's great! I work with my friends, we get paid considerably more than other jobs, we bring in a radio and have a bit of a dance prancing around, hours are flexible (we go whenever we like), and unlike my friends in other jobs, we never have a horrible boss standing over our shoulder.

    It's hardly difficult work running a hover around and wiping services and the people who use the building are always really grateful which is nice.

    I'd much rather have this job than be stuck in an office photocopying all day and have a "respectable" job.
    I had that attitude until I got a job in an office. Office jobs are great compared to everything else I've done.
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    Of course. I'm working as a cleaner atm (last shift on Saturday because I start my new summer job in France soon) and it's probably my favourite job so far. I much prefer it to working in a supermarket, hairdresser's and waitressing. It's easy work, good money and there can be unexpected perks - I got free booze the other week, for example!
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    Yes. I don't think cleaning is generally looked down upon.
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    no
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    yes because i haven't got an inferiority complex..or think im better than everyone else because i got to university
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    no..i'd rather be a pole dancer..
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    I do actually want to go for it, I was just wondering if other people were considering it too! I'm always tidying up other people's house after house parties and stuff, don't mind getting my hands dirty for a bit of money!

    Would they mind if you were 15 and only like 25 days from working age though?
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    Money is money I spose
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    yup, i done it last summer and got nearly £6 an hour and only worked for 2 and a half hours in the evening
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    if the wage was high enough, i wouldn't do it for peanuts and only as a last resort if i couldn't find anything better
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    I would.
    I'm finding it hard to find a job and in times like these you can't really be too picky.
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    yes because i haven't got an inferiority complex..or think im better than everyone else because i got to university
    exactly.
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    I did for a whole year - £6 p/h, 2 3/4hrs per day, Mon-Fri, whole weekend free The plus being, I cleaned at a school - so I usually had a week off when the schools were off and days off for staff training days ect. all paid! Bad point - The Summer Clean. I worked from 7:30am-2/3pm weekdays with industrial chemicals, 27 degree heat, a cranky-assed boss (who was the devil incarnate :p:) , and people I despised (sp?) in MY summer.

    Safe to say, I was happy to leave - but despite all the negative points, it wasn't all that bad. Quiet, relaxed, had a good gossip with the teachers - and my bf now see's me as the complete domestic goddess :laugh:
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    No.
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    Naturally. I'm working on a farm atm for funds
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    It's the only job available in the jobcentre apparently...
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    Mate, job= money so basicially wheres theres muck theres money..

    any sort of summer job is hard to find atm, well saying this...i just got a job behind the bar down the local pub on £5.50 ph which is alright
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    Of course. I don't care about the reputation tbh, as i'd almost certainly be earning more per hour than i do in my job now. (I'm on the minimum wage)
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    I would take male prostitution as a job i'm that desperate.
 
 
 
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