According to Vince Cable, 1 million people in the UK could now be working on zero hour contracts. For many people this suits them, particularly students and people nearing retirement but for others this kind of job can reduce their chances of career progression due to the lack of responsibility,training and opportunities offered to them.
I would recommend to anyone unhappy in their zero hours contract job to take control of their situation by building their employability and CV through:
Voluntary work -
visit www.do-it.org and find a role you’ll enjoy
Business enterprise –
What can you offer?
Self- study – There are countless options!
Here’s one http://www.open.edu/openlearn/
The above options are open to EVERYBODY. You can start today.
By all means spend time applying for permanent positions but don’t let this consume all of your time.
Take control of your future and don’t let your current situation leave you on the scrap heap.