Someone rightly said, “the best time for ice cream is ALWAYS.” So rarely will you find a person who says no to ice cream? And if you had to tell one store which can satisfy your gelato craving, then Baskin Robbins will surely top your list. Today’s topic- How to get a job at Baskin Robbins?
History of Baskin Robbins
Baskin Robbins is an American-origin global ice cream chain. It also specializes in cakes and shakes. It is owned by “Inspire brands.” It is SALARYprimarily sets up in Canton, Massachusetts. It was established in 1945 by BURT BASKINS and IRV ROBBINS in California. Now it is spread worldwide by opening stores at various locations throughout the world is primarily based in the USA. Baskin Robbins has this tagline of “31 FLAVORS,” signifying that one can enjoy ice cream through all the days of the month with different luscious flavors. The company 1945 has introduced than 1300 flavors since then to satisfy different palatable needs of the people. In addition, it had recently included the vegan and non-dairy varieties, keeping up with the trend.
HOW TO GET A JOB AT BASKIN ROBBINS
It is a go-to place for those who have an eternal love for ice cream or those who want to work in a light, foody atmosphere with different toothsome frozen items. It is also one of the best-suited places for teens who wish to have part-time jobs. However, to work for such a prestigious food chain, one must have sufficient skills and professionalism. A brand is made not only by the quality of Items it provides but also by the services and behavior offered by its employee. Therefore choosing the right person for the job is a pre-requisite for the success of a brand.
HOW TO APPLY
For hourly positions(in the shop), one has to go to the nearest Baskin Robbins store to fill the application.
For corporate jobs, one can, however, apply online through the “career website” link.
FOR HOURLY POSITIONS: the first step is to go to the nearest franchise of Baskin Robbins and fill the application form containing personal details like name, phone number, house, and email address, etc. One should carefully fill in all the details as mentioned in the state. Any wrong or misinformation can lead to the rejection of the application form.
Then the store manager takes the one-to-one interview. Sometimes a group discussion and rounds of interviews might happen if needed. The person owning the franchise has the sole exclusive right over whom to select and whom to reject.
Nearest Baskin-Robbins” to find a nearby franchise. Then fill in the required details like city, state, and pin code, choose a location, and get results directing the right place for you in context with your preference.
Following this, fill in personal information like:
- address and contact details
- work experience
- education details
- desired employment information.
Then sign the form and submit it in hand to the store manager of your preferred franchise.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN INTERVIEW
PERSONALITY AND CONFIDENCE: One gains confidence through self-belief. And that comes when you know that you prepare to confront the problem in front of you. And this type of confidence is what you need to ace an interview. One must have proper skills to get selected and work with one of the oldest ice cream franchises. One must ensure that they will serve their guest well through combinations of gelato, drinks, and dessert. Also, one must be punctual, convincing, and have excellent communication skills. He also had to have good mathematical skills for managing financial matters. He should be clean in his work, have leadership qualities, and be a ‘team player’; these skills must reflect your personality through your talk and walk.
The dressing is one of the significant aspects that influence our personality. One of the first things person saw in someone is his way of dressing and how they carry himself in it. That is why one must dress appropriately while going for an interview that is neither underdressed nor over and be comfortable in whatever they are wearing.
WHEN TO APPLY: The best to go for the interview is when the rush is minimum. It is to ensure that you get proper time and attention from the store manager during the interview and they are not busy with the customers.
WHO ALL CAN APPLY: Children below 14 years of age cannot apply. So to ensure salary, older adults are also kept away from this. The person using should possess sufficient skills required for the work such as scooping, serving, communication, etc. This job is also very suitable for teenagers and college-going students who want to do part-time jobs and earn as it provides a stress-free and friendly work environment.
One must not forget to carry their resume as well as other documents asked by the interviewer. Also, if someone has any queries, one should call and clear the doubts. One should also talk about the working hours and income of the job they are interview. And also about the holidays and other incentives that he will get associated with the job.
MINIMUM HOURS OF OPERATION:
- Sunday-Thursday: 10:00am-10:30pm
AVAILABLE POSITIONS AT BASKIN ROBBINS:
- Cake decorator
- crew member
- manager server
DIFFERENT POSITIONS AND THEIR SALARY
CAKE DECORATOR: has to meet the desert decorating standards of the Baskin Robbins. On average, they earn $10-$11 per hour.
ICE CREAM SCOOPER: the one who directly deals with the customer and serves them smooth and delicious ice cream flavors. While doing as a scooper, one should keep in mind to maintain proper sanitation and neatness. An average hourly income of a scooper is $8-$9.
ASSISTANT MANAGER: the one who daily reports to the restaurant manager and looks after the chores like product displays, safety hazards, properly arranged stores, etc.
RESTAURANT MANAGER: manages to maintain customer service standards, review new employee and looks whether the store meets food safety standards or not. He/she makes $35,000-$40,000 per annum.
SHIFT LEADER: the one who looks after the employee, their work ethics, hours of service, etc., they also train the new ones and manage the opening and closing time of the store. On average, one earns $8-$9 per hour.
TEAM MEMBER: this one has to ensure every guest leaves the store with content and satisfaction. One with an outgoing and energetic personality makes up the best person to do this job.
If someone wants something, then he will get it no matter what. Not saying getting a job at Baskin-Robbins is one of the most challenging things, but nothing becomes difficult for you. Also, one has to hone not only his dessert-making skills but also good with handling people, should be outspoken and manipulative. Because Baskin Robbins had not created, it’s a brand value by just serving good gelato. Still, its’ customer-friendly behavior of employees and pleasant ambiance makes it so popular among all the eras’ all people.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN AN INTERVIEW
Q.PLEASE DESCRIBE YOUR JOB TITLE AND PRIMARY DUTIES.
A. In this one, describe the position for which he is applying and then give details about all duties he expects to do. Of course, one has to have complete knowledge about this failure on which his chances of getting selected will become dim. Also, he should tell the interviewer how punctual and disciplined he is as an employee and assure he will not disappoint.
Q. HOW MUCH APT YOU ARE FOR THE JOB.
A. In this, one has to tell about all the skills he had related to the job. Also, to get some extra points, one can disclose their work experience and additional courses related to the job. One can also prove his excellence in the work by showing certificates or letters of recommendation in the context of the mentioned job.
Q. IF THE PERSON IS ADAPTING ENOUGH TO WORK AS A TEAM AND IN HARMONY WITH OTHER MEMBERS.
A. One should convince the interviewer that he is a team person and can easily mingle with people around him. Also, he listens to the instructions of his seniors carefully and is obedient enough to follow them. But also, he should ensure that he had leadership qualities and doesn’t hesitate to present his opinion to others.
Q.IF THE PERSON CAN MULTITASK.
A. This is indeed one of the most frequently asked questions. It is considered a pre-requisite for an employee as the hiring authority expects you to multitask and fill in for a person in case of emergency if someone is absent. You desire to be a custodian, cashier, and ice cream jockey all at once.
If one has to give any advice to a job seeker, it would be that he should make sure he is a good fit because it is a prestigious organization and it is a great opportunity as well as experience.