Narrative Essay About My First Job

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My First Job

I always wanted a job while I was attending high school, but because of my age every place that I applied to didn’t want to hire me. The places I applied were looking for people that were at least eighteen years old with experience. So instead I ended up doing seasonal jobs because the companies were just looking for people during holiday seasons. Once I graduated, I started applying to different places again and finally got a call back for an interview. I was excited to work at Macy’s because it was known as a prestigious company. I thought it was going to be a great place to work. After only a month of working there, I found it to be the worst job I have ever had. The customers, management and some of my co-workers are the
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There was incident where I had a customer complain and argue with me about a sign that she misread. The customer was angry with me because the pair of pants she wanted to buy was actually not on sale. The sale was for a certain style that was located next to the pair that she wanted. Another incident that I experienced that made this the worst job I have had happened during a Black Friday weekend. I was cleaning out the fitting room when I came across a pile of clothes that customers had left. While picking up the clothes, I noticed a puddle underneath the pile that I found out was urine. I was disgusted that someone would have the audacity to use the fitting room as a restroom. There were also occasions where I found condoms, condom wrappers and other garbage in the fitting …show more content…
There were multiple occasions when I had to work longer shifts or come in on my days off because a coworker called out. One example was during Black Friday, when the store opened at midnight, one of my coworkers called out and I ended up working alone. I had to take my lunch break late because there was nobody to cover my department. I ended up doing twice the work since it was the busiest it had ever been in that department. My coworkers were also rude to customers so that made me look bad because I worked in the same department as them. Customers sometimes received surveys on their receipts and whenever there was a bad review because an employee was rude to them, all the people that worked in the same department were

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