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Good job for college students

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Former Employee - Server
Former Employee - Server

I worked at Darden part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Quick money, flexibility with hours

Cons

Working as a server you make low hourly wage with little to no chance of raise

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    fun environment with a well-defined corporate structure

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    Current Employee - Server
    Current Employee - Server

    I have been working at Darden part-time

    Pros

    well defined expectations
    fun staff
    opportunity for benefits
    flexible with school and other obligations

    Cons

    lengthy training and a strict requirement on how to interact with tables. Management may get caught up in the rules rather than what is best for employee relations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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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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