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Barista

A fast-paced career for coffee lovers.

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Latest reviews from 66 Baristas surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
Barista is a friendly and loving job with its ups and downs.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Psychological Science
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Barista
The good things
Being a barista can either be really rewarding or the complete opposite. It’s not a job for everyone and people who really enjoy the company from others would find this very satisfying. I have been wo...
The challenges
Of course there is challenges. First time starting in this role you have to start from scratch and learn everything. That takes time. And it helps to ask questions when unsure. Soon you’ll get the ha...
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May 2021
See you community in a new way, everyone drinks coffee after all
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Hospitality
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Section Manager
The good things
You will get to foster good relationships with regular customers, and see many different sides to your local community. For a person that strives for excellence in a repetitive task, or enjoys repeti...
The challenges
Like all customer service roles, customer experience comes first. Many customers don't intend to engage with staff or community, they just want to keep their head down and get back to their day. For...
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