What happens if you work at HMV

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  • Innes 15 Jan 2013 14:55:56 117 posts
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    If you lose your job at HMV where do you go from here? Is it the end of your career? What should I do> maybe Ill go back to Russia.. sigh.
  • graysonavich 15 Jan 2013 14:57:31 7,353 posts
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    Literally anything else?

    Not exactly a high benchmark is it? No offence.
  • Innes 15 Jan 2013 14:58:04 117 posts
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    You know how long it took to get into HMV>?!
  • nickthegun 15 Jan 2013 14:59:25 59,937 posts
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    About 30 minutes and change.

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    someone say something funny

  • THFourteen 15 Jan 2013 14:59:36 33,438 posts
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    what do you do at HMV? have you got transferable skills you can use somewhere else?
  • Innes 15 Jan 2013 15:00:25 117 posts
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    I stocked the shelves for 3 years. Worked in the DVD and Game Section. Got employee of the month once, which I can put on my CV>.
  • graysonavich 15 Jan 2013 15:00:47 7,353 posts
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    No idea. Basic till skills, basic shelf stacking skills, what else is there?
  • Innes 15 Jan 2013 15:00:58 117 posts
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    @nickthegun I think you havent worked in retail it is actually very competieve.
  • THFourteen 15 Jan 2013 15:01:24 33,438 posts
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    You'll have to apply for jobs at other retailers. I hear what you are saying though, its a very crowded market at the moment :-(
  • LeoliansBro 15 Jan 2013 15:01:29 44,246 posts
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    Oooh, sorry to hear that. Gluck.

    LB, you really are a massive geek.

  • captbirdseye 15 Jan 2013 15:02:30 4,983 posts
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    Supermarkets seem the likely choice considering they pop up everywhere.
  • smoothpete 15 Jan 2013 15:03:04 31,513 posts
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    Quickly, steal everything
  • captbirdseye 15 Jan 2013 15:03:49 4,983 posts
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    @smoothpete

    Hehehe! You could make quite the killing on Ebay.
  • THFourteen 15 Jan 2013 15:04:21 33,438 posts
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    captbirdseye wrote:
    Supermarkets seem the likely choice considering they pop up everywhere.
    I used to apply for supermarket jobs all the time when i was a kid

    fecking impossible to get one.
  • captbirdseye 15 Jan 2013 15:05:56 4,983 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    captbirdseye wrote:
    Supermarkets seem the likely choice considering they pop up everywhere.
    I used to apply for supermarket jobs all the time when i was a kid

    fecking impossible to get one.
    Depends on the area is guess but they do advertise a lot at my local.
  • Innes 15 Jan 2013 15:08:38 117 posts
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    potluck, with these things nowadays. have to look good speak well, be educated to a good standard but not be TOO educated (degree) or they turn you down, to get just a supermarket entry level job. Many many factors.
  • spindle9988 15 Jan 2013 15:09:32 3,590 posts
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    What area are you based. Could try a flasy retailer like selfridges. I worked there from the age of 18-21 and I absolutely loved it.
  • Deckard1 15 Jan 2013 15:10:05 27,993 posts
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    He's taking the piss everyone.
  • oceanmotion 15 Jan 2013 15:10:22 15,951 posts
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    Group interviews at supermarkets, god I hated those. You don't look too interested, no fucking shit boss man, just give me the bloody job instead of this make an ad for Christmas bollocks.
  • graysonavich 15 Jan 2013 15:11:14 7,353 posts
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    Is it not easier to get 2 part time jobs for these types of things?

    You can't walk down the street without seeing advert after advert for part time work. All the added advantages of being a part timer (slacker) but the money of a full timer.
  • kinky_mong 15 Jan 2013 15:13:20 10,288 posts
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    Innes wrote:
    I stocked the shelves for 3 years. Worked in the DVD and Game Section. Got employee of the month once, which I can put on my CV>.
    Hang on, weren't you the one who made that thread about being a game tester and not getting any respect a year or two ago?

    All the eurogamers who actually play with each other on xbl rather than just post pseudointellectual pc handwringing bollocks on the forums, love the shit out of biggy.

  • Deckard1 15 Jan 2013 15:14:04 27,993 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    He's taking the piss everyone.
  • psychokitten Moderator 15 Jan 2013 15:15:26 7,794 posts
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    kinky_mong wrote:
    Hang on, weren't you the one who posts really dumb shit now and then to try and troll people?
    Fixed.
  • captbirdseye 15 Jan 2013 15:15:31 4,983 posts
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    When I was younger I remember going for a group job interview at the Odeon where they made everyone design an outfit that went with a certain film out of a bin liner and some paper. I made an Iceman outfit from Top Gun and it looked EPIC!

    I swear they were taking the piss.

    Edited by captbirdseye at 15:16:47 15-01-2013
  • Deleted user 15 January 2013 15:16:01
    @kinky_mong when ever I see you post I have a visual of a down syndrome man being kinky.
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