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Is working as a gas station attendant embarrasing?

Here's the deal. My friend graduated from college about a year ago. He's been working as a gas station attendant for about 5 years (4 during college, 1 after graduation) What was the point of going to college if he was going to keep working as a gas station attendant? I think he fears change, and also fears that since he has no workplace skills, he wont get paid as much in the corporate world. Thoughts?

Asked By: Captain Snuggles - 2/9/2008
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If your friend is using the opportunity to gather skills to potentially open his own gas station or to manage this one, then fine... More
Answered By: tangek - 2/9/2008
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I am with on this,but when he's ready,he'll make his move.
Answered By: Salvador A - 2/9/2008
 
Or maybe he's comfortable there and just biding his time for the job he wants. I don't know. What did he say when you asked him?
Answered By: Boo - 2/9/2008
 
Maybe he's really happy at what he's doing. some people fear change. maybe he didn't like the course he took in college, who knows have you asked him? Sometimes people wpould be more happy working in a low stress friendly low paying job rather than working in high levels of stress and manipulating corporate co-workers... More
Answered By: Bella - 2/9/2008
 
He is the one that has to live with his choice. If he is happy, then I would suggest not saying anything about it... More
Answered By: ♥♦ Laura ♦♥ - 2/9/2008
 
Having a college degree, but staying at the gas station is embarrassing. Convince him that he could be making more working somewhere else and his life would improve. Just having a graduating college pretty much guarantees more money (depends, but usually you'll earn more).
Answered By: ktgurl2 - 2/9/2008
 
He maybe timid,or possibly still thinking his options.Or he may be content,we should all be so lucky to have a education,while being content. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”
Answered By: P J - 2/9/2008
 
Durring school it was okay. After school? If it is a chain of stations and he is in a fast track management program cool... More
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Answered By: James K - 2/9/2008
 
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