Learning Patience and Responsibility at Hell's Pizza Essay

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Learning Patience and Responsibility at Hell's Pizza

Even the job from hell can teach you patience and responsibility. When you hear the name Peter Piper Pizza, you may think a fun family restaurant. When I hear Peter Piper Pizza I get chills down my spine. Having worked there for about two years, I started to get annoyed over every little thing that was a part of my job. I had the worst position that they had, Game Technician. When I first applied for the job, the game guy was going to be the easiest job that I could find. Little did I know that this position taught me the more about being patient and responsible than any other experience I have had.

It was mid sophomore year of high school when I started the job hunt. I applied
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Game technicians get the bottom of the barrel when it comes to work. At Peter Piper Pizza, they are in-charge of helping customers with games, working the prize counter, and fixing all of the games all at the same time. On weekends is when I hated this job the most. Being in charge of over one hundred little screaming 4-9 year olds, each one with another problem taught me several things. It taught me that little kids are bastards, and they lie a lot. Another thing that the kids showed me is that they do not know how to count. Many times would I have a child come up with four tickets and point to the back wall and demand one of the huge prizes. Once you break the news to them that they only have four tickets they throw a fit and make my job even harder. The one thing that they did teach me though was to be patient. I was a pretty impatient person before this job, but working this schedule will make anyone more patient.

The typical work day for me started around 7am. Opening was a very lame job. I was in charge of putting all of the tables down on the ground for the customers. Once that was completed, I had to check every game and re-stock them with fresh stacks of tickets. After that, I had to take Windex and clean all of the games. After a couple of hours of cleaning and preparing, it was time to open at 10. The weekends were the busiest and that is when the restaurant becomes too hectic

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