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P/t hrs and longish commute

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pennygoodlife Thu 20-Oct-16 12:18:19

I may have a chance of a decent p/t role up to 20 hrs over 3 days. The 'compromise' is that it's 40miles away and the commute it anything from an hour- 1.5hrs depending on traffic and time of day. Given I'm the main cater for my DC, would you consider that a long commute?

HyacinthFuckit Sat 22-Oct-16 21:40:39

I would and have taken a good PT job with similar hours and commute length, somewhat closer to home, but yes it is a pain in the nuts. And that's public transport where at least I get to read. But actual decent, meaningful part time work, not four days where they kindly pay you 80% of the salary to do 100% of the work, is a sufficiently valuable commodity that some downsides are worth putting up with.

JoJoSM2 Thu 27-Oct-16 21:20:41

I'd rather work more hours for less but locally as it sounds like you'd need to allow 9h for commute over those 3 days. When you factor in commuting costs on top then it might not be that great unless you're in a remote area with very few jobs going.

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