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Erick022121
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Jul 16, 2:16pm - #224770 
I lied and now what do i do?

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well this summer I'm working with my dad to get a little extra cash to pay for the celica... Well, I applied for walgreens so when i go back to school i will have a job... Well today the lady called me and was like well i was calling to see if you wanted to come in for an interview and if i was still intrested in the job.. So i said well I'm
working with my dad this week and next week I'm gonig on vaccation (which i'm really not) ijust wanted to get an extra week in of big money with my dad... So she said call back when i get home from vaccation and see if the job is still open but she needs somone to work right away... What should i do? I thought about calling her and saying the trip was cancelled b/c i have a school function going on that i didn't know about (which i really do have) so shpuld i tell her yes i will come in for an interview but i wont be able to work from 5PM-9PM monday through thursday next week? If you understand me please help... I don't wanna sound fishy and she knows i'm lying to her

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Jul 16, 2:18pm - #224771 
This probably belongs in the "Anything Goes" Forum...


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Jul 16, 2:19pm - #224772 
saying you are going on vacation while trying to interview with a job, looks very bad on your part.

Instead you should say, I have prior commitments and will not able to work until such and such date.

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Jul 16, 2:20pm - #224773 
Call me a crazy old man but maybe you might want to try the truth from now on. spineyes wtf

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Jul 16, 2:22pm - #224774 
Well the thing is i would rather make $400 a week with my dad then going and making $100 so i wanted to hold off a week and start in the beg. of aug. but the lady said the job might be taken

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Jul 16, 2:28pm - #224775 
Originally Posted by Erick022121
Well the thing is i would rather make $400 a week with my dad then going and making $100 so i wanted to hold off a week and start in the beg. of aug. but the lady said the job might be taken


then guess you are SOL. smile

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Jul 16, 2:32pm - #224776 
well, i called her and she said to come in for an interview tomorrow at 11 she said go on vaccation.. she will be out the week after that so she will contact me after that to tell me if i got the job or not rolleyes

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Jul 16, 2:32pm - #224777 
I was in the same boat as you. I was working up at a gym coaching the pre-team boys during school. $8 an hour. But its like 5-8:30. I would be working with my dad from like 8-5 n making $10 an hour. But once school starts again i won't be able to work with my dad bc he works down in jersey most of the time. So it'd be a waste to drive like an hour just to work for like 3 hrs. But i lucked out and the gymn said that they kinda overbooked on coaches. So they said that they won't need me until fall. But i know how you feel.

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Jul 16, 5:55pm - #224778 
Just say:

This job that you offered means a lot to me, so I told my parents that I would be unable to go on vacation with them.

Say something to that extent, but word it better, and it will look like you are comitted to working where you want to work. As for you not being able to work a certain night at a certain time, just say that you have a prior commitment that you cannot miss. If she asks what it is, make something up, but make it up in advance and practice it so that it sounds like the truth.

Either that, or just tell her that you already promised your dad that you would help him out with something this one time only. This way, it looks like you are comitted, and that you won't be working with your dad again, as to show that it will not interfere with your Walgreen's schedule.

Good luck.


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Jul 16, 5:59pm - #224779 
thanks for your help... now I'm off to turn in an app for dunkin donuts and baskin robbins rofl

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Jul 16, 9:05pm - #224780 
If you really want that Celica dude!...I'll take that job!...And I would really advise you to get your priorities straight...Think Celica!... thumbsup

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Jul 17, 12:18am - #224781 
Yeah you should at least go to the interview and just tell her you cant start until you get back, and who knows, they may be ok with that. You just need to see what she says, and if that wont work, try to work something out with them. Anything as long as you get the job like you want.

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Jul 17, 12:21am - #224782 
lesson #1 you learned: never let an opportunity slip away off ur hands like that again. especially nowadays, its hard to find jobs. this is a good excuse though. have ur interview asap. during ur interview, tell her that you were gonna go to vacation but plans changed cz now you got a car and paid for ur car instead of vacation. tell her that you selected a car over a vacation. and good luck.
walgreens is better than dunkin donuts and baskin robbins. remember, ur gonna work when summer is about to end, so when you work at baskin robbins, ur gonna get paid minimum, tips are gonna do wonder but ur not gonna get a lot cz of the season. tips are awesome, no tax to be cut off of them, but i heard walgreens pays good. so good luck

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Jul 17, 12:22am - #224783 
C'mon, its walgreens, this shouldnt be a life altering decision rofl


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Jul 17, 8:32am - #224784 
Originally Posted by JBing
C'mon, its walgreens, this shouldnt be a life altering decision rofl


think Butterfly Effect. He could work at "just walgreens" but something big might come of it. Might meet someone while there for another job or see something he might normally not have seen.


ooorrr he could not work at "just walgreens" and something awesome could happen.

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