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Everyone remember the daunting, sweaty palmed feeling of starting your first full time job as a gawky adolescent - even if it was just pre-university holiday employment? Sympathies then to one brave executive who felt able to reveal the horrible truth of his own experience a mere 30 years' after the event. Our friend, then aged 16, had secured a top job one hot summer of loading and unloading boxes at a pharmaceutical factory.

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