Darden

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As a server, the best part of my work was my coworkers and managers!

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Former Employee - Server in Grand Forks, ND
Former Employee - Server in Grand Forks, ND

I worked at Darden part-time (less than a year)

Pros

Coworkers, environment, management, benefits offered for full-time employees, Darden Dimes

Cons

at times long hours, problems that come with tipped positions

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Profitable But Tiring

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    Former Employee - Server in Bangor, ME
    Former Employee - Server in Bangor, ME

    I worked at Darden full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you are good at your job you can make a lot of money here.

    Cons

    POOR MANAGEMENT.

    The management is very poor in this company. They make new rules daily, and the rules that they make greatly burden their servers. They also have a poor hiring and screening process. They hire some of the laziest people imaginable and then create a service partner rule, which means you have to pick up the slack for all the people who don't work hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more in tune with your employees needs-they will be happier-and you will be able to start making a profit again.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Olive Garden

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    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Joplin, MO
    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Joplin, MO

    I worked at Darden full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, decent pay, good with diversity

    Cons

    manager plays favorites, advancement is hard as a female, manager doesnt fcare about employees complaints

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don"t play favorites, listen to your employess

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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