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Lessons from 'My First Job'

Apr 17, 2015
Merritt Watts hated her first job as a telemarketer. But it taught her something.

My first job: Big-rig truck washer

Mar 10, 2014
ESPN's Rece Davis didn't start out interviewing athletes on air.

My first job: A restaurant dishwasher

Nov 5, 2013
Author Jess Walter takes us back to his first real job in the working world. Checkered tablecloths and all.

My first job: A drive-thru restaurant love

Sep 2, 2013
A Marketplace listener talks about her first job at a local restaurant and drive-thru.

My first job: The local grocer

Aug 27, 2013
A listener recalls why she was let go from her first job at the neighborhood grocery store.

My first job: Hauling hay

Aug 22, 2013
Rancher Ken Lenox looks back at his first paid job on the farm.

My first job: A four-hour work day

Aug 21, 2013
A Marketplace listener tells us about the first -- and last -- day of work at her first paid job.

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My first job: Census worker in New York

Aug 20, 2013
Writer and filmmaker dream hampton on the job that honed her interviewing skills.

My first job: At the amusement park

Aug 19, 2013
Now a truck driver, Don Holzschuh talks about his first job in Minnesota.

My first job: Working at the local mall

Aug 16, 2013
Michael Price, writer and co-executive producer of "The Simpsons," talks about his first job.