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What was your first job?

  1. techap profile image68
    techapposted 5 years ago

    What was your first job?

  2. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Swim Instructor at the YMCA. It was an interesting job with average pay. Nothing was ever boring, but it was stressful for how many hours I had. Going from never working to 7 hours a day was a drastic change that I couldn't handle. So I barely ate, became anorexic, and lost 30 pounds in two months. It taught me a lot about adapting.

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    KEPitzposted 5 years ago

    My first job was a "salad girl" at a country club in Wisconsin. I basically kept the buffet stocked with food. I lasted 6 weeks there. I had to work Thanksgiving and it was utter madness, and the management people were treating us lowly kitchen folk VERY badly so a few of us quit at the end of the shift. It took me a week to get that weird smell out of my hair, and I had to throw my uniform away because I couldn't get that smell out of it. That was almost 40 years ago, and I've refused to work in food service ever since!

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    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    My first job was working in my best friend's fathers trophy shop when I was 14 years old. I loved every minute of it.

  5. dailytop10 profile image90
    dailytop10posted 5 years ago

    I first worked as a computer technician. The experience was great but I decided to leave due to its torturing work schedule. haha

  6. carozy profile image86
    carozyposted 5 years ago

    My first job was a paper route with my sister.  It was hard and messy.  We had to roll all the papers which left black print on our fingers.  Then load up a big apron and throw the papers at each house.  I was young, maybe a preteen, not even 16 years old when I had this job and I was paid very little.  But it was still a fun experience and taught me how to structure my time better.

  7. JimTxMiller profile image77
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago

    Ward attendant in an institution for the mentally ill.