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What to say/do when handing out CVs.

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    Hi all so now that it's summer and I've finished Year 11, I can get a full time job at long last. I've finished making copies of my CV and intend to hand as many out as I can this coming Friday.

    Loads of people say that the best way to find a job when you're 16 is going down town handing out CVs, however unfortunately I'm one of those people that are shy and awkward when it comes to talking to unfamiliar people and try to avoid confrontation as much as possible and don't understand who I'm *really* supposed to talk to.

    So when I go into a shop looking for work, who should I talk to? What should I say? If anyone else has done this in the past could you give me a general run through of what I'm supposed to do.
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    Back in my day (:yawn:) I use to go up to a till and ask if it was OK to hand in a CV. 9/10 times they took it (although who knows how many reached the hands of management). Got a job within a week, but those were the good old days :smug:

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