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Dairy Queen Reviews

Updated March 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Great perks such as free ice cream (in 126 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, profitability,health benefits,seasonal hours (in 57 reviews)

Cons
  • Minimum wage job, some stores did not make the products to company standards (in 53 reviews)

  • there is going to be ice cream in every crack on your body (in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dairy Queen part-time

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, especially while going to school. Ability to grow and learn more. Fun, work-hard-play-hard environment.

    Cons

    Peak times are weekends and summertime, when most people plan vacations or activities, which affects workers ability to participate

    Advice to Management

    No current advice, it is what it is.


  2. "Easy work"

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    Current Employee - Cashier/Cook in Morris, MN
    Current Employee - Cashier/Cook in Morris, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dairy Queen (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun to work with other people, make customers happy, snack on food and ice cream all the time, and flexible scheduling.

    Cons

    Low pay, only 10% discount.

    Advice to Management

    Give people raises every now and again if you don't want such a high turnover rate. Like really, some of the shift leaders been there for more than two years and still on minimum wage.


  3. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dairy Queen full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great direct management. Great pay. Vast opportunities to advance.

    Cons

    District manager unrealistic expectations. Consistent turnover.


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  5. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dairy Queen part-time

    Pros

    Easiest Job in the world

    Cons

    Must be able to work pretty quickly every once and a blue moon.

    Advice to Management

    Kinda hard


  6. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Canadian, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Canadian, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dairy Queen part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Because some great people to work with & interaction w/customers.. Almost never had to be told what to do. Easy access to work areas.

    Cons

    I couldn't find any cons.

    Advice to Management

    smile &give great customer service...


  7. "Cook"

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    Current Employee - Cook in Andrews, TX
    Current Employee - Cook in Andrews, TX
    Recommends

    I have been working at Dairy Queen part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    funny coworkers, great service, excellent customer service.

    Cons

    fast turnover, employees complain alot.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great job to work your way up and learn responsibility"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dairy Queen part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You can learn skills useful to handle everyday problems

    Cons

    You are looked down upon because only "idiots" work at fast food and obviously not college kids paying their way through a university

    Advice to Management

    Wonderful job


  9. "Part time seasonal job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dairy Queen part-time

    Pros

    Great employees to work

    Cons

    Not the best management which can cause problems for employees


  10. "Working for the Family owned DQ in East Windsor NJ for 10 years was the best! The owner truelly cares for his employees!"

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    Former Employee - Ice Cream Server in East Windsor, NJ
    Former Employee - Ice Cream Server in East Windsor, NJ

    I worked at Dairy Queen part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great/fun working environment, best boss you could ask for, & the customers are always cared for too

    Cons

    I don't really have anything negative to say about working here


  11. "good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible hours and schedule for work

    Cons

    Really None, the company was average to work for .



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