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What Do You Do For Work?

I'm Asking: So, What Do You Do?

You've probably been asked this question more times than you can count. It's a small talk go-to question because it's not too personal and the question doesn't seem complicated.

I'm not trying to make small talk with you all, I'm just trying to get to know you better. We spend so much time discussing job issues around here, and I'd love to know what you're up to Monday through Friday. So, tell me, what do you do for work?


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The-City-Girl The-City-Girl 7 years
I'm an aide to a U.S. Senator from California. I consult in the areas of foreclosure, Social Security, Medicare, the SEC, credit cards, and other issues, so needless to say I am extremely busy right now! :-)
sonya-ina sonya-ina 7 years
Project Manager for an Interactive Design and Development Agency... I love my job and all my coworkers!
smart-blonde smart-blonde 8 years
I'm a librarian and professional book reviewer.
aistea311 aistea311 8 years
I am an accountant at a hotel that is part of a major hotel chain.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Account Services for a major sports apparel company.
ayanaphil ayanaphil 8 years
I work as a Data Analyst in the research department of Ad agency.
nic222 nic222 8 years
I'm a website manager (content, design, development)
tfergus tfergus 8 years
I work in Investment Promotion for my country. We basically promote, attract and facilitate foreign direct investment. We attend Outward Missions and host Inward Missions, where we network with businessmen, investors, etc. We also assist foreign investors in setting up their businesses locally. However, for the past couple of months, I have been seconded to work at the National Secretariat in preparation for the Summit of the Americas. I am working in the Protocol department on the Spouses' Program. i love it!
merie33 merie33 8 years
Short-order Cook for a small family-owned restaurant.. Waiting for the big promotion that's supposedly coming; which will make me Kitchen Manager.
verily verily 8 years
Though my job includes a lot of varying tasks, I'm essentially a technical writer for a big computer company that Geeksugar seems to love.
notinthemood notinthemood 8 years
I'm a Product Development Engineer. I develop products. :)
Carrie-Sue Carrie-Sue 8 years
Mrs Rachel, I'm a receptionist, too :)
muchacha muchacha 8 years
Wow, I love reading everyone's jobs!! Insanitypepper, your response made me laugh. :D I work as a Project Manager for a Medical Communications agency. We support pharma with their marketing and education (healthcare professional and patient) initiatives by organizing meetings, conferences, publishing booklets, newsletters, books, producing videos/online resources - basically anything to do with communicating. We work with government and universities too when working in the education arm. I work with healthcare professionals (eg, doctors, nurses, pharmacists), graphic designers, production companies, AV companies, editors, writers, etc. I was promoted to Project Manager about 6 months ago and I love it much more than coordinating - the projects really are mine to see through from beginning to end.
lizzyopal lizzyopal 8 years
a certified nursing assistant at one of the nursing homes here in town. it's funny too because NO ONE expected me to do it and they defenitely didn't expect me to actually enjoy my work haha. i spend my days helping the elderly to dinner and get ready for bed basically. a lot more time consuming and harder than it sounds haha
mguy414 mguy414 8 years
I am a full-time student, part time Impact Team Member at Abercrombie and Fitch! Hopefully I will become a manager as soon as I graduate, until I can make it to grad school!
carito8 carito8 8 years
Mechanical engineer and work in the aerospace industry.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
Historic preservation planner & community planner for a local government. Not to be confused with public doormat, thank you.
jenna21 jenna21 8 years
Field Archaeologist...and grad student. I get to dig in the dirt day after day.
KMattes KMattes 8 years
Third grade teacher.
hithatsmybike hithatsmybike 8 years
wow a lot of you have really cool jobs. I'm a full-time student.. very glamorous =p
khameel khameel 8 years
I work in television. I'm a Syndication and Cable sales assistant.
sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 8 years
Full time teacher. Part time grad student.
Chica8a Chica8a 8 years
Payroll/AP Coordinator
Roarman Roarman 8 years
I am a paralegal, full time student, and mother.
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