Bringing In An Extra Income With Part Time Work

November 26th, 2009

Some teenagers would like to be able to get a job and earn money. A good place to start yourpart time job hunt is on a website like A part time job is ideal for people who are still at school, as the hours are generally more convenient. If you are looking for a part time job vacancy then follow these guidelines:

• You should always have a copy of your CV ready, which should be fully up to date. You should write a CV even if you have never worked before. You need to ensure your CV really sells you and makes you stand out from the competition, so ensure you detail your previous experiences and highlight areas where you have excelled.

• Smart dress and a well groomed appearance is vital when you attend a job interview. For example, make sure your finger nails and hair are neat and tidy. Depending on the position your outfit should be smart or smart casual. A polo and khaki pants will be ideal for men and a polo and skirt for the women will do well for the interview. This would mean that moderate shoes must be used to match the outfit. If one wears a lot of earrings, it is advisable to remove some to present the person better.

• Rejections are a normal part of the process when searching for a new job. This is nothing personal but some employers will prefer someone who has some experience. Even if one is rejected, the person must not give up in getting that part time and move on to the next potential employer.

• When one is already in front of the employer, a firm handshake is always a good start. Walking in and showing ones sincerity in getting the job is another. A strong candidate will make use of the time by talking about their skills, achievements and ambition.

• It is worth noting that the interviewer may have other candidates to see, so don’t expect to be told if you have been successful straight away. By keeping a list of the places where one went for interview, one will be able to call and follow up the status of the application.

Part time jobs are available in various places. One might find one while walking in the neighborhood, checking the school bulletin board or local paper and even the web for job postings. Supermarkets are great part-time employers, look online by typing in ASDA job vacancies for a list of results.

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