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    So ive applied for a weekend job for the next 6 months at this B&B. Originally planned to work at least 6 hours on saturday and 5 hours on sunday but my parents disagreed because im currently doing A levels and i'll have no rest apparently. The work does appear tiring but i really want the experience and money so they decided to agree if i only do it once a week. But doesn't it seem too embarrassing? The place is really high class and a lot of people were really wanting the job + theyre paying people to train me. I don''t know what to do...

    Any advice on how i could balance school and work? and any opinions on my parents decision of once a week job?
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    (Original post by yeolk)
    So ive applied for a weekend job for the next 6 months at this B&B. Originally planned to work at least 6 hours on saturday and 5 hours on sunday but my parents disagreed because im currently doing A levels and i'll have no rest apparently. The work does appear tiring but i really want the experience and money so they decided to agree if i only do it once a week. But doesn't it seem too embarrassing? The place is really high class and a lot of people were really wanting the job + theyre paying people to train me. I don''t know what to do...

    Any advice on how i could balance school and work? and any opinions on my parents decision of once a week job?

    I wouldn't see it as embarrassing. If it was a problem then your employer wouldn't allow you to work only one day a week.

    Your parents want to be sure that the hours do not eat into your studying time. If you can persuade/convince them that instead those extra hours cut into something else (such as watching TV/being on the internet/socialising/lazing around), then you might be able to convince them.

    There might also be a compromise. How about only committing to 1 shift a week but making it clear to your employer that you are happy to take on the additional weekend shift should any colleagues be ill/on holiday etc?
 
 
 
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