questionswhere do you work (corporate office, home office…

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I use the dining room at the front of my house as my office. I'm set up there with all my files, bookshelves (genealogy mostly), and of course, my computer. My computer is setup on a large corner desk that the owners left with the house. My other desk is an old wooden school teacher desk that my dad had. I had it restored and refinished.

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I work in a Parts Department at a Mazda Dealer so I guess it's kind of officey/storefronty/warehousey. It's a family owned place so they treat you like humans, and we're really like a slightly dysfunctional fambly. You don't get all the benefits of working for a huge name, but we do have a lot more wiggle room in keeping our customers happy with discounts and more leeway on waving re-stocking fees and such. I would hate to go back to a big dealership after working where I have been for the last 4 years.

Feel free to stop by some time if you're in the neighborhood. That's actually our saying... We're in the neighborhood... I'm rambling again. If you're in our neighborhood come on over. Maybe I could whip you up a DOC real quick.

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I work from home and remotely connect to the company's network. Saves on gas and travel time.

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I spend all day, every day, in my cubicle in the main office of my company. It's wonderful...

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Small engineering/manufacturing firm. We have about 50 employees. The work is good, but the benefits suck.

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@cengland0: That sounds the same as my situation.

@thunderthighs Do you like the dining room setup? Is there enough privacy?

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I work in a location that does not pay me enough ....

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@daveinsocal: privacy isn't really an issue. It's just my son and me in the house and he's gone 9 months out of the year.

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I do voice overs and never know which studio we will use until a couple days beforehand. I typically work with 1 or 2 studio engineers. Sometimes there will be a roomful of people from the client there to observe and listen, but usually it is pretty serene. Prep work is done at home or on the train.

I love the variety, the cool cats I meet, and having a flexible schedule.
What can be not so fun is getting a script late or getting lost trying to find a studio.

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@thunderthighs: What about your wild parties and all the people who've pass out on the couch and kitchen counters?

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@kophia: that sounds AWESOME! A buddy of mine from college married (I think they are) a girl who does that too. What are some of the voiceovers you've done?

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I have a nice little alcove in my apartment that's perfect for my desk* (and bookshelf nearby for The Intern to sit on). In a previous life I'm sure there was a murphy bed or something there. I also have a deliciously sized corporate issued cube.

*I got rid of my old desk when I moved, and measured this one after I got the apartment so it would fit nicely.

Best of both worlds, I tell ya.

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Our inventory is kept in a tiny warehouse space 10 minutes from home and we go there to do our shipping/receiving but most of my computer work I do from home. I have a desk in the living room because I was spending too much time in the spare bedroom and my husband wanted to see my face :)

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I work for a small self-storage company. 99% of the time, I'm in the office by myself. I am not strictly monitored by the boss, and the owners rarely stop in. I spend part of my day outside doing a 'lock check' (we walk around and check all the locks looking for move-outs or cut locks or not locked properly units), or picking up garbage, or just refusing to stay inside, lol! Most of my customers are great, and in one office I have several that like to bring me little gifties on occasion. It's really a great job, and when I'm not busy with work, I craft or read a book. The benefits and the pay aren't so hot...but where else can I work that I literally can get paid to read a book?

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@daveinsocal: So varied, but things like airport and mall announcements, visitor centers, tourism dvds, safety training, telephone prompts, radio drama, medical devices, and so on.

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I work in an office on/in a cube farm. Zero privacy, but luckily my aisle-mates are friendly.

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Office/sales floor environment. It pays the bills.

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I work in an air traffic control tower. The view is pleasant.