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"Fun, spontaneous, and sometimes overly demanding"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Host in Atlantic City, NJ
Current Employee - Host in Atlantic City, NJ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Applebee's full-time (More than a year)

Pros

*Managers are down-to-earth, and try to help in all departments if they can
*Tips (you get paid everyday)
*Flexible schedule, can usually work or get off by communicating with co-workers of the same position.
*Minimum wage is guaranteed if tips are unreliable during slow business
*Friendly customers and employees make your day brighter
*Good place to work for a sports enthusiast like myself
*Corporate often visits

Cons

*Favoritism usually trends towards female employees and older indivuduals
*Hard to move up even if you are the best worker
*Clock-Out times are often unclear
*Lazy or MIA employees in any role slow down the entire business flow
*Ignorant customers make it hard to stay friendly
*Management lacks communication skills,

Advice to Management

*Promote team cohesion by rallying your troops
*Lower unrealistic labor, gem, and sales expectations
*Communicate better with managers and staff
*Customers shouldn't be given free food for certain alcoholic beverages not being recommended to them as soon as they sit down. Alcohol is bad for your health.

Other Employee Reviews for Applebee's

  1. "Server, It was so unprofessional."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Server in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Food Server in Annapolis, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They had a good discount on food.

    Cons

    The company was so disorangized and the clientele was cheap.


  2. "It was Alright"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Server in Woodland, CA
    Former Employee - Food Server in Woodland, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Applebee's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy money, decent job, good management

    Cons

    Rude customers can ruin a whole day, bad tippers

    Advice to Management

    Be supportive of servers who have bad days

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