Pros: fairly active work
Cons: long hours, commute distance, aforementioned constant tension in the workplace
There always appeared to be tension between each of the different groups of workers, which meant that, ultimately, if you worked in Stocks, you would only ever socialise with those you actually worked beside.
I learned how to operate a now, fairly dated but still relevant, database, and how to correctly and safely handle sharp tools used for opening – more... various shipments.
The hardest part of the job was sorting out the mountains of paperwork that would accompany a large order, but in its own way, this was also the most enjoyable for me, as it required us to input all of our data on the computer at some point, checking our orders against the received shipments. – less