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Just Started New Job...But :-(  
User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1768 times:

Hello Everyone, I just started my new job, and I guess I SHOULD be excited... but I'm not.

I mean, the pay is pretty good (8.55/hr and 11.05/hr on weekends + Every Friday off and Every other Saturday and Sunday off). But for some reason, I feel uncomfortable. Maybe it is because I'm new, and I fear that I'll screw up somehow. The hours are also pretty good (8:00AM - 4:30PM)

Can anyone explain why I may feel uncomfortable and out of place.

BTW -- I'm a "carryout" at Menards... Basically what a stockman does at Wally-World, except it places more demand. OY!

This job is just temporary until I can find a job in the aviation industry (That is after I decide where I wanna go, and after I figure out who is merging with who).

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User currently offlineArmitageShanks From St. Lucia, joined Dec 2003, 3759 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1742 times:

Hey, try it out and if you don't like it QUIT.

Its not like its a career choice... I mean come on.

User currently offlineCORULEZ05 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1721 times:

Quoting ArmitageShanks (Reply 1):
Its not like its a career choice... I mean come on.

Exactly. Its not like you went to college for this job for X amount of years only to find you hate it....now THAT would suck.

You just have the new job blues.....once you settle in, you should feel more comfortable.

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17270 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1719 times:

Try giving a history lesson in a small classroom packed with Emotionally disturbed "Urban" High School students, without air conditioning in a very hot a humid building.

lunch is at 10AM.

Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineSeptember11 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 3623 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days ago) and read 1710 times:

Hang in there ...

Not everyone likes their job.

This may be your real "test" on how you handle your job.

Airliners.net of the Future
User currently offlineVSLover From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 1901 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days ago) and read 1686 times:

regardless of how detestable you may find a job, you can always take what you want from it and use the opportunity to learn something and move forward, while maintaining a positive attitude.

the experiences, no matter how minor, you gain in this position will only aid you in some way later on down the road. and i dont mean your job duties, but real-life experiences from the cast of people you have to work with, to even smaller situations that can cause stress, or anxiety. you can learn a lot about yourself and use that information.

User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9714 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (10 years 1 week 6 days ago) and read 1671 times:

You have to admit the pay -does- seem pretty good for the position you are doing. You can't beat that, really.

BTW, my dad LOVES Menard's.

if assumptions could fly, airliners.net would be the world's busiest airport
User currently offlinePIA747 From Pakistan, joined Apr 2003, 624 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (10 years 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1628 times:

By looking at your profile you are very young.

Perhaps it is nerves, and meeting new people? If you dont understand something remember to Ask.


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