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Current Employee - Human Resource Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Human Resource Manager in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Applebee's full-time for more than a year

Pros

There were alot of very Nice people and the pay matched the amount that you have worked. Co workers made job more fun

Cons

it was pretty stresful and there was alot of work to do. theres nothing i can really do but it doesnt mean much to them if you make it or not

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Applebee's

  1.  

    Long Hours

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Applebee's

    Pros

    a lot of fun people to work around along with decent pay and opportunities to expand your knowledge of resturant life.

    Cons

    Long work hours and a bonus struscture that is nearly impossible to achieve. Very hard work with little reward. Needs to work on upper management communication skills along with proper work ethics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your associates. Happy workers equals more money

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Mass Exodus of Managers in Atlanta

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    Former Employee - General Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Applebee's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Mostly good staff, but a few bad 'apples'. Ummmm?

    Cons

    Upper Level Mgmt has no idea what they are doing. Ignoring repairs, ignoring company policy, cutting the throats of GM's - watch them leave in mass. Policy of having a 'write-up' on every employee so you can fire them at will is simply Bad Policy. Working Mgrs 80+ hours for a bonus that is ever changing and unattainable is bad policy. Paying GMs 0 dollars more than an Asst Mgr is ridiculous. Every single restaurant job I had was better than being a GM in this Franchise!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you buy a batch of stores from the original founder of the company - clean house at the upper level. You guys (and I mean the ones that actually should be fired) are squeezing out GMs as if it was them. Once all the GMs are gone.....then who will they blame?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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