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i wanting to get a part time job that pays well but the only job i can get isn't worth putting on your CV.

is it because i won't work less then £10 an hour and only can work a few nights?


what shalll i do?
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You know what i'm the same. I am looking for a job and can't get one . It getting me down because I need the money to save up for uni and i'm broke and looks like i'm gonna stay that way :eek: . I have tried all the hotels in heathrow - nothing - all the shops and supermarkets and (wait for it) nothing. I have a excellent CV but it doesnt seem to help :rolleyes: but i have just handed my CV into safeway so lets wait and see.
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what qualifications do you have? Pay is directly proportional to qualifications and experience.
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what qualifications do you have? Pay is directly proportional to qualifications and experience.

well the fact is i'm at college trying to better myself but i need a job to support my family on. I don't want to work all the hours of the week. this is why i think i 'm stuck.
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£10/hour is a bit demanding considering you are only a college student!!! Why can you not accept anything less than this?!? :confused:
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£10/hour is a bit demanding considering you are only a college student!!! Why can you not accept anything less than this?!? :confused:

well i'm 21 got my own home to run and a 3 year old child to look after. The childcare on him cost £3.50 min so i need a good pay
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i wanting to get a part time job that pays well but the only job i can get isn't worth putting on your CV.
If you're trainging to get qualifications it doesn't matter what the job looks like on your CV...if you can do the job and they'll pay you for it I don't see that there is a problem?
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If you're trainging to get qualifications it doesn't matter what the job looks like on your CV...if you can do the job and they'll pay you for it I don't see that there is a problem?

well the fact is the only job i get is modeling (glamour, topless etc) being an escort, dancing (table top, lap dance, private etc). these are just a few that i can get though they are all jobs thta i woundn't be able to write down on my CV.

So shall i take one of these jobs or not bother?
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Telesales...maybe?
I doubt you'll get a job paying £10 p/h if your still in college, regardless of how many kids you have/house you own. Do you live in a city?? At least if you do you'll have a better chance of finding a job then if you live in a ****ty town like me!!! Eugh, out of the 3 you just mentioned i wouldn't be an escort...glamour modelling yeah woteva, i mean, you cant put it on a CV but it still pays.
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(Original post by Anne)

is it because i won't work less then £10 an hour and only can work a few nights?

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(Original post by -xsarahx-)
Telesales...maybe?
I doubt you'll get a job paying £10 p/h if your still in college, regardless of how many kids you have/house you own. Do you live in a city?? At least if you do you'll have a better chance of finding a job then if you live in a ****ty town like me!!! Eugh, out of the 3 you just mentioned i wouldn't be an escort...glamour modelling yeah woteva, i mean, you cant put it on a CV but it still pays.

i don't live in the city but it doesn't take me long to get there.

well i suppose i woundn't put it on my CV but what would i say i was doing when they ask me. would i lie or tell the truth and why i'm doing it?
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the truth is that you can't be too picky about it. you are at college and therefore has no education, firms would then rather employ someone that is educated. i'm not saying that you should take anything that you absolutely dislike, but don't say no to everything either. hope you find something
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you could look into ways to make money on the internet e.g. selling stuff on eBay - the income is not guaranteed, of course, but if you have the internet at home then you can "work" without having to pay for childcare.

Are you friends with any other mums in a similar situation so that you could swap like: monday you look after your child and her child and she works, tuesday she looks after both children and you can work

or similar ?

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you could look into ways to make money on the internet e.g. selling stuff on eBay - the income is not guaranteed, of course, but if you have the internet at home then you can "work" without having to pay for childcare.

Are you friends with any other mums in a similar situation so that you could swap like: monday you look after your child and her child and she works, tuesday she looks after both children and you can work

or similar ?

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well the fact is am a student so i can only do nights but i can't afford to work less then £10 but my friends round here are in a similar situation but they need it through the day which i can't offer.

The fact is a need aregualr income but i can't find a job that i like otherwise i would sellthing on ebay.
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well the fact is am a student so i can only do nights but i can't afford to work less then £10 but my friends round here are in a similar situation but they need it through the day which i can't offer.

The fact is a need aregualr income but i can't find a job that i like otherwise i would sellthing on ebay.
is there anyone who could have your child for you like a relative or someone? I imagine child care is harder to find at nights, too. What about working weekends?

I mean, at the moment if you dont have a job you are getting £0 per hour so anything above childcare costs really is an improvement on that. When you have more experience maybe you will find it easier to get better-paid work... £10 an hour is hard to come by for the kinds of jobs you can generally get as a student.

you could sell stuff on ebay etc to supplement your income while you are looking for a job or to give you a bit of extra income if you can't find a job that pays as much as you want.

you could also look for jobs where the employer has a subsidised creche, but places might be harder to come by if you are not a fulltime employee.

have you checked if you are eligible for any benefits as you have a dependent child?
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£10/hour is near £21,000 in a full time job which is very often now a graduate level job, so anyone who's willing to pay that much pro rata will want someone of graduate ability of with lots of experience in the field.
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is there anyone who could have your child for you like a relative or someone? I imagine child care is harder to find at nights, too. What about working weekends?

I mean, at the moment if you dont have a job you are getting £0 per hour so anything above childcare costs really is an improvement on that. When you have more experience maybe you will find it easier to get better-paid work... £10 an hour is hard to come by for the kinds of jobs you can generally get as a student.

you could sell stuff on ebay etc to supplement your income while you are looking for a job or to give you a bit of extra income if you can't find a job that pays as much as you want.

you could also look for jobs where the employer has a subsidised creche, but places might be harder to come by if you are not a fulltime employee.

have you checked if you are eligible for any benefits as you have a dependent child?
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listen to this: you can work for a printers that pays around £17 an hour but you have to work 12 hours over a FULL NIGHT for 3 days a week, then get a week to recover!
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is there anyone who could have your child for you like a relative or someone? I imagine child care is harder to find at nights, too. What about working weekends?

I mean, at the moment if you dont have a job you are getting £0 per hour so anything above childcare costs really is an improvement on that. When you have more experience maybe you will find it easier to get better-paid work... £10 an hour is hard to come by for the kinds of jobs you can generally get as a student.

you could sell stuff on ebay etc to supplement your income while you are looking for a job or to give you a bit of extra income if you can't find a job that pays as much as you want.

you could also look for jobs where the employer has a subsidised creche, but places might be harder to come by if you are not a fulltime employee.

have you checked if you are eligible for any benefits as you have a dependent child?
well i'm on benefits now but i'm trying to get off them and support my way through college and soon be uni.

My family doesn't agree with me going to college and uni while a got a child therefore where not talk. (i can undrestand where they are coming from but i got to try to better ny self)

It is easier to find soemone at the night as i can get a babysitter but at the weekend there a creche where i can use but hey charge £3.50 an hour.

i'm trying to get a job but i want to the job center and they said i was able to claim any childcare cost, which i don't understand at the moment i pay out £100 a week on childcare but i get soem of it paid for.

Maybe i should set my standards lower and work for next nothing or maybe get one of these jobs either way i have got to think about it
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listen to this: you can work for a printers that pays around £17 an hour but you have to work 12 hours over a FULL NIGHT for 3 days a week, then get a week to recover!

where this?

i don't sleep that much anyway so i know i can work nights
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