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I can't remember. What jobs can I do? Seriously, my life is falling apart, help.
I dunno. Something fun that pays well? What are those jobs?
This may be the catch. The evidence is increasingly suggesting that I'm unemployable.
Could someone put a word in? Cheers.
Information Technology Manager.
They appear to know absolutely cockall whilst also having no appreciable skillbase whatsoever.
They also get paid quite well, but you may be required to wear sandals to work.
she says all she does is Google stuff. easy
it doesn't matter what you want to do, i guarantee life will throw you at least a reasonable dollop of this
just get a boring admin job or a job in a shop or something and try and hang around people who look like they're gonna do a start up? I don't know.
the sky's the limit.
Lee Bowery Stripagram!
Russell Brand's hairdresser!
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER!
Why not start your own cult?
you pedantic flange.
I gave you really good advice when you did this thread. Fucking... RECIPROCATE.
I will think
One of those shouty blokes who wear a tricorner hat.
Sent form my office drone PC.
as well though, so that's useful if he doesn't know what he wants to do
applicants should have a good knowledge of brine, tides and the sea
must be willing to relocate (to the sea)
speaking to recruitment consultants 14 times a day is a pain in the arse.
help me out yeah?
but stand alone stuff
not interested in narrative
Just draw stuff, and then when you're done drawing the stuff, sell the stuff.
i might as well just GIVE UP!
she suggested 'poacher turned gamekeeper'.
What you got?
just apply for things. you can't have all good jobs your whole life. just do some bad ones for now.
just try things. you've only had one job you can't base your expectations of what jobs are like on one job.
TEFL teach abroad
work in a cracker factory
gravedigger (Pourin gravy all on your brains, you know what I'm sayin?)
I want to work from home, something I am interested in, the perfect idea is a cryptic crossword writer. I don't know if the pay is good but surely once you are established in a decent paper with a pseudonym, you are set for life.
It's insane the amount of clues people like Rufus can do it. I imagine there's only a few people in the world with the kind of brain capable of it. All the best though, would be cool if you did.
I tried making some clues, I managed 20 in a day. But fitting them all in a grid is a nightmare. I suppose as time goes on you just keep on writing clues and make a database of ones that fit. Then slotting them together is a breeze.
Want to swap?
What are the hours like?
join the circus
door to door door salesman
University of Bristol. I can tell you my other qualifications as well if you want. Would you like me to send over a CV?
Can you program? I'd suggest learning some rudimentary programming skills, if you don't have them, then learn to bullshit about knowing the rest.
Then work freelance out of you bedroom and never pick up the phone or respond to emails in a timely fashion. This works so for many.
so that probably isn't for me, but thanks for the suggestion.
-How hard can it be?
-Pretty ballbreaking, probably.
-Yeah, ok, /hard/ work, but it can't possibly be /difficult/ work. Surely?
-Probably not. But think what a husk of a human you'd become.
-Agreed. But I could cane it for four or five years or so, pocket all the cash I'm not earning now, and then step down a gear or three and get something cushy, having built up a few quid savings etc.
-Yeah, but there's more to life than that.
-Yeah, true. "Fully expensed Audi, though."
-True. But, really, how hard can it be?
do not touch with a barge-pole. if you're gonna do a grad manager (read same stress, half pay as a senior member in a similar position) then theres no point in putting in 60hrs a week for a company with no prestige.
i know that these jobs would blatantly break my balls.
but i'm really not sure /how/. i mean, how fucking complex can co-ordinating some a pile 'em high sell 'em cheap shelves and shelf-stackers be? the whole supply chain shebang is massively automated by three clever fuckers earning £90k, surely? the rest is just printouts and clipboards, right?
anything that could go wrong becomes your personal responsibility in that role.
i have a massive issue with taking on responsibility, in any way shape or form, for other peoples' endless series of fuckups.
i want to be a blacksmith.
science test patient
I'd applied to a job listing for a Civils Planner.
Very different jobs. But the ref no matched up.
Reinforced conclusion: recruitment agencies are grade one belmos.
Very few jobs about. But they're seemingly always advertising for recruitment consultants? Hmmm.
You can get the beers in from now on.
I'm a Draughter/CAD Tech (ex-Civil Enginneer grad trainee/ex-Architectural Technician blagger).
But I've seen some pretty open-ended Planner job listings that don't define any specific things that I can't claim to have, and had kinda-positive response from an agency dude (not re: the above role) when discussing it. So I'm taking a 'you've gotta be in it to win it' approach.
I'm a section engineer. I did do a years design management though.
You can still get the beers in.
He works for some really high profile 'conceptual design' company. The company only works in digital design....he studied at Hyper Island in Stockholm.
But, he moved in in October last year and since then he has had about 5 days off (all at Christmas). He basically works 7 days a week, leaves the house at 7 in the morning and get's back at about 8 at night - then carries on working in the kitchen until about 11 at night.
Why don't you do this?
so you can stack unmade shelves onto shelves.
if you don't know what you want to do then work out what you don't want to do. Work backwards until you find something tolerable
you don't need to be career focused yet pal.
I could do with some money though. And a job that doesn't make me want to kill myself.
for some extra spends. You should do that too. There was a prgramme on about it recently. it's an absolute piece of piss.
Join the infantry so you can be ordered about by dashing figures like c_i_c
the world is your oyster. Just think of what you really enjoy doing and do that 10 hours a day. Eventually someone will pay you for it.