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"It was great at first for a first time job but I quickly saw through the BS"

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Former Employee - Retail in Fairburn, GA
Former Employee - Retail in Fairburn, GA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Cracker Barrel part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Flexible schedule IF you don't put Any Availability like I did...that was a mistake
Half off meals every shift, Discounted meals any other times
Fun, nostalgic environment
Easy to get certain days off for important things
Ability to move up a PAR in a quick time manner
Awesome coworkers
Some great regulars

Cons

Rude guests
Chaos during peak hours and Sundays
Hours, Short shifts
Wasn't able to get full time AT ALL except management
Added work that was unexpected but expected to complete within 4 hours plus dealing with guests, stocking, cleaning, and helping cashiers and restaurant side
Having to seat guests when stupid managers let the hostess leave at 9 instead of 10pm and then having managers look at me like I was supposed to seat them when I clearly had guests in the Retail store
Pay for the work
Getting used by the manager because she knew I was her hardest worker.

Advice to Management

Give your hardest working employees FULLTIME and fire the lazy ones! Also give the employees what they are worth and quit being cheap!!

Other Employee Reviews for Cracker Barrel

  1. "Amazing place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server
    Current Employee - Server

    I have been working at Cracker Barrel part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Teamwork is huge and someone will always be there to help. Can easily move up and around within the company. The company has good morals and values which you see in all employees.

    Cons

    Huge business, fast paced weekends. Each store has many employees, cant always be heard.


  2. "Great retail experience without all the sales pressure"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Employee in Middletown, OH
    Current Employee - Retail Employee in Middletown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to lead and develop a team and without all the high pressure sales tactics.

    Cons

    May not always get 40 hours a week but if you're good you will get more.

    Advice to Management

    It's all about being a great leader and meeting new people.

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