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My son picked up his first and maybe his last shift

With door dash yesterday

He picked up an order at Red Lobster and delivered it to a house 30 minutes away. He was paid $6 for the delivery. That $6 doesn’t even take into account his gas, mileage, taxes etc. which would have run him into a negative.

You live and learn
Give it another chance. I had a better experience with DoorDash.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@SinlessOnslaught he wants to try again tomorrow night.
@Jenny1234 Tell me if he has any questions. I did it for 3 years.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@SinlessOnslaught thank you!
Teslin · M
Wow, definitely not something I would want to do in retirement!!
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@Teslin definitely not. But he’s a college student so he doesn’t have any expenses except his gas and spending money
Teslin · M
@Jenny1234 I wish him luck and a great college experience.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@Teslin thankyou
Quimliqer · 61-69, M
Experiencing the realities often dims the glow that was once seen!
@Quimliqer Work can be rewarding.
Taters · 41-45, M
Door Dash sucks. it's draconian. Tell him to work for Uber eats.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@Taters thanks
Stereoguy · 56-60, M
I am sorry to hear that 😞
AnonymousJSS · 22-25, F
Damn. My first order was like $3.00 for like 5 miles. Now I average at like $20 an hour. It gets better, and quickly. Tell him to take orders that pay more than the miles he’ll drive.
Adamski24 · 41-45, M
I've never done or looked into it much . I can only go by the uk experience.

Most are doing as a top up or side hassle job.
Depends on the area you're doing how busy and successful you can be
Ontheroad · 61-69, M
No tip? That is where in my understanding, delivery drivers make a little money.
trotskyaxn · 36-40, M
But it is necessary for him to learn.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
@trotskyaxn yes but there are so many more jobs he can find that pay well while he’s going to college
trotskyaxn · 36-40, M
@Jenny1234 It is just a start. He will get to know how hard it is to earn money and thus way, he will respect the labour behind it and he will be a good man.
MrAboo · 31-35, M
I haven’t heard of good things from doordash locally
nedkelly · M
welcome to the real world, time to find another job if possible
bookerdana · M
Why is Door Dash so *&=)>?#@* cheap with its employees???
Shediocrates · 41-45, F
I hope he gets paid better next time.
pdockal · 56-60, M
ShenaniganFoodie · 36-40, M
https://au.yahoo.com/news/27000-job-offer-travel-australia-nz-for-six-months-034516559.html

 
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