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    Does anyone know how important references are for summer jobs? I've never had a job, and am not sure I can contact my form tutor to get his phone number/address

    Also, the form asks me to bring proof of my eligibility to work in the UK after asking for my NI number; doesn't the NI thing bit mean I'm allowed to work here? If not, what does it do? Thanks.
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    I give the schools phone number whenever I put a teacher down !
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    Just bring a passport if they ask you for interview.

    Also give them the phone number for your school and a family friend as a character reference.
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    (Original post by kat2pult)
    Just bring a passport if they ask you for interview.

    Also give them the phone number for your school and a family friend as a character reference.
    Yeah, I was going to, but I was curious about what the NI actually did if it didn't count :p:

    Does it matter if my form tutor has no idea I'm putting him down for the reference?
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    (Original post by Zygroth)
    Yeah, I was going to, but I was curious about what the NI actually did if it didn't count :p:

    Does it matter if my form tutor has no idea I'm putting him down for the reference?
    You should let them know, it's only polite.

    Also, they'll only contact your referees once you've accepted a job.
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    (Original post by kat2pult)
    You should let them know, it's only polite.

    Also, they'll only contact your referees once you've accepted a job.
    Well yeah... but if I was sure I could contact him I doubt he'd mind giving his address/phone number. I think I'll go in tomorrow, hope they still have a vacancy first (was supposed to give this in today) then ask before filling it in. What sort of things do they ask a reference anyway? I could just put down anyone and they wouldn't know
 
 
 
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