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Updated April 19, 2018
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  1. "Great Company!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Darden part-time

    Pros

    Many benefits with a company that really listens

    Cons

    The website is sometimes very unreliable.


  2. "Server"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Darden part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Really Flexible Hours and Schedules

    Cons

    A lot of turn over in employees and management

    Advice to Management

    You get to comfortable and stop caring.

  3. "A great place to work with other commitments"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexibility in scheduling, cool people, discounts, great food and great beer. You work with a lot of people which is nice.

    Cons

    Isn't always consistent in how busy it is. Money can be great and sometimes pretty bad which is hard if you like to budget


  4. "Front of house manager/Back of house manager"

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    Former Employee - Restaurant Manager
    Former Employee - Restaurant Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    career advancement. Worked with and worked for really great people.

    Cons

    They could pay the hourly staff better. They pay on the lower end.


  5. "Server"

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

    I have been working at Darden full-time

    Pros

    The staff is great, management is great!

    Cons

    Tips to paycheck kinda sucks


  6. "Server"

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

    I worked at Darden full-time

    Pros

    You will have Felexibile hours

    Cons

    But the Tips are not consistent

    Advice to Management

    Up the minimum wage for servers and bartenders


  7. "Good place to work with."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Midland, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Midland, TX

    I worked at Darden full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I enjoyed the management and working place because they were good.

    Cons

    Some workers(Spanish race were racist)

  8. "A great place to be!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Darden full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    excellent culture, ability to grow in the company, training is excellent and ongoing

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep selecting great people to add to your team.


  9. "The Best company"

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    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Prattville, AL
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Prattville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management does what there supposed todo and most of all whatever they have todo I’ve seen them stay after hours, come in early, treat employees as real people, work, cook refill drinks all with a smile on there face great management.

    Cons

    Stand on feet for Long hours very fast paced environment takes a tole on your body. Exhausting but the pay is amazing

    Advice to Management

    Don’t change a thing


  10. "Sr. Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company. RSC is extremely nice. Management cares about the employees. Extremely customer focused. Great benefits

    Cons

    Starting vacation is very low.


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