- South Africans have opened up about the tough jobs they have had done in their lifetimes
- Some of the jobs included peeling potatoes at a fish and chips store and demonstrating difficult products to the public
- While many posts were hilarious, others were quite sad as they showed how hard people work just to bring home a little money for their families
Imagine standing for hours at an end manually peeling thousands of potatoes? Some people need not imagine this type of hard labour as they have actually found themselves doing it for a living right here in South Africa.
After being prompted to share their rough working experiences by a tweet that was made by talented Mzansi designer Tomi Rikhotso, hundreds of South Africans were soon speaking about the hard work they found themselves doing.
"What’s the toughest job you’ve ever had?" asked the young wedding gown designer on his Twitter page.
Locals who clearly had a lot to say were explaining all the things they went through while on a mission to secure the bag, and boy were some of the things mentioned rough. Below are a few of their tweets.
"Fish and chips, pealing thousands of potatoes while standing and no one telling me when to stop, it was so hot, I got dizzy and asked to go home early, vomited all the way home, mind you, that was my first day and I never went back."
"People don't realise how teaching is a tough job. One never gets to rest. Your work does not end when you leave the premises, you take it with you. You prep at home, mark at home, grade at home. Even weekends are dedicated to marking."
"Demonstrating spin-mop at Verimark. Iyoh! I had to mop the floor all the time and approach customers."
"KFC cook. You go from packing frozen foods to opening a 180°C hot pot in a space of 3 seconds and then go deal with flour... The colds and back pains become chronic there."
In other Briefly.co.za news, some people really have luck on their side - or maybe it's just their destiny, who knows. One such person is a young South African lady with the Twitter handle, @SetshegoVidya. She recently shared how she got a bursary after "trying her luck".
According to the heartwarming post, she saw a bursary link on her social media page and decided to try her luck and apply. To her absolute surprise and delight, she ended up with both a bursary and a job offer.
"Someone shared this bursary opportunity two weeks ago (I don’t remember who) took a chance and just applied nje nje and they gave it to me with a job offer. Haibo guys," she wrote clearly overjoyed.
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