Each job we have teaches us something; bartending is no exception. Even if just as a summer job, everyone should do a stint working in hospitality. The experience will forever change the way you carry yourself in public, communicate with others, and even order a drink. Here are eight reasons why everyone should bartend in their life.
1. Bartending is a crash course in small talk.
Have you ever been to a party or professional mixer where you didn’t know anyone and, instead of networking, you became glued to the snack table? When you bartend, you learn how to strike up a conversation with anyone. It takes time to hone this skill, but once you do, it is an ability that will come in handy for the rest of your life.