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    Hi, I just have a quick couple of questions about costa and was hoping somebody knew.

    1. I have a trial coming up, has anyone had one before? I was wondering about the kind of tasks they have you do.

    2.Hair. what are the rules on hair? does ALL of it have to be tied up if its long? i.e no fringes or anything?
    i was thinking of getting my hair cut short to avoid tying it up. how short should it be to fit in with rules? (im female)
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    Hey, i currently work for Costa, been nearly working there for two years. From what i had, i had a normal interview, get asked questions etc etc. If they like the sound of you, you then have an OJE (On Job Experience), which basically they just see how you work in that environment.
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    (Original post by alphadawg)
    Hi, I just have a quick couple of questions about costa and was hoping somebody knew.

    1. I have a trial coming up, has anyone had one before? I was wondering about the kind of tasks they have you do.

    2.Hair. what are the rules on hair? does ALL of it have to be tied up if its long? i.e no fringes or anything?
    i was thinking of getting my hair cut short to avoid tying it up. how short should it be to fit in with rules? (im female)
    Hi, I had a trial at Costa a few months ago

    Everyone was really friendly at mine, I was there for 2 hours and for the first hour I just cleared and cleaned tables, loaded the dishwasher etc but there was a girl kind of working with me to help me out with what to do. Then on the second hour the boss came with me and showed me how to use the till, so I just stood there and took the orders and the money for it and shouted the orders across to the girl that was making the drinks Everyone helps you out, and you're not expected to know what you're doing or even be good at the job, just be friendly and try your best

    I can't answer about the hair thing because I got offered a different job before the Costa manager rang me back so i didn't end up working there, but from what I saw people with long hair had it tied up but if it was, say, an inch above the shoulders they didn't have to tie it up

    Good luck!
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    I had a trial once too, you basically will do everything except make drinks. Lasted for a few hours, staff wasn't really helpful though, I was expected to know everything immediately. Hopefully, this won't happen to you.
 
 
 
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