Vin helping out behind the counter.
“When you’re a manager, you’re everybody’s b___.” - Vin Jule, General Manager of Small World Coffee
Many of small world’s regulars know jobtalk’s interviewee of the week as the really tall guy with the beard who’s been working at small world for what seems to be forever. His name is Vin Jule, and it’s been over a decade since he first donned one of small world’s red aprons. Three years ago he became the General Manager (GM) and has no plans of moving on any time soon. Find out why Vin loves working at small world and why he says that his B.A. in philosophy helps him to be a good GM.
Title: General Manager
Education: B.A. Philosophy, TCNJ 2002
Talk about how you became the general manager of small world cafe. Is it something you set out to do?
Well, not initially. I started working here towards the end of being in college. To be honest, I really didn’t want to get another job in a coffee shop. I had experience in a coffee shop before this one, and I just thought getting another job at a coffee shop was dumb. I looked around and applied to a bunch of different places and no one was hiring. Continue reading