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As the title says, pay doesn't matter too much. Really I want to save up for something important. Mainly I can work during school holidays. So does anyone have any suggestions?
Oh and also, I would prefer to work in retail/ catering industry... (barista, waiter, shop assistant, shelf stocker...)
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As the title says, pay doesn't matter too much. Really I want to save up for something important. Mainly I can work during school holidays. So does anyone have any suggestions?
McDonalds.
They are quite flexible with hours etc. And you can do less hours in term time/more hours in the holidays etc.
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McDonalds.
They are quite flexible with hours etc. And you can do less hours in term time/more hours in the holidays etc.
Ummmmm, ok
I'm sorry, I don't want to seem arrogant but I'll be honest. That doesn't appeal to me... :/
I would prefer more, higher class jobs (Starbucks, Costa, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Next)
Are those out of the question?
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Sainsbury's employ loads of Uni students in my area. Supermarkets are generally your best bet!

Good luck!
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Ummmmm, ok
I'm sorry, I don't want to seem arrogant but I'll be honest. That doesn't appeal to me... :/
I would prefer more, higher class jobs (Starbucks, Costa, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Next)
Are those out of the question?
I don't really know much about the other placed you have mentioned, but they are worth a try. And McDonald's isn't that bad you know. I've worked there myself for 8 years. With jobs, you have to take whatever you get offered.
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I've worked at Fat Face all throughout sixth form and during my gap year. Pay is £7.50ph which was higher than all my friends pay and I was on a 4 hours contract at weekends so I could fit it around my studies. Then in the holidays when the needed more staff they'd just give me more hours. You get fab clothes at a huge discount and they're really flexible for students. If you have a local store, hand your CV in x
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I've worked at Fat Face all throughout sixth form and during my gap year. Pay is £7.50ph which was higher than all my friends pay and I was on a 4 hours contract at weekends so I could fit it around my studies. Then in the holidays when the needed more staff they'd just give me more hours. You get fab clothes at a huge discount and they're really flexible for students. If you have a local store, hand your CV in x
I actually do have a local store (Westfield) so I'll give that a go!
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I don't really know much about the other placed you have mentioned, but they are worth a try. And McDonald's isn't that bad you know. I've worked there myself for 8 years. With jobs, you have to take whatever you get offered.
I just checked on the McDonalds job website, and there were no vacancies in London
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Three!!

If you can speak to people, love talking about technology and are genuinely motivated to hit targets/goals it could be the perf place.

Pay is £7.70 (it rises up the longer you stay) and you have monthly and quarterly bonus incentives

I'm coming to the end of my time there, if you have any Qs feel free to ask. I much preferred a job with constant challenge and better pay over sitting in Asda/Tesco doing sod all.

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Three!!

If you can speak to people, love talking about technology and are genuinely motivated to hit targets/goals it could be the perf place.

Pay is £7.70 (it rises up the longer you stay) and you have monthly and quarterly bonus incentives

I'm coming to the end of my time there, if you have any Qs feel free to ask. I much preferred a job with constant challenge and better pay over sitting in Asda/Tesco doing sod all.

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Do they hire 16 year olds, also can I work when I want? Like ONLY during school holidays?
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Good point! I actually use 3
Do they hire 16 year olds, also can I work when I want? Like ONLY during school holidays?
Yeah, they do!

Nah, you get a fixed weekly contract usually one of: 12 hours a week, 16 hours a week (what I did), 20 hours a week, 30 hours a week etc. You do get holidays and they're quite flexible with when you have exams to take.

You have to work alongside school.
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I just checked on the McDonalds job website, and there were no vacancies in London
That surprises me. A lot of McDonalds are taking on at the moment (especially as all stores will eventually be eotf). I would have thought even more so in London.
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Ummmmm, ok
I'm sorry, I don't want to seem arrogant but I'll be honest. That doesn't appeal to me... :/
I would prefer more, higher class jobs (Starbucks, Costa, Waitrose, Sainsburys, Next)
Are those out of the question?
I've been working at Waitrose for two years now and joined straight after my 16th Birthday they've been great with exams so far and pay well depending on where you work it starts from about £6.98 an hour, you get a yearly bonus based on profits of the whole company and get decent amounts of holidays for example working two days a week gives you 9 days and after three months get 25% off in John Lewis (12% on electrical) and 15% in Waitrose.

By all means apply for a job at your local waitrose all jobs are advertised online at jlpjobs (just google that and it should come up)

Anymore questions just ask me or post in the waitrose thread
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I've been working at Waitrose for two years now and joined straight after my 16th Birthday they've been great with exams so far and pay well depending on where you work it starts from about £6.98 an hour, you get a yearly bonus based on profits of the whole company and get decent amounts of holidays for example working two days a week gives you 9 days and after three months get 25% off in John Lewis (12% on electrical) and 15% in Waitrose.

By all means apply for a job at your local waitrose all jobs are advertised online at jlpjobs (just google that and it should come up)

Anymore questions just ask me or post in the waitrose thread
Thanks!
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I know Most sainsburys are taking on give them a shout in your local area
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(Original post by bulgylau)
As the title says, pay doesn't matter too much. Really I want to save up for something important. Mainly I can work during school holidays. So does anyone have any suggestions?
Oh and also, I would prefer to work in retail/ catering industry... (barista, waiter, shop assistant, shelf stocker...)
Sainsbury's!!! I know you said you don't really care about the pay but it's really good pay (£9.20 base pay). The hours are quite flexible and you can choose to do overtime whenever you want really. I work in the bakery on my Sainsbury's and its quite easy and the people are super nice!
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(Original post by bulgylau)
As the title says, pay doesn't matter too much. Really I want to save up for something important. Mainly I can work during school holidays. So does anyone have any suggestions?
Oh and also, I would prefer to work in retail/ catering industry... (barista, waiter, shop assistant, shelf stocker...)
Hi

If you are looking for work which can be flexible around school you may find it useful to search for a job on a website that specialises in part time or flexible vacancies. A good example is the Timewise website:
https://www.timewisejobs.co.uk/

If you need any more support with employment, education or careers advice you can also chat for free, online, to one of our experienced advisers from 8am to 10pm at this website:
https://nationalcareersservice.direc...ontact-us/home

I hope this helps and good luck!
Rosy
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