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Summer Jobs - A Great Way to Help With the Family's Finances

 


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Ok, summer really is enticing – the sun, the sea and those fun things to do now that school is finally over. But think about this: Whether you want to go shop in the mall, go bowling or have a barbeque by the swimming pool, these things will cost you money.

A summer job will not only bring in extra money for you, but can also help in the family’s finances. In a couple of months it will be back-to-school season and that means added expenses for the household budget. You can help your parents by saving money every payday so you can buy your own back-to-school supplies.

Aside from having extra money, you would also earn experience and prepare you for the future. A summer job is a first step to build your career! In fact, the right summer job will be helpful to you in learning important skills such as being prompt, how to keep a schedule as well as managing your finances. Also, you will learn how to deal with your boss and how is it to be a part of the team in a working environment.

So here’s what you need to do:

(1) Decide what type of summer job is needed or that you want – examine your skills, the income, hours of work and location. Of course, you will not going to hit upon a summer job that suits all your requirements, but you have to look for a summer job that meets as much as your needs as possible.

(2) Examine yourself – what kind of skills you have, what you can contribute as an employee, your work experience, etc.

(3) Create a resume. Search for sample resume templates that can give you an idea and tips on how to compose a good cover letter in the internet.

(4) Networking. Let your parents know that you are looking for a particular summer job. Ask their friends, your friends, your relatives, your teachers if they know of any company that might have the summer job you are looking for and might need your services.

(5) Look for summer job openings in newspaper classifieds, magazines and in the internet.

(6) Apply for that job. Be sure you have made an effective resume and familiarize yourself with summer job applications. Also, research on that particular company you are applying for a summer, so you will have the important information you need when they call you for an interview.

(7) The interview. Think of possible questions that the employer will ask you and find out how you can answer these effectively. Practice with your friend or parent in answering these questions. Also, list down some questions that you need to ask the employer. Go online and read about interview tips. Remember to dress conservatively when going for an interview.

These days, many teens enjoy the benefits of a summer job, earning their very first paycheck as well as gaining experience sand skills. Summer jobs do a lot more than just offer savings for cars and spending – summer jobs they are a way to introducing you to the work world, with all its customs, rules, frustrations as well as rewards.

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