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    Hello peeps

    I tried job hunting via application forms and never had any luck, i.e asda,tescos e.t.c

    is there any good sites with some ok jobs, i dont wanna be fruit packing or anything, just a simple asda job or something.

    cheers
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    (Original post by nas7232)
    Hello peeps

    I tried job hunting via application forms and never had any luck, i.e asda,tescos e.t.c

    is there any good sites with some ok jobs, i dont wanna be fruit packing or anything, just a simple asda job or something.

    cheers
    hi, you should check out: reed.co.uk
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    I think it's much harder to find a job online. If you talk to the staff, or ask for an application form, or ring them up, it shows you are more willing to work for them.
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    Grrr!!

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/t126552.html
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    (Original post by Adhsur)
    Grrr!!

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/t126552.html
    *pokes Adhsur*

    getting madder??!
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    (Original post by Adhsur)
    Grrr!!

    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/t126552.html
    nice1
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    I've worked for Tescos for 4 years but fancied a change this summer. I've got a really good CV experience wise but I've found the online sites to be pretty useless - in the end I just printed off my CV and went around businesses and rang personnel officers in companies I was interested in. Result from online jobs? Nothing. Result from pro-active job hunting in person? 4 job offers.
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    (Original post by Miles)
    I've worked for Tescos for 4 years but fancied a change this summer. I've got a really good CV experience wise but I've found the online sites to be pretty useless - in the end I just printed off my CV and went around businesses and rang personnel officers in companies I was interested in. Result from online jobs? Nothing. Result from pro-active job hunting in person? 4 job offers.
    i think i'll try again and give my cv out to as many stores as i can. I was only 16-17/18 when i tired before. Maybe it was my age that messed it up for me :confused:

    How old was you when they gave you a job at tescos?
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    (Original post by nas7232)
    i think i'll try again and give my cv out to as many stores as i can. I was only 16-17/18 when i tired before. Maybe it was my age that messed it up for me :confused:

    How old was you when they gave you a job at tescos?
    Speak to the people that matter as well, don't just hand your CV in to some random at the door.

    And I was 16, Tesco were absolutely great to work for - it was very hard tearing myself away.
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    (Original post by Miles)
    I've worked for Tescos for 4 years but fancied a change this summer. I've got a really good CV experience wise but I've found the online sites to be pretty useless - in the end I just printed off my CV and went around businesses and rang personnel officers in companies I was interested in. Result from online jobs? Nothing. Result from pro-active job hunting in person? 4 job offers.
    Same here, though I did get one job as a result of seeing a job online, though this was my university careers site.

    I am going to start writing to companies and asking if they have any vacancies now I think.

    Just to stay on topic, a new Tesco is opening in south Manchester creating 400 new jobs,more than 800 people went to a recruitment(sp) day there and a good majority of that 400 staff will be hired from other campaigns.

    So its becoming very hard to get basic jobs. Unless you want to be a bus driver or a brick layer finding jobs seems to be very hard.
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    I've signed up to some online places and have got about 4 job offers so far - it CAN be done!!! Just annoying that they haven't been ideal for me.
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    i got a telesales job from an online website. Got it today, £6.50 an hour and all i did was type in sales, in come the jobs, i phoned up, they said come in next week as a trial. :cool:

    Thanks for the help! :tsr:
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    I've signed up to some online places and have got about 4 job offers so far
    Congrats! Could you tell me which websites you did this on please???
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    i applied for a job at debenhams. they say if you havent heard in 28days you have failed. that is the end of this month by which time i need a job so i hope i havent failed
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    www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk is a good one for retail/call centre etc

    for supermarkets etc I dont think a lot of them advertise. You'll probably get a better response from calling first and then sending in your app - then you can tailor your app to any vacancies they do have/get a contact name/chase them etc.
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    I just posted my CV to all my local supermarkets and within 3 days i got an interview at Tesco and then got the job. Also try www.s1jobs.com i have got a job off of there before.
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    In Bristol, UWE (uni of west of england) had a Online Jobshop which sent you emails of the latest jobs that came in. with the descriptions came an email address or contact number to apply/ask for an application and so forth. However this is localised, Only Jobs around Bristol and surrounding areas are advertised. Anyone can sign up tho.

    Any other websites for Jobs havent been very productive.
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    I just got an interview for a job i applied to online. That said it is as a waiter at Totteham FC which as an arsenal fan i'm not too sure about but i need the money so might as well try. Otherwise if you're looking for a job you can try a magasine like TNT which has loads of ads for regular babysitting and stuff (including porn movies i was amused to discover).
 
 
 

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