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    Hello,

    I have two months until I start university and I have absolutely nothing to do. I've applied for a few temporary jobs in retails already with no luck. Is it even possible to get temporary work for two months? I feel hopeless. Im an undergrad with little experience.
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    long time bae u still around
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    Trust me I was feeling the same thing, just push on see what you can get asap
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    I feel the same, less than 2 months until University and I haven't heard anything back
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    Bar glass collector?
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    (Original post by corax)
    I feel the same, less than 2 months until University and I haven't heard anything back
    Yay Someone on the boat as me ,I've been rejected by next , McDonald's (4times now) ,primark (3times) and now KFC



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    We're all in the same boat lol, good to know
    I had two interviews this week, if I don't hear back I don't know what I'm gonna do
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    (Original post by livealittle)
    Yay Someone on the boat as me ,I've been rejected by next , McDonald's (4times now) ,primark (3times) and now KFC
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    It's annoying right! I applied to Primark a few weeks back and haven't heard anything I might try applying for McDonalds again, most people I know seem to have a job there.

    Applying for Pizza Hut now as they have loads of vacancies it seems, hopefully I'll hear something!
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    (Original post by corax)
    It's annoying right! I applied to Primark a few weeks back and haven't heard anything I might try applying for McDonalds again, most people I know seem to have a job there.

    Applying for Pizza Hut now as they have loads of vacancies it seems, hopefully I'll hear something!
    Half of the people that went to my secondary school work at McDonald's -.-
    I wish I had applied sooner or got one at the start of sixth form.Regret leaving it this late .
    My local Pizza Hut has a few ,I'll give them a try


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    (Original post by zedaa)
    We're all in the same boat lol, good to know
    I had two interviews this week, if I don't hear back I don't know what I'm gonna do
    Keep reapplying
    What's there to do
    Where were your interviews?At least you got past the first stage


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    (Original post by livealittle)
    Half of the people that went to my secondary school work at McDonald's -.-
    I wish I had applied sooner or got one at the start of sixth form.Regret leaving it this late .
    My local Pizza Hut has a few ,I'll give them a try
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    I tried to get a temporary one at Christmas but I didn't do too well in the group interviews
    Although I wanted one, I'm sort of glad I didn't have a job through A Levels as I know people who didn't put as much effort in due to job commitments :/
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    Try applying for summer camps in the UK, or work on a campsite, or adventure park or something like that. Things like that are over the summer, temporary and often provide accommodation too! And they usually pay quite well. Or just go into your local pubs and bars and apply for work there.
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    (Original post by NaomiMG)
    I tried loads of big stores but was rejected from them all- look at small local cafés I got a job straight away (like same day as I applied) at a cafe 5 mins from my house x I'm in the same boat as well, just started working three weeks ago and I start uni in September


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    Wow you are lucky ,I'll definitely try small cafés and restaurants .Big companies have literally slapped me right in the face .


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    (Original post by corax)
    I tried to get a temporary one at Christmas but I didn't do too well in the group interviews
    Although I wanted one, I'm sort of glad I didn't have a job through A Levels as I know people who didn't put as much effort in due to job commitments :/
    One of my friends had 3 jobs and quit one in January .How she did it -.- I don't know .Money is evil!!


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    (Original post by Nerol)
    Try applying for summer camps in the UK, or work on a campsite, or adventure park or something like that. Things like that are over the summer, temporary and often provide accommodation too! And they usually pay quite well. Or just go into your local pubs and bars and apply for work there.
    I assume summer camps and things like that would've already hired their staff by now.

    Anyway I agree that pubs and bar are probably the best bet right now to find a job since they're usually hire people all the time - I think. But do you or anyone know of any websites that I could apply through for pubs and bar jobs?
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    (Original post by livealittle)
    Keep reapplying
    What's there to do
    Where were your interviews?At least you got past the first stage


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    John lewis and boots lol yeah.. I guess I got a interview for the 7th August, but I was thinking that its too late.. ugh!
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    (Original post by Jack93o)
    But do you or anyone know of any websites that I could apply through for pubs and bar jobs?
    I use Indeed jobs and sometimes on there you can apply through the site. Whenever I've applied to pubs/restaurants I've done it through sending my CV in an email.


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    Bless you.
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    Hey you can check the Primarks career site. They have alot of job listings, and I think I saw a few temp jobs. Theres also New Look and other stores. Just gotta look around and grab what you can find!
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    (Original post by corax)
    I use Indeed jobs and sometimes on there you can apply through the site. Whenever I've applied to pubs/restaurants I've done it through sending my CV in an email.


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    do you find those emails from the indeed website?

    what I've found is that most of the job openings want you to work for a few months minimum, but I can only work until mid sept before I go back to uni. They also want previous experience as well, brilliant :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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