29 Apr '14, 7pm

New post: How to progress in the coffee industry

I get a lot of email (a lot of emails) from baristas from all around the world, and the most common theme could be summarised as: “I currently work as a barista, I’m really passionate about coffee and would love to progress in this industry. Do you have any advice for how I should do that?” It’s a fair question – coffee is a relatively opaque, shrouded industry that doesn’t really give much away in the way of direction for those who have fallen in love with it and wish to do more. This is similar to the talk I gave at the Nordic Barista Cup, but that crossed over quite a lot into talking to employers and those already established within the industry. This post is by no means a definitive answer, but hopefully it offers some helpful advice. Demonstrate Patience There’s a whole other topic that should probably be covered about writing effective CVs (résumés) and performing i...

Full article: http://www.jimseven.com/2014/04/29/progress-coffee-industry/

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