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Christmas Job At John Lewis

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    HI
    I applied for a temporary christmas job at John Lewis and im going to an interview in a few days time. I have worked there before doing the same thing last year. I do really, desperately need a job to pay for my World Challenge trip next year. But the thing is that I'm going to reading festival so if i start working then then I will need time off. Secondly, my family is going away on holiday during the october half term, and i could need to go away in early december.
    What do i do, i know they will ask me at the interview if i have any planned holidays, but if i tell them will they not give me the job. I have tried everywhere to get a job and this is my last option.
    Please help.!!!
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    You can't lie.

    Just tell them, you don't KNOW they won't give you the job.
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    im in almost the same situation, going on a RTW trip next feb, unemployed, going to leeds festival... but i dont have the other holidays, cant you stay at home for the other holidays if you needed to?
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    ahh christmas talk already! we haven't had our summer yet! =[
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    AHHHHHHHH crapppppp, are you applying for the oxford street branch? i well wanna work there this xmas, cant believe theyve already done interviews for it,
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    Off topic, but what do they ask at the interview?? I have a group one tomorrow...
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    omg i have one tomorrow aswell. is yours at 9.15
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    (Original post by Bear_Grylls)
    AHHHHHHHH crapppppp, are you applying for the oxford street branch? i well wanna work there this xmas, cant believe theyve already done interviews for it,
    You clearly haven't worked in a John Lewis at Christmas, I worked in Edinburgh at Christmas last year and I wouldn't wish the experience upon anyone.
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    (Original post by Square)
    You clearly haven't worked in a John Lewis at Christmas, I worked in Edinburgh at Christmas last year and I wouldn't wish the experience upon anyone.
    Nah i havent, just want it for my cv as john lewis are decent to work for, plus you get to dress in a shirt and suit trousers, none of this crappy store t shirt rubbish

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