What was your first job?

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  1. KayBea

    KayBea Mummy to Xanthia Lily

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    Seeing as theres a few threads floating around 'what was your first...'?

    Thought i would join in & make one :haha:
    So what was your first job & how old were you?

    I was a chip boy (even though im a girl - having a chip girl back then was seen as wrong as you were lifting 25kg bags of spuds.) in a chip shop at 14 & worked there for 6 years working my way up to be a fryer & 3rd man (even though im a girl)
     
  2. tallybee

    tallybee DS '04, DD '06, DD '15

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    :haha:

    My first ever job was a paper round when I was 13.

    My first full time job was as a trainee orthodontic nurse when I was 16. My pay for f/t hours was less than the rent my then boyfriend and I shared. Luckily he had a higher paid job than me! :shock:
     
  3. Reedy

    Reedy Outnumbered x

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    When I was 16 I worked as a ward hostess at Bupa, I would set the breakfast/lunch/dinner trays up, take the B/L/D orders & take the meals round x I loved that job, but had to leave as it was just a weekend job doing 6 hrs & i needed a full time job x
     
  4. Lellow

    Lellow Déjà poo ... Get it?

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    My first job was in a local bakery when i was 15.
    I mainly enjoyed the free belgian buns id get rather than the money.
     
  5. tina3747

    tina3747 Mummy of 2 gorgeous boys!

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    I was 14 and worked as a waitress on a Saturday. £9.30 for slogging my guts out 8-6!!!

    Loved it though as we got a free dinner, salad and chips with salad cream every week and then we got to take home all the sandwiches and cakes left over at tge end if the day!
    I'm one of 5 so my mums was always full of my greedy family waiting my arrival!!
    Had alot of power in those days!!
     
  6. charlotte-xo

    charlotte-xo Alfie and Darcey's mummy

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    My first job was whei was fourteen i worked in a chippy. Xx
     
  7. Barbles

    Barbles Mum to 1 & cooking 1 more

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    My first job was when I was 16 and I cleaned holiday chalets at the weekend. The very first day after two hours of work I fainted and got really sick and had to go hospital (I was fine after lol) so from then on I had it ripped out of me by everyone that I was allergic to work :dohh:
     
  8. lepaskilf

    lepaskilf Guest

    I was 16 and worked in Woolies! I was there for 3 years whilst in college. It was great! We used to sneak upstairs in to the stock room and eat the pick n mix as it was the only thing that wasn't stock checked!
     
  9. Hunbun

    Hunbun Wifey & Mummy

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    I was 16 and worked in a sports shop.... I hate sports.
     
  10. OmarsMum

    OmarsMum Well-Known Member
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    Research assistance at the EMBA department when I was studying in the university. I was 19.
     
  11. Tilliepink

    Tilliepink Mamma of 2

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    Mcdonalds, I was 15 worked there for 5 years.
     
  12. Squidge

    Squidge Mummy & WTT <3

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    I was 16 and got myself a job as a junior office administrator for an electrical wiring company
     
  13. Loui1001

    Loui1001 Well-Known Member

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    I worked in a pizza parlour when I was 15. Now if I even look at a pizza I put on a stone but then I ate them every shift and stayed skinny *sigh*
     
  14. twinkle1975

    twinkle1975 Well-Known Member

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    I worked in the Stationery Department at WH Smith when I was 15. It was such an easy job compared to my friends who worked in McDonalds or Tesco.

    I still get an urge to tidy up the cards when I'm in Smiths though!
     
  15. SophiasMummy

    SophiasMummy Mummy to Sophia

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    When I was 14 I had a job making tea and coffee and sorting out old paperwork etc at timeshare company used to get £6 an hour I think thats probably the best paid job I ever had lmao x
     
  16. Wishing_well

    Wishing_well Well-Known Member

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    I worked as a childrens tutor for 2 years, teaching maths and english. Loved it, just wish I hadn't left as its impossible to go back to now!
     
  17. tina3747

    tina3747 Mummy of 2 gorgeous boys!

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    I used to always steal the pick n mix that was on the floor!! I seriously justified it was ok to do so because it was on the floor!!
     
  18. Leila Fae

    Leila Fae Mummy to Andrew

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    My sister and I shared a paper round when I was about 14 but the pay was so bad it hardly counts.

    My first 'proper' weekend job was as a chambermaid at a local hotel when I was 15 (going on 16!). I worked there for 18 months - started on £2.50 an hour which went up to £3.00 after a year. It was hard physical work but I actually quite enjoyed it.
     
  19. w8ing4bean

    w8ing4bean Well-Known Member

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    When i was 17 i started on tills at morrisons, still there now but in cash office these days!
     
  20. Baby France

    Baby France Me and my amazing babies!

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    I was a paper girl from 11 until I was 15.

    I left school at 16 and secured a modern apprenticeship with the police working in the speeding department.
     

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