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User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1094 times:

I have a question for everyone, I havent had too many jobs in my life and all the places I applied for I didnt even have to worry about not getting hired (Hardees and Burger King). Well on Tuesday I put in an application at the Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island for a housekeeping job and I have this strange feeling that Im going to get turned down, do any of you know if giving like complements and all that during the interview helps cause I really need this job (it pays 7.20$ an hour which is better than 5.15) and if any of you can give me any pointers it would really be helpful.

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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 1007 times:

Dress nicely, have a firm handshake, don't use words such as "stuff or like", wait until you are told to sit, ask when you will hear back from them, don't slouch, don't chew gum. If you want more, email me.

User currently offlineAussiemite From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 1002 times:

use proper grammar.. To tell you the truth best jobs ive ever had were because I knew someone. over the years youll build up respect and wasta with business society

User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 47
Reply 3, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 998 times:

And above all, relax. You're expected to be a bit nervous, but just answer the quesitons as best you can, don't be afraid to ask things yourself. Do what everyone above advises, and you shouldn't go too far wrong. Good luck, and let us know how it works out.


The customer isn't a moron, she is your wife -David Ogilvy
User currently offlineUSAirways737 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1026 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (15 years 8 months 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 989 times:

First of all there are way better jobs than housekeeping that pay more than $7 and hour. Your profile says your 16+ so you should have no problem getting more money since you can work past 7:00 legally. I mean at McDonalds you can get over $10 an hour for being a night shift manager (4:00-11:00PM).

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