Everyone remembers their first job - whether it was sweeping up hair at a local salon or delivering papers for a bit of pocket money.

From the friendships made to the life experiences made, plenty of people look back on their first foray into the world of work with fond memories.

But things have changed a lot in the workplace - from the age young people are allowed to start working, to how much they have to be paid by law.

We asked ECHO readers to share their stories of first jobs and their answers highlighted just how much has changed over the years.

From milk rounds that paid £2 a week, to glass collecting at 13 years of age, plenty of these early workplace experiences wouldn't be possible now.

There are also a number of employers who sadly are no longer around to take on a fresh new workforce - from the Littlewoods Pools to the restaurant at the bottom of the Radio City tower.

However, plenty of these jobs are still around - with the likes of the Plaza Community Cinema in Crosby still taking on eager young volunteers from the age of 15.

Here are some of the jobs ECHO readers got in touch to share their memories of on our Facebook page.

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31. "Littlewoods Pools"

Shirley Smith said: "My first job - left school at 15, started work at Littlewoods Pools checking the football coupons on Queens Drive, Walton. Walked every day through the park to start work at 8.30am - loved my job, great people, happy days."

How the Littlewoods Pools building in Edge Lane, Liverpool, used to look. Image from the National Football Museum

30. "I delivered milk for £2 a week"

Tony Cliffe said: "I delivered milk every morning at 4.30 to 8.30 then went to school for £2 per week."

29. "Delivering the Mersey Mart"

Pam Weston said: "Delivering the Mersey Mart which gave you 1p a paper and there were 380 to deliver to L14. I was made up to deliver leaflets - got half a pence each for those when I was around 11 yrs old. My mum went through some shopping trolleys."

28. "Freeman, Hardy, Willis"

Sue Thomas said: "Saturday girl at the shoe shop Freeman, Hardy, Willis age 17. I’d stayed on a year in school."

27. "The Radio City tower restaurant"

Susan Edwards Spencer said: "Saturday job at 15 doing dishes in the restaurant at the bottom of Radio City tower - loved it."

Freeman Hardy Willis, shoe retailer, pictured here Northumberland Street in Newcastle, 1990

26. "I got paid £3.50"

Amanda Jayne said: "Saturday job age 12 - two buses and a long walk down Molyneux Road in Kensington to a corner salon called Lynn's . Paid £3.50."

25. "I got paid two and six pence"
Michael Ellison said: "My first job at 14 was to push a Barrow woman's hand cart full of fruit and veg from Soho Street in L3 to Great Homer Street on a Saturday morning at 6.30 then go back at 5.30 - paid two and six pence.

"Then every Friday night my mate's uncle would go for pint after work in the Tom O'Shanter pub on London Road - always left his Haverfordwest sack with his tea caddy in it in the ale house. I got two bob for going to collect it for him and sometimes his mates too. Good money then."

24. "I was a waitress at 13"

Bev Fogg said: "A cafe as a waitress age 13 in Southport."

23. "Worked on an ice cream van"

Gina Cotgrave said: "I worked on an ice cream van when I was 15, then on the same van when it converted into a mobile fish and chippy van."

22. "I was an order boy for Costigan’s"

Phil Murphy said: "Order boy for Costigan’s when I was 12, backed up with a paper round."

21. "Glass collecting in the church hall"

Ant Yank McKenna said: "Glass lad in the old St Malachys Church Hall. Three nights a week for £2.50 an hour plus tips.

"At 14 I thought I was the dogs danglies with all that money."

The Plaza Cinema. Picture by Andrew Teebay

20. "Volunteered at the cinema"

Jon J. Sharky said: "My first job as a teenager was volunteering Saturdays at Plaza Community Cinema. Nothing but fond memories and prepared me for the world of work. Would recommend to everyone. If and when I retire or win the lottery, I would love to go back and volunteer full-time."

19. "The Wimpy in Bootle Strand"

Beth Elmer said: "I worked at the Wimpy in The Strand when I was 16."

18. "First proper job at 15"

Pat Greenhorn said: "Saturday job working in Cousin's cake shop, Sunday and Friday job collecting tote money. First proper job, at 15, was working in Littlewoods Pools."

17. "Glass collector at 13"

Andy Redman said: "Glass collector at The Molly pub when I was 13."

16. "I worked at the food court in St Johns"

Laura Culshaw said: "I worked in the food court in St. John’s cleaning tables when I was 16 and still in school. Absolutely loved it!"

Old food court in St John's

15. "Lark Lane chemist"

Alison McBreen said: "I had a Saturday job in the chemist on Lark Lane."

14. "50p for six days work"

Liz Ardus said: "Newspaper round delivering the ECHO! Started age 14 Monday to Friday after school and then Saturday too. Of course and I got 10 shillings a week! That's 50p for the six days for those who don't know old money!!"

13. "l got £1 10 5d"

Marina Jackson said: "Sturla's check shop on Linacre Road in Litherland in the tube room - l got £1 10 5d."

12. "Kwik Save"

Danielle Evans said: "Kwik Save when I was 16."

11. "I left home with £20"

Maria Yvonne Roche Owen said: "My dad left school at 12, in 1930 and pushed a handcart delivering goods. Later got an apprenticeship at Cammell Lairds. Retired and died aged 68.

"My first job was as a student nurse aged 18 at Walton Hospital, left home with £20 pound from him, kept myself after that."

Apprentices at Cammell Laird including Ian Taylor, 20, from Wallasey. Liverpool ECHO archive photo, December 1992.

10. "Handing out flyers"

Daniel Francis said: "Used to take flyers to newsagents and shops on a Saturday advertising what's on at the Studios 123 cinema (soon became the 051 cinema). "Shops never ever charged me as on the back of the flyer was two free tickets every week."

9. "Curtess Shoes"

Alyson Roberts said: "Curtess shoe shop on London Road when I was 13."

8. "Best laugh ever"

Maria Parisi said: "Saturday girl at Freeman Hardy Willis. Tuebrook Liverpool. Best laugh ever."

7. "Cadet Nurse"

Doreen Denman said: "Cadet Nurse at Broadgreen Hospital aged 17 in 1970."

6. "Making mugs of tea"

Jen Red Wilton said: "Well my first job was working in the hairdressers cleaning up and making mugs of tea at the age of 18."

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5. "Saturday cleaning job"

Karen Lesley Hoare said: "Saturday and holiday job at Johnson's The Cleaners."

4. "Deck hand on a submarine"
Tommy Swift said: "First and last actually - deck hand on a submarine."

3. "Washing dishes"

Mick Phillips said: "Washing dishes and making pizza dough."

2. "Waitressing in The Adelphi"

Sioux Coppock said: "Waitressing in The Adelphi, Liverpool."

1. "Warrington market"

Katharine Anne Williams said: "Fruit and veg stall in Warrington market."