Who does what?

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  1. mitchy

    mitchy Leaving Skid Marks

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    What is everyone's occupation?

    alot of people on the forums seem to have IT based jobs, but obviously there are people that dont, and it would be good to see who does what, and who you can pester if you need something!

    at the moment, i'm looking for a new job.. i've tried sales, production, manual labour.. but i just dont know what i want to do.
     
  2. mallen

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    Yeah I want a new job too, I work for Internode a ISP... I sit behind a computer and answer Sales related questions all day... It's very boring but gives me a lot of time to browse Oz VR4... :)

    But I'd way prefer to be outside doing something...
     
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    IT onsite engineer servicing about 20-25 of our customers
     
  4. takumi

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    I'm in IT Network Support ...
     
  5. L31GH

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    IT Consultant yay... :rolleyes:
     
  6. BuzzPuppy

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    Instructor with Excom Education, with enough letters after my name to rival some of my Greek neighbours. My job's to show people how to do it right first-time around with a focus on business and users.

    I'm currently touring the country wherever they need a Vista instructor (deployments, upgrades en-masse, etc) which means I get to see a number of y'all. Travel sends me to all corners of this gorgeous country and Singapore's new office is another list to my shennanigans.

    I just explain it in plain English during business hours with a pint in hand afterwards ;) I learned that part from my previous life, which was eleven years working in hospitality :D

    (If anyone finds this post under Google... yes there is someone always home and you have to get past a lot of things to get at my Legnum. I hope you enjoyed the use of your legs.)
     
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    I'm an "Apprentice Technician" (Grease Monkey) for Audi....and i'm still a noob when it comes to turbo car's :rolleyes: oh and the pay is SHIT.........
     
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    Hmmm... thats a tough one for me...

    I guess I get my spending money by playing around on the stock market, but this is not my occupation as it only takes an hour out of my day.

    I'm a part time student studying Yoga, and also seem to be spending some of my time overseas doing volunteer work.
     
  9. VR-04-TT

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    I work for River Music, I sell musical instruments. I also do a metric shiteload of repairs, guitar tech stuff (setups and the like) and I teach guitar. Not so much private lessons anymore, but I teach little kids at a nearby primary school before school/work 3 days a week. The place is awesome, I have the coolest co-workers, the most fun bosses who have some of the most interesting links to the music industry. So I've met quite a few cool names in the business...not necessarily massive names...but cool ones to know.

    On another note, man the year twos are hard to control in the morning!!! Wooooaahhh nelly!!

    But they think I'm god when I walk around with the guitar and a mini marshall stack clipped to my strap hahah..it's so much fun :D
     
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    Haha fun stuff Paul :D

    Gav I didn't realise you worked for Excom - your sales staff call me every couple of months trying to sell courses. Neither me nor the guys who do work for me have ever taken them up as the pricing is... designed for the corporate market LOL

    Personally I'm in a transitional phase - been running my own IT consulting business for five years but change is afoot ;)
     
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    I work for a large international company heavily into transport and defence. Currently doing Configuration Management (I wonder if anyone knows what that is) for an Australian defence platform.
     
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    Apprentice-Aircraft engineer and if your over 21 and start a new apprentiship the pay is alot better but still not that great.
    I'm not in the Defence force but we work on there aircraft.
     
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    Yep another IT geek...

    I did want to be in a Rock'n'Roll band. Shame I can't sing or play an instrument.
     
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    Another geek here - software engineer (contractor), currently working at Suncorp.

    cheers

    Lee
     
  15. I run my own painting contractor business. Gets me away from desks anyway...PS Lee, where on the coast you at , never seen your car??
     
  16. mitchy

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    i've just turned 21.. and was looking at an apprenticeship, but the money was holding me back... might have to investigate further...
     
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    Assistant project manager @ Motorola but like a few of you change is in the air.
     
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    I work as a sales rep for a electrical wholesaler, driving around a few days a week kissing the butts of electricains. When I am not driving around I am in the store kissing more butt. I have been working in the same place for 12 years and I am gunning for the managers job.

    But come 4:30 each day, I am father of the year !
     
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    Hi,

    I'm at Labrador - I drive it Helensvale every day up Brisbane road about 7:30

    cheers

    Lee
     
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    Sure is :) The only down side is it's just retail so the money isn't that great. But I'm happy to have less money and far more fun and satisfaction.

    If I really wanted to rake it in, I'd just set up a space and teach privately again...which I may still do in the future part time.



    Oh and to anyone who plays guitar and wants some help, I'm more than happy to help out! :cool:
     

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