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    I don’t have much experience so which shops give out jobs to the inexperienced? except food shops. How much work experience are they looking for? How many times a week? For how long? I’m so desperate! I’m looking to look for one after june because i’m going sweden in june so there’d be no point for me to applying right now. But i did before and I kept getting rejected. My cv is alright.
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    Lots of places give jobs to people without experience. Just keep looking and applying online and handing your CV out. Work experience requests vary depending on the job role and the company. Times a week depends on your schedule and the job role. How long again depends on the company and job role.
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    Lots of places give jobs to people without experience. Just keep looking and applying online and handing your CV out. Work experience requests vary depending on the job role and the company. Times a week depends on your schedule and the job role. How long again depends on the company and job role.
    I want to work in retail though. And they’ve been rejecting me! I have 4-5 days experience in a charity shop. Do they want me to do more?
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    I want to work in retail though. And they’ve been rejecting me! I have 4-5 days experience in a charity shop. Do they want me to do more?
    I got my first job in retail with 0 experience. You haven't applied everywhere so just keep applying and something will come up.
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    I got my first job in retail with 0 experience. You haven't applied everywhere so just keep applying and something will come up.
    Do you know what shops in particular don’t need one? I’ve applied to primark, wh smith, new look, john lewis, lolas cupcake! And more
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    Do you know what shops in particular don’t need one? I’ve applied to primark, wh smith, new look, john lewis, lolas cupcake! And more
    No I don't know specifically sorry
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    Do you know what shops in particular don’t need one? I’ve applied to primark, wh smith, new look, john lewis, lolas cupcake! And more
    The way you have to think of it is that for every position you apply for, there will be hundreds of other applicants (especially for such well known retailers like you’ve mentioned) so if someone applies who has worked in another shop for 5 years or even for their brand previously then they will always take them on. So because of this competition, you are likely to be accepted when the competition is not comparable to your experience, so they will then choose you as their best applicant if that makes sense. It is impossible to predict when that will be the case so you will just have to keep applying, possibly for hundreds of positions, and hope that nobody with more experience applies for the same role!

    Good luck! I’m sure you will get there eventually, you just have to be patient and stay determined!
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    Lots of places give jobs to people without experience. Just keep looking and applying online and handing your CV out. Work experience requests vary depending on the job role and the company. Times a week depends on your schedule and the job role. How long again depends on the company and job role.
    I agree.
    Try mcdonalds, they take on a lot of students and they dont tend to require much experience. Its a good starting point and their hours are pretty flexible as well.
 
 
 
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