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Good place to make quick money

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Current Employee - Food Server in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Food Server in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Cheesecake Factory full-time (More than 5 years)

Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Easy to get time off since there are lots of servers. Flexible with schedules and being a student. Fast paced environment and usually always busy. Never had to worry if we were going to get business.

Cons

Easy to burnout. Asked to work all major holidays. Requires you to claim based off of your sales for the shift, not how much you actually made. Often was the case that I had to claim more than I made. Lead Servers were often in charge of the schedule, so politics involved in getting good shifts.

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  1. Service Industry Job. Good for the service industry but not a good job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Cheesecake Factory

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Servers make good money because people usually buy dessert. Overall good company to be a part of, there is upward mobility if you are interested in a career but be prepared for it to take a very long time

    Cons

    Schedule was never consistent, so I couldn't ever plan out other things in my life more than a week in advance. Management was condescending quite often

    Advice to Management

    Don't promise people promotions they won't actually see for 6 months.


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    I am here strictly for the convenience, and consistency!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Server in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Cheesecake Factory part-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They are willing to work around your schedule.

    Cons

    The company does not care about you, to them you are just replaceable, but yet try to act as though you are its "greatest asset." They do not have your back in situations dealing with guests, and let guests walk all over the employee to please the guest.

    Advice to Management

    Stick up for your lower level employees.


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