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What is a manly job for 15 year olds

Started this discussion. Last reply by AZDuffman Sep 17, 2013. 31 Replies

A job where you end smelling like 1 one the most manly smells or where you get to dress formal for work.Continue

 

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AZDuffman replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"Ditto to the poster who said paper boy.  I had routes at two different times in my life.  You learn customer service and responsibility very, very fast.  I cannot tell you the correlation I have seen of people later in life doing well…"
Sep 17, 2013
Christopher Alan Epperson replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"Well if you wait a little bit longer till you are 16 you can be a lifeguard. It's a lot of responsibility and teaches you to be assertive and cautious. There is no room to mess up in this job. You have to be fit, calm in rough situations, and…"
Sep 16, 2013
Lucius Artorius Castus replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"At 15, I was shoveling shit and flipping burgers. Since then, ive done everything from construction to salesman and now I run a Gastropub... as many others have said... there is no such thing as a "manly job". Just the real men doing them."
Sep 10, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"First of all, it is manly to work.  It is not manly to not work.  There is honor in work.  There is dishonor in laziness.  The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
Sep 9, 2013
Native Son replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"The correct answer is any job that isn't abusive and doesn't interfere with your school work. "Manly"?  That's merely doing a day's work for a day's pay. Owing to laws and insurance, jobs for anyone under 18…"
Sep 9, 2013
Josh replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"doing constructionb as a helping hand or doing landscaping is allways a good idea"
Sep 9, 2013
Charlie replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"When I was 15 1/2  I got my first job at a local car wash.  I'm not sure if it was manly or not, but I've always loved cars so being able to be inside of a variety of cars (especially the very nice ones) was a great…"
Sep 9, 2013
Lawless replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"At age 15 I wouldn't worry about how "manly" the job might be. Sorry, but in today's economy it is not unusual for teenagers to be competing against their adult aunts an uncles for the same jobs. Several have mentioned paper…"
Sep 8, 2013
Daniel replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"I worked as a paper boy and now work at a small local produce store. Paper routes are great because they don't take too long, teach great work ethic (you have to complete the job, even if the conditions outside are terrible), and also they…"
Aug 23, 2013
StaggerLee replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"At 15 in today's economic climate any job is a good one to have and consider yourself lucky. As for  manly, it ain't the nature of the work that makes any job manly but the nature of the man doing it. Hustle, bust your ass, take pride…"
Aug 23, 2013
Jeremy replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"Any job where you show up every day, do a good enough job to be proud of the amount of effort you put in, and can honestly say to yourself you deserve the paycheck you brought home is a manly job. I don't care if it is watering daisies,…"
Aug 23, 2013
Nate Thallas replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"My first two jobs were bussing tables at a country club and doing groundswork at a golf course (simultaneously, and both when i was 14). Both taught me valuable lessons about responsibility, integrity, and motivation (as well as instilling a…"
Aug 22, 2013
Williams replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"Mow lawns / landscaping - sweat and hard work. Hardware Store - learn how to do things and what tools do what Bus Tables - learn how to provide service"
Aug 22, 2013
Doug Davis replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"you got that right Rick- many guys in the field do not have a clue, some plain don't care- either way, a dedicated DIYer can do a good job with practice. I guess when the tolerances are "within a quarter inch" maybe there really…"
Aug 22, 2013
David F. replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"I fully agree with 3.  We have allowed media to teach generations that flipping burgers, stocking selves, (nursing for men) was some how demeaning and below them.  This is wrong thinking.  If someone does good work and brings home the…"
Aug 22, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"Paper boy. Don't laugh.  I was one; you get used to real world real quick; People don't pay you. Dogs chase you. You are out in the rain and snow and heat and cold, early morning. Welcome to the world of work."
Aug 22, 2013

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