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    (Original post by MalteseMalteser)
    Does it matter? You're getting paid.

    I doubt it.
    Yeah but the wage is like 11K. I don't mind like 14K
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    (Original post by po10tial)
    Yeah but the wage is like 11K. I don't mind like 14K
    If you are employed by the agency then it will be short term, fixed-contract work and there will be no room for salary negotiation. The company and the agency will agree the salary and the agency fee and the person that takes the job takes the salary.

    If you apply for a permanent job through an agency then you can negotiate a different salary with the employer. Frankly though, for an entry level job that's only paying 11k, you've got a cat in hell's chance of getting £14k.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    If you are employed by the agency then it will be short term, fixed-contract work and there will be no room for salary negotiation. The company and the agency will agree the salary and the agency fee and the person that ta kes the job takes the salary.

    If you apply for a permanent job through an agency then you can negotiate a different salary with the employer. Frankly though, for an entry level job that's only paying 11k, you've got a cat in hell's chance of getting £14k.
    Fair enough.

    If you were offered a job with a better salary but you didn't like it, would u still take it?
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    (Original post by po10tial)
    Fair enough.

    If you were offered a job with a better salary but you didn't like it, would u still take it?
    In my experience you can rarely judge 'don't like it' accurately until you have done a job for 6 months. So on that basis, I'd take the best job I held an offer for - best being defined by the one that gave me my preferred balance of career development and salary. There is no value in using other people's opinions of 'best' when it comes to jobs and salaries.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    In my experience you can rarely judge 'don't like it' accurately until you have done a job for 6 months. So on that basis, I'd take the best job I held an offer for - best being defined by the one that gave me my preferred balance of career development and salary. There is no value in using other people's opinions of 'best' when it comes to jobs and salaries.
    Thanks.

    I have an offer for a £17K job but its not what I'm really after.

    I may get an offer but its £10-11K but its a role that will benefit my future. I have to work in a small team, but I'm not sure if I will integrate...

    What happens if you go late to work occasionally. I.e, 09:15 for a 09:00 - 17:00 Job
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    (Original post by po10tial)

    What happens if you go late to work occasionally. I.e, 09:15 for a 09:00 - 17:00 Job
    Without asking/warning in advance, you'll probably get a verbal warning first time, a written warning second time and if it continues - fired.

    You are asking questions that any maturing adult should be able to work out for themselves, just by common sense. If you are going to need additional support in the workplace then you really need to get yourself along to your university careers service and get professional help to support your transition into a job. TSR is not a suitable alternative.
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    Without asking/warning in advance, you'll probably get a verbal warning first time, a written warning second time and if it continues - fired.

    You are asking questions that any maturing adult should be able to work out for themselves, just by common sense. If you are going to need additional support in the workplace then you really need to get yourself along to your university careers service and get professional help to support your transition into a job. TSR is not a suitable alternative.
    Thanks, I was curious... thats all.

    As for choosing a job, should you take the money and environment into account?
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    (Original post by po10tial)
    Thanks, I was curious... thats all.

    As for choosing a job, should you take the money and environment into account?
    As threeportdrift has indicated, your questions are really answerable by a few minutes' thought and some common sense.
 
 
 
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