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    Hi, I've recently filled out an application form for a Garden Centre.
    I'm excited to work, I'm sixteen, but have a few questions.

    1) How often do I get breaks (could be standing constantly).
    2) Are cash registers (if needed to operate), easy to use. Will they also give the amount of change I need to give the customer?
    3) As a 16 year old, am I committed to working here for a set time, or can I leave whenever I want.
    4) Do you get much time to socialise with other staff, and is it easy to get to know each other as the 'newbie', and will they make you part of their team?

    Thanks so much for reading, and I'd appreciate it if I could get a few opinions on the questions above.

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    Hi, I've recently filled out an application form for a Garden Centre.
    I'm excited to work, I'm sixteen, but have a few questions.

    1) How often do I get breaks (could be standing constantly).
    2) Are cash registers (if needed to operate), easy to use. Will they also give the amount of change I need to give the customer?
    3) As a 16 year old, am I committed to working here for a set time, or can I leave whenever I want.
    4) Do you get much time to socialise with other staff, and is it easy to get to know each other as the 'newbie', and will they make you part of their team?

    Thanks so much for reading, and I'd appreciate it if I could get a few opinions on the questions above.

    iAppleTom
    Think legally you should be given a break, can't remember if it is after every 4 or 6 hours you work, think it is 4. Cash registers you should be given training, will take time to get used to but after a while it should be easy enough to get your head round it, make sure you ask for help though if you get stuck. Usually if you intend to leave you have to give a months notice, unless you are on probation then usually you can leave pretty much straight way then again that depends on who you work for. Again it varies, most places people do try and get to know you and usually they organise a social night out etc.
 
 
 
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