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Sainsbury's baker interview advice watch

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    (Original post by angryjobseeker)
    Yo guys, got an interview for Sainsbury's as a baker but I have a question. At the very start of the application form it asked if I had previous bakery experience, I ticked yes.

    I do have bakery experience, I have baked several cakes for myself and followed recipes but I think they meant bakery experience actually in a bakery.

    I really don't want to waste my time if that is what they meant, is there anyway I can spin it to my advantage?

    If they are looking for someone who has worked in a bakery rather than someone who has baked their own cakes for personal consumption they are not going to be too happy are they?

    I am not going to waste my time if there is a non existent chance of me getting the position.
    In terms of your personal experiece of baking cakes for personal use, just emphasise your ability to follow recipes carefully, weighing ingredients accurately and not producing large amounts of waste. I bet training is given anyways so you produce cakes and bread within Sainsbury's bakery guidelines and procedures. They are more interested in HOW work - these are transferable skills

    Top it off with a smile on your face and say that you regularly watch the Great British Bake Off (or some other popular cooking show). This gives a glimpse into your personality and talents
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