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Much of my professional development has come from the comprehensive training I received from Darden

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Former Employee - Service Assistant  in  Manhattan Beach, CA
Former Employee - Service Assistant in Manhattan Beach, CA

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

Pros

Day One Health coverage. Weekly pay. 50% off meals when you work. 15% off when you visit the restaurant or one of the sister chains. Comprehensive training.

Cons

Minimum consistency with set scheduling. Other than that no major problems

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the progressive training.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to work. LOTS of options to take advantage of

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    Former Employee - Certified Trainer and Server  in  Walker, MI
    Former Employee - Certified Trainer and Server in Walker, MI

    I worked at Darden full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Can buy stock cheap. Benefits in a restaurant available immediately. Marketing does its job. Great menu selections.

    Cons

    Management does not care if your a lifer or how well you do there for vacation time. You are given what you are given. They make it a short time solution as you are an "equal employee" to new recruits even if you've "paid your dues" and have excellent reviews as well as been there for 10+ years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider that people that are your backbone (ie been there for 5+ years) do not have to be retrained, do not cause additional money, and know their job well, should get preferential treatment for time off requests and not have to have "100% availability" every week.

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    No opinion of CEO
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    enjoy the job

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    Current Employee - Management  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Management in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at Darden full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good job, not to bad of pay

    Cons

    health benefits suck, slight disconnect between top management and the people on the front lines.

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    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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