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    What was your first job after finishing education?

    It's that time of year again when the educational year comes to an end and an influx of budding (and sometimes bright) ex-students set off in to the big wide world to look for their ideal job/future career...and I'm one of them.

    I know a lot of people who have got great grades/degrees from education, but are having to do far more menial type jobs just to get by and earn their bread and butter which leads me to ask...

    ...what was your first job after finishing school, sixth form, college, university etc?
    No lists, employment history or what you do now, just your first ever 'proper job'

    I would start...but I'm applying as we speak

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    my 1st real full time job after finsihing education is still my current job...

    I'm an architectural assistant, i basically draw buildings from initial designs right up and through to building regs, do planning applications, site surveys and pretty much everything an architect does but with out the 100s of meetings and piles of paper work!
    i do 3D design and also work as our in house IT support haha

    the downside is that i dont get paid like an architect does, but for the time being i dont mind too much because i dont have the stress that they get and because i'm not the 1st point of contact with clients i can also remain very flexible to do private jobs and take time off fairly freely

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    Plenty of jobs before finishing my final 'education' stint, but after the last leg I stayed in my work placement job of ICT Technician for 18 schools in Northumberland, and this has progressed to Partnership ICT Manager.

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    My first job after leaving school was as a PVC doors and windows fabricator. Only reason I left was I got offered a gas apprenticeship then after I finished that I was offered a plumbing apprenticeship.
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    I started my working life as a commis chef.I loved that job but after four years the hours were doing my head in.

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    First job was Apprentice in a Car Bodyshop
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    my first job was powder coater and still is i love it very hard work tho and gets very hot walkign in and out of the oven in this weather

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    I had two stints in education after first stint i worked in a golf pro shop. Was the most mind numbingly boring job ever. I then went back to education and then first job after that was a Car salesman.
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    commercial and agricultural tyre fitter. 24hour call out assistance around milton keynes, northampton area
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    Quote Originally Posted by astra-sxi View Post
    My first job after leaving school was as a PVC doors and windows fabricator.
    Thats my job now, I do the arched windows though!


    First job was a UPVC Fitter, Fitting conservatories, windows, doors, fascias, etc. Would still be doing it now if the company hadn't gone bust!

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