Walmart employee saves $20,000 by working 2 jobs
A working TikToker 60 hours per week about two retail jobs sparked debate over the app, with commentators torn between being impressed by her discipline and concerned about her lifestyle.
@asap.kristy’s TikTok, which has nearly 500,000 views, shows the user stacking what appear to be crates on a cart at a Walmart. The video is accompanied by on-screen text that reads, “When people come to learn that I chose to work two jobs to save $20,000 a year when it’s my life and my choice. I currently enjoy retail, easy jobs, flexible hours and my co-workers are great. »
Some reviewers weren’t convinced that the user could have meaningful work-life balance. “All this money and no time to enjoy it, sleep and repeat,” wrote one commenter. ” So, what is it for ? »
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“What in the Hell Retail Propaganda?” another asked. Meanwhile, other commenters praised the TikToker for her commitment, with one telling her she’s “such a hard worker” while another assured her that “tax responsibility lasts forever. a life”.
Many users have also noted the stigma that comes with choosing to go into retail as opposed to other professions. “That’s what I want to do right now, but my family wants me to go to college when I don’t even know why I would go to college,” one commenter confessed. “Some people are stressed out looking for a fancy job title,” another theorized. “If only people cared less about what other people think, they would be so much happier.
The user did not immediately respond to the Daily Dot’s request for comment via an Instagram direct message.
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*First published: August 5, 2022, 7:07 p.m. CDT
Charlotte is a chronically online cultural journalist with bylines in outlets like Insider, Rolling Stone, Dazed, VICE and The Independent.