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Added April 23, 2014

How To Get A Job As A Teenager

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Did you know that most job opportunities aren't advertised? So, you ask, how to get a job as a teenager if they're all hidden? Through networking! Have you ever heard the phrase: "It's who you know, not what you know that counts." While that's not completely truewhat you know is really importantit doesn't hurt to have friends to help you meet the right people and be in the right place at the right time.


How to get a job as a teenager tip

Networking (talking with people you know to get job leads and find out more about a career) can be easy and fun if you have the right attitude and can help you figure out how to get a job as a teenager. Of course, talking to a stranger, especially a professional grownup, can be pretty intimidating. That brings out the shy side of most adults, too! But when you talk to people who know a lot about something you're interested in, you're learning more about something you love. And you're learning about how you can turn it into an opportunity to earn money!


So how to get a job as a teenager? Perhaps you're interested in advertising or architecture or medicine. Talk with your parents and teachers about how to get a job as a teenager. Ask if they know someone who works in that fielda graphic designer, architect or doctor. If they do, ask if they can make an introduction. You can call them over the phone, meet them with your parents at their office or house, or send them an email. Come prepared with written questions, and come prepared to take notes.


How to get a job as a teenager tip

If you are looking for a side jobbabysitting, tutoring or dog-walkingtalk to everyone you know. Letting friends and family know you're available is a great first step. Decide how much you'll charge and when you'll be available ahead of time so you won't have to make it up on the spot when someone asks.


How to get a job as a teenager

  1. Learn as much as you canread the news, surf the Webbefore you start networking.
  2. When contacting someone, be friendly, conversational, and well-mannered. Make yourself available to meet when they suggestthey're doing you a favor, not the other way around. If someone wants to meet you in person, get your parents' permission, and let them know where you'll be.
  3. Know exactly what you want to get from the conversation before you call or meet with someone. Details about a company or job? Names and numbers of contacts? Come prepared with questions and take notes on how to get a job as a teenager.
  4. When contacting someone for information, listen more than you speak.
  5. At the end of a meeting, discuss the next stepsfollowing up with your friend's coworker, checking out a book, or sending a resume to the appropriate person.
  6. Stay in contact and continually grow your network of friends, acquaintances, and business contacts and in the futureyou may learn how to get a job as a teenager is easier than it seems!

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Posted July 04, 2013
Luvme4ev Try advertising that you are available to babysitting. Try making some flyers and posting them at the local library or local stores. At least your allowed to work. ;)
Posted July 19, 2012
I only babysit for one family but it is a start. :) I wish I could babysit for more ppl but no one really knows that I babysit. I always wanted to start a babysitting club but I live in a small town and I dont want 2 speak up!! :( IDK what to do
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