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Is it ok to walk into a store that hasn't advertised job availability and ask?

I want to work in the bakery department at Giant Eagle, but I've been watching for months, and I haven't seen either of the entry-level positions I want open up at the two locations near me. I'm 18, this would be my first job and I don't know the how people would normally go about it, or if it's realistic to try and get a job there like that. Please help :) Thanks

Asked By: Emma - 2/28/2012
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Absolutely. I have done this before and it sometimes works. Make yourself presentable, be polite and ask to speak with a manager. However, it's important to be respectful by NOT doing this during their busiest hours. With so many people seeking employment these days it might be that the business almost expects... More
Answered By: johnny - 2/28/2012
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Yes, just seem enthused of wanting to work there
Answered By: dahlia - 2/28/2012
 
Yes and you just might land a job that exact minute. As a teen I stopped in to ask and someone had quit not 30 min. earlier. Got the job. Being in the right place at the right time works
Answered By: Ariaread - 2/28/2012
 
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