FC: Professional Bartender | By: Kathryn Sewell
1: What Do They Do?: | -Mix & serve drinks to customers directly or through wait staff.
2: How To Become a Bartender: | -Entry-level education is less than high school. -Short term on the job training, under guidance of a more experienced bartender. -Through work experience. -Formal training, either by attending a school for bartending or a vocational and technical school with bartending classes.
3: Its 5 o'clock somewhere
4: Another Day In Paradise | Nature of Job: | -Some work indoors or outdoors, depending on where they work. -Restaurants, bars, clubs, hotels, cruises, and other food service establishments. -Work around different people & be able to communicate well with them & be able to put up with people who may be overly intoxicated, rude, etc. | -Work under pressure.
6: Job Outlook: | -Employment is expected to grow 9 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. | -Employment in 2010: 503,200 -Projected Employment in 2020: 548,700
8: Pay: | -The median hourly wage (including tips) was $8.98 in May of 2010. | -Earnings vary greatly, depending on the type of establishment. | -Also depends on experience.
10: Benefits: | -No college degree needed. | -Enjoy yourself while working. | -Earn a decent living. | -Gain skills.
11: Hours: | -Many work full time, must work late evenings or nights, weekends, and holidays. | -About 40 percent work part time.
12: "Mi corazon esta en Mexico"
18: "A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in." Robert Orben