Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Minneapolis:
Go into computer programming machining does not pay enough find a different job.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Traverse City:
"Challenging and engaging."
Pros: Using my abilities to make precision, high quality parts for major corporations to use.
Cons: It's a pretty thankless job. You will only hear about problems and not if you're doing g a good job. So take pride in your work.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Binghamton:
"Take your time."
Take your time, speed comes with experience.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Elk Grove Village:
"CNC Machining."
Stay up to date with changing technologies.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Van Nuys:
"Meeting deadlines."
Pros: The jobs that come through, are unique and different everyday.
Cons:

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Fenton:
"Be organized and take notes."
Be organized and take notes.

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Operator and Programmer in Mercersburg:
Pros: Cutting out what I programmed is awesome!
Cons: