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Would you consider housekeeping at a hotel a good job for a college student?

I'm looking to earn a little extra money while in college. My friend worked as a housekeeper in a hospital and said she really liked it. I was considering working as one in a hotel nearby. My only other options are fast food and grocery store cashier. What do you think? Housekeeping pays around 8 bucks and hour while the other two jobs I mentioned pay min. wage. Is the work required for the housekeeping job worth the money?

Asked By: Joy - 1/21/2011
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My first suggestion is to get a job as a 'waitperson' at an established restaurant. I did that in high school and college. I was able to pay my way through school, plus buy a car and pay for insurance, and have money left for clothes and other expenses. (But this was back in the '60's... More
Answered By: Mary C - 1/21/2011
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i've never done it, but the book "Nickeled and Dimed" has a great section on this sort of job - you might want to get the book and read it. From what I read it sounds like very tough work (hence the higher wage), but its fine if you are up for it.
Answered By: bull_rooster_aardvark - 1/21/2011
 
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