A customer service representative interacts with a company’s customers to provide them with information to address inquiries regarding products and services. In addition, they deal with and help resolve any customer complaints. For instance, a customer representative may assist you in opening an account or help you to resolve a problem if you cannot access your account or if your order never arrived. Usually, customer service representatives gather their information via a telephone call.
Bartenders prepare standard mixed drinks and pour wine and beer. They also prepare mixed drinks to match customers? specific orders. Most bartenders know dozens of drink recipes. They must be able to prepare drinks quickly, accurately, and without waste. Some large restaurants use machines that create drinks. Bartenders that use these machines just push a button. However, they must know how to prepare drinks in case the machine breaks. In most bars and many restaurants, bartenders take orders directly from customers. However, in some places they receive drink orders from waiters and waitresses. In addition to serving drinks, bartenders collect payment and operate the cash register. They also clean up after customers and clean their work area. They often serve food to customers seated at the bar. Bartenders check identification of customers. Bartenders must be sure customers meet age requirements for the purchase of alcohol and tobacco products. An additional responsibility is to make sure customers do not drink too much alcohol. Bartenders are responsible for ordering and maintaining liquor and bar supplies. They often form attractive displays out of bottles and glassware. Bartenders wash the glassware and utensils after each use.
Consultants meet personally with clients to assess their financial situation in order to present a financial plan that includes both short- and long-term financial goals. Consultants help clients with financial planning decisions for retirement, education, day-to-day expenses and investments. They meet regularly with clients to assess how life changes such as marriage, job change or the birth of a child will affect the client's financial plan. In addition, many consultants are licensed to buy and sell financial products such as insurance policies, stocks and bonds. Consultants spend much of their time reaching out to prospective clients and building a strong customer base. This means consultants often travel or work non-traditional hours to meet with clients in their homes or businesses. Consultants may also offer financial planning classes or seminars to reach out to potential clients.