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i have felt wanted and and its an over all conducive work environment

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Current Employee - Bartender/Server  in  Longview, TX
Current Employee - Bartender/Server in Longview, TX

I have been working at Darden full-time for more than a year

Pros

it works around your schedule with shorter shifts , good pay , good management staff , and working for a company like Darden looks great on a resume.

Cons

can become really fast paced and stressful also depending on what the job title is it might not a consistent pay check cash on hand can make it hard to keep track of your money.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

i would like to see more about a gym membership for employees because if you help pay for employees that chose to enroll in that program make them a " Health Team " have them provide tips to a healthier life style and once a month have your team focus on a different broad health topic and educate the rest of the staff

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    Fun and Professional

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    Former Employee - Host  in  Allen Park, MI
    Former Employee - Host in Allen Park, MI

    I worked at Darden part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It was a good work schedule for a college student and the people were nice!

    Cons

    The pay was not great.

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    Keep doing a great job!

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    It is what it is.

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    Current Employee - Server  in  Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Server in Saint Petersburg, FL

    I have been working at Darden full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    When things are running smoothly, you are set up for success and actually have a very good time while working. The company has some good employee-first programs and I think you could work for a worse company without trying very hard. My experience with management is that they generally will go out of their way to help you when you are swamped at work. Corporate office sends out annual surveys to gauge how employees feel about the company and the individual store though I have not noticed sweeping changes from these surveys. There is also an opportunity to cross train and gain a few more skills in a restaurant setting but these are based on the opinions of management and management always has their favorites.

    Cons

    It's a restaurant, things don't go as planned all the time and sometimes partners or superiors aren't in the greatest of moods.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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