If you are looking for a part time job which fits around commitments you may have or that you want to find a job and do not need to work part time then before you start looking you need to assess your skills and see what kinds of jobs your skills will transfer to and what you can do.
Part time hours can mean any number of hours less than full time from 2 hours upwards. You may be looking for one or two days a week job. Think about the roles in which you have done previously and what has attracted you to this role and to want to apply for it? Look at your personal skills and qualities and write a list of things that you think an employer would be interested in.
If you are looking to update your skills prior to applying for a job please see the below example CV which you can use as a guide.
CV Example For a Part Time Job Application
I am an organized person who enjoys communicating and working with other people. I have a strong background in customer service working in retail stores and I am seeking a part time role of (how long ideally).
I feel that I am very efficient in my work; I have experience of (what? Look at your specific previous skills and pick out the skills that transfer to the role that you are looking to apply for).
I am enthusiastic, self motivated and committed to my work and I am seeking a new opportunity and challenge to get my teeth into. I have excellent communication skills and have had a great deal of experience in this area over the years.
Date to Date or To Date – Part Time role – Where?
In my part time role as (what?) I do (name 2 or 3 things that you do). My responsibilities include:
- Do you serve customers?
- Do you stack shelves?
- Do you work in a bar or restaurant or café part time serving food and drinks?
- Do you work part time supporting someone?
- Any admin skills?
- Telephone skills?
- Telesales, call centre work?
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer skills – MS Office, Excel, anything relevant to your skills and experience related to this role.
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work?
Available on request.