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Business Owner Career For our Business Owning Sims

by senesi2003 Posted 8th Sep 2007 at 12:12 AM - Updated 5th Sep 2008 at 3:15 PM by senesi2003
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I hate when my sims have the want to have 5 top businesses but they are always considered unemployed even with one to several businesses up and running. I know there used to be a business owner career on here (or at least I thought so) but I couldn’t find it. So here is another one.

This career is pretty basic. Every level has the same Title of Business Owner. I did make it require all skill points with Charisma, Creativity, Logic needing 10 for top level because I feel like all sims owning a business should constantly be working to improve in these areas. Then Cooking, Mechanical, and Cleaning require 5 to reach top level. I was going to make different types of Business Owning Careers, the skills would be tailored more towards there specific business, but decided that would be too many careers to chose from and would take up more space on our computers, so I made this one to cover all. I hope that everyone finds this useful.

There are custom chance cards for each level, but your sim will not lose their job due to wrong answers. The chance cards are designed to help your sim earn extra money or skill points to better their business.

Of course the sims do get paid for going to work. I figured the money would also help business have enough money to keep the business open. The funds come in really hand for a home business because all the money earned from the career and the chance cards go towards your business earning. Here is the pay for each level.
1. $158
2. $233
3. $308
4. $414
5. $566
6. $732
7. $1128
8. $1456
9. $1912

I originally had them working only 3 days a week for an hour, but unfortunately, due to a glitch I had to change it 3 days a week for 2 hours, but there are 2 different Business Owner Careers to chose from One is a Morning Career from 6am-8am, Mon, Wed, Fri. Then the Night Career is from 10pm-Midnight, Mon, Wed, Fri. I figured this way, you have a choice for your Business Owning Sim…(You can have both careers, they DO NOT overwrite each other)



*EP READY *Tested *DOES NOT overwrite other careers
*Custom Icon *No custom clothing or cars

Hope you find it useful. Thanks for looking and enjoy. Have a great day!!!


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Test Subject
#26 Old 7th Nov 2008 at 8:43 PM
This is a great idea, love it! I just wish it would match up with my children's school hours. Is there some way I can mod it myself to change the working hours?
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#27 Old 23rd Dec 2008 at 12:25 AM
That is something that has always bothered me as well....I probably would have ended up getting to doing something like this as well, but I doubt I would have put it up because I'm so self conscience about things like this------thank you for doing it!!!

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#28 Old 22nd Feb 2009 at 5:06 PM Last edited by winniedory : 22nd Feb 2009 at 5:06 PM. Reason: To change from thanks.
Do they have a carpool? If it was mentioned in the Overview and i missed it Sorry! I'll go read it again and delete if it was there..

But do they have a carpool? Because once i had my buisness owner marry one of her employees and he got a carpool although he worked at his own house..

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#29 Old 1st Mar 2009 at 5:58 PM
First let me say, Sorry winniedory, for the late response. To answer your question yes, they still have a carpool. 3 days (or nights if you choose the nightly career) a week they have to leave, but it is only for 2 hours. Sorry, wish I could do it to where they never had to actually leave, but that is how the Sims careers work. Thanks for looking and hopefully you will still find the career useful for your simmies. Have a great day!

I will play my sims today, then clean my house tomorrow...
Test Subject
#30 Old 16th Apr 2009 at 12:51 PM
Ohhh that was really a good and a nice idea, i really like it lol..Business Owner Career For our Business Owning Sims is really a nice idea..
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#31 Old 4th Oct 2009 at 9:01 PM
this is great, thanks
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#32 Old 13th Dec 2009 at 1:11 PM
This is just perfect for business owning sims, now it feels more real to own your own business. Thanks so much. :D
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#33 Old 30th Dec 2010 at 4:04 AM
Thanks I Needed This!
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#34 Old 27th Apr 2014 at 10:58 PM
I hate it when my hard-working entrepreneurs are labeled 'unemployed" too! Thanks!
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#35 Old 3rd May 2014 at 10:59 PM
Just what I was looking for for my florist Sim! Thank you!
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#36 Old 27th Jan 2015 at 8:35 PM
This is BEYOND awesome! Thanks a million ^_^!
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#37 Old 29th Jul 2015 at 7:04 PM Last edited by AutumnDancer : 29th Jul 2015 at 8:24 PM.
Hey! First of all, I really really love this!

BUT unfortunately, this career replaces my economy career (or industry? Not sure what is is in english since I'm a german simmer). I have the icon and the work times you mentioned, but the career title is still the maxis one.
Any idea what has happened?

EDIT: I don't know if this helps, but I downloaded the Ultimate Collection which means I have all EPs ...
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#38 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 7:25 PM
Thank You
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#39 Old 24th Oct 2016 at 6:17 PM
Oh thank you so much! This is what I wanted :)
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#40 Old 15th Mar 2017 at 10:41 PM
thank you
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#41 Old 10th Oct 2019 at 1:27 AM
These careers consistently cause errors when my Plantsims are at work. Have you heard this report before? What can I do to fix it?
The error is with the sim who is at their job, and it reads "Invalid Constant"

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