• Pistcow@lemm.ee
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    4 months ago

    The 2008 crash I got a job at a call center and was working next to a person with PhD making $10/hr.

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      4 months ago

      I worked with an Indian gentleman with a MD doing basic labtech work. I have no idea why he settled for it, but it was no stress and he didn’t have student debt so…

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      4 months ago

      That was basically my dad, but at the meat counter at the local grocery. :(

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        4 months ago

        Respect for your dad doing what he needed to do. Plus the meat counter had to have some free meat perks, right?

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          Yep he had a kid to feed couldn’t just sit on his pride and wait for a job in his field to materialize. So he worked that while continuing to look which did take a while.