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Securing Employment (Resume and Interviewing)

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You’ve taken all the lessons and have passed all the quizzes. It’s now almost time for you to go out and get that first bar job.  Many beginning bartenders may be timid when it comes to applying and interviewing because they lack practical experience behind the bar.  This program is designed for you to receive “on the job” training in addition to the study of this virtual textbook.  Many aspiring bartenders sometimes find themselves stuck between that rock and a hard place, meaning they don’t have the experience to get the job, however, they need the job to develop the experience.  It can be mystifying as to how one gets past this hurdle.  Well, have no fear because the following topics are going to steer you in the right direction to grab a hold of your opportunity and start bartending in no time.  Let’s take a look…..

Main Features

The most important part here is that you are open to new ideas and ways of doing things. Different bars and owners and managers have different ways of doing things. If you convey that you are open and willing to learn to do the job the way the manager/bar owner asks – you have a really good shot at getting hired.

Never act like a know it all, always be open and willing to learn new ways. Just because you’ve always done something one way doesn’t mean there isn’t a better way to do something. There is much to learn!

What is the target audience?

This is aimed at those looking to go out and get a real bartending job.

Lesson 22 - Securing Employment

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The Resume
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Dressing The Part
3
The Interview
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Securing Employment Quiz
3 questions
Yes, we have some great sponsors that have great products and we have additional products for purchase should you want to take your bartending to a professional level.
NO! Companies that say this are being dishonest. Handing a certificate to a manager of a bar or nightclub is one of the last things you want to do. Anyone can print out a certificate, it means nothing and shows the owners or managers hiring nothing.
They are not hard, but they are thorough – meaning there are courses, and each course has approx 10 lessons, sometimes less, sometimes more. There is a combination of text, images, and video for each lesson. After you’ve gone thru the lesson material, there is a lesson quiz, you need to pass all lesson quizzes with an 80% or better in order for us to place you as an intern. This suggests to the potential employer that you know what to do and when.
Yes, we show you how to make the most popular drinks that are current and relevant for today, not what was cool 20 years ago, although some drinks are classics and are still very much in style.  We cover all the most popular drinks for every occasion and you can view them being crafted at your convenience.
It depends on your state, check this page to see a list of states and ages. Click here to see your States Legal Bartending Age
They are broken into related lessons, with over 200 videos, text, images, & examples showing you everything you need to know about bartending. Complete the online course at your own pace. After you finish the online part, there is a resume builder, add some info to your resume that highlights your recent accomplishment and a little info about yourself. Then head over to the internship map link to find a learn bartending location near you. Submit your resume to their internship job posting and get ready to intern. The bar will contact you to schedule a time to come in and do a mock interview, if they have availability they will schedule your days, if they are full you can apply to another bar.  It is recommended that you do 6 days of internship, 3 opening days and 3 closing days to get exposure to both shifts.


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Enrolled: 878 students
Duration: 15 minutes
Lectures: 3
Video: 9 hours
Level: Beginner