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My work experience application was accepted for a local caf, where I was hoping to get a weekend job at, at the end of my work placement.

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My Work Experience For my work experience I had apply to the business I wanted to work at for a two week placement, and this had to be done through proper procedures, so I had to make sure my curriculum vitae was up to date and well presented. My work experience application was accepted for a local caf�, where I was hoping to get a weekend job at, at the end of my work placement. On arriving on my first, I was introduced to the zombie-like creatures apparently called employees. I was then taken behind to the staff-room and toilets. The d�cor was old fashioned for my tastes but it was to be my home instead of school for the next two weeks, so had to be tolerated. Apparently I was going to be working '....in a variety of scenarios'. ...read more.

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I have obtained a vast amount of stories and anecdotes from my two weeks at The Town Gardens Caf�. One incident that I will never forget occurred on my second day on the job where I came into work only to discover that the cafe had been burgled. It happened five minutes before the manager had arrived therefore no one was hurt or injured, nevertheless at least a thousand pounds worth of merchandise stolen including the petty cash and one of the tills had actually been taken. I spent the remainder of that day on the phone talking to various government authorities. I spoke to the police, crime division, theft division and a number of other divisions that I personally felt had little to do with a burglary at cafe. We had a visit from the police who took fingerprints and photos of the broken entry. ...read more.

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Her big red face blew up, it had a tinge of blue in it were she had been shouting so much. Thankfully the situation was resolved easily enough but by the time it had there was a big queue at my till. That was probably my worst experience at the caf�. Overall I found my experience very beneficial I fond I enjoy working with people and hope to do so in my chosen career path. I enjoyed the atmosphere at the caf� and see how important it is to work in a friendly environment, as it makes work fun and enjoyable and seem less of a chore, and more something you want to be doing. I thought my work experience was a success and made many new friends and gained lots of experience in the workplace with such things as health and safety. ...read more.

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