Red Lobster

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Money is great, but man the pain that comes with it

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Current Employee - Server  in  Buford, GA
Current Employee - Server in Buford, GA

Pros

Awesome tip average
My co-workers are the best
Benefits are great

Cons

Constantly depicted as a number (your serving ability is determined by service statistics: the number of add-ons you sell, number of returns you had, and only applauded if you had guests that actually went online and did the survey and left you a good review)
Management is a hot mess

Advice to ManagementAdvice

If you treat your employees with more respect and not just be concerned with numbers you may gain more respect out of them. I understand that we are corporate, but that doesn't mean we aren't human.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Red Lobster

  1.  

    Great company to work for while in school!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Server  in  Canton, GA
    Current Employee - Server in Canton, GA

    Pros

    Schedule flexibility, health insurance, matched 401k, discounts on many businesses such as AT&T, Darden Dimes, higher check averages than many other chain restaurants

    Cons

    Like many restaurants, just having to serve rude people; a good share of sidework and cleaning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The managers need to be on the same page about many issues.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Waitress

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    Former Employee - Waitress  in  Iowa City, IA
    Former Employee - Waitress in Iowa City, IA

    Pros

    Fun time
    Great job for student
    Flexible

    Cons

    can get pretty busy at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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