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The 5 Perks of Being a Bartender

Doris Benitez
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Some would say  that being a bartender is one of the best jobs in the world. Hmm, travel the world, make good money and free drinks? Yes please 🙋🏻

  1. You make new friends 👫

If you’re an extrovert like me, then you love being surrounded by people. Yes, you will become buds with your teammates- but also with your customers. You will get to know them through their fascinating, colourful stories and bond over how delicious your drinks are.

  1. You gain confidence😎

The first thing people do when they enter a bar is come straight to you, the bartender. They will talk to you, order a drink and make conversation. Great chance to practice your communications skills!

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You’re the most important person in the bar as you, my friend, are mixing those delicious drinks🍹 for everyone and ensuring that all are having a good time🎉. Knowing that only will raise your confidence.

  1. You have flexibility⏰

At most bars, you can choose the number of shifts you wish to work and on what days. Hey, if you’re a student, bartending is perfect for you as you can attend classes in the day and work at night.

  1.  You will make people smile 😃

What’s better than being the reason for someone’s smile? As you hand over that sweet-looking, tasty cocktail🍷to your customer, their face will light up with happiness.

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You’ll be the reason your consumers smile at the end of a long day at the office.  

     5. You’re an artist🎨

Need to set your creative side free? Blend, stir and mix a rich concoction of drinks that excite you and leave your customers thirsting for more. Come up with completely new beverage creations and soon, you’ll be a cocktail genius!

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Want to create your own signature drink? Here’s how you can become a bartender.

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