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How Your College Waiting Job Could Launch Your Dream Career

How Your College Waiting Job Could Launch Your Dream Career

When you’re in college, or even in high school, it’s likely that you may need or want a job. We all know that college life can be expensive. Not only do you have those fees to pay for, but your everyday living expenses too. And this can all start to add up. So you get the job, and you work hard. A lot of the time, it’s going to be in the catering industry. And while you’re waiting to graduate, you can see your waiting job as just a paycheck. It’s only natural – because you may have a different job in mind. However, don’t ever write off your waiting job. It could actually be the ticket to launching your dream career.

You Can Save For Grad School

If you’re working on college, then you’re probably doing it for a reason. And you’ve probably got that end goal in sight. Working part-time can be hard alongside your studies, but it can also provide you with the perfect base for what you want for your future. If you want to go to grad school, but you know it’s expensive, working through college might help you to save for that. It won’t be easy, but then nothing worth having in life ever is. So keep this in mind when you’re grafting away.

You Could Meet The Right People

Depending on where you go to college, and where you work, you may even meet some interesting people on the job. Because you’ll often find that opportunities arise when you least expect them too. When you’re working in a restaurant or for a catering service, you may meet people that can help you in your career. If you’re hardworking and they can see that, it will always work in your favor too. Remember, things happen for a reason!

You’ll Be Able Launch Your Own Business

If you’ve spent a lot of time working in the industry, it’s safe to say that you’ll know it like the back of your hand. So much so that when you finish college, you may want to launch your own business in the industry. Based on your experience, you could even start off with just you, your Chef Works’ aprons, an idea, and use your contacts to make it happen. If you love the catering industry, this could be perfect for you.

You’ll Nail Your Communication Skills

Waiting is a job that requires a lot of interaction with customers. So you’ll easily be able to work on your customer service skills. And while you’re building up those great communication skills, you may be able to get your foot in the right door too.

You Can Earn A Steady Income While Doing What You Love On The Side

Finally, you could carry on with your catering job after college. Because maybe you have a side-hustle idea or a passion project that you want to follow. By working on your waiting job, you can earn money and pay your bills while doing what you love on the side.


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