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Now you know what skills you have, you can now make a list of what type(s) of jobs you would be willing to do. Here are some examples;
* Working at a fast-food restaurant
* Working as a clerk in a store
* Shelf-filling at a local supermarket
* Paper boy / Paper girl
* Lawn or yard care
So lets check, we have a list of your skills and now also have a rough idea of kind of job that you want to do.
Lets move on . .
Now we have basic information we need to put this on paper and present it this is often called a "Curriculum Vitae" or CV for short. You have most probably heard about CV's in school, for those of you that hav'nt heres a quick introduction .
Your CV is a very important document; it is quick simply a story of your life telling employer what kind of education you have had, what work experience you have had (If any), what your skills are, and why you would be suitable for job. Other information that can be found in CV's are your name, address, contact details, etc and quick often a little "about me" section where you can describe you as a person and kind of things you enjoy doing, going out with mates, hobbies etc. - Need help with writing your CV? Fear not heres a web site that was designed for helping teens write CV's.
Want to write your own CV? Great heres a site that can give you some CV writing tips.
So you your CV all nicely printed up what now?
Nows part where you go from shop to shop handing out your CV, all you simply do is walk in shop and ask person working on till if there is any jobs going if there is then great ask them if you can hand in your CV (some jobs might also require you to fill out a job application form), if there is not any jobs going then that is also ok because most shops will allow you to still hand in your CV and if a job ever pops-up they already have your contact details etc to contact you if you are suitable for job.
Handed out all my CV's - Whats Next?
Well nows wait, if your lucky enough then you will receive a phone call or letter asking for you to come in for an interview, interview will be what makes difference between getting job and not getting job. (I hope to write an article on interview tips & techniques soon)
Hopefully now you have a nice part-time job and you are now making an income for yourself which means you can now go out with your mates and have some fun without having to ask mum or dad for money.
I am a 18yr youth worker (as of 2005) who not only works with teenagers as a living, but still has a brain of a young teen, so i can use my ups and downs in life to help guide other teens into the right path.
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