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    (Original post by fxlloutboyy)
    Yeah, I really hate what I'm doing at the moment including the awful pay and bring treated awfully too. Much rather work in a supermarket or clothes shop for a change
    Okay, definitely avoid M&S then lol.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    That's awful , perhaps finding something else may be best. I definitely wouldn't recommend staying.
    Yeah I've got an interview with Apple tomorrow and I really hope I do get it.
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    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Yeah I've got an interview with Apple tomorrow and I really hope I do get it.
    That's good, I hope it goes well for you, and you get it
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    That's good, I hope it goes well for you, and you get it
    Thank you! Its just stage one but I'm going to do my best.
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    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Thank you! Its just stage one but I'm going to do my best.
    It's okay, and good
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    It's okay, and good
    Excited because I've heard really good things about the company and working for them.
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    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Excited because I've heard really good things about the company and working for them.
    Yeah, it looks really fun to work there
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Yeah, it looks really fun to work there
    Fun and hopefully can improve things socially for me
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    (Original post by Malevolent)
    Fun and hopefully can improve things socially for me
    That's good
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    River Island and I HATED it. Awful money and 5 hour shifts standing outside the fitting rooms doing nothing. The stockroom was a mess so you could never find anything.Now I'm in ASDA on £7.44 an hour. Time and half on bank hols and DOUBLE at Christmas/New Years etc. Cant complain
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    (Original post by cassiejoevans)
    River Island and I HATED it. Awful money and 5 hour shifts standing outside the fitting rooms doing nothing. The stockroom was a mess so you could never find anything.Now I'm in ASDA on £7.44 an hour. Time and half on bank hols and DOUBLE at Christmas/New Years etc. Cant complain
    Aww, , I've always heard good stories about RI, but that sucks.

    It's good that you're at Asda now, and it's better.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    Aww, , I've always heard good stories about RI, but that sucks.

    It's good that you're at Asda now, and it's better.
    Before I went for my interview I even googled it and so many people all over the UK said it was awful. A good or bad job can really make or break you
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    (Original post by cassiejoevans)
    Before I went for my interview I even googled it and so many people all over the UK said it was awful. A good or bad job can really make or break you
    True . I've been to a group interview there before, and it was pretty awful.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    True . I've been to a group interview there before, and it was pretty awful.
    It's so pretentious! We were allowed to choose 1 top and 1 pair of bottoms for our uniform. They made a big deal about us being allowed to express our own sense of style, yet I chose a pair of jeans and a nice floral top and the manager said it wasn't 'trendy' enough and told me to pick a pair of leather leggings, a different top and high heels (for a 7 hour shift standing up all day!!!). I felt like George Michael in those bloody leggings :unimpressed::unimpressed::laugh:
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    (Original post by Rohan187)
    Exam Invigilator for IELTS. Great pay, a lot of money comes from just working 3 Saturdays a month when it's exam season but it's slowed down. Still work there. But now I'm a temp at GAME.
    I had an interview for a temp job for GAME and I'm just waiting to hear back. What's it like working there? What's the pay and do you get any discounts on games?
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    (Original post by cassiejoevans)
    It's so pretentious! We were allowed to choose 1 top and 1 pair of bottoms for our uniform. They made a big deal about us being allowed to express our own sense of style, yet I chose a pair of jeans and a nice floral top and the manager said it wasn't 'trendy' enough and told me to pick a pair of leather leggings, a different top and high heels (for a 7 hour shift standing up all day!!!). I felt like George Michael in those bloody leggings :unimpressed::unimpressed::laugh:
    That sucks , are they even allowed to do that?
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    My first job was at Sports Direct. Worked there for 9 months before deciding to leave.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    That sucks , are they even allowed to do that?
    I haven't got a clue, but it was so annoying as I worked a Saturday and Sunday and only had 1 bloody George Michael-esque outfit to wear! Ended up wearing other clothes and getting a *******ing - seemed that they rathered me wear dirty clothes than clothes from River Island that 'weren't in the current line'.

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    My first job was at Sports Direct. Worked there for 9 months before deciding to leave.
    Wasn't the pay there something ridiculously low?
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    (Original post by cassiejoevans)
    I haven't got a clue, but it was so annoying as I worked a Saturday and Sunday and only had 1 bloody George Michael-esque outfit to wear! Ended up wearing other clothes and getting a *******ing - seemed that they rathered me wear dirty clothes than clothes from River Island that 'weren't in the current line'.

    Wasn't the pay there something ridiculously low?
    Minimum wage actually. You did get commission but the only people who would get any real benefit from that are the people who worked on the shoes section (such as me).
 
 
 
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