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    OK, when i was studying for my GCSEs i completed a 2week work experience placement with wilkinsons, its was an excellent placement, when i finished the placement i recieved the following as evidence:

    - Certificate to say i had successfully completed the placement
    - A copy of my training plan with what i was trained to do
    - A copy of the print out of my results from a health and safety test
    - The marked script of a test they set me on my last day
    - And they give me an excellent report.

    The manager at the time said i should go back when i was 16 and see if there were any jobs, but there wasnt. Since the manager has left, i am now doing AS levels and start A2 levels in Sept. I am available to work at the moment, Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri from 4.00pm onwards, Wed, 3.00om onwards and weekends, 8.00am onwards.

    When i go into the summer hols i can increase that to full time and ten back to part time when i go back in Sept to do A2s.

    The store never has vacancies, i always check and they never have any.

    Do you think it would be a good idea to write a letter and CV to the manager and personally address it to him at the store and see if he responds and what i could do is mention all this evidence i have and what report i got, i could even give copies of these to show them what i got and what i did, and this could persuade the manager what good i am.

    Do you think this is a good idea and if so what should i say on the letter?
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    Yes it is definetly a good idea, nothing may come of it but if somebody happens to leave you will probably be the first person he calls
    Persistance shows interest, if you just ask a sales advisor they're not gonna tell the manager that YOU personally were asking about the job.

    Just write something along the lines of Dear (Name, Sir/ Madam if you don't know, you can probably find out the managers name if you look hard enough within the store!) I am interested in working at wilkinsons on (days/times) I would be very grateful if you could contact me should you have any positions going or any should arise. Attatched is a copy of my cv and my work experience information which I did at your store (date).

    Yours faithfully, Mark

    (sign it)

    Keep it short, sweet and to the point, make sure your cv is the same, a page max is long enough, make sure it has no spelling mistakes on it and is presented well. Make it all look professional, computerised is a must.

    Good luck
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    (Original post by mark1988)
    Do you think it would be a good idea to write a letter and CV to the manager and personally address it to him at the store and see if he responds and what i could do is mention all this evidence i have and what report i got, i could even give copies of these to show them what i got and what i did, and this could persuade the manager what good i am.

    Do you think this is a good idea and if so what should i say on the letter?
    Yes, write a letter along with a CV to the manager about the work placement and you working there again. I'm sure they would employ you again, as you had a placement with them.

    You should say something about your placement and why you want to do that job in the letter. The person above gave you an excellent example already.
 
 
 
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