Ruby Tuesday

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Ruby Tuesday Reviews

Updated September 12, 2014
Updated September 12, 2014
384 Reviews
3.1
384 Reviews
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James J. "J.J." Buettgen
41 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good food to eat 50% off during breaks (in 22 reviews)

  • flexible schedule, great coworkers, good tips during night shifts (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Some upper management create a tense environment when they are there (in 30 reviews)

  • long hours and weekends, no room for growth (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good, could be better.

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    Former Employee - Chef  in  Columbia, TN
    Former Employee - Chef in Columbia, TN

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good hours if you learn grill and close.

    Cons

    Don't pay too much unless you put in years of work first.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through with promises

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Server

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    Current Employee - Server  in  Bessemer, AL
    Current Employee - Server in Bessemer, AL

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Family like environment
    Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    poor training and the pay is average
    The Managers are usually overly stressed due to unrealistic demands and changes from corporate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more hands on with the training process.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Meh, pays the bills

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Fairfax, VA

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

    Pros

    Food, easy labor, low stress, lots of downtime

    Cons

    Corporate, can't afford decent servers, good ones are lost because they don't make nough

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Every guest is important and correct, except the one's that are actually wrong

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Okay for teenagers and college students.

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    Current Employee - Waitress, Bartender, Trainer  in  Bethlehem, PA
    Current Employee - Waitress, Bartender, Trainer in Bethlehem, PA

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Most of the staff was friendly and easy to work with.

    Cons

    Low pay, particularly lunch and week days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When you promote someone it is advised to increase salary. People generally don't want to take on additional responsibilities without any increase in pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Poor Quality Work

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    Former Employee - Server  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Server in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Ruby Tuesday part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Opportunities for Advancement
    Very Understanding about Emergency Situations

    Cons

    Management was Poor
    Low Standards
    Pay Could Be Better
    Needs Organization
    Too Corporate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    It is what it is

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Unorthodox work environment, opportunity to meet good people, fast paced, free meals

    Cons

    Schedule. constant change in menu/procedure. basic restaurant management job. no problem with the company, just the job. District manager to busy to focus on individual restaurants/individual. Very little room for advancement. Good first job for someone looking for professional experience, bad job for someone who wants to be in a professional environment.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Mouthwatering

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday part-time

    Pros

    Being a hostess seems to be an easy job.

    Cons

    Nothing really Being a hostess seems to be an easy job.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    It is what you make of it.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday

    Pros

    Quick cash. Fun times. Great food. 50% off food, including Ribs and Ribeyes!! Yumm!

    Cons

    Menu is always changing. Sometimes they get rid of favorites. Many changes make zero sense, but it is what it is.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Survey customers about things you want to bring out. Survey monkey the staff or something.

  10.  

    Great Summer Job.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Ruby Tuesday

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and training, Rubies is a nice establishment and takes great care to offer fresh food.

    Cons

    Your manager will make your job heaven or hell, depending on the shift you work, when he/she cuts you, and how many hours you get.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Bartender

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    Current Employee - Bartender  in  Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Bartender in Jacksonville, FL

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

    Pros

    Tremendous hospitality by most coworkers. This is huge in a field where hospitality can get lost when times get busy. First serving job that I really loved.

    Cons

    Seems to be low volume in most ruby Tuesday locations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have more specials for bar.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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