Have You Ever Refused A Job

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  1. AquaAthena
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    I did two years ago.

    After being on another site for 3 years, the site administrator asked me if I would consider becoming a moderator. I asked him for a job description and after he explained it to me, respectfully declined the opportunity.

    Why have you refused a job? :)
     
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    I met a prospective boss for and interview, and was asked to come to a second. The second was at the office I would work out of. I drove to it, and 2 days later was offered the job, but turned it down on the basis that the drive was a nightmare.
     
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    Thge wife asked me to take the trash out this morning. I refused. Later she asked me to dry the dishes for her. I refused. Then she wanted me to run to the Post Office. I refused. About 10 minutes ago I asked her if she'd like to go upstairs and get frisky. She refused. The nerve of that woman!:(
     
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    Several years ago I was offered (and accepted) a "dream" job. But after much consternation I called back and declined. I'm glad I did. The guy that took it is a much better fit and I w/have been stretched way too thin. No regrets. I do serve on the BOD (non-paying) which is fun.
     
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    Last week I turned down a job offer to come back to walgreens. I'm not getting involved in anything to do with the health industry.
     
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    I was looking for part time work a few years ago and applied at Gold's Gym to work in their child care facility. I could bring my youngest with me, it seemed like a good idea. After viewing the closest-like child care facilities and realizing that the hassle of the drive wasn't worth it, I told them thanks but no thanks. They continued to schedule me for the next three weeks anyway. :wtf:
     
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    It must have been because you're One Hawt Momma!!

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    I recently interviewed for a job. After researching the company, I had my THIRD interview with them and met the CEO.

    In a tone just short of, "WTF???" I asked, "What is going on with XYZ Co?"

    I was glad I did. The guy gave a very candid response, that lead me to believe the company wouldn't be something I'd like working with. Happily, I never got an offer.
     
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    :lol: They called every week saying 'you're scheduled to work such and such' or 'why aren't you here, you're scheduled to work'. I kept telling them that no, I don't work there. I finally just started screening my calls and they gave up.

    But yes, they wanted me because of my uber hawtness --- no doubt about it!!
     
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    Ha! Her plan is working....:lol:
     
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    Refused a job? Only because I had a better, mutually exclusive, offer.
     

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