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    Starting working part time at uni but don't like the job. I've been here for less than a week so don't need to give a notice period, I feel like just calling them and telling them I quit but my friend said I should do it in person. I don't want to go all the way there just to say I'm not coming back. Also, I feel bad quitting so soon. Advice?
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    What don't you like about it? Can't you give it say a month in total and then decide to quit?
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    (Original post by DrawTheLine)
    What don't you like about it? Can't you give it say a month in total and then decide to quit?
    I'm at university so I didn't want a job that would be too stressful but this job, I'm on my feet throughout the whole shift and I don't get a break (although it is only 6 hours per shift). Still, after university that's just not what I want to be doing. It is a lot more demanding than I thought it would be. Also, I finish late, which I didn't mind at first, but I have to take public transport which is scarce after certain hours. The area is dead and the only people I see around seem intoxicated which makes me uncomfortable. I just don't think the money is worth it. I've had other jobs that I hated but still kept for a while, this one I cannot see myself doing it.

    That was a lot, sorry.
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    (Original post by grl9096)
    I'm at university so I didn't want a job that would be too stressful but this job, I'm on my feet throughout the whole shift and I don't get a break (although it is only 6 hours per shift). Still, after university that's just not what I want to be doing. It is a lot more demanding than I thought it would be. Also, I finish late, which I didn't mind at first, but I have to take public transport which is scarce after certain hours. The area is dead and the only people I see around seem intoxicated which makes me uncomfortable. I just don't think the money is worth it. I've had other jobs that I hated but still kept for a while, this one I cannot see myself doing it.

    That was a lot, sorry.
    It's probably best to tell them in person, but explain your reasoning just so it doesn't look like you're "too lazy".
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    Honestly you can do what you want, saying it in person might leave a better impression and help you get across why the job wasn't for you a bit better than over the phone. At the end of the day, what's the worst that could happen, though; what are they going to do? Fire you?
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    (Original post by vityamins)
    Honestly you can do what you want, saying it in person might leave a better impression and help you get across why the job wasn't for you a bit better than over the phone. At the end of the day, what's the worst that could happen, though; what are they going to do? Fire you?
    Well, that would make things easier for me so I wouldn't mind if they did haha
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    (Original post by grl9096)
    I'm at university so I didn't want a job that would be too stressful but this job, I'm on my feet throughout the whole shift and I don't get a break (although it is only 6 hours per shift). Still, after university that's just not what I want to be doing. It is a lot more demanding than I thought it would be. Also, I finish late, which I didn't mind at first, but I have to take public transport which is scarce after certain hours. The area is dead and the only people I see around seem intoxicated which makes me uncomfortable. I just don't think the money is worth it. I've had other jobs that I hated but still kept for a while, this one I cannot see myself doing it.

    That was a lot, sorry.
    You're not entitled to a break unless you work for more than 6 hours at a time
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    (Original post by bones-mccoy)
    You're not entitled to a break unless you work for more than 6 hours at a time
    I didn't know that. I've had jobs before that were only 4/5 hours shifts and I still got a 10-20 minutes break
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    Thanks for the replies. I told them this morning that I don't think it's going to work out. I'm free!
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    (Original post by grl9096)
    I didn't know that. I've had jobs before that were only 4/5 hours shifts and I still got a 10-20 minutes break
    Yeah, companies are only obliged to give over 18's a 20 minute break if they work for 6 hours or more. If you're between 16 and 18, though, you get half an hour if you work 4.5 hours or more.
 
 
 
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