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Darden Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 6, 2021

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Darden CEO Gene Lee
Gene Lee
386 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible schedule, easy to take time off(in 120 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours and good benefits(in 73 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Very stressful and long hours on your feet are required(in 74 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance did not always happen(in 23 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Top Company to Work For

      May 18, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits were top of the industry, ongoing training and development

      Cons

      Work/life balance did not always happen

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Sr. Accounting Processor

      Jan 6, 2021 - Senior Accounting Processor 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice Campus Work Life Balance Good Benefits

      Cons

      Low salaries Hard to move on (they had CPA's doing clerk jobs) Extremely Competitive

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Needed more of a work life balance

      Aug 31, 2020 - Hostess in Denver, CO
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good base pay for CO

      Cons

      Work life balance missing Compensation for talented and exceptional staff was lacking.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Growth Opportunity

      Jul 20, 2020 - Service Professional in Chattanooga, OK
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      If you want to move up, you can comparatively quickly. Good benefits if you work over 30 hours a week average. Work/life balance is good IF you can find someone to cover your shifts.

      Cons

      Overtime not offered, hours are long, restaurant work is very physical.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Daren Is a good place to work

      Oct 28, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      benefits able to move up

      Cons

      no work-life balance no sick time

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Very good company

      May 21, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits, great work environment, on-site dry cleaners, bank, health care, cafe and Starbucks. Everyone under one roof.

      Cons

      Work life balance can be challenging

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to grow into new roles

      Jul 10, 2019 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, good vacation time

      Cons

      Work life balance and working holidays

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      a great opportunity to work within the community

      Oct 5, 2019 - Restaurant General Manager in Memphis, TN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      passion for guest service

      Cons

      work life balance for management for managers

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Awesome company

      Nov 27, 2018 - Food Server in Tampa, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work life balance , wonderful starter job

      Cons

      Bought out by hedge fund

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      server

      Dec 12, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work life balance benefits friends

      Cons

      our management was horrible, watch your backs in Nampa

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