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Old 10-13-05, 07:30 AM   #1
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I need money...

What kind of occupations, hell I'll even settle for careers, make the most money and are fesible?
No this is serious.. .and I already have finance on my list hehe.
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Pimpin' and dealin'... it's all tax free!
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I need money too, so when you going to send me some???
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I'm not gonna own an adult toy shop... as cool as that sounds, I don't think there's any money in it..
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Move out of NYC and you'll save some cash.
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There are a few jobs openings overseas, in the Middle East. Hazard pay!

My bro was offered 70k+ just to do logistics...sit at a comp all day and keep track of shipping in a warehouse. And that's in Kuwait, mind you...
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You signing up to be his first "girl"?
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I'll be the first "girl" to sign up ( )
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What kind of occupations, hell I'll even settle for careers, make the most money and are fesible?
No this is serious.. .and I already have finance on my list hehe.
One of the first exercises you can do is create an X-Y matrix with your interests on one axis and your skills on the other. Where they intersect is where you should be thinking about a career.

There's a good paperback book for about $15.00, What Color Is Your Parachute? 2005: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career Changers by Bolles and Bolles that has some very good, practical advice, including some self-discovery exercises. The key to making money is doing something you truly enjoy; if you're happy with what you're doing, the money will happen. Unfortunately, the majority of people prostitute themselves doing things they don't enjoy just to pay the rent and keep food on the table.
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Old 10-13-05, 10:15 AM   #10
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Unfortunately, the majority of people prostitute themselves doing things they don't enjoy just to pay the rent and keep food on the table.
listen to the Scooper. He speaks truth.

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should we start a BikeForums.net Pyramid Scheme?
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One of the first exercises you can do is create an X-Y matrix with your interests on one axis and your skills on the other. Where they intersect is where you should be thinking about a career.
Fatal Exception: Divide By Zero Error (skills==0)
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Fatal Exception: Divide By Zero Error (skills==0)
Divdes by Zero aren't so bad.....even God did it!

Black holes are where God divided by zero.
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Old 10-13-05, 10:52 AM   #15
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Hehehe... We could be his 'exclusive' "girls".
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Old 10-13-05, 10:56 AM   #16
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buy cigarettes in new jersey and sell them in new york. with the taxes here, you could really clean up. just don't let your mother know you quit your job to hawk cigarettes on the street full time. she might be a tad disappointed.
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Old 10-13-05, 11:34 AM   #17
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okay, I'll play Dalai Lama here and ask Why? Why do you want more money? What fulfillment will it provide that you do not have now?

(or maybe you've got gambling debts we should know about? )
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okay, I'll play Dalai Lama here and ask Why? Why do you want more money? What fulfillment will it provide that you do not have now?

(or maybe you've got gambling debts we should know about? )
A lot of people say money's not everything. But when you don't even make enough to cover your necessities, money's everything.
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Old 10-13-05, 11:47 AM   #19
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fair enough. What do you do now? (I know you've posted it somewhere, but I'm a touch lazy to go search)
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I ran into the same issue about 6 years ago. I was working long hours in retail for very little money. I had a baby on the way and needed some life improvement fast. At that time the two best areas seemed to be Information Technology or Medical. I figured computers aren’t going anywhere and there will always be sick and/or old people (i.e. aging baby boomers). Long story…now I work in a hospital in the I.T. dept. I basically took some classes and got some certifications. I started out contracting and worked myself into this job. The I.T. world has definitely taken some hits so it’s not as easy to get into now. However, I also thought about doing something like radiology tech. I think they’re in demand and many places may even pay for some or your training. Just a thought.

Judging from your avatar you maybe ready for a medical career already.
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I'm not gonna own an adult toy shop... as cool as that sounds, I don't think there's any money in it..
- guess you've never been down here in Redneckville on the Gulf Coast of Florida, eh?

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(open up a shop that caters to octogenerians w/free Viagra samples and you'd clean up)
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Old 10-13-05, 02:29 PM   #22
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Have a one night stand with a celebrity and sell the photos to the tabloids.
Or better still get my58vw and Stacy to have a one night stand with a celebrity and sell the photos to the tabloids
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Old 10-13-05, 02:49 PM   #23
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I'm a mechanical engineer now but my work sucks.
The place is nice, private bathroom (for now), park bike indoors, warm place to hang clothes to dry, semi-flexible hours around 9-5, access to bikeforums.
But there's no room for growth, work is pretty trivial, none of my projects go anywhere, everything gets stalled by beauracracy, the pay sucks, the people here aren't exactly the brightest pennies in the jar (there are some nice ones), and since it's an older company, all the engineers are old farts, no one my age to talk to.
Seems like I like the journey more than the end result, I like telling people what to do but not necessairly doing it myself... management sounds nice.
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hit up careerbuilder or monster and get out. Find a small company in a bike-friendly city. Sounds like it's just stale. Mix things up, my good man. I'd speculate it's not a career change, but an employer change you need....
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Oh and I hate physics and things like that...
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