Bridgette Trock was miserable at her restaurant job working as a bar manager for a local chain of bar and grills, where as an hourly employee she busted her hump for tips. When she wasn’t working hard, she was working even harder to find a new career path.
“It was exhausting,” she says. “I had been looking for a salaried position for a very long time but it was just hard.”
She pursued the conventional job-search path of signing up for every jobs website out there, from Indeed.com to Glassdoor, all with the same results.
“All they do is send out 120 emails a day and none of them are relevant to me,” she says.
She even tried employing the services of a recruiter, but left the experience with the same feelings of frustration because the headhunter had no intimate knowledge of the restaurant business, let alone the local dining scene. And then she met Jason Beudert, who had recently found her friend a great new job.
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