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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Onebyonedead: 11:27am On May 20
It's sad the mentality of 3rd world countries


People like us who are not based in Nigeria respect everyone

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by LOSKYXANDER: 11:27am On May 20
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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by GboyegaD(m): 11:27am On May 20
This too shall pass. While trying to find another job, I would suggest trying to go study abroad preferably in the US since they accept HND for graduate studies. The good side is that most graduate programs have some funding and you can apply to a school that fits your profile.

On the converse, if you are still young, you can explore the Express Entry, the Canadian migration scheme.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by inverseparanoia: 11:28am On May 20
If u know the reason why u do wat u do, wat people say will matter little to u...

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by tyup(m): 11:29am On May 20
digitalgeorgy:
my first comment this year.
My guy, any legal thing you do that makes money for you should not be disregarded.
The only thing you need do is to look for a way to improve or move ahead.
I have a betshop but currently I am so ashamed to tell people that's the kind of business I do, the truth is, I can't quit now because it puts food on my table.
so hold on, the best you are looking for might be destined to meet you where you are.

I onced advice a friend to open a bet shop i hope I gave him the right advice tho cuz i couldn't really see what profitable business 80k can start
Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Sonnobax15(m): 11:29am On May 20
grin Mehn,i almost do am last year due to frustration.
it was one baba dat took us there(about 27 of us,comprising cleaners).
i never knew it was a SHOP-FAIR...baba earlier told us we'd be paid 20k per month but on reaching d site,na once baba reduce am go 10k..just imagine!
only my transport to and fro go chop d money finish..what of feeding nkor??
i jejely dropped a confusional question "if we would be given guns since we were to guard d premises"

but na once baba change am for us claiming we were having the intention to come and rob...but heaven knows i had even sacked myself before employment..


dear niggas,expecially young niggas,please endeavour to steer clear from such jobs unless you've enough patience...if not,only yahoo boys and low-lives bitches' insults fit make you regret d day you start dat work.

right now,i've gone back to my bakery job since it's legal.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Nobody: 11:30am On May 20
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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by tot(f): 11:30am On May 20
Ayomide11111:


I have laptop and networking devices that can help me into
Street, but that was when I was in school, all my niggas has gone
Far.. No one with me now

I don't understand why people go into yahoo when you can legit make money from tech and IT skills without dabbling in such evil.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Hypocrit: 11:30am On May 20
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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by seasy: 11:30am On May 20
And you let that get to you?
You are not serious at all.
Resign and stay at home, let hunger fire you, then you will know how to appreciate what you have.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by slyfoxxjoe(m): 11:31am On May 20
That’s Nigerians for you. So short sighted and quick to put others down.

Don’t let what these fools say get to you bro. As long as you have a long term plan to better your future and don’t plan to do this permanently then keep doing your job with pride and integrity.

Don’t leave it before you find another option because being unemployed in this country can lead to depression o. But at the same time don’t take insult from anyone. Give it to them hot or report to management.

It is well.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by zillonnair(m): 11:31am On May 20
ezegenigbonine:
Lols after obtaining HND electrical engineering in IMT, and BSC survey and geoinformatics, I started searching immediately after NYSC, guys it was not funny at all, as I receive pressure everywhere to find something doing expecially from my mother even to the extent of her calling me a lazy man, comparing me with my younger brother. I decided to do anything so far I leave house for her. That's when I joined security job. It was not funny atall, wearing the uniform seeing people that looks up to you, seeing your classmates, your friends but as of then I have no option. Just have to drop my certy inside box and face the reality of life. One day a corpers shouted on me calling me an illiterate lols, mind you I have served 5years before him. People underrated us, talking to us like slaves and so on. Thank God today am working with in one of the biggest company in Nigeria as an engineer. Am married, have cars and building. I thank God for everything.

The value we place on materials things sha

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Twoclans(f): 11:32am On May 20
@ OP I dont even know how to begin with you.Have you heard of dignity in labour?

I have worked in an establishment that the security guys grew from been security personnel to becoming sales agents in same organisation.This guys were focused and did their work differently.

Please work on your mindset and grow. The security post should not be your final destination but it is part of your success story.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by gulfer: 11:32am On May 20
You have to just stick in to it and upgrade yourself......I have experience in this. A girl I was trying to woo caught me in a uniform at my beat (a bank in VI); she had come to meet one of the bankers and to cut the story short that was the end of my advances. In later years having moved up, I realized that not quitting was a blessing to me cool cool cool cool

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by GoldHorse(m): 11:33am On May 20
........Your present job (Security Guard) might be your "Acres of Diamond" if you do it with all sincerity and carry yourself with dignity.

........Haven't you seen people doing these so-called menial jobs that were given the chance to do greater things because of the way they handled the job and themselves?!

In all your hands find to do. do it WELL! Have a plan and see your present work as a stepping stone.

No one will want to work with or give a grumpy fellow a better chance.

Be wise!

Modified:

As per the girls - most reject you because they already see dejection, frustration, hopelessness, etc written all over you and in your speech. I WILL reject you also.

T[b]ry this:[/b] Try and portray hope and speak of your future plans with pride and truthfulness when you speak with a girl and you will be surprised how far she will go to want to keep you despite your present situation.

God Speed!!!

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by bongo4real(m): 11:35am On May 20
chatinent:
So you feel weary about your job because girls don't like you with it? So uncalled for! Rather be with sb who appreciates you for who you are; the economy is laughable and not encouraging at all.
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I am a school teacher, but believe me that this period is very difficult for teachers as schools are on lockdown. I was amazed seeing a headmaster I knew bricklaying.
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Stop working for people to like you. Work like you don't need gossips or side-talks.
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In a nutshell, I believe it's just about the esteem. It's low. Build yours. Stop doing things to make people like you. What matters is your liking yourself.
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I once worked in a hotel as a steward. I received insults from Dicks and Toms. I was even slapped by a lady for what she thought was right. I felt so bad then, but I discovered I had my own life to live. I built my self esteem. I needed not stalk anyone.
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#RenditionAdjusted.
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Bro, just save.
You have the right to change your destiny.
Nobody can make you sad without your permission.

Good point man.
I have done security job in Lagos to survive till better job come and at last it worked.

Also I did steward 2017 despite being a professional printer/graphic designer but I needed something to boost income.

Today the experience I gained from my 8 months as steward has made me a chef and still doing better far more than people who went for training. Soon my restaurant plan will be achieve.

So brother, no matter where we find ourselves we should learn every possible thing because no knowledge is waste.

Being a printer/graphic designer didn't stop me from learning then and today I'm being rewarded for my hard work.

Lastly, no matter what you do today believe that tomorrow will be better. Have bigger plans while surviving with mini job.

God bless our hustle.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Apologize(m): 11:35am On May 20
ezegenigbonine:
Lols after obtaining HND electrical engineering in IMT, and BSC survey and geoinformatics, I started searching immediately after NYSC, guys it was not funny at all, as I receive pressure everywhere to find something doing expecially from my mother even to the extent of her calling me a lazy man, comparing me with my younger brother. I decided to do anything so far I leave house for her. That's when I joined security job. It was not funny atall, wearing the uniform seeing people that looks up to you, seeing your classmates, your friends but as of then I have no option. Just have to drop my certy inside box and face the reality of life. One day a corpers shouted on me calling me an illiterate lols, mind you I have served 5years before him. People underrated us, talking to us like slaves and so on. Thank God today am working with in one of the biggest company in Nigeria as an engineer. Am married, have cars and building. I thank God for everything.

This is Nigeria by Falz. Lovely song try listening to it.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by princessyere1(f): 11:37am On May 20
It’s well

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Adeboyeobj: 11:37am On May 20
Don't be ashamed of waht you're doing to survive, in as much you're not stealing or doing fraud
I thought my girlfriend will leave me when i told her im currently working as a bank cleaner (despite the fact that im graduated, studied criminology) , to my suprise the girl even love and appreciate me more
WORK HARD with integrity and KEEP PRAYING, iyanu ma sele

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Apologize(m): 11:37am On May 20
temblor1:
Come bro, wetin even carry you put for mai-guard
Shrine no dey your area, abi all dem babalawo's for Southwest don travel. You too like suffer head.
Common lappy you no fit press? Cheiii, I sorry for you shocked

Because of people like you Crime Section exist.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Harunabisanti: 11:39am On May 20
My advise is that do not quit the job without forecasting any future job. Remember half bread is better than none. All those mocking at you will never give u penny should you loss that job shocked

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by AmazingELixir: 11:39am On May 20
undecided undecided undecided

OP, oya leave the job naa let us have our peace...I'm tired of all this whining abeg!
Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by babythug(f): 11:39am On May 20
There’s no job that doesn’t sometimes have its downside!

You be encouraged that there is dignity in labour and keep putting your best foot forward.

Look out extensively for other opportunities and be encouraged that things could be worse . One day you’d get that which you seek.

P.S- As a human Resource Manager , the MD once called me stupid and slow so there you have it , shit does happen

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Plut01: 11:40am On May 20
If it is the issue of girls not liking you, then stop telling them directly you're an ordinary security man. Tell them you work undercover for Nigeria secret force. Many Nigerian girls No get time to search if there is anything like that or not grin


To the issue of people looking down on you? I tell you it is normal. It is a phase that i believe some of the great men of this modern era have passed through. Try and ignore some hurtful words from people and always believe that Job is temporary. Save little you can each month and move out when you think your savings is enough to start something else.
Browse the internet to have ideas on business you can do. Frequent Nairaland job and investment section more.

All in all, you determine what you will be or become in few years time.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by garyaustin(m): 11:41am On May 20
There is no profession in Nigeria that has not produced at least a millionaire. In your case, just learn all you should and look at the possibility of setting up your own security outfit. Check the likes of Vanny Security, Halogene Security etc. Google is your friend here. You have huge opportunity of making it big in that sector. Do feasibility study or get your friend to do that for you. Check requirements and eligibility for setting up a security company in Nigeria. You can partner with some people in terms of requirements. Congratulations in advance.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Nobody: 11:41am On May 20
GIDIBANKZ:
At times I feel for SECURITY GUARDS... but some of Dem are stubborn I swear....In regards to where I work....the security pple dere can make u Angry and later come to beg for forgiveness of sin....
Me don't have dere time at all because NO CONDITION IS PERMANENT
what are you trying to say exactly

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Tejjel: 11:42am On May 20
I will advise that you don’t quit if you don’t have any other means of income, forget about what people think or say, just do your job diligently, help will come someday.
Btw I have a friend who started off like u and got connected through a visitor who admired the way he carried out his Job, Today, he is a manager in NPA. So help can come from anywhere.

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by howmarket2: 11:42am On May 20
tyup:


I onced advice a friend to open a bet shop i hope I gave him the right advice tho cuz i couldn't really see what profitable business 80k can start
can 80k open a bet shop.or how much can open a bet shop.cos I want to open one.
Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by Hantonia(f): 11:43am On May 20
Op if you look, think, react to what people say you can decide to hang Urself one day.you're a man yeah learn to face ur fears am very sure that job pays ur bills or would u rather go into crime and be happy don't give d Bleep about what people say any of ur friends who are are ashamed of the job u doing if u find out well dey re into crime. Do what makes you happy and say to ur self that you can make it without crime. You have a polytechnic certificate send out cvs don't be discouraged there is definitely light at the end of the tunnel

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by valentineuwakwe(m): 11:43am On May 20
so your only experience here on the security guard job is because females turn you down? I was even thinking you would talk about low salaries, armed robbery attack on the property you were securing or frame ups....n.a. about girls, mtchew.....if I slap you eh!

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Re: My Bitter Experience Doing A Security Guard Job by seanwilliam(m): 11:44am On May 20
Kingpele:
Chai, my dear, u don't need to allow the insults get into your life, there is no way a dog can be better than a human being, all u need to do is stay focused and be happy and cheerful, u need it if u desire to encounter your destiny helpers.. Don't look down on yourself, every thing will be OK las las
I understand your point oo. But some dogs dey chop life pass some people oo .
@op, God go lift us up..sorry

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