The most important lessons learned from your first job

Thirty-five percent said the most important thing they learned was how to work with co-workers. Can you relate?

Think about your first job.

Whether you’re currently in your second or 22nd job, chances are that first one taught you a lot.

Most of us gained at least one profound piece of knowledge during our first foray into the real world.

We asked readers to share the most important thing they learned at their first jobs, and more than 150 people weighed in.

Here’s how their responses stacked up:

But 20 percent said they learned important lessons not on this list. Here are a few of their responses:

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