Lately I’ve been thinking of ways to raise more money and even supplement my income from a worker bee avenue. If I am to get a second job or a job (for that matter), what jobs should one never consider? I’m not too big on retail, I hate the hours, and I’m just over the sales clerk/cashier phase. I don’t want to work in the food industry, just because I don’t (its that simple).
Yet, I find myself thinking... I am young, smart, and attractive (feeling a need to tap into the shallow side for the time being). So what job(s) would allow me to utilize these specific skills? So I thought about the following: hostess at a high-end restaurant, bartender, and any other job (other than stripping) that would make decent tips. But there’s always a draw back to these types of jobs. I refuse to feel or allow others to degrade or disrespect me. I also feel I am mature and old enough to handle all that goes along with having jobs based on sex appeal and beauty.
Then I ask myself how low do I go? Obviously, stripping never entered my mind. However, I did entertain being a Hooters girl. The point of going down this avenue is to generate a few extra bucks and pay down some debt. I’m not looking to be discovered, nor looking for some man to come and rescue me. But in these jobs, I feel I can dress cute and be indirectly compensated for my looks and good conversations.
Sometimes I wonder if having high self-esteem and self-respect can get in the way of moneymaking opportunity (LOL)? I think of strippers and full time gold diggers, and it takes a “special” type of woman to do that proudly. But at the end of the day, is the work/job you choose to a direct reflection of how you feel about yourself? Or should we all use what we’ve got (skills, body, expertise, etc.) to get what we want. After all, everyone does this; there are just different levels of participating…