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    Okay I finished my a levels and taking a gap year. I've tried websites but the jobs usually pay low and have a limit to how many days I can work. Can anyone help me?

    You'll have to understand that you don't really have access to many higher paid jobs from just finishing your A-Levels. If you're taking a gap year, I'm afraid you'll have to swallow your pride and go for one of the entry level jobs that the websites advertise. Most of my friends who are taking a gap year are most likely going to end up working in retail or in a restaurant for the majority of the year even if they're smart enough to go to some of the best unis in the U.K. I'm sorry but that's how it usually is.

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    Don't expect to walk into 50k a year with A-Levels.
    you'll most likely be on minimum wage wherever you go.

    (Original post by Raizelcadres)
    Okay I finished my a levels and taking a gap year. I've tried websites but the jobs usually pay low and have a limit to how many days I can work. Can anyone help me?
    You're quite new to to the job market aren't you? :p:

    You are going to find it EXTREMELY hard to find a job that pays over 30k especially if you have no experience.

    Starting a job with a low wage is very normal nowadays and you have to take what is given to you, otherwise you won't be able to get a job.
    I've worked in retail and hospitality; now I work in an office but earning much more than what I did in my previous roles.

    Basically you need to find a job that doesn't pay very well so that you can work your way up, financially speaking.
    Also in some jobs you'll often find that the pay is dependent on experience (which you can't get without the job nowadays) - so beggars cannot be choosers in a situation like this.
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