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Family Business WE

Postby throwaway2016gjdm » Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:38 pm

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Re: Family Business WE

Postby rinkrat19 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:48 pm

What are your job duties? Describe them. Come up with a job title that makes sense for those duties. If necessary, invent multiple titles and call yourself a "Cashier / Line cook" (or whatever) if your duties don't meld neatly into a single title.

Not really sure why this is so hard. It doesn't matter whether the company makes a lot of money, being a cashier is being a cashier. Even if you're just working in the family shop and not actually taking home a paycheck (but I assume living off the profits, such as they are? Living with your family?), it's still work experience.

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Re: Family Business WE

Postby throwaway2016gjdm » Tue Oct 04, 2016 12:13 am

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Re: Family Business WE

Postby rinkrat19 » Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:14 am

No, it's not volunteering, since you are receiving compensation (in the form of room/board/etc. from your family) for your work for the family business.

A resume is not a tax return and they don't contain the same information. The fact that there's no HR department cutting you bi-weekly paychecks doesn't make it volunteer work.

Putting aside my earlier restaurant/shop examples, now I'm guessing a farm. Am I close?

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Re: Family Business WE

Postby throwaway2016gjdm » Fri Oct 07, 2016 12:09 am

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Re: Family Business WE

Postby ArtistOfManliness » Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:14 am

Dude(tte), you worked for a business. Who cares what the specific taxable arrangements of your situation was. If it felt like a job, put it on your app as a job. Done.



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