Posted by Ali Casqueiro, Career Services Intern
Angelo Cammarata is about to have his last call at the West View, Pennsylvania bar, Cammarata’s Café. That’s because at 95 years old, Cammarata is finally retiring. Tending bar from the end of prohibition in 1933, Cammarata is calling it quits after 70 years of doing a job that he loves. As a member of Jim Beam’s Bartender Hall of Fame and Guinness World Records longest-serving bartender, Cammarata’s career has been one filled with friendship, family, and fun. Cammarata states, “”This is a good bar. All my customers here are family. We call them our family, our friends. We know them all. And they’re all good.”
Wouldn’t it be great to work for 70 years loving everything about your job? Waking up in the morning and being nothing but excited to work? How neat would it be to feel that your job isn’t a job, but a way of life? For Cammarata and others, careers like this do exist. The thrill of loving what you do and doing what you love is all part of the job search process. Inspiring stories like Angelo Cammarata’s puts into perspective how critical the job search process it. Yes, it might be long and sometimes discouraging, but finding that needle in the haystack, the diamond in the rough, and hitting the jackpot on the ultimate job—well then, it’s all worth it.
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