Someday you'll end up in Ohio

I scored a temp gig cashiering at the Stanford bookstore as fall quarter begins.

Today, I received the shift schedule for "hell week."

The 17 other temps are all scheduled to work 30+ hours. I'm scheduled to work 14.5 – two closing shifts and a Saturday.

"What the fuck. I had never worked in retail before, but I think I performed well during my training shifts. Was I the last temp in?"

"Maybe she thinks you're a student, like some of the parents you've rung up."

"Sobering thought…"

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