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    hello I'm 16 and i really want to get a job in order to pay for my medical project abroad this summer. In total it will cost £990.however, i don't know where to start to look for a part-time job. Do i just walk into a shop and ask for a job?
    I also do not have a CV, is it really necessary to have one in order to get a part-time job in a shop, or will some just hire me if i ask?

    finally do you think that if i were to work on the weekends that i would save enough money?
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    (Original post by Questions4367)
    hello I'm 16 and i really want to get a job in order to pay for my medical project abroad this summer. In total it will cost £990.however, i don't know where to start to look for a part-time job. Do i just walk into a shop and ask for a job?
    I also do not have a CV, is it really necessary to have one in order to get a part-time job in a shop, or will some just hire me if i ask?

    finally do you think that if i were to work on the weekends that i would save enough money?
    It would help if you had a CV to be honest. It really is worth making one up.
    In terms of getting a job, you can go into a shop and ask if they are hiring- but you cant just go in and ask for a job and get one there and then. You would usually have to hand in your CV or apply online.
    Websites such as indeed.com have a lot of jobs on so are worth a look. Some places require you to apply online, such as mcdonalds, asda, tesco, sainsburys etc, so look on their websites. Some places will have adverts in their windows if they are hiring, so its worth keeping an eye out. Also give your CV into anywhere that will take one.
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    (Original post by Questions4367)
    hello I'm 16 and i really want to get a job in order to pay for my medical project abroad this summer. In total it will cost £990.however, i don't know where to start to look for a part-time job. Do i just walk into a shop and ask for a job?
    I also do not have a CV, is it really necessary to have one in order to get a part-time job in a shop, or will some just hire me if i ask?

    finally do you think that if i were to work on the weekends that i would save enough money?
    You need a CV. There are lots of templates online, and TSR has a dedicated forum as well.

    Print off a bunch of copies of your CV. It's coming up to Christmas so places should be hiring for temps soon. Go into shops if they have adverts, and ask in the shop if they don't. Don't get disheartened if you get lots of rejections, that's perfectly normal. I would advise trying smaller shops before bigger ones, as they tend to be more competitive.

    I've calculated that if you could get a part-time position for 8 hours per week on NMW for 32 weeks, you would earn exactly £990.72, so it would be enough, especially if the place you get a job in pays above the minimum wage.

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by Edminzodo)
    You need a CV. There are lots of templates online, and TSR has a dedicated forum as well.

    Print off a bunch of copies of your CV. It's coming up to Christmas so places should be hiring for temps soon. Go into shops if they have adverts, and ask in the shop if they don't. Don't get disheartened if you get lots of rejections, that's perfectly normal. I would advise trying smaller shops before bigger ones, as they tend to be more competitive.

    I've calculated that if you could get a part-time position for 8 hours per week on NMW for 32 weeks, you would earn exactly £990.72, so it would be enough, especially if the place you get a job in pays above the minimum wage.

    Good luck!
    Thank you so much, 😊👍🏾👍🏾
 
 
 
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