First jobs: How did you get your role?

  • 31 August 2012
  • From the section Business
Young jobseekers in Washington

BBC News is looking for young people around the world who have recently started work and are now fully-employed in their first job. Where do you live and work?

Did you manage to get your dream job on your first attempt or did you decide to just settle?

Did it take you a long time to try to find a job?

What obstacles did you face? What made you keep going?

Do you have a "normal job" or are you doing something off-beat?

Did you travel in a bid to secure your first step on the career ladder?

What tips do you have for those who are still seeking employment?

We want to hear your experiences and advice.

We're looking for stories emerging from all over the world, so if you started your first job within the last year, we would like to hear from you. Please remember to add a contact telephone number, social media details and email address if you are happy to speak to a BBC journalist.

If you are happy to be contacted by a BBC journalist please leave a telephone number that we can contact you on. In some cases a selection of your comments will be published, displaying your name as you provide it and location, unless you state otherwise. Your contact details will never be published. When sending us pictures, video or eyewitness accounts at no time should you endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or infringe any laws. Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions.

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