- By Check-a-Salary
- Posted Thursday 09
th August 2018
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life!"
Taking on a part-time job whilst studying for a degree is challenging, but the experiences are surely more meaningful than the amount you are paid.
Students who work whilst studying will gain knowledge and experience that will help them with many aspects of life.
By working in part-time positions and overcoming the challenges that the workplace presents will give students the foundations required to help them secure their first full-time position and the opportunity to flourish in the early stages of their career.
With the breadth of experience gained when working will help define students and makes them more employable. Employers will consider the work they have done and judge them on how they were able to manage their work commitments combined with the qualifications that they achieved.
Part time jobs are accessible to everyone but can be helpful for students by assessing their interests. It gives people returning to work the opportunity to test themselves in a different field and people between full-time jobs the chance to assess whether this is an opportunity or career change that they wish to make.
Now, the main question is how to find your dream job, where should you carry out research and what does the job pay?
Firstly, have you set up a job alerts? If not, you should have part time or full-time vacancies sent to you daily. This will give a good indication of what jobs are available and by reading and researching job descriptions you will start to understand what interests you.
Research companies; Glassdoor was a relatively controversial website where employees reviewed organisations that they work for. The site gives their current and past workforce the opportunity to rate and review the company.
This will give you excellent insight to about what the company does and some ideas about the culture.
Check-a-Salary is a site dedicated to providing salary information on jobs across the UK. We combine multiple data sources and show information across different regions, cities & towns.
Sometimes it’s not easy finding work but it is even harder finding the right job. Make sure you assess what you want and why you want it.
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