Tips for hiring great baristas

Finding the right person adds value to your operations, culture and profitability. Follow these tips gathered from United Baristas and from across the coffee industry to better your barista recruitment and increase business performance.

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Drinking Coffee for Shits and Giggles: What baristas need to know about their caffeine habit

Coffee drinking is both fun and an essential part of life as a barista. But how much coffee should a barista drink? Why does coffee make people poo? And how can coffee professionals best manage their caffeine habit?

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Is the price right? Let’s make the alt-milk surcharge fit-for-purpose in 2021

United Baristas analysis shows how we can get better environmental outcomes and enhance shop viability by updating our coffee menu pricing

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Tackling Coffee’s Carbon Footprint: the 101 video

❖ Part of the Coffee's Carbon Footprint series

From Barista League’s High Density conference 2021, this video is packed full with information to reduce your coffee’s carbon footprint

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How the coffee industry supported baristas during lockdown with Barista Care

Many baristas and coffee professionals found themselves furloughed thanks to the pandemic. Tim Ridley, founder of United Baristas, explains how the industry rallied together in the latest issue of Caffeine.

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Hot Stuff: How espresso machines cause global warming

❖ Part of the Coffee's Carbon Footprint series

Reducing coffee’s carbon footprint by tackling the energy consumption of espresso machines

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