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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Craigslist.org

I am out pounding the pavement looking for a job so please enjoy this re-post from a few weeks back. Thank you.

love,
The Bitchy Waiter

The Bitchy Waiter needs a new job. Or an additional job. Working only two days a week is fine when things are busy, but when it's slow it ain't cuttin' it. And things have been slow. Last week a goddamn fucking tumbleweed rolled through my station. Crickets are chirping up in there lately. So where does one turn when a new job is needed? Why craigslist, where else? I have been surfing the posts there the last few days and finding a bunch of big fat zeros. It takes a lot of practice and reading through the lines to sort through a job posting on craigslsit, so I thought I would offer these pointers. Keep in mind, these are all real ads from craigslist:

  • Looking for full time long term employment only. No part time or seasonal applicants please. In other words, we want you to be available at our beck and call and be ready to work at a moments notice. You will be our slave.
  • Dress to impress. We think we are hot shit and want to see how nice you can dress even though once here, you will be wearing black pants and a stained white button down with a greasy tie.
  • Casual seafood restaurant are looking for part time waiter or waitress for lunch and dinner shifts. PAY $15/Hour. First off, they have grammar issues. It should be is looking not are looking. But anyhoo, the only way they are paying $15 an hour is if you are not being tipped. I call bullshit.
  • Please send resume with references and photo. We are looking for blond girls with big titties.
  • Restaurant seeks wait staff multiple nights shifts. Room for growth. By growth we mean more shifts, not management or a better job.
  • If you can not attend the open call, please feel free to attached your resume to this posting. But we will not call you because we will have already had hundreds of other desperate servers who managed to drag their asses to the restaurant so fuck you. (Please note the incorrect use of past tense on the word attached. Why would I want to work for someone who gots some bad English?)
  • If you look HOT & Classy in a Bikini & you can both flirt & play billiards and remain a lady I want you to become a partner in my business. Seriously?
  • At Applebee’s our team members enjoy: Flexible Hours, Competitive Pay, Extensive Training, Meal Discounts & Health Benefits are offered after 30 days. But your health benefits will only be instated if you are considered full time and we hire everyone as part time even if you are working 40 hours a week.
  • Please ONLY show up to interview if you are able to begin immediately! Because we really suck as employers and the last person quit in the middle of the shift because it is so shitty here.
I will continue to be on the lookout for a new job...

8 comments:

Bouncin' Barb said...

Good luck. Too bad this blog wasn't a cash producer for you. Love your writing.

Mary A. said...

barb's right. If blogs were money, you'd be loaded.

Wonder if I should apply for the big boobies job. I'm a redhead, but they might like that too.

Oh. . .they want big titties ONLY. Not also big ass, big belly, big arms, big thighs, big attitude. . . .

Levonne said...

I'll third that sentiment! Your time will come!

Levonne said...

I know! You can write the scripts for the Bitchy Waiter HBO series. You'll have everybody in stitches. Much better than that show with Alice and Vera! Seriously, ever thought of writing for TV?

bruce said...

good luck...er, uh, i mean kill em bitchy!!

you'll find something!!!

Bagel Fairy said...

Never found a job on Craigslist. Did find a boyfriend - but he was a ginger.

Donda said...

If I could just learn how to play pool I would be well on my way to success!

holly said...

i love these job posts that you do. they're especially funny to someone who is always searching for a job.