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I was able to get a tour of the facilities. The manager showed me around the restaurant. It was in the middle of the afternoon, so a bit of a lull point in the day. This afforded the manager ample time to spend giving me a tour. I learned a lot about the back room operations and the systems that go into making a Dunkin' Donuts. The job is fairly regimented as the company operates with tight margins, so everything is precise. The company does not leave much room for creative interpretation among employees, and that is a good situation I think for most of my future clients to be in.
I also gained a sense of the teamwork that goes into a Dunkin' Donuts. I was not sure what to expect prior to the tour - I had half expected a group of disaffected people who hated their jobs. It was nothing like that. I saw people who enjoyed working together and took pride in their jobs. To me, that was exactly the kind of fit that I can see being of benefit to my future clients. All of the staff were supportive of one another and I could see the environment was very positive all round.
Going into this meeting, I had wanted to get a sense of what kind of fit Dunkin' Donuts would be for my clients and whether the company would be receptive to working with a rehabilitation counselor to place clients. In that respect, I believe that the meeting was a success. I was able to strike up a relationship with the manager and was able to determine that the work environment at Dunkin' Donuts was quite positive. I believe that this employer will be very receptive in the future when I seek to place a client with their establishment.
3. The most important thing that I learned from this experience was the value of preparation. I took the time to get to know the company not only on the informational level but by spending time there as a customer. I think that my…[continue]
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