What was your first job?

My first job was at a Western Sizzling as a salad bar attendant. I had the pickiest manager ever know to man and the carpet smelled like mold in that place. BUT, I learned a lot from that job about how to be a good employee. So, while I remember the smell and the dragon lady boss I also am thankful for the lessons I learned there.

How about you, what was your first job? Did you take away anything from it?

    9Kristy Lochabay
    My first job was when I was 16 at McDonald's. It was actually a great experience. I learned quite a bit about work ethics and having pride in the job you do. We were taught the importance of smiling and kindness,courtesy, how to properly count back money, the importance of always appearing clean and proper, being efficient and accurate , and how to be a part of a team. These days I wonder why McDonald's or similar places don't emphasize those same principles and work ethics. Usually the cashier can't count money back even, I'm not sure if I was just part of a great franchise and not all management has the same values, but I really wish my teen children could find a place to work that would be a great experience for them too. My oldest daughter worked at a pizza place where the owners favorite word started with an F* and he felt a need to scream it at his employees on a regular basis.
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