Every Monday, the WoW! community and our invited guests weigh in at the Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question:
What was your first job?
Doug Hagin: First job? A friends dad hired me to work at his welding shop. I swept, A LOT!, I ran errands, I went to get lunch, which the boss paid for, up to $5, and when we had jobs on the road I did whatever was needed. Never really learned to weld too well, but it was good experience. Oh, and I got paid a whopping, $3.60 an hour to boot.
Patrick O’Hannigan: My first job was spending one summer helping my high school library convert from Dewey Decimal to Library of Congress annotation. It was basic data entry for poor pay, but my friend John had the same assignment…
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