Star Walkers boldly going

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Has everyone at the Spirit Group turned into Star Trek and Star Wars junkies? Last week, Snifter revealed that the 1,000-strong pub company's latest...

Has everyone at the Spirit Group turned into Star Trek and Star Wars junkies? Last week, Snifter revealed that the 1,000-strong pub company's latest wheeze was "Star Tracking" ­ its code word for a new recruitment campaign aimed at attracting top talent into the business. This week, Snifter hears Spirit staff will be encouraged to be a "Star Walker" in their pubs. We are not quite sure what Star Walking involves but the picture that immediately springs to mind is of staff wandering around wielding light sabres at customers. Either that or wearing NASA-style space suits. If either turns out to be true, then Snifter pities the poor individuals involved. What Snifter has discovered, however, is that Star Walkers are there to improve consumer experience. They will circulate among customers, take their orders and relay them back to bar staff via a microphone and headset. And before you can say "The Empire strikes back", customers should have their orders brought to their table. Needless to say, Snifter has already been asked "Whatplanet are the people at Spirit from?

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