How far would you drive for a job?
Here is the situation, I have been offered a school counseling job that is split between two schools. One is about 45 minutes away, but the other is over an hour away (maybe an hour and fifteen minutes). I cannot move because of my husband's job. Would you drive this far?
Asked By: tired - 6/17/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
It depends on how bad you want the job. I have worked jobs as far as 100 miles away from home and commuted every day, but that was back when gasoline was cheap. You need to calculate your cost for driving to, from and between these schools and figure out if your transportation expenses are worth the pay you would be... More
Answered By: JetDoc - 6/17/2010
Additional Answers (5)
it depends on how much the job pays. if its not that much its not worth it plus the cost of gas. but if you really love the job then i would go for it.
Answered By: doglover - 6/17/2010
Personally I wouldn't, I get tired when I drive for more than about half an hour at a time so driving for that long, and twice every day, would be exhausting for me, and I don't think any job is worth that.
Answered By: Anna - 6/17/2010
it depends on how much they are paying. you have to consider your gas for going and coming back home.
Answered By: bandit_60 - 6/17/2010
There would be various considerations to make such as: -can I get a similar job closer? -does the wage/salary justify the travel time? -is my vehicle reliable enough? -if something does go wrong with my vehicle, is public transit available?
Answered By: Bandit-05 - 6/17/2010
Forty five minutes to one and a little over an hour to the other is not too far to drive for a job if you really want to work. There are a couple thing's you might want to consider, how much does the job pay you don't want to put all your paycheck in the gas tank, Is your vehicle reliable to make the trip you don't... More
Answered By: Patricia - 6/18/2010
(89) Local Jobs Paying $19-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.