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Should I put a job on my resume that I was fired from for attendance?

I recently got fired from my first job after working there for 6months and even being promoted. Im conflicted as to whether I should put this on my resume. My old manager had no problem being put down ...
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Working for two companies owned by the same person [closed]

I've got a friend (in the Nashville, TN area) who is working for someone that owned a franchise and now opened up a second one. My friend was working 45 hours a week and got overtime, but now the ...
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Manager (Possibly) Setting Employee Up To Fail?

I'm asking this question on my partner's behalf/request. My partner works in retail. It is important to note that she is a part-time employee (~20 hours a week, paid hourly) and is not in a ...
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Not paid for work, contract promised but not given

My partner recently was offered a job at a corner store which she was delighted about - and I was too, she's been struggling to find work for months now (art graduate, lack of available art jobs). ...
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Someone who is not my boss is giving me orders and has a photo of me

TL;DR I don't work for the staff in the store I'm located in, but some feel that I'm not following rules they have (and that I was never informed of) so they have taken a photo of me breaking them. I ...
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If I choose to work full time how many hours will I likely receive? [duplicate]

So here I am, with a retail application in my hand (it’s a digital one, and I have no way of asking my employer) and I’m at the part with two check boxes. Option one? Part time. Option two? Full time. ...
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How to handle notably missing a tooth on the first day of a new job?

I'm starting a new position as a seasonal sales associate in retail, and my first day is tomorrow. Now, since I'm congenitally missing my right canine, I'm in the process of getting an implant, and ...
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Does leaving a new job because I'm moving look bad?

I work a retail job in a general store. I'm a teenager. I'm going into my first year of college in a few weeks. When I started work, I thought I'd be able to stay and have my hours reduced for ...
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Going from full time to part time to spend more time with spouse

I have worked full time with current position for almost 10 years. Due to a change in my husband's work schedule, he will be unable to return home on the weekends (he works in another city and is only ...
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Is it normal to stay late working without the extra pay? [closed]

I work in a retail store. Being the new guy I always get the closing shift. Usually there is only one other coworker for the closing shift, and we have a specific set of tasks including locking ...
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How should I resign from new job after one shift? [duplicate]

I have only had one shift (induction) at my new job but i really didn't enjoy it. It's only a part time sunday shift at a retail store but I didn't like the people and the tasks involved. I know many ...
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Could unrelated experience in retail look bad on a CV? [duplicate]

I am finishing up a master's degree in the social sciences, and I decided to take a year off to get some work experience before going into a PhD program. But I made the mistake of gaining little work ...
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Company asking us to share clothes - what to do?

My job currently is making all cashiers share a vest which meaning everyone is wearing it without being washed. Which is completely unsanitary. Is there anything against that saying they can't make us ...
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Leaving job after 3 weeks but now want to return… after 6 months [closed]

I'm going to use the company names to keep this simple to follow. I started working for Zara retail in August 2015. My Head Cashier and some of the staff weren't exactly nice to me. I would go to ...
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How should I handle being incompetent?

I recently acquired an entry-level position at an in-store Starbucks at a Target. The first several weeks of the job were training, which I have now completed. A couple days ago, I had my first real ...
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Want to quit first job after 3 weeks [duplicate]

I'm 17. I got this job at a popular retail high street store and I hate it. I dread going to work without feeling sick. I feel guilty if I can't stay late for overtime (due to travel reasons). I feel ...
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Can I refuse a customer service because they make me uncomfortable?

I work for a grocery store. In my store we have a man who comes in often and demands that people help him. This isn't that bad, but he is also very sexist and racist. He calls all the girls "Baby" ...
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Should one accept a full time job where the contract says “part time”? [closed]

My brother has been working part time in UK. He was offered a job in a shop: "you will do 30 hours per week, but the contract will just state a minimum of 16 hours per week". Is this common practice ...
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Just signed my contract for my first christmas job [duplicate]

Today I went in to sign my contract and all related documents for my first job (I'm 16 in the UK). There was a section that had spaces for two references from previous employers however as this is ...
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How do I explain wrongful termination in an interview?

I worked at a retail store (big company, locations in multiple countries) for a couple of years as a low level employee. I was eventually promoted to supervisor. I remained in that position for ...