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    (Original post by corax)
    Mm yeah, I think I'm going to try and find some temporary positions.
    I feel a bit disappointed with myself as I was determined to get a job when I finished college and save for Uni :/


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    Same here.The temp positions I've seen are till oct ,nov and jan


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    (Original post by corax)
    Anybody had any luck?


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    I went on a CV run earlier this week and managed to hand out only 3 CVs to the ~30 pubs/bars that I went to, and of the 3 places that I gave my CVs to, only one currently had vacancies, the other two just told me to leave my CVs with them just in case anything comes up.

    Most of the pubs and bars I went to said they weren't hiring. But the other reason is that they were looking for people to stick around longer instead of just doing less than 2 months work and leaving for uni. Then there were 1-2 places that flat-out said that you needed previous pub/bar experience to work for them. So I obviously didn't bother giving my CVs to those places.

    As well as that, I've been applying for the entriest of entry-level admin jobs on reed and indeed among other job listing sites. Still no luck. Its August tomorrow, I'm starting to think that all this effort is futile. I think I'll try for another week, maybe go for 'events' jobs, hope I have more luck there as they're all short-term jobs so that'll fit me well.
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    By the way, how many applications do you all they you've made so far in your job hunt?

    Included the 3 places where I handed my CVs to, I think I've made just over 30 applications
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    (Original post by Words)
    Is your interview on the 7th for Boots?
    Hello! And no, I already had my interview. I got a job now
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    I actually turned down an interview invitation like 3 weeks ago because I thought there was no point if I'm moving away to uni in September. What have I done??:facepalm:
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    (Original post by Jack93o)
    I went on a CV run earlier this week and managed to hand out only 3 CVs to the ~30 pubs/bars that I went to, and of the 3 places that I gave my CVs to, only one currently had vacancies, the other two just told me to leave my CVs with them just in case anything comes up.

    Most of the pubs and bars I went to said they weren't hiring. But the other reason is that they were looking for people to stick around longer instead of just doing less than 2 months work and leaving for uni. Then there were 1-2 places that flat-out said that you needed previous pub/bar experience to work for them. So I obviously didn't bother giving my CVs to those places.

    As well as that, I've been applying for the entriest of entry-level admin jobs on reed and indeed among other job listing sites. Still no luck. Its August tomorrow, I'm starting to think that all this effort is futile. I think I'll try for another week, maybe go for 'events' jobs, hope I have more luck there as they're all short-term jobs so that'll fit me well.
    Yeah same thing happened to me when I went giving CVs out. A few places said they were recruiting again in September, which is no good :/


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    Applied for McDonalds last night for a temporary position, not sure whether that'll decrease my chances but even if I got a job there I'd have to mention eventually that I'd be leaving.

    Going to apply to Sports Direct as they have a temporary position where I live, there might be some where you guys live as well.

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    I actually turned down an interview invitation like 3 weeks ago because I thought there was no point if I'm moving away to uni in September. What have I done??:facepalm:
    Aha dayumn girl! Where was it for?
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    (Original post by corax)
    Applied for McDonalds last night for a temporary position, not sure whether that'll decrease my chances but even if I got a job there I'd have to mention eventually that I'd be leaving.

    Going to apply to Sports Direct as they have a temporary position where I live, there might be some where you guys live as well.



    Aha dayumn girl! Where was it for?
    Brantano (shoe shop) haha but still. It's a 10 minute walk from my house as well so would have been really convenient. Now I'll never know if I would have got it. What was I thinking?
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    (Original post by purple_panther)
    Brantano (shoe shop) haha but still. It's a 10 minute walk from my house as well so would have been really convenient. Now I'll never know if I would have got it. What was I thinking?
    whwy did you turn it down?
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    (Original post by Jack93o)
    whwy did you turn it down?
    Because I'll be moving away to university in September so I've just got under 2 months left and I guess I'd feel bad taking a job just for that. I really regret it now though
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    How many hours of work (part time) are you guys planning to do at uni?


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    (Original post by livealittle)
    How many hours of work (part time) are you guys planning to do at uni?
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    I'm not sure, whatever's manageable I suppose. I'd like to get a job at the Uni as I presume they'd be a lot more flexible with hours and easier to get. Also, it would save on bus fares as the Uni I'm going to isn't in the city centre. You?
 
 
 
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