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"Generally good company with good growth and profits"

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

I worked at Penn National Gaming (More than 5 years)

Pros

Generally well run. Very successful. Rapid growth. Strong long term potential.

Cons

Not as collegial as it once was.

Other Employee Reviews for Penn National Gaming

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Hire to Fire"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bar
    Former Employee - Server/Bar
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good tips and money
    Easy work
    Nice Staff, like family
    Free soup and salad
    Benefits
    Great place to learn bartending, as all servers have atleast one bar shift a week

    Cons

    Obsessive "big brother" attitude
    "At-Will" clause allows a VERY high turnover rate due to firing over the tiniest thing--without warning
    Too much favoritism and bias from management
    Customers are very demanding and sometimes extremely rude; allowed to make up own items that are not on the menu; complain about everything
    Twelve+ table sections make it difficult to provide quality service
    Required to work doubles every Saturday with no choice
    Random drug testing

    Advice to Management

    Give employees a little more slack and stop firing people for every little thing.
    Smaller table sections will allow better guest service.
    Treat all employees equally and not favor some by letting them break rules everyone else has to follow. Also be more fair with money shifts.
    Provide better waitress training or atleast hire somebody who knows how to train new employees. Also go over rules at the beginning and not when you are firing somebody.


  2. "An interesting employer."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Penn National Gaming full-time

    Pros

    - Tends to encourage casino owners to personalize their management. This is both a pro and a con.
    - Generally handles themselves well as a parent company; supportive but not overbearing.
    - Transfers between Penn National Gaming companies tend to be simple.

    Cons

    -Tends to encourage casino owners to personalize their management. This is both a pro and a con.
    -Somewhat nebulous; it can be difficult to tell what is done by Penn and what is done by local owners.
    - Expanding rapidly. Uncertain if this is a good thing yet.

    Advice to Management

    Potentially add in a way to communicate directly with Penn on more global topics; benefits and the like.

    Penn National Gaming Response

    Jan 5, 2018 – Human Resources Business Partner

    Thank you for your review and suggestions! It is nice to hear how you Work Happy at Penn National Gaming, Inc. We are glad to have you on our team!

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