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    I work in a supermarket and am wondering is there any magical ways of making working in a supermarket have 1)any releveance to economics 2)be seen as something positive.

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    Teamwork, communication skills in talking/dealing with customers, handling money and time management in fitting employmemt around academic commitments are the ones that spring to mind for me, although they may vary depending on what exactly you do at the supermarket.
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    well a supermarket has loads to do with economics! You mustve learnt something about business economics from the way the store is run... and handling money is of course relevant.

    You can say youve learnt responsiblity, time management, and can be organised etc. You dont need to mention it to a great extent. Just a little will do.

    I worked in a software and ecommerce office and i made that sound positive by saying that it gave me my interest in intellectual property law and gave me a sense of responsiblity that i couldnt get from just a levels.
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    You don't really need to write about your job, as you put it on a different bit anyway. So if you really can't think of anything good to say, leave it off!
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    im on a gap year, and so my job is full time and so kinda more important than just a mention on the other bit of the ps?
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    (Original post by josephcohen_2)
    im on a gap year, and so my job is full time and so kinda more important than just a mention on the other bit of the ps?
    I'm working in a supermarket on my gap year too lol, really having a hard time finding office employment. So far i've had 5 offers so i guess my unis weren't that bothered, but if i'm questioned about it on my interview i plan on saying that working in a supermarket during evenings allows me to babysit my cousin's children in the day time,and earn more money :rolleyes:
    Hmm i feel i've probably learnt more about business studies, but then i haven't done economics... business management/leadership styles maybe? Sorry, really not too sure... i don't think you really need to mention it, i just rambled on about experience with customers, communication etc etc.
 
 
 

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