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    ????? I have tried some websites but its all too confusing man
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    ????? I have tried some websites but its all too confusing man
    What's confusing about it? You have to apply online for most stores anyway so get used to it, laddy.
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    What's confusing about it? You have to apply online for most stores anyway so get used to it, laddy.
    Okay so I just go on stores websites? Thanks, I was reffering to websites like Monster.co.uk
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    (Original post by SuperHuman98)
    Okay so I just go on stores websites? Thanks, I was reffering to websites like Monster.co.uk
    Job searching websites will usually refer you to the original websites anyway.

    You'll notice how most retail applications will be really similar when applying online; you'll get a stupid situation awareness test thing where there hardly ever seems to be a correct answer, and loads of boxes where you have to right stories about yourself ~ 'Describe one time where you showed good leadership skills', etc. This can be tedious after a while, so it could be a good idea to have a Word document with these sort of answers so that, once perfected, you can copy and paste them in when applying to save time.

    Examples can be found by searching something generic such as 'common interview questions and answers'.
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    Next are looking for people to work in the Summer sale next month. You may find something temporarily there.

    https://careers.next.co.uk/retail/retailvacancies.aspx
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    (Original post by Davalla)
    Job searching websites will usually refer you to the original websites anyway.

    You'll notice how most retail applications will be really similar when applying online; you'll get a stupid situation awareness test thing where there hardly ever seems to be a correct answer, and loads of boxes where you have to right stories about yourself ~ 'Describe one time where you showed good leadership skills', etc. This can be tedious after a while, so it could be a good idea to have a Word document with these sort of answers so that, once perfected, you can copy and paste them in when applying to save time.

    Examples can be found by searching something generic such as 'common interview questions and answers'.
    Is it a big deal if the job says I have to have an interest for the products they sell? Yet im not really an expert on them
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    Is it a big deal if the job says I have to have an interest for the products they sell? Yet im not really an expert on them
    Not really - you should have a familiarity with the main products but you can just research a few things online. If you get to an interview, they might ask if there is anything in particular that you like to buy at the store, etc, so looking up the menu or remembering brands could help, depending on what you apply for.

    Just do a bit of preparation basically.
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