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Phoebe Montrie
about 18 hours ago

There is an old saying that goes “The same $20 bill just floats around the city from bartender to bartender, one to the other every night.” Meaning that someone who makes tips, is likely to use that cash to tip someone else later on, to continue the cycle . 😆 💸 💵 💸 💞

It’s pretty common for people who work in the service industry to tip sky high amounts when they go out to patronize other establishments, and visit their friends where they work! They are usually happy to be on the other side of the bar and off the clock, and know how hard other folks are working to provide top notch service! It’s nice to be rewarded for a job well done, and the best bartenders are seamless and masterful at what they do! 💕 🍸 🍹 🍾 💕

I know not everyone can afford, or has the desire, to tip as much as 30-40% when they are paying, like some bartenders I know. These days especially, purse strings are tighter than ever. I was really impressed with how supportive a lot of people were at the beginning of the pandemic, of their waitstaff and local dining scene. But how much are you usually tipping now ??

Twenty percent is the number most often thrown around when it comes to tipping for dining in. I know there are some folks out there who feel like 15% is more than enough, and others who feel that the tip should be entirely dependent on their own evaluation of the service and restaurant itself. Often people working for tips are paid much, much less than minimum wage as their hourly base, and are extremely dependent on the amount clients choose to leave. So how do you break down the math of rewarding service?

How Much Do You Tip When You Go Out?? 🍽 💸

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Patrick Mahoney

I believe you tip 20 percent. You can give more or less on conditions of service and food. If the food is bad not the servers falt. I asked the server to metion to the people who may have prepared the meals and make sure they know how you feel.

I believe you tip 20 percent. You can give more or less on conditions of service and food. If the food is bad not the servers falt. I asked the server to metion to the people who may have prepared the meals and make sure they know how you feel.

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Antonio Czechoslovik

Employers, am I right?

Employers, am I right?

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Rochelly Fajardo
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2 days ago

Lots of pros and cons for being your own boss, the same can be said about working for a company. What do you prefer?

💖 Business owner

💯 Work for a company

👏🏽 Job and business hustle

If you are or were a business owner, share your experience in the comments! #watercooler

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Harry Rau

no guts no glory, fortune favors the Bold, you'll never get rich, digging a ditch (from Rocky Marciano)..etc..

no guts no glory, fortune favors the Bold, you'll never get rich, digging a ditch (from Rocky Marciano)..etc..

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I have owned my business for 24 years. I started it in the height of the recession simply because I could not find a job that would pay but I could find work and solve peoples problems. I started small a job here and there but it paid the mortgage. Soon I was working a 100 hrs a week and had 8 employees. It was stressful but I liked to see the results of each job. Today I have scaled way back to take care of my sick wife. But I intend on starting a new business soon.

I have owned my business for 24 years. I started it in the height of the recession simply because I could not find a job that would pay but I could find work and solve peoples problems. I started small a job here and there but it paid the mortgage. Soon I was working a 100 hrs a week and had 8 employees. It was stressful but I liked to see the results of each job. Today I have scaled way back to take care of my sick wife. But I intend on starting a new business soon.

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Janice Reed
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3 days ago

I still remember how I was constantly anxious during my early career about other's people's opinion or making mistakes. Now that I've progressed, a lot of things don't really matter as much. What are the things that you have grown to be less concerned about at work?

  • ❤️I care less about ppl’s opinion
  • 💯I've learned to lower my standard and make compromise
  • 👏I've given up trying to make everyone happy
  • 🤔I've learned to turn my eye somewhere else and pretend nothing happens
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K B

May I ask how you came to care less about others opinions? This still tends to be a problem for me personally & I would love to just get over it already.

May I ask how you came to care less about others opinions? This still tends to be a problem for me personally & I would love to just get over it already.

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Anthony Allbritten

We all need money to survive, but there is not always a direct relationship between compensation and happiness.

We all need money to survive, but there is not always a direct relationship between compensation and happiness.

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Yiming Shuang
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4 days ago

Have you encountered any following interview red flags?

  • 💯The interviewer showed up late or ended the interview early
  • 🤔The interviewer cut off my answers
  • 😮The interviewer did not read my resume before the interview
  • 👏Poor body language
  • ❤️Ghosted after the interview
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Michael A

That use 2 happen 2 me but as I got older i believe just away 2 have u talk more 2 c how u communicate 2 get a read on who u are.

That use 2 happen 2 me but as I got older i believe just away 2 have u talk more 2 c how u communicate 2 get a read on who u are.

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Tiffany Anderson

Yes I should knew something was wrong when I done two interviews an everyone else done one to get the same job I

Yes I should knew something was wrong when I done two interviews an everyone else done one to get the same job I

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Phoebe Montrie
6 days ago

While the most commonly known Front of the House position is Waiter or Waitress, there are many other jobs necessary to bridge the gap between the Back of the House and the FOH. 👨🏽‍🍳 🌉 🤵🏻‍♀️

These jobs include roles such as Busser, 🧽 🧹who are people who clear and clean tables, both as the patrons are eating, and after they’re finished. There are also folks who are Food Runners. They take hot plates 🍽 from the Kitchen Window out to the diners themselves. Other jobs like Barback 🍸 help in other areas of the restaurant, like behind the bar. Servers Assistants are usually only found in fine dining, and are often younger Servers training to take on a larger Serving role in the future.

I’ve worked in places where I personally filled all of those roles myself, while simultaneously doing everything else my tables needed, and therefore got to keep 100% of my own tips, as well. But in most Restaurants, the way these crew members are paid, is partly through a portion of the tips made that shift. The servers that these folks helped throughout the night are the ones who would pay directly for the aid they received.

Would you rather do everything yourself and keep all the money you’ve made?? OR Would you be willing to share a small amount with someone who has your back and can perform essential, but sometimes extraneous, duties that are often necessary to keep a restaurant engine humming smoothly??

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Deanna Ortiz
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Sharing all the way! Its so important that everyone in the restaurant works as a team, if I was doing everything by myself, I'd get exhausted and the service would suffer! It's much better in my opinion to split the work and the tips.

Sharing all the way! Its so important that everyone in the restaurant works as a team, if I was doing everything by myself, I'd get exhausted and the service would suffer! It's much better in my opinion to split the work and the tips.

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Arnie Nelson

I have been a cook in many places and diverse capacities. The places that the waitress shared a per cent of tips with the cook and wait staff, prevented ill feelings amongst coworkers and I have some of my happiest memories cooking from those specific places, and even still have friends that go back to those times. Some waitresses who were sneaky and kept the larger percent of tips soon found themselves shunned by the kitchen staff which can end your career in that establishment. I can write a book on it that you wouldn't believe....

I have been a cook in many places and diverse capacities. The places that the waitress shared a per cent of tips with the cook and wait staff, prevented ill feelings amongst coworkers and I have some of my happiest memories cooking from those specific places, and even still have friends that go back to those times. Some waitresses who were sneaky and kept the larger percent of tips soon found themselves shunned by the kitchen staff which can end your career in that establishment. I can write a book on it that you wouldn't believe....

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Janice Reed
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5 days ago

It’s hard to shake off the feeling of rejection even though you know deep down it’s probably not meant to be. How do you usually process your emotions after getting a rejection?

  • 👏 Apply to more jobs
  • ❤️ Talk to friends and family
  • 🤔 Spend some quiet time alone
  • 💯 Treat yourself to distract your feelings

If you’re going through these up and down stage, or trying to support a fellow job seeker, you can check out these 3 tips to overcome rejection.

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Phoebe Montrie
13 days ago

Starting a new ANYTHING can be nerve wracking 😅, but starting a new job can sometimes feel like the biggest change we can make in our lives!! It affects so much of our day-to-day and can influence a lot of our overall happiness!

It’s natural to want a new role to be the right fit and worry about future challenges that will come with it, but over time and with experience, it gets easier to dive into something new!

Whats the best advice you’ve gotten when starting a new job? Whats one thing you wish you did differently from the start?? How do you know when things are finally going smoothly there and you’re all settled in? ✨

#Jobsearch #Firstjob #Advice #Foodservices #Aboutmyjob #Motivation #Workfromhome #Retail #Interview #Application #Watercooler #Wordsofadvice

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Robert Silvestre
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Starting a new job myself. At navy pier no less. I Myself do not like change. just remember they are people ordinary people no special than you.

Starting a new job myself. At navy pier no less. I Myself do not like change. just remember they are people ordinary people no special than you.

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Alonzo Brown

I usually try to connect with my new co-workers, whether it is over lunch or a cup of coffee! To show the team that I am a team player, that I can communicate effectively and that I'm not afraid to share my ideas, and that I am happy about joining the team. I feel that by doing these things, it allows me to become more comfortable with being at a new company and it helps me adjust to the expectations of my role. And Drink Lots of Coffee!!! :)

I usually try to connect with my new co-workers, whether it is over lunch or a cup of coffee! To show the team that I am a team player, that I can communicate effectively and that I'm not afraid to share my ideas, and that I am happy about joining the team. I feel that by doing these things, it allows me to become more comfortable with being at a new company and it helps me adjust to the expectations of my role. And Drink Lots of Coffee!!! :)

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Rochelly Fajardo
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9 days ago

There are so many jobs, industries and just overall way of life when it comes to what to and what not to wear for an interview. Now we also have to think about adding virtual interviewing attire to this whole process!

What do you wear to a job interview?

💖 Matching pant suit and tie, the whole get up

💯 Anything that looks professional, doesn't have to match

👏🏽 I am most comfortable in jeans, that's what the job requires anyway

Chime in the comments below with more tips and opinions about interviewing attire! #watercooler

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Deanna Ortiz

For the first interview I would look professional, and then get an idea of what the company's vibe is, what they are wearing, ect. I wouldn't recommend jeans on any step on the interview process, even if that is what everyone else is wearing.

For the first interview I would look professional, and then get an idea of what the company's vibe is, what they are wearing, ect. I wouldn't recommend jeans on any step on the interview process, even if that is what everyone else is wearing.

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Lissa Dailey

Usually a skirt or dress - somewhat casual, but still office style.

Usually a skirt or dress - somewhat casual, but still office style.

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Rochelly Fajardo
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6 days ago

What do you think is best when it comes to resumes?

💖 Every 3-6 months

💯 At least once a year

👏🏽 Only when I am looking for a new job

Respond in the comments with tips and best practices! #watercooler

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Deanna Ortiz

Anytime I have a new experience or change in jobs I update my resume

Anytime I have a new experience or change in jobs I update my resume

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Torie Miley

Do you want the truth? Nip tucking my resume is just too time consuming. If I'm seeking a different job title, then I update to include the resume filter words.....

Do you want the truth? Nip tucking my resume is just too time consuming. If I'm seeking a different job title, then I update to include the resume filter words.....

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Sara Jones
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10 days ago

It’s the graduation season and congrats for completing a big milestone to kick off a new chapter! I remember when I just started and I had a lot of dream lists of what a “successful career” would look like. What did you include in your career bucket list? Anything that you’ve checked off?

  • 💯Have a great salary that can afford a comfortable life
  • 👏Have a robust professional networks and know a lot of people
  • ❤️Serve lots of clients with great satisfaction
  • 🤔Hold a leadership position
  • 😮Amazing work life balance
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Kazi Alam

I am looking for accounting and finance job from home

I am looking for accounting and finance job from home

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Lawandra Smith

Have a list book

Have a list book

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