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Hooters Reviews

Updated February 19, 2019
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Hooters CEO Terry Marks
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  • "Long hours at times, but it balances out when season slows up" (in 57 reviews)

  • "Not a lot of room for growth unless you want to go into management" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Hooters Girl
    Current Employee - Hooters Girl

    I have been working at Hooters part-time

    Pros

    Fun, great money, and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Typical food-industry grievances. Nylons rip and are expensive to replace.


  2. "Had so much fun while working!"

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    Former Employee - Bartender in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Bartender in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hooters part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, flexible schedule, made lots of life long friends

    Cons

    Always have to be "camera ready"

  3. "Best Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hooters full-time

    Pros

    Great and fun atmosphere! Meeting new people and learning to feel comfortable with yourself.

    Cons

    No downside, just make sure you follow the rules. Upsell items and get the best sections


  4. "Great job"

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

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

    Pros

    Fun environment
    Good money

    Cons

    Not a lot room to move uo


  5. "Good job for introduction to food service"

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    Former Employee - Bartender in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Bartender in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hooters part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Coworkers were usually nice, training was easy to understand

    Cons

    Certain customers are inappropriate, tips aren't always good

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees well and they'll enjoy their job more


  6. "Hooters Girl/Server"

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    Current Employee - Hooters Girl in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Hooters Girl in Orlando, FL

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Tuition assistance, casual atmosphere

    Cons

    Workplace drama, money not always reliable


  7. "N/a"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hooters part-time

    Pros

    The money is good sometimes

    Cons

    The outfit and some of the customers

    Advice to Management

    N/a

  8. "Good for What it is"

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    Current Employee - Certified Trainer in Charleston, SC
    Current Employee - Certified Trainer in Charleston, SC
    Recommends

    I have been working at Hooters full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Extra curricular perks; ie. Pageants, Promos, Calendars, Comercials, etc.
    Flexible scheduling for school.

    Cons

    The advancements halt once you become a trainer.

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your girls. Don’t show favoritism.


  9. "Not as lucrative as i thought"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hooters part-time

    Pros

    Good tips, okay as a part time job

    Cons

    Bad management, annoying customers, bad work culture


  10. "Daily Issues"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hooters full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced
    Easy BOH execution
    Sports viewing

    Cons

    Upper management is deficient
    Poor business decisions
    Clientele is unpredictable