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#1 jologsparin

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Posted 25 June 2004 - 06:20 PM

What was your first regular paying job? How much did you get and what did you do with your first paycheck? (Didn't know where else to post this topic)

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Posted 26 June 2004 - 02:39 PM

litter pickup...minimum wage....working together with Juvenile Dilinquents....eye opener punishment from Mom and Dad....

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Posted 26 June 2004 - 04:01 PM

i worked as a Business Researcher on a IT company in Makati. i bought a Kickers shoe on my first paycheck. plus blowout of course. :D

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 03:16 AM

swiss army watch worth 2,500 that time (1994) it's still running in good condition now

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 10:33 AM

Glass Bender back in 97, yung mga nakikita nyong OPEN neon sign sa mga store, restaurant and other establishment. First paycheck syempre i gave it to my mom.

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Posted 27 June 2004 - 01:00 PM


The sem before i graduated, i began working as a Student Assistant for one of my professors in the UP Psych Department. My first paycheck i used to finance one of my final research papers right before i graduated.

The succeeding paychecks allowed me to bum around UP for the next 3 months without having to ask for baon from my mom... and look for a real job at the same time.

I quit that job when I got my first real job... as an...HR Analyst for a start up telco in Ortigas.

My first paycheck - i treated my mom out to dinner and then bought some groceries and clothes ...

Edited by WyldChik, 27 June 2004 - 01:06 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2004 - 09:40 AM

my first job, hmmm, a long long time ago was a programmer, on a contractual basis for the International School here in Makati.

i remembered spending my first paycheck in getting an original DM heavy duty shoes.

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Posted 28 June 2004 - 10:58 AM

First regular paying job: I worked as a budget assistant for a conglomerate company in Makati.

What did u buy: Nothing I gave it all to my mom.

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Posted 28 June 2004 - 12:19 PM

first job (part-time) - as a field researcher for the Save The Pasig Movement of then First Lady Ming Ramos. i was in second year college

paycheck: bought a Family Meal from Pizza Hut, as blowout for my friends, and brought food from Kenny Rogers naman for my family

first REAL JOB - as an Account Executive for this Photography Studio/Post-Prod House in Malate. after graduation 'to.

paycheck: groceries for my family, new clothes/shoes for me. full salon treatment din for me =)

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Posted 30 June 2004 - 09:49 AM

Gasoline boy.

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Posted 30 June 2004 - 10:18 AM

I got paid 5.5K on my first job as a lawyer. I bought a business suit to make me look more "lawyerly". Eleven years after that first paycheck, I find myself paying more in terms of taxes to the government compared to my annual salary as a new lawyer....

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Posted 30 June 2004 - 01:05 PM

first job was ENCODER in a retail store which is already closed now.. my 2nd job is still what i have now...

first pay i bought a glass and steel image of the nazarene... thats was the first i bought... then followed by personal stuffs..

5 digit salary isnt bad at all... B) atleast meron

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Posted 30 June 2004 - 08:57 PM

Hmm, first project was a simple inventory program for a Chinese friend's business when I was in 1st year college.

It took my 5 nights to finish and I got P3,500 for it.

I used it to pay for my tuition balance.

I've programmed my whole college days to pay my way through school and get my bachelor's degree.

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Posted 30 June 2004 - 11:07 PM

Wen I was in second year college.... First paying job is in Wendy's.... Hmmm wala lng for fun... Hirap pla working stud...
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Posted 01 July 2004 - 01:41 AM

I had my first job when i was in grade six, tutoring students in lower grades after my class.
I remember i was earning 2hundred to 3 hundred pesos per student in a month.
First thing i bought was a gift for my mom's birthday.
I was also not asking for baon from my mom that time.

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Posted 01 July 2004 - 09:37 AM

At age 4 or 5, my first "job" was folding napkins and wrapping utensils at my grandma's restaurant. I was paid with ice cream.

My first non-family related work was when my friends and I set up a mobile disco in high school for which we didn't also make money coz we did it only so we can meet girls and get laid.

My first non-family related work for which I actually got paid was as a talent for a couple of tv commercials me and my friends did in college. More of a gimmick than a job. Burned the money easily on dates. Got laid.

My first real job was as an account executive. Real salary plus commissions. Met lots of secretaries. Got laid often.

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 01:59 PM

my first job.. as a nurse.. first paycheck, i bought a audio component.. :cool:





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Posted 02 July 2004 - 03:39 PM

My first real job was as an account executive. Real salary plus commissions. Met lots of secretaries. Got laid often.

a reminder, my friend, not to mix business with pleasure

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Posted 02 July 2004 - 07:14 PM

My first paying job was writing for the school paper. My first paying job after graduation was account executive trainee for an ad agency. I treated my family to dinner with my first pay.

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Posted 04 July 2004 - 08:11 AM

first job I got was being an emergency room physician right after I've passed the medical board exams. treated my friends for dinner on my first pay day.




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