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How many years of work experience do you have?

I have hardly six months of work ex on me. I am thirty years old.

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I started working when I was about 13, so 20 years - with some gaps in between

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5 years restaurant and finance

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A year paid
I’m 46 years old
I did tons of volunteering and classes

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I did every odd job under the Sun, including picking Dew worms and chopping wood down in the swamp. But I started working full-time at 17, did 10 years in factories, then 10 years as a computer programmer. Then I woke up from a coma and my whole life had changed

I have volunteered with stroke recovery, Community Care which does Meals on Wheels & Friendly visiting, I did a music group at the Brain Injury Association here in town. But it’s just not the same as working

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@dcragg65
Wow
I’m sorry for that happening
Sounds like a hell of a shock

It’s been different LOL

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i have 2000 years

5 years. As a projectmanager in health care. I am almost 40. I will never get back to work in that field. It doesn’t suit me at all and i had too little of a career in it to still be hired anywhere.

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I worked for 5 years as a control systems engineer and then I went on disability at 26. Had some odd jobs in college also.

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I worked part-time for about 12 years, full-time for about 15 years.

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Sounds rough. I hope you are feeling better. I got like 2-3 years part time. I only qualifed for ssi. I got sick at 22/23 at school 10 years ago.

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49 years of hard labor, no wonder i hurt

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I started working at 14y.o. Stopped working after having psychosis diagnosis at 21y.o. 2011. Had some jobs after sz but the two longest full time were one 9 month job that I quit March 2020 and one 1 month that I quit in May 2019. But I finished university while on Abilify, sometimes did full time 5 courses/semester and sometimes 1 course/semester. I wasn’t stable as I quit meds for 2yrs while studying. Before sz longest job I had was 3yrs and I was studying full time at the same time.

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20 years as a mason

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I started doing jobs for people in the neighborhood at 10. I got my first paycheck job at 14. I worked part time on and off into my late 30s.

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I joined the Navy at 17. I am 50. I didn’t work from 44 to about 47. I was on SSDI then. So I have over 32 years of work experience. I plan to work until I am at least 62.

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About 15 years other than being on maternity leave when I had babies.

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I worked from 18 years old until 24 years old when my sz hit so 6 years

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I was a slave for 20 years, i am free and liberated these days. I know, this won’t make me famous. I studied a lot. Education sets you free.

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