Costa Coffee jobs and careers advice and help. You can also download Costa Coffee application form here if available otherwise there will be a link to Costa Coffee job site for you to apply for positions online.
Costa Coffee are a top brand of coffee shops around the high streets today. They wish their employees to have a passion for providing the best possible customer service, and to have a love for retail.
To apply for a role at Costa Coffee, you can download their application form which can be found on their website, or you can nip into your local shop to pick up one personally. The application form should take roughly 15-20 minutes to complete. It’s also advised to attach a copy of your CV and a covering letter to your application form, that way your potential employer has more information about you.
The interview at Costa Coffee is just a general run of the mill interview, which you will have with the store manager. Turn up 5-10 minutes prior to your interview and have a smart appearance, avoid chewing gum and your mobile phone as you need to keep a professional attitude throughout. You will be asked about any previous experience you may have, and asked a few questions like; “Why would you like to work at Costa Coffee?”, “What can you bring to us as an employee, if we decide to employ you?”. Just try to answer questions to the best of your ability, keep smiling and it also helps if you have done some background research about the company, then you can ask them a few questions towards the end of your interview.
Costa is a leading player in a fast-moving, competitive industry. The rapid rate of change means that it’s the perfect place for people who want to be part of a dynamic, world-class organisation, which is setting the pace on exciting challenges in the marketplace.
The salary at Costa Coffee all depends on the role you play within the company, for a store manager you’re looking at a salary between £17,000 and £18,000pa, for an assistant store manager you’re looking at a salary between £13,000 and £15,000pa, and for a team member you’re looking at earning national minimum wage which is currently £6.08.
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