Driving home for Christmas…

As the old song goes… “Christmas time… mistletoe and wine… time to work to earn money to support yourself during your studies, gain experience and become more employable!” …or something like that!

The Christmas vacation period is a great time to find work in retail (shops) and hospitality (bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes), because more people hit the town centres to do their shopping, shops are open for longer hours, and people tend to spend more at this time of year. As a result of this, companies look to take on lots of Christmas temps to cover the extra hours, such as: Boots, Next and ASDA.

You could always have a go at some of the best-paid Christmas jobs, such as (taken from The Telegraph):





Or the lowest paid, such as:







Whatever you do, make sure it counts. When you’re writing about it on your CV, include the skills you used as well as the duties you performed. Think about what the employer wants to know about you, and tell them!


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