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Updated January 18, 2018
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IHOP Chairman and CEO of DineEquity, Inc. Julia A. Stewart
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Pros
  • New everyday great customers fast paced (in 44 reviews)

  • Flexible hours and tips are goodness (in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours and working overnight (in 41 reviews)

  • There was no benefits for my career opportunities (in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Hostess"

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    Current Employee - Hostess in Hamden, CT
    Current Employee - Hostess in Hamden, CT

    I have been working at IHOP part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I have become well versed with hospitality terminology. I have also learned how to handle a multitude of difficulties that come with customer service.

    Cons

    Costumers do not understand how the workplace runs and take it on me, however, this does not affect the way I act towards other costumers.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Plantation, FL
    Current Employee - Manager in Plantation, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice guest and friendly environment

    Cons

    Long hours and call outs

    Advice to Management

    Work smart

  3. "Server, crew chief , certified trainer FOH and BOH"

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

    I worked at IHOP full-time

    Pros

    Has growth potential with hard work and dedication, and availability

    Cons

    Must have an open availability, must be able to multi task at a high level of customer flow


  4. "IHOP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IHOP full-time

    Pros

    It's a dependable job with plenty of hours to go around. It is a very fun work environment.

    Cons

    Lots of issues with management, employees aren't treated with respect and are told on a daily basis how replaceable they are.

    Advice to Management

    Quit telling employees how replaceable they are, when you promise a raise you should actually give the raise.


  5. "Hostess"

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

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

    Pros

    Easy job for when in high school and college, fun coworkers

    Cons

    Standing for many hours and rude customers at time


  6. "Server"

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    Former Employee - Food Server in Raytown, MO
    Former Employee - Food Server in Raytown, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IHOP part-time

    Pros

    Non really the hours sucked and so did the pay

    Cons

    Terrible night hours and bad tips
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  7. "server trainer"

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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Palm Springs, FL
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Palm Springs, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IHOP full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    meet great people from around the word. extremely social job to have

    Cons

    i dont have any cons thus far

  8. Helpful (1)

    "It's all syrup"

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

    I worked at IHOP part-time

    Pros

    Great food
    Great crew
    Clean
    Friendly
    Female management and staff

    Cons

    Competitive
    Low pay
    Too much flirting
    Male management unprofessional (some)
    Too much drama

    Advice to Management

    Don't hit on new female workers


  9. "cook"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good hours and decent pay

    Cons

    a lot more responsibility than just cooking. I was also the dmo, host, waiter occasionally, and usually ran the line by myself while the other cook and I swapped between the line and being the dmo...


  10. "Good first job."

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    Former Employee - Server/Hostess in Spanish Fort, AL
    Former Employee - Server/Hostess in Spanish Fort, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IHOP part-time

    Pros

    Employees were like family.

    Cons

    Only made 2.13 a hour.


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