Top Tips for Getting a Christmas Job

Getting a Christmas job
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Work may be the last thing you want to think about
at Christmas, but it can help build a presents fund!

As the festive period approaches once again, you might be daunted by the prospect of having to budget for all those gifts. Your student loan came in many months ago, and since then it’s had to endure Freshers’ Week, Halloween and of course, rent. But what if there was a way to fund the purchase of presents, have money left over AND improve your chances of employment upon graduation?

Part-time jobs are popular among students, particularly around Christmas time when, thanks to the distant student loan payment and having gifts to buy, money is both short and desperately needed. Many employers offer flexible contracts and shift work, meaning that within reason, you can work as many or as few hours as you wish. 

To give you a helping hand in finding work as easily as possible, we here at The Complete University Guide have put together some top tips for getting a Christmas job:

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