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    Clearing Helpline at my uni.
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    (Original post by DDan123)
    Sports direct during sixth form :/


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    SAME!!... But I guess it's nothing to be happy about, it feels like slave labour
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    (Original post by DDan123)
    It wasn't awful but it wasn't that great tbh. The other employees were fun, made a few good friends. But I didn't really like my manager, and the actual job got so dull eventually.


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    Aww right, it was similar for me at M&S.
    Do you work somewhere else now?
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    (Original post by Sweetwinkle786)
    mine is specsavers still working there and its made me want to become an optician now
    Awesome , what kind of things did you do there?
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Clearing Helpline at my uni.
    Sounds good , I bet it can get very stressful though in late-August. Which uni are you at?
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    John lewis!
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Sounds good , I bet it can get very stressful though in late-August. Which uni are you at?
    It was extremely stressful! I'm at Dundee, and now I will be working on one of their alumni fundraising projects in November.
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    It was extremely stressful! I'm at Dundee, and now I will be working on one of their alumni fundraising projects in November.
    Cool , and that sounds exciting, what fundraising activities are you doing?
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    (Original post by Kooliopoop)
    John lewis!
    What was working there like?
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    It was voluntary but I was a part time radio DJ at my local hospital's radio station when I was 16
    No way :shock: I might have seen what you did advertised again, was thinking of applying for it actually... what was it like?
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Cool , and that sounds exciting, what fundraising activities are you doing?
    Phoning up graduates, seeing how they are doing, and then persuading them to open their wallets.

    (Will probably know a bit more when I do the training next weekend).
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    What was working there like?
    I still work there. Atmosphere is really nice, and the managers really care about you as a person. The pay is really good and even working as a part timer because I'm in college you are given responsibility in the department. Food is really cheap and good too!
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    (Original post by Airmed)
    Phoning up graduates, seeing how they are doing, and then persuading them to open their wallets.

    (Will probably know a bit more when I do the training next weekend).
    Haha, that sounds like fun.

    I hope you enjoy it x
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    (Original post by AfcFob)
    SAME!!... But I guess it's nothing to be happy about, it feels like slave labour
    😂😂 The worst thing was the zero hours contract, I used to get calls from my manager to come in for work the next day even though I had lessons and I was still in sixth form. I think this annoyed him because he would blank me for like a week or two before asking me to come in on the weekend lol.


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    (Original post by Kooliopoop)
    I still work there. Atmosphere is really nice, and the managers really care about you as a person. The pay is really good and even working as a part timer because I'm in college you are given responsibility in the department. Food is really cheap and good too!
    That's good , I actually had an interview there, but I couldn't go, I may have potentially missed out on this
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Aww right, it was similar for me at M&S.
    Do you work somewhere else now?
    Yh just poor management really. I'm on a gap year but I work at Primark now lol. I prefer it to sports direct though, the managers are way more organised


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    (Original post by DDan123)
    Yh just poor management really. I'm on a gap year but I work at Primark now lol. I prefer it to sports direct though, the managers are way more organised


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    Aww haha.
    Primark's good, I'm guessing it gets incredibly busy on like a Saturday lol, and that's good.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Aww haha.
    Primark's good, I'm guessing it gets incredibly busy on like a Saturday lol, and that's good.
    Yh it's usually busy everyday really, but I don't mind because the shift goes way faster when your constantly on the go lol. I've been at Primark for almost three months and one thing I've noticed is there's quite often rude customers 😁
    Whereas in sports direct I remember having to deal with like only 1 difficult customer in almost 2 years working there.


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    (Original post by DDan123)
    Yh it's usually busy everyday really, but I don't mind because the shift goes way faster when your constantly on the go lol. I've been at Primark for almost three months and one thing I've noticed is there's quite often rude customers 😁
    Whereas in sports direct I remember having to deal with like only 1 difficult customer in almost 2 years working there.



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    True.

    And, I can imagine, I got loads of rude snobby people at M&S.
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