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We've got a work experience kid in for a couple of weeks and he'll do anything you tell him to... He's was in the server room most of yesterday monitoring the network activity lights - he almost missed his lunch till we took pity on him.

We are bastards.

How bad was your first experience of work?

(, Thu 10 May 2007, 9:45)
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My work experience was at a large pharmaceutical manufacturing lab. What makes it memorable is the fact that the department didn't know I was coming to do work experience until the lady from Personnel brought me to them on my first day.

I was given a free card for the drinks machine and spent the week being fobbed off onto whoever the manager happened to meet first. Usually they just found me a paper or magazine to read and somewhere to sit while they got on with the actual work.

The only day I got to do anything was when there was a problem with one of the reactors and the whole process had to be restarted. My job was pressing a button to turn off the alarms that would sound every few minutes.

I can honestly say that it was the most tedious week I've ever spent. When you find yourself reading the Daily Sport cover to cover is when you know something has gone very wrong.
(, Sat 12 May 2007, 11:49, Reply)

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