Some of the most common questions I receive from friends are regarding upcoming server job interviews. They want to know what questions to expect and the best answers to give. The first part is easy because there are five questions you can expect in most every server interview. The second part is a bit more […]
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Lately I have spent a great deal of time playing restaurant matchmaker. One of the cool, but unexpected, results of writing this blog is getting to know some of the top restaurant owners in the area. I always encourage them to let me know when they have a job opening. This is handy because it […]
The start of the year is always a time of transition. Most servers are in their best financial situation of the year after coming out of the holiday season. This often leads to them setting a new year’s resolution to find a new job. Whether it was the stress of the holidays or simply the […]
“You should never write your own resume, personal ad, or obituary. In all three cases it is better to show your humility by letting someone else lie for you.” -David Hayden Every since picking up a copy of Peter’s Quotations in high school it has been a personal goal of mine to quote myself in […]
Job hunting is like going to the dentist. Nobody really likes it, but if you avoid it long enough eating becomes difficult. Filling out a pile of applications asking the same questions in hopes that one of them will land you a job can be a real pain in the neck. Unfortunately, this is still […]
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David Hayden was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. He took his first serving job in 1996. Since that time, he has worked for over a dozen different restaurant companies. He has held both hourly and salaried positions at independent and corporate restaurants. He has waited on over 100,000 guests and trained hundreds of servers. He has been named "Best Server in Kansas City" the last three years by the local weekly paper.