Would you commute an hour to a job you wanted? - page 2

by nursebythesea

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Currently doing 12 hour overnights in a job I'm not very fond of, mostly clock watching. But this job is 15 minutes away. I have been offered a position I'd really enjoy, on the day shift, but requires a one hour commute each... Read More


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    and its 65 miles one way, btw
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    I allow 90 minutes for my commute. It usually doesn't take that long but sometimes does. Monday mornings my commute home hits during rush hour so that takes 2 hours. We get snow but more importantly, they don't know how to manage snow here so even a little leaves roads messy.

    I don't love my commute but I really like my job and the hospital I'm at and love my schedule too. I left a 10 minute commute to take this job and I'd much rather have a long commute I hate and a job I love than a commute I love and a job I hate.
    EarthwormRN likes this.
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    Yes! Just because an hour commute would mean a job in a big Boston hospital vs the small town one I'm at now!
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    I have commuted up to 1.5 hrs each way. Never again for me. After 12 hrs especially night shift it's brutal.
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    I do it and have for a few years
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    I do it! I love my job and although the drive gets tiring and I often think I should get a job closer, I end up staying because its a good place to work.
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    Quote from hiddencatRN
    I'd much rather have a long commute I hate and a job I love than a commute I love and a job I hate.
    Love it!
    Not_A_Hat_Person and Marshall1 like this.
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    I do and it's not that bad. As long as I have my music I'm good to go. It's actually kind of nice to be able to decompress on the way home from work, and not be thinking if work at home .
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    Personally, I would loathe spending that much time in my car. Then again, I live in the Midwest where I can get pretty much anywhere in 30 minutes or less. I currently have an 8 minute commute, soon to be bumped up to 20 because I'm moving
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    I currently have a 40 minute commute and I hate it. That's because it is during rush hour in the metro Phoenix area. I am planning on moving closer to my job so I don't have to deal with the traffic :-)


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