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    First time being employed and I have a few questions... Sorry if they seem a bit naive but I have 0 experience in this area!


    I had been sent my contract in the mail to sign and give in during training next weekend. 14 hour part time contract but no explanation of what days this will be!

    The guy who had informed me of my offer had told me that it will "most likely be weekends", but I am wondering:
    1. When I get my shift schedule? During induction training?
    2. Will we be asked what days suit us?
    2. If I am not happy with the schedule (I am in college so I need to shape it around my academia) will I able to discuss it with my manager?

    I feel that the schedule has been made without any consultation and so I am quite worried about discussing this with my manager as I don't know them and don't want them to have a bad perception of me.


    Thank you so much for your help
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    You're best off emailing HR and asking the questions you have asked us. Have you signed the contract yet? You should always find out these things before you sign the contract. I'm sure it will be to your liking but it's always good to check first. I would imagine most people would get an email or something telling them the days that they're contracted to work for, or maybe you would find out closer to the start date. I think either way you should email them to get it off your chest.

    Now if you're not happy with the schedule, you can negotiate with them but remember your work affects their performance as well so if changing your schedule would affect the company's performance, then they might not change it. But that's with my company and I guess that would be the same for some other companies too.
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    You're best off emailing HR and asking the questions you have asked us. Have you signed the contract yet? You should always find out these things before you sign the contract. I'm sure it will be to your liking but it's always good to check first. I would imagine most people would get an email or something telling them the days that they're contracted to work for, or maybe you would find out closer to the start date. I think either way you should email them to get it off your chest.

    Now if you're not happy with the schedule, you can negotiate with them but remember your work affects their performance as well so if changing your schedule would affect the company's performance, then they might not change it. But that's with my company and I guess that would be the same for some other companies too.
    Hi, thank you so much for your advise. It has calmed me down a little. I had contacted HR and they have cleared quite a lot up for me. The contract wasn't signed at the time either thank you again.

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    (Original post by LenniesRabbit)
    Hi, thank you so much for your advise. It has calmed me down a little. I had contacted HR and they have cleared quite a lot up for me. The contract wasn't signed at the time either thank you again.

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    No problem, I'm glad you got things cleared up Let me know if you have any other questions.
 
 
 
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