slices of life

Story of My Life-Working at McDonalds

It’s not August and I started working at McDonalds since February. Of course! I’m a girl, a short, asian one. I’m only 15 but turning 16 in December. Okay so, first thing first- I work at the back in the kitchen. Yes, a 144cm tall Asian girl works in the kitchen, SO WHAT?!?!?! I’m just [...]

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In Depth Perspective from a Small Business Owner

After reading several stories I thought it would be beneficial for most of the story writers to read what it’s like to manage a bunch of disgruntled and ungrateful men and women.
Being at the top means having to put up with lots of whining, constant asking for more money, time off, re hiring for those [...]

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The Other Sides of the Modelling World

Ring Ring, hello… “It’s 5am, where in the sam hell are you!?!?” Oh, hey Bill. Don’t worry – I’m leaving now. Bill is my agent; he gets me all my jobs. Right now I’m on my way to do a shoot for some catalog.
Ya see, people think models have these glamorous lifestyles who do not [...]

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Picking Up Dead Bodies Everyday for Work

My start pay $9.00 per Hour – Pick up Dead people to be Cremated from Homes, Hospitals and Nursing homes.
While I drive around in a van smelling the corpses sometimes with maggots >┬ádecomposing shit smelling bodies.┬áChasing doctors down to get death certificates signed when 8 out 10 times they don’t know what the [...]

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bar worker…..people get stuck at the Irish pub

(The speaker is Irish and visiting his old pub of employment in Munich, an Irish pub)
Once, I worked here…and I worked here for a long time. I used to walk down the stairs every day. And when I walked in here, my heart would fall…my heart would just die.
And it was very nice…I [...]

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Kurdish Waiter Duties……..Dreaming of My Own Restaurant.

I work in a keller. Every day the people order and I serve them breakfast, lunch, apertifs. I came from Turkey. I’ve been here for 11 years in Zurich, Switzerland. I’m not actually Turkish, I’m Kurdish. In Turkey it is a bit hard for us. In 1988, I came [...]

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Dock Worker Job (Sjauer)…….bloody dangerous.

In Norway you call it (being a dock worker) a sjauer…translated it means a person who makes loud noise.
There was a boat which sank and they towed it into harbor. They needed people to take things off of the boat and put them in clean containers. They were going to chop up the [...]

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Fast Food Cashier……silly stuff

I am a cashier at a fast food restaurant. Getting their orders…umm…making sure
that…it’s like some silly stuff…making sure that their order is right. Ok…making
sure that they are satisfied on the product of…you know…the food…and the
quantity…whatever..whatever, whatever….that’s about it.
I took the job because I need money. I’ve been doing it for almost 5 months…6. I got
the [...]

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