12 Signs That You Need A New Gig

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1. You hear “clean up in aisle nine” so often it’s practically your new nickname.

2. You’ve somehow managed to memorize every produce code in the grocery store.

But you can’t remember your mom’s phone number. Or birthday. Oof.

3. You feel like you just can’t trust your co-workers.

4. (Seriously, they are the worst.)

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5. And you have a sneaking suspicion your boss doesn’t, uh, love you.

Shoulder, meet cold.

6. You have PTSD from all your milk frother burns.

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7. And the break room is a graveyard of inconvenience.


8. You’ve gone on at least one blind date without realizing you’re still wearing a hairnet.

Undo undo undo undo.

9. The customers are pretty much always the worst.

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10. (Come on, who pays for a candy bar with a check?)

11. Your only creative outlet comes with a mop and a bucket.

12. And you fantasize about quitting every. Single. DAY.

Aaaaaand then you look at your bank balance.

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