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How long does it take to find a job in the UK?

Just curios to compare it to here in Italy.I've been jobless since November and it's very hard to find a new job.How is it in the UK?

Asked By: Brenno - 1/12/2008
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It depends on what jobs you're applying to, but in some industries you could literally find a job within a week of being here, and then start the very next day after you get hired... More
Answered By: Cari - 1/13/2008
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It entirely depends on the kindof job you're applying for, your situation, qualifications, application, presenation, interview etc. You can't just generally estimate it...different for everyone.
Answered By: mirrors and smoke - 1/12/2008
 
In the food industry you would be able to find work within days.
Answered By: colmenar - 1/12/2008
 
not long at all, there are plenty of employment agencies you can register with to find a job, there are lots of italian people here who have founds jobs easily. www.adecco.co.uk www.brookstreet.co.uk www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk
Answered By: Ade - 1/12/2008
 
How long is a piece of string? So many variables, it is hard to answer your question.
Answered By: Cherrypicker - 1/12/2008
 
with this economy, no chance
Answered By: janson N - 1/12/2008
 
Depends how bad you want one me-thinks.
Answered By: davetherave - 1/12/2008
 
It very much depends upon what you want to do, there are plenty of jobs out there, you can get a job in a matter of days if you wanted to, it may not necessarily be exactly what you want to do but there's nothing stopping you from taking one of these jobs and earning money whilst searching for the job you really want.
Answered By: Marilyn F - 1/12/2008
 
If you're prepared to look, and prepared to do anything, you can get one immediately - just look around town - somebody wants something, or someone, all the time. Ask,Ask,Ask.
Answered By: taffsandy - 1/12/2008
 
well..it depens on what you want...and how far you're willing to go for it really. but good luck
Answered By: princepesa2000 - 1/12/2008
 
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