Ryan's Reviews

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Anthony Wedo
12 Ratings
  • Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Marion, IL
    Current Employee - General Manager in Marion, IL
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    Positive Outlook
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    Pros

    Insurance, people, guests, salary, not 24 hours. Food, atmosphere, hiring your own team members. Making people happy with food. The birthday song.

    Cons

    Long hours, long hours, did I mention the long hours!! Working Christmas Day. Working Christmas Eve. Working July fourth. And long hours.


Ryan's Interviews

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Interview Difficulty

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    Baker Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ryan's.

    Interview

    I could tell right off the bat that the interview would potentially be a bust. The guy was distracted, got up for the table multiple times to answer calls from his cell phone. A 10 minute interview turned into 30 minutes because of it. He wasn't interested in what he was doing.

    Interview Questions

    • If I had any other jobs   1 Answer
    • He then asked if I would leave Caesars to work for Ryan's as a part-time employee.   1 Answer
    • Of course the 'Why do you want to work for this company"   1 Answer
    • He then asked me if I could read and write.   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    I've interviewed with this company before. Three times in fact for three different positions. It was always the same manager. Every time it was the same song, Sit there, ask idiotic questions, get up from the table on multiple accounts, come back, ask more questions, answer a phone call, feed you lies, tell you he'll call and of course he doesn't because he's not interested. I don't want to work with someone who won't even hear you out. If you are unheard in the an interview ( best impressions and all ) you're not going to be heard out as a slave of the company. Simple.

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Additional Info

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Website www.ryans.com
Headquarters Eagan, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Ovation Brands
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Whoever this Ryan is, he sure likes his buffet. Ryan's Restaurant Group operates more than 200 buffet-style restaurants primarily in the Midwest and southeastern US under the names Ryan's Grill, Buffet and Bakery and Fire Mountain Grill. Its family-oriented eateries offer a variety of steaks, as well as chicken, seafood, and burgers. The Ryan's chain is known for its Mega Bar buffet, which features salad items, soups, cheeses, hot meats, vegetables, hot rolls, and fresh-baked cookies and other desserts, all served from self-service islands scattered ... More

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