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Working for Be At One

Things have changed as Be At One has grown in size, but they have kept their values along the way. We spoke to two employees of Be At One, Kimberley and Ricardas, about their experiences and their top tips for securing a job with the bar chain. Read more..

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Is bartending a real job?

Bartending as has its ups and downs - to deny this would be ignorance. There are some days when you have incredible shifts, there are other days when you can’t wait to get home, yet, most of the time it’s an enjoyable and rewarding job. This is how a lot, if not all, jobs work. Read more..

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What to Expect When You Become a Bar Manager

Moving from bartender to bar manager can often be a big step. What changes should you look out for? At EBS MatchStaff - we've put together a guide for you. Read more..

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Getting A Bartending Job: What Do Employers Look For?

So you’ve been looking for a bartending job for a while and you’ve got an interview in an awesome venue - that’s great! You’ve printed off your CV and references. You’ve put on your best clothes and you’re ready to Read more..

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Why do Bartenders use so much ice?

At some point in all of our lives we’ve either asked, or heard someone ask, why do bartenders use so much ice in cocktails, spirit mixers or just in general. Read more..

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The Healthy Bartender: Forever a Paradox?

The concept of being a healthy bartender whilst working in the hospitality industry is nearly always a backseat priority for most “younger” members of the sector. Read more..

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MY FIRST BARTENDER JOB

My very first bartender job was in a brand new retro nightclub in a small town in England. It was the type of place where ordering a vodka and pineapple juice was seen as exotic. Read more..

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How to make a good first impression when applying to bar jobs (in 5 easy steps)

CVs and cover letters are your chance to make a good first impression when applying to bar jobs, and on employers in general. Read more..

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A beginner’s guide to recruiting bartenders and bar staff

The turnover rate for the hospitality industry currently sits at 47%. For every 10 members of staff you hire, you can expect almost half of them to leave within a year. There are ways to combat this and Read more..

September 23, 2016 - By
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How to improve staff retention

To improve staff retention is almost as equally important as effective recruitment. Once you have found the right staff you need for your venue, it’s only common sense that you want to ensure they stay Read more..

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How to Write an Effective Profile

It’s a common scenario to find yourself sat in front of a computer screen staring blankly at a box that says “write a little about yourself” Read more..

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How to write an effective bartender job description

Writing an effective bartender job description can be something that is majorly overlooked by managers/or people in charge of recruitment. Read more..

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