Happy holidays, everyone. I am an above average gift wrapper, but I want to learn to wrap gifts like they do at the department stores. I am looking specifically for measuring paper for boxes, aligning the edge of the paper to the edge of the box, choosing the higher quality wrapping paper, creating ribbons, etc. Thanks!
A) I'm a present wrapping pro. I'm as good as the gift wrappers at the mall.
b) I think my wrapped presents look fairly decent.
c) I don't even try-that's what gift bags are for.
d) I try, but I think a preschooler could do a better job than me.
You know those people who gift wrap during the holiday season, mostly in department stores? How old do you have to be to get a job like that? I'm sure they prefer experience but would they hire a teenager?
I really want to start making actual money! I'm to young to get a job and I feel I'm to old for babysitting, lemon-aid stands and little things. I need some cash so I can have fun with my friends. Are there any ways that don't envolve internet survays or something that would not be scam like???
I'm graduating high school this year and was wondering what good, inexpensive gifts would be for my friends who are also graduating. Giving everyone giftcards can get pricey so I was wondering what a cutesy practical gift would be. Gift ideas for guys and girls are appreciated! Thank you!
I'm looking for a way to earn a little bit of extra money this holiday season.
I am a good wrapper but I'm not a professional or anything like that. I'm thinking of advertising to friends of my family and probably charging around 1-2 dollars per package depending on the size. I'm trying to see if there would be any demand for this service. Would you pay for me to do this job?
As the oldest child (I'm 24, my brother is 17) it's mainly my job to plan the party.
I do have a big Greek family to help out, but I want to do my best in making this party amazing for my parents.
What general things should I keep in mind when planning the party?
I'm asking for every little thing I should keep in mind. The party planning has just begun and every suggestion will help!
Also, if anyone has any ideas for any extra touches that will make the party really amazing, please share!
Thank you all so much!
Did they have kids?are they rude and disrespectful?Do the parents care for them?or do they just run everywhere?
I turn 16 this summer, and I really know next to nothing about getting a job, though I've done some baby sitting at church before (not my thing). I'm going to be living abroad for a month in the summer, so I'd like to get a job after that (obviously part time), and I'm in Independent Studies which allows me to get ahead in school yet have a flexible schedule.
Anyway, I've asked my parents where I could work, but they said they had no idea as they didn't want me to work at all during high school. I would really like to get a part time job, though, to be responsible, save up some money, and really learn what it takes to survive in the "real world."
I've looked online, and some answers just say waitress or work at a clothing store, but I would like some specific places that take people under 18. So, please be specific.
Thanks so much!
I worked for this charity by wrapping christmas gifts
i want to put it on the resume can you think of a name for the job that would sound better ?
I want to be one of those wrappers Condi likes so much. I don't do free styles though because I am wrapping for free, and that makes no sense, ya dig?
I would like to get a job locally in hendon (london). i was wondering what the typical wage is for the area and what sort of job i could get, perhaps helping out in a shop?
If you want to find Red,
Bite into the Juicy tomato.
Look at the fruit punch getting poured on the cup.
Smell the juice of the cherry in the jar.
Feel the smooth shiny bright apple from the fruit basket.
Hear the gift wrapper getting wrinkled up in a ball.
If you want to find Red.
When does Oakridge (if they do) post job applications for being a gift/wrapper or elf during the Christmas season?
Its late. I go into work at 10am tomorrow morning. I get up at around 8:30. I work as a tech support agent just answering calls all day. Honestly I prefer some manual labor opposed to sitting on my ass all day. I don't make much. Customers can be really stressful. They offered to hire me on. Of course you only get a 50 cent raise, but I work second shift most of the time, and will be going back to that next week, so I get 50 more cents anyway for shift difference.(most ppl want 1st, so they give 50 cent increase for second, which is swallowed by taxes anyways.) Here are the positives about where I work: pays more than fast food. Close to where i live. It is a little nice coming home and not feeling your body wore out.
Here are the negatives: its boring, there are never any pay raises, yet the supervisors are all like"lets work harder than ever to meet our customer service metrics" we need to work our asses off. Its unhealthy to sit 8 hours and stare at a monitor. I feel mentally drained. I've worked there 11 mo. Now, and my eyesight is a little worse at times, my right hand soometimes hurts from thumb to wrist, and the hearing in my right ear is noticeably less(our headphones only go on one ear).
I have an interview tomorrow to work at this warehouse and pack/ship books. You work 10 or 12 hour shifts and only go 4 days, which I'd love. A guy I know worked there as a gift wrapper until christmas, and loved it. he met hundreds of awesome ppl(they employ thousands), he had a lot of time to stop and read books. He read on his hour lunch. And I love books. Plus I'd be working 3rd shift, which I want. I'd have a pay increase of 1.65. The work is fast paced(not at all where I work now) you can wear whatevr you want. My job is currently business casual.
The only negatives are: its about 20-25 minites away. Which will take more gas than where I go now. But ill only be going there 4 days a week, and 20 minutes isn't far.
However I would need to call out of my job, which I have done numerous times. I would be worried about that. But you get a warning before your fired, usually. And as much times I've had back up jobs and called in, they haven't said anything. Actually they just wanted to hire me on, but they say that attendance is the biggest factor. And my attendance there and numerous tardies is a joke. so I'm wondering since I do it so much if they would give me a warning. I think they finally decided to hire me on because I've been there awhile(people come and go there like flies). And maybe they think my attendance might improve. Its late, and if you were bored and actually read all of this...thanks, and what would you do? Right now I don't really have a backup job. But then, hopefully my job would warn me before they fired me. And one last thing, I'd be spending around 10 to 15 dollars more a week on gas, but on my check I'd be making about 50 to 75 more... So is the pay increase and job atmosphere and my enjoyment worth it? Its obvious which senario I favor, I just want other oppinions.
I am a student going to nursing school and I want to get my husband a gift this x-mas. I would get a job but trying to go to school and hold down a job is a little much i tried it.I tried the things were u take surveys but they want u to buy things and i might as well keep my money in my pocket for that. so if anyone know of some resources please let me know. I am in dallas,tx
i have tried most of these sites maybe i am doing something wronghelp
I really need a job and im only 14, but in 2 months im going to be 15 so any suggestions for jobs i can get?
I was a gift wrapper at sav-on....lame.....but fun.......!!
ty for sharing.......♥
This is a short true to life experience that happened to me last year. Some people who have heard my story want me to write it down because they find it truly heartwarming and touching. I don't know if i did it right though. Could you please help me out? it means a lot to me. ^_^ thank you!
As a teenager, I’ve always thought that “the more expensive the gift is, the more I would like it.” During my high school days, I would always wait for an expensive gift such as branded new clothes, a pretty watch, cute chic accessories, a bestseller book, gadgets and other expensive things that interest me. I gave more importance to the physical value of the gift rather than its true worth. I never really cared to appreciate the simple things that were given. I found them cheap and sometimes meaningless. Last Christmas, I found out that the best gifts can come even from a manila paper gift wrapper, as long as they come from the heart.
Growing up, I never really got to enhance my handwriting skills. Until now, my handwriting isn’t really legible. My classmates always tell me that i have ugly handwriting. Due to this and because I personally want to improve my handwriting, I called Aunt Malou (one of my Aunt who has the best handwriting ever) to help me out. I told her If she could write on a small piece of paper the English alphabet in cursive form and if she could send it to me as a Christmas gift. She willingly approved of my request. I did not want to ask her for something costly for Christmas because I knew she had a lot of expenses and she had no permanent job. Her mother had fourth stage cancer as well. She barely had enough money to feed herself and her mother and buy medicines for her mother’s health problem. She was not financially stable.
Christmas came sooner than I expected, and like a small child, (I still am young at heart) I hurried to open the gifts I received. I got a lot of gifts, some expensive others not, some pretty and others were only “recycled” to me. I was happy nonetheless to get pretty gifts in colorful gift wrapping.
Mom came home and she was carrying a small note-book like package wrapped in some kind of old reused manila paper. Mom said it came from Aunt Malou. As I opened it, I saw not just a small paper of the English Cursive Alphabet but a scrapbook of the Alphabet, handwriting drills, pictures of cherished memories, creative newspaper cutouts and other simple yet meaningful surprises. I suddenly cried because I was so touched at the effort Aunt Malou put in making that simple scrapbook. That was the very best gift I have ever received in my entire life. That was the very first time someone put so much effort in giving me a gift. I guess Aunt Malou did not use any fancy gift wrapper anymore because it would be an additional expense but she gave me all that she had to offer and that made a great difference.
Aunt Malou is gone already. She is resting peacefully with the Lord. She died a few weeks after she gave me her gift for me. I feel so guilty because I was not even able to call her and tell her how thankful I am for that wonderful labor of love she gave me. I was to busy thinking of my homework, my problems and my life. I became self-absorbed.
From this experience of mine, I have learned two main life lessons applicable to everyone. First is that we should never look too much at the material things that money can buy, but rather look at the simple things full of love and effort. These thing last longer than temporary riches. And second, we should do the important things now, not later. Later maybe too late to do the significant things. We should make today matter and make the best out of today by giving thanks to God for the trials and blessings we have received and thanking those people who make our life worthwhile.
Aunt Malou is gone physically, but I know that she is in a better place. She has taught me a lot of great lessons and she has given me the greatest gift in that small manila-paper wrapped scrapbook that I will treasure forever.