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    Quitting my job

    So, seeing as it's the summer and i'm not going back into education until mid-september, I got a job at the bastion of quality and cleanliness that is McDonalds, for some extra cash. Now shocklingly, it's not the best job in the world. I'm considering quitting soon and either getting a less greasy job or bumming around watching Trisha like a proper student/unemployed dude, since I've saved up enough money to get through the rest of summer comfortably.

    I'm vaguely aware of having to work a two-week notice after resigning, but is there anything actually stopping me just quitting after pay-day?

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    Re: Quitting my job

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    is there anything actually stopping me just quitting after pay-day?

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Morals?

    You do get paid for the two weeks notice you work you know...

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Ronald has had some bad luck of late,

    All this hanging around with little kids has been frowned upon.. apparently.


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    Re: Quitting my job

    You could just break your back or something.. then just sign off sick for the summer holidays?

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    Re: Quitting my job

    @staffsMike: Was that before or after he had his head blown to pieces by BK?

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Before I think. Looks like old ronald managed to get out on bail but the king was on hand to do what had to be done.

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    Re: Quitting my job

    That's what you get for trusting a bloke named Ronald tbh
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    Ronald's pimp hand is strong

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    Re: Quitting my job

    So thats why Hamburglars wife has a black eye and several teeth missing.

    Dem hos been keepin back tha green fo' their own means!

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Every time I look at that clown I think of this stupid god awful video:

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=ip_cEblGFiE

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Well, if you want to be able to use the job on your CV when it comes to getting your first proper job once you leave uni, then yes that'll stop you just quitting. I'd recomend serving your notice period, because whilst it might *only* be McDonald's, having managed to keep down a job over the summer shows employeers that you're a dedicated individual who isn't afraid of hard work.

    This is especially important as these days, a degree does NOT automatically get you into a relevant job at the end of it.

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Morals?

    You do get paid for the two weeks notice you work you know...
    I get your point, and if it were any other employer you'd be right. But McD's is run so unethically that morally I don't give two hoots whether it inconveniences them. If they wanted me to stay they'd pay me more than minimum wage for standing infront of 151 degree vats of shortening and getting shouted at by drivethru people all day.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucio View Post
    Well, if you want to be able to use the job on your CV when it comes to getting your first proper job once you leave uni, then yes that'll stop you just quitting. I'd recomend serving your notice period, because whilst it might *only* be McDonald's, having managed to keep down a job over the summer shows employeers that you're a dedicated individual who isn't afraid of hard work.

    This is especially important as these days, a degree does NOT automatically get you into a relevant job at the end of it.
    Thanks for this, I hadn't quite thought about whether I would put it on my cv. I definately intend on getting another job before uni, so I suppose a reference would be helpful.
    Would a reference be worth another two weeks work, considering I've only worked there for a few weeks anyway?

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    Watch out for this man: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Bw6Q2B1GacQ

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    Re: Quitting my job

    Bin it, wait till you get paid, announce you are leaving and go.

    Any employer that you are going to work for full time will not be interested in McDonalds as a refrence regardless.

    Why waste time doing something you dont want to do in life?

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    Re: Quitting my job

    I say bin it, I walked out on a job while at uni and I never had any comeback from it you won't get a reference anyway, usualy big companies just send out a letter with dates of employment on it.
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