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    (Original post by erika foster)
    but the that is my first job and my current one hardly ****ing ********
    Be nice!
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    Had a job at a JD warehouse over the summer. Horrible place to work but easy money at least.
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    (Original post by Dinasaurus)
    The hours were long, it was repetitive. Almost everyone was Lithuanian and they rarely spoke to anyone else, I am visibly not Lithuanian so they never made an effort to speak to me.

    The few people I did speak with kept moving around, so we didn't share breaks so I would spend most days barely speaking as we weren't allowed to 'chat' on the job, although we still did but we'd get in trouble. Being silent for so many hours is impossible for me.

    I felt the lack of mental stimulus absolutely mind numbing and lack of conversation, especially as my friends were in uni and they go out and party multiple times a week.
    That's what I'm afraid of. I thought of getting into logistics management (I'm a graduate btw) but I'd probably have to start in a similar position to you if I can't get into a grad scheme and hence have to deal with the same problems. Silence I can handle, mental numbness I cannot.

    Was the pay at least any good?
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    (Original post by TheOneMusketeer)
    That's what I'm afraid of. I thought of getting into logistics management (I'm a graduate btw) but I'd probably have to start in a similar position to you if I can't get into a grad scheme and hence have to deal with the same problems. Silence I can handle, mental numbness I cannot.

    Was the pay at least any good?
    I'm sure a graduate can find more stimulating jobs than that. I mean I didn't even apply with a CV for this job and it was brilliant considering my age and how I didn't really 'need' that much money, I got like £7.40 an hour for the first 40 hours, 1.5x overtime for doing up to 50 hours, and 2x pay for up to 60 hours.

    I actually just remembered I worked for Travelex before Amazon, I forget because I only worked for 2 weeks but I quit when I realised Amazon paid so much more.
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    Volunteer radio DJ at my local hospital when I was 16.

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    Worked in WHsmith at 17. Never again. Horrible people. Horrible place.

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    Working in a cattery, cleaning cages and feeding them. Simple work which earned me £4 an hour or thereabouts. Even earned enough to buy a stereo, which I still have some 13 or so years later.
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    Oh my, so many interesting first jobs!

    Amazon sounds awful to work for, luckily I live in a rural area so no massive warehouses for me to get a job in :P
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    Events coordinator for a supermarket complex. I was in charge of liaising with charities and community groups regarding fundraising etc. as well organizing donations, gift collections and that kind of thing. I did this for a while when I was at university.

    I had done some painting and decorating when I was 14/15 but that wasn't an official job.
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    Once upon a time I used to wash pots in a pub kitchen.
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    My first job was working as a waitress for the executive lounges at a football club but now I work in Asda haha
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    My first job was working in a cafe in debenhams when I was 16.
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    (Original post by MeggiiMae)
    Just wondering what everyone's first job was?

    I still have mine, as a cinema kiosk assistant, although I do a lot of the projection work now.

    Anyone else?
    Working at Primark when I was 17.
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    (Original post by erika foster)
    born july 1986 dental hygieniest
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    sorry, why are you quoting me?
    (Original post by erika foster)
    what do you mean am i quoting you
    (Original post by theonemusketeer)
    you replied with some nonsense when i hadn't asked you anything.
    (Original post by erika foster)
    but the that is my first job and my current one hardly ****ing ********
    LMAOOOOOOO savage :laugh::laugh::laugh:
 
 
 
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