“It’s Like Kindergarten”: 10 People Share Their First Job Stories

The memories associated with your first job are always special. From your first reality check to your actual paycheck, from longing for a vacation to making new friends at work, from making mistakes to being appreciated for your efforts, every aspect of your first job serves to teach you an important life lesson or two.

We spoke to ten people from various walks of life and asked them to share stories about their first jobs. What was your first job like? What did you learn, we asked them. Here’s what they said:

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It’s not all fond memories, though. Sometimes things don’t go as planned. But you always walk away with a lesson.

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What was your first job like? Did you love it or hate it? Tell us about it in the comments.

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