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    Hey my name is Austin, and I'm here to tell how to not start off a new job. Alright, so I think it was summer 2010 and a few buddies and I were looking for part-time jobs to make some extra cash to pay the bill and what not, and so we went online and we all three applied for this company called towne park which is this company that runs a few hotels here in Austin. So we ended up getting an interview and it ended up being, so there was a room full of about interviewers and about 30 interviewees and so we wait about 30 minutes and I finally get my name called, my two other friends had already been hired so i'm thinking this is nothing and I got it in the bag. So I ended up having to interview with 3 guys, and we were chit-chattin' and you know just saying whatever and um he sees my middle name on my resume after looking over it and he kind of chuckles a little bit and I asked him what is he, you know what was funny and he then uh asked me what my, if that was my real middle name, which I'm not going to tell you, just in case this is shown in class or anything, so you know that just frustrated me and so I got up, I just said forget it and I walked out without saying anything, but as soon as I got out I realized how stupid I was and you know that I just ruined a potential job opportunity, so I turned around and I waited for the guy that interviewed me to get someone else, then I kind of hid in the corner and waited for a completely different guy to hire me because they had managers there from multiple hotels. So I ended up getting an interview with another guy and I, I did a lot better and I ended up getting the job. So as soon as the guy told me I got the job I looked over at the guy who was basically making fun of my name before hand and gave him a little smirk and just you know just wanted to say haha you lose. So i guess I started the job about a week, week and a half later and um so the basic premise is that i had to go to training for a day at minimum wage with no tips. And so the day I go in my pr.. Project not project uhhh our manager for that hotel was there and the guy who interview me the first time was there al... was there also, and it turns out that he's the regional manager there and seeing that I was doing training he insisted that the hotel manager uhhh give me three days of training instead of one at minimum wage with no tips. And he just gave me gruesome hours for the next two weeks. So the one thing that I learned from this is you know you can't burn bridges before you actually start a new job or anything like that you have to be totally respectable and not screw up like I did and have to deal with all this boochi non-sense. So alright that is the end of the story and I hope you guys have a good one.
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