I’ve been poring over my resume in order to update it with my new (almost completed) degree, as well as recent projects, experiences and high hopes for the future – Oh wait, that last bit just goes in my diary. So I’ve been considering lessons and career advice I wish I’d known during my first job… but that I’ve learned along the way since then.
After a series of eclectic high school and summer jobs (orthodontist assistant, library page, soccer referee, camp counselor..) I finally got my first real job – as in only 40 hours a week, with a liveable salary – as a twenty-two year old. The salary was enough to move into my first real apartment, which I wrote about on Connect Shore last year.
But, as most of us know, first jobs are well… first jobs and the learning curve is steep, and includes…
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