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So I currently work at Next part time whilst studying Computer Science at University, it's a job at the end of the day and i'm very happy to be working for a company that has a reputation from a day to day basis.

I want to work for a more IT literate company though, I was thinking of applying to Maplin but would it be worth it?
Working in a field of knowledge I'm fluent in seems to be better...

Currently, I have attained about 1 year and a few months @ Next

Please give me your opinions

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The main point is, will the transition of going from Next to Maplins as a job benefit me with the current high knowledge I have within IT.
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You might enjoy it more, you certainly might be more useful in a customer-facing role, so it's probably worth applying.
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Maplins is a shop for marking up computer/electronical components and shelling them off to people who haven't heard of Scan or Amazon. You won't learn much from working there, I reckon. Also, I seriously doubt that it will open any specialist doors for you, either.

If they have more favourable working conditions, however, go for it!
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You might enjoy it more, you certainly might be more useful in a customer-facing role, so it's probably worth applying.
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Maplins is a shop for marking up computer/electronical components and shelling them off to people who haven't heard of Scan or Amazon. You won't learn much from working there, I reckon. Also, I seriously doubt that it will open any specialist doors for you, either.

If they have more favourable working conditions, however, go for it!
Yeah, I might have to that into consideration...

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Apply, but don't quit until you have somewhere.

Plus, any customer experience is important for IT. Whilst it won't teach you technical skills, IT is often to serve a purpose, and the best IT Technicians that can fulfil a client's or customers (who may know nothing about IT) needs. Any customer experience teaches you these communication skills.
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(Original post by AsadP)
So I currently work at Next part time whilst studying Computer Science at University, it's a job at the end of the day and i'm very happy to be working for a company that has a reputation from a day to day basis.

I want to work for a more IT literate company though, I was thinking of applying to Maplin but would it be worth it?
Working in a field of knowledge I'm fluent in seems to be better...

Currently, I have attained about 1 year and a few months @ Next

Please give me your opinions

:confused:

The main point is, will the transition of going from Next to Maplins as a job benefit me with the current high knowledge I have within IT.
Its worth a try.
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