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Proudiddy

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Not sure where you are located, proudiddy, but Red Oak in Greensboro is hiring drivers to sling beer.

(I'm not employed with Red Oak, but word through the grapevine hit me today...then just saw them post it on FB)

...their beer is excellent local brew.

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I think your biggest problem is that you are stalling.

Your background will seem a bit dicey if there are tremendous holes in it. I also sense a bit of entitlement in your post. The truth is, you are not entitled to anything because you have a degree. Also, although you may think you are "killing it" in your interviews, you may want to consider the possibility that you are not doing well in those interviews.

You need to go get a job ASAP. It does not have to be something you want to do. It shows the people you are interviewing with, that you don't mind "working your way up" to get ahead.

I'm not an expert in your career field, however I am a hiring manager who looks at a few hundred resumes each month. I have hired 5 people who make six figures in the past year.

Best of luck, be humble, I'd hire someone who shows they have put in the work with lesser companies, than someone who has all the creditials but lacks a work ethic.

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Actually, I wasn't lying the many times I've said that I want to be like you when I grow up. Problem is, I'm pretty grown up now, lol.

I worked for 10 years for someone else until I was 33 before I could make a living on my own. Up at 4am, working on my own business, real job at 8am, home at 6pm, family time until 8pm, work on my own business until 10pm. Work on my own crap on weekends. Rinse and repeat for 10 damn years.

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Not sure where you are located, proudiddy, but Red Oak in Greensboro is hiring drivers to sling beer.

(I'm not employed with Red Oak, but word through the grapevine hit me today...then just saw them post it on FB)

...their beer is excellent local brew.

Jbro used to work there. He hated it. They can't keep drivers.

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I worked for 10 years for someone else until I was 33 before I could make a living on my own. Up at 4am, working on my own business, real job at 8am, home at 6pm, family time until 8pm, work on my own business until 10pm. Work on my own crap on weekends. Rinse and repeat for 10 damn years.

2004 photographer Zod who kept linking Lenses together to get closer shots from outside the fence at training camp.

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2004 photographer Zod who kept linking Lenses together to get closer shots from outside the fence at training camp.

haha good times good times.

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Jbro used to work there. He hated it. They can't keep drivers.

I run into them every once in a while at some stores I do. Always a different guy. I know they're fixing to (or already have) open a new location in Wilmington as well.

I know a lot of people take the job then get tired of handling kegs all day lol.

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I run into them every once in a while at some stores I do. Always a different guy. I know they're fixing to (or already have) open a new location in Wilmington as well.

I know a lot of people take the job then get tired of handling kegs all day lol.

That wasn't it. JBro did that for years for another company. Its shit pay and long hours and a cheap ass owner.

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I worked for 10 years for someone else until I was 33 before I could make a living on my own. Up at 4am, working on my own business, real job at 8am, home at 6pm, family time until 8pm, work on my own business until 10pm. Work on my own crap on weekends. Rinse and repeat for 10 damn years.

That's where I want to get man.

I want to get to that point... But, I have to find the starting blocks. I just want to get something to open up resources and I'll put the time in.

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Far and away your best asset and/or enemy is yourself. I can relate to wanting to hold true to the values that you're vested in while it can be at odds with what makes someone fiscally successful. The end of the day will come down to what do you want, and what are you willing to do to get there. You are in the enviable position of having the intellect and ethic to get you where you want to be. What you lack is perspective and I think you've done yourself a favor by trying to get some from some good people here. All of the advice is good and the sentiment appears to be genuine.

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