How far do you live from your job?

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  1. MST3KFan

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    So I'm looking for a new job right now as my current job is dying out given the company that owns us decided to jump ship out of state after over a decade of running us into the ground anyway.
    We still have no 'end date' for the business yet, but they say we're to get a severance package along with out vacations and stuff if we still til the end. Many believe this will be after the 4th of July.

    Still, we've been told to find a new job as quickly as we can. I have a job interview Thursday with a place 15 miles away from where I live.

    I'm trying to keep close to home as much as possible for various reasons. My current job is basically just about a mile or two away.

    Anyway... I'm just curious. How far do many of you have to go to get to your jobs?
     
  2. AutoBobby

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    Maybe two miles away. Takes me less than five minutes.
     
  3. Thundercracker

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    About 10 steps upstairs to my home office. The company ran out of office space 8 years ago and sent everyone in my dept home to work. Not sure I could ever go back to fighting traffic everyday again.
     
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  5. MetalicGrunt

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    10 minute travel time / None when I can work from home.
     
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    In this day and age, a commute of a half hour to an hour is pretty normal. As for myself, I've worked at jobs ranging from 5 minutes to 3 hours away from where I "lived" at the time.
     
  7. megatroptimus

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    0cm. I work from home.
     
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    10-15 minutes in the morning. 30-40 mins on the way home (NY rush hour).
     
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    45 min to 1 hour
     
  10. Murasame

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    I guess about 20 kilometers.
     
  11. Gort

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    12 miles - takes about 30-50 minutes
    It used to be 18 miles and would take 60-90 minutes.
    Frankly, an hour commute is pretty normal in a city.
     
  12. jestermon

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    10 feet

    Yeah when I worked in Atlanta it was like an hour back and forth on commuter bus with traffic more, going to have to drive more if you want money.

    Then I used to work in and live in Forest Park and worked in Doraville and Sandy springs which are the end of the line on both lines took me several hours including the buses to get to those stations then the bus from the station home.
     
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    About a ten minute drive. Maybe 15 on a bad traffic day.
     
  14. BlueAngel_Bolt

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    5 minutes if I drive. 15 if I have to walk.
     
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    3-5 minutes down the road.
     
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    Around 30-35 minutes on a good day with little traffic. Usually it's 40-45 minutes with normal traffic. About an hour on a really bad day with bumper to bumper traffic (typically Friday afternoon rush hours with everyone on the road driving like an idiot, averaging at least 1-2 traffic accidents I see on the way home).
     
  18. Muramasa

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    12 minutes no traffic. School days, 17 minutes.
     
  19. Jadryx

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    Too far. About 27 miles or so. Time wise it's usually about 45 minutes in the morning and 1 hr - 1 hr 15 minutes going home. Really bad days (snow, accidents, etc) can get up to around 2 hours. Looking for something closer to home.
     
  20. Switch625

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    In the morning, if I'm lucky, 30-40 minutes. At 5pm, a minimum of an hour if I'm lucky.