#1
Does it really matter what age you are to work in a guitar shop? Is it all about your knowledge of guitars,parts,accessories etc. Im 14, If I knew enough about all these things would I be able work in a shop?
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#3
Quote by Mazzakazza
You need to be at least 25 to work in a musical instrument shop. Sorry buddy.


Says who? There's a job at my local GC that you only have to be the minimum working age to do, which is like 15 and a half or something.
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#5
Quote by Mazzakazza
That'll just be an after-hours cleaning job man. They do that from time to time, I saw the same thing when I was younger.


Nope, it was working in the warehouse, but your location is in the UK, so it's probably different there.
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#6
Quote by Mazzakazza
You need to be at least 25 to work in a musical instrument shop. Sorry buddy.

pretty sure thats not even slightly true....
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#7
Quote by Lee Makky
Does it really matter what age you are to work in a guitar shop? Is it all about your knowledge of guitars,parts,accessories etc. Im 14, If I knew enough about all these things would I be able work in a shop?


They couldnt possible hire you, too young, unless a simple job for some change, cleaning,tidying,unpacking maybe tuning,restringing.
#8
Quote by Saint78
Says who? There's a job at my local GC that you only have to be the minimum working age to do, which is like 15 and a half or something.


Quote by Archieisted


pretty sure thats not even slightly true....


Has everyone's sarcasm detector's broken today or something?
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#9
I don't know. I know a friend tha got a job as a clerk, tuning instruments and stuff, at 17, but I'm not sure about as young as 14.

Probably not, though, cause I would be ALL over it.
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#10
Quote by Trowzaa
Has everyone's sarcasm detector's broken today or something?


I'm pretty sure sarcasm detectors don't exist buddy. Nice try
#11
Quote by Trowzaa
Has everyone's sarcasm detector's broken today or something?


that was quite possibly the worst sarcasm i have ever seen
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#12
Doubt it. (UK here):

Regulations are pretty strict on child labour. Employers are forced to pay you a fairly large amount, give you short shifts with lots fo breaks and all the perks. For the same amount of money they spend on a young employee, they could hire someone with more experiance to work more hours per week (lol rnt u at scool) more efficiently.

Equally, the shop owners probably wouldnt trust you with expensive stufffff. And could you lift a massive amp?

Also, I for one would not take sales advice from a 14 year old with greasy hair and a SOAD avatar.

Unfortunately, businesses see everything - stock and employees included - as little piles of money. and you are currently too small a pile.
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#13
Quote by Trowzaa
Has everyone's sarcasm detector's broken today or something?


I guess dude, I've been bored out of my mind and I think I'm getting stupider with every passing minute.
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#14
Quote by Archieisted
that was quite possibly the worst sarcasm i have ever seen


Well I noticed it and I'm slightly retarded. That says something
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#16
Quote by earthisearthis
Doubt it. (UK here):

Regulations are pretty strict on child labour. Employers are forced to pay you a fairly large amount, give you short shifts with lots fo breaks and all the perks. For the same amount of money they spend on a young employee, they could hire someone with more experiance to work more hours per week (lol rnt u at scool) more efficiently.

Equally, the shop owners probably wouldnt trust you with expensive stufffff. And could you lift a massive amp?

Also, I for one would not take sales advice from a 14 year old with greasy hair and a SOAD avatar.

Unfortunately, businesses see everything - stock and employees included - as little piles of money. and you are currently too small a pile.



My first post was not serious. However, for these ^ reasons, they are unlikely to hire you. (Should point out though, in England you can be legally hired for as little as just £3.68/hour under the age of 16, the stuff about oblig. short shifts/lotsa breaks is true though)
Last edited by Mazzakazza at Dec 17, 2011,
#17
Quote by earthisearthis
Doubt it. (UK here):

Regulations are pretty strict on child labour. Employers are forced to pay you a fairly large amount, give you short shifts with lots fo breaks and all the perks. For the same amount of money they spend on a young employee, they could hire someone with more experiance to work more hours per week (lol rnt u at scool) more efficiently.

Equally, the shop owners probably wouldnt trust you with expensive stufffff. And could you lift a massive amp?

Also, I for one would not take sales advice from a 14 year old with greasy hair and a SOAD avatar.

Unfortunately, businesses see everything - stock and employees included - as little piles of money. and you are currently too small a pile.



In b4 kumanji et al accuses the UK labour laws of being too unfair to workers.


but seriously, pretty sure most music shop employees i know have to know 2 or more instruments, ( not guitar and bass lol)
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