How do I go about getting a job?

I'm 16, I need to get a job and earn some money, but I've never worked before so I don't really know how it all works. First of all does anyone have any suggestions for the sort of place I could work weekday evenings? And how do I go about applying? Do I send my CV to random places I might like to work for, and what would I write to go with it? Can I go into places and ask whether they have vacancies?

Asked By: GRC♪ - 4/18/2008
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Hi there! The kind of places you might be able to work depends what time you finish school and where you live! If you're in a city and the shops don't close until 7pm, you could work in retail as long as you could get there by 3 or 4pm. Most part time shifts tend to be 4 hours at a time. But you never know; some places... More
Answered By: Emmie - 4/20/2008
Additional Answers (7)
how about wokring in a video rental store? such as blockbuster, and just pop along with your cv and ask if they have any jobs going, how about your local supermarket?
Answered By: lifes2short - 4/18/2008
Try asking friends and family and people you know in your area if they know of any jobs available where they work, then if that doesn't work then just go into shops and ask if they have any vacancies and they will either ask for a CV or give you an application form
Answered By: grindzewall - 4/18/2008
You aren't neglecting your education I hope! Fine to earn a bit of pocket money delivering papers or dishing up the occasional burger but keep your attention on the main deal: get those exams.
Answered By: ROBERT D - 4/18/2008
Retail. Plenty of job opportunities targeted at your age group. Try doing a little volunteer work. It'll look good on your CV, and give you an idea about what sort of career you might like.
Answered By: buttergog - 4/18/2008
You could do God's work. The pay is little or nothing but you will be rewarded in Heaven.
Answered By: Pat S - 4/18/2008
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Answered By: Hoha H - 4/19/2008
Most places only need a CV these days... More
Answered By: Huggles [mozzafan] - 4/20/2008
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