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Holy crap! I have an interview this week for a P/T job....

(7 Posts)
wahwahwah Mon 07-Sep-09 17:30:55

So what do I wear, what do I tell them I have been doing for the past 5 years (beyond watching Trisha and eating chocolate!!!). Eeek!!!!!!

Mumwhensdinneready Mon 07-Sep-09 17:53:39

Career Break grin.
Whatever the job, dress smart but not too formal. Standard black work trousers and a bright top?

wahwahwah Mon 07-Sep-09 17:58:52

I was thinking of a suit. It's all I used to wear. Boring old suits. I do have a Boden shirt - too fussy and flowery though? Jacket maybe?

Mumwhensdinneready Mon 07-Sep-09 18:12:32

Why not go with the suit and be prepared to take the jacket off if you feel over-dressed?

As long as you look as though you've made an effort, it's really more what you say in the interview --unless the job has something to do with appearances?

wahwahwah Mon 07-Sep-09 18:17:22

I do get a bit sweaty when stressed out...

wahwahwah Mon 07-Sep-09 18:28:33

And another thing - they want me to tell them how much I want. How do I work out salary - is pro rata work out comparable with full time work (or does it generally pay less than full time)? It has been so long since I worked I am sure salaries have increased anyway.

Mumwhensdinneready Mon 07-Sep-09 19:04:26

Quote the full time rate. Shouldn't be lower rate for PT. Do you know what your old job pays now? That might be unrealistic though if you are so rusty.

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