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whats it like? I have an interview today for bar work (i think its bar work).
You'll have to start work later than most people and will have to pour drinks.
It's not as if he's asking what an apple tastes like or something. Sheesh.
prob take a few goes to get making a pint right, but as long as you're not a douche it be reet. Expect late nights btw.
if you want an easy almost guaranteed job straight away try the AQA exam place in guildford, it is pretty boring but it finishes at 4:30 each day, the only issue month or so contracts at a time but think they keep calling people back when they need them, probably less money than a pub but better hours
they can be very different.
The actual serivce is easy, pulling pints etc as long as you have a basic knowledge of drinks. Just need to know what brand is what drink -so you don't look silly taking ages to find the brandy or whatever and what mixers go with what spirits, so you don't have to ask what a G&T is.
Anyway what sort of pub is this where they intview
i dont have any bar experience, so no non chain pub will hire me. I might defect to the nice one across the road in a few months though.
get paid to drink. How could it be bad?
Can be dull on a day shift but if you work with an obsessive Liverpool fan and an extremely hot out of work actress like I did it is more than bearable.
Oh, watch out for the bosses too. In my experience they tend to be proper moody alcoholics who will happily blame the staff for any stock shortages.
keeping costs down, which will mean you may have to work harder there than most places. I'm also sure you would get sacked pretty quickly from anywhere like that for drinking whilst on shift. Don't think I could ever work for them.
I worked at a Wetherspoons when I was 18 and they never have enough to staff on to serve such a large bunch of awful awful cunts.
I used to work in a bar, which is inbetween a pub and a club, and it was aces. But pubs are shit, mate, believe. Get a job in a bar or a nightclub. They let you drink/drug/have a good time. Pubs are just boring. And as David R said, you have to serve a bunch of awful, awful cunts.
The pressure was heavy even as a glass collector. The good thing about mine was that I worked in a blues bar so I loved the music.
They said I couldn't be less suited to it. Which might be true. But was annoying. I could cope, probably.
That sounds like it could have been an amusing interview. What did you say?
They asked me if I was "outgoing", and I was like "uh, sure, well, no, not really, but, yeah, no, i'm more, you know..."
It was decent enough. Not a doss, but not the most challenging thing in the world. Had quite a good team though, I imagine that makes quite a difference.