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Bob Evans West Virginia Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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Pros
  • The people that I had to work with were great people (in 32 reviews)

  • Mostly a fast paced work environment as a busser (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Carry Out"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kanawha City, WV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kanawha City, WV

    I have been working at Bob Evans full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Love all my co-workers, they are all like family to me

    Cons

    Strongly dislike a manager, don't make the best money


  2. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Teays Valley, WV
    Former Employee - Manager in Teays Valley, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bob Evans full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free food as manager, not much paperwork, friendly people not too late of night ability to move ip quickly

    Cons

    Always understaffed ridiculous labor goals, upper management does not care, only concerned with profits, does not take care of their employees

    Advice to Management

    Care about your staff, spend money to make money, value staff that works hard for you. Offer more incentives for good work

  3. "server"

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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Weirton, WV
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Weirton, WV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bob Evans part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great staff and customer base.

    Cons

    Management could be more involved with service staff and wages need to be higher for servers

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved with the daily grind of the service floor


  4. "not-as-bad"

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    Former Employee - Host-dishwasher in Mason, WV
    Former Employee - Host-dishwasher in Mason, WV
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bob Evans part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A great job to work if you need to work on your communication skills. This job will teach you stress and energy management.

    Cons

    The cons are the speed you will have to be able to maintain to withstand the rush every day.
    The everyday drama, you will need to learn to overlook.

    Advice to Management

    This was a great job. The problem is overlooked favoritism or even unrecognized favoritism


  5. "Bob Evans"

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    Current Employee - Hostess/Cashier in Rock, WV
    Current Employee - Hostess/Cashier in Rock, WV

    I have been working at Bob Evans (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Working with the public is difficult sometimes


  6. "Assistant general manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Morgantown, WV
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Morgantown, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bob Evans full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Stable company with decent benefits, decent pay and good operating hours. Overall a good place to work and there is a lot of opportunity for advancement.

    Cons

    Too much constant change that is not needed. Upper management is hit or miss depending on your area. The training is terrible though you will learn much more once in your position.


  7. "long hours, low pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Charleston, WV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in South Charleston, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Bob Evans full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good customer base, good food when on break

    Cons

    hours see saw between too many and not enough, removed many employee incentive programs

    Advice to Management

    take care of your people and they will take care of you.

  8. "management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkersburg, WV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parkersburg, WV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Bonuses basis on performance, steritech audits

    Cons

    Long hrs, work all weekends

    Advice to Management

    Good job


  9. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Server in Princeton, WV
    Current Employee - Server in Princeton, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bob Evans part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are easy to get along with. Managers make up contests and give prizes to make work more fun.

    Cons

    Not out on time. Not a set schedule.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people when their not needed so we are fully staffed when we do need it.


  10. "unrealistic expectations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teays Valley, WV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Teays Valley, WV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Bob Evans full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Reliable business, nice people, loyal guest

    Cons

    Corporate has ridiculous expectations and are making guest suffer

    Advice to Management

    Spend more money to make guest happy


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