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Ray Blanchette
27 Ratings
  1. "Needs new management"

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    Former Employee - Server in Hamden, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at TGI Fridays part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers The food The money is a plus when you have a good section.

    Cons

    Management is unprofessional Working 10 hours with no break Up to $5 off discount No gratuity added on parties Constant schedule errors

    Advice to Management

    Try to treat your employees better

  2. "Great experience internally, poor upper management"

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    Former Employee - Bartender in Chicago, IL

    I worked at TGI Fridays part-time

    Pros

    Great store managers Very detailed training

    Cons

    Management at the franchise level makes it difficult for the store employees to succeed

  3. "Hard work"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Boca Raton, FL

    I worked at TGI Fridays full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Learned a lot about leadership and patience.

    Cons

    Would micromanages us during the slow times.

  4. "Great company - Standards differ between stores"

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    Former Employee - Server 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TGI Fridays full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great company values, teamwork, good product.

    Cons

    Serving schedules can be late hours.

  5. "Fridays"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at TGI Fridays part-time

      Pros

      Improve communication skills of staff.

      Cons

      Unhealthy environment, a very stressful work place.

    • "As long as you have common sense of knowledge and logistics, anyone can complete this job"

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      Former Employee - Host in Strongsville, OH
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at TGI Fridays part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Colleagues, Managers, Friendly Enivronment, Positive Attitude

      Cons

      Managment Issues, Occasional bad customer, some locations in need of renovations

    • "Worst Chain Ever"

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      Former Employee - Server 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at TGI Fridays part-time

      Pros

      flexible schedules, discounts on food

      Cons

      horrible pay, horrible management and bad working environment, unsanitary

    • "Not a good company anymore"

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      Current Employee - MIT in Houston, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at TGI Fridays full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Just Brand name (Misused), brand name, brand name, brand name....Few good managers for sure ...

      Cons

      TOP CEO turnover, unchievale budgets, just cutting costs and want to increase sales by itself, no sick time, diversity is a JOKE

      Advice to Management

      Look yourselves in your mirror (Of course, you will be shy to ask)

    • "It's a job"

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      Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Tampa, FL
      Doesn't Recommend

      I worked at TGI Fridays full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Great co-workers and some really awesome regulars

      Cons

      For the store I was working at, it was a mess. We had 3 different GMs in two years. They all started out caring about how the place was run and then quickly gave up. Customers dwindled due to lack of proper management.

    • "Easy work and somewhat pleasant staff"

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      Former Employee - Hostess in Roanoke, VA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at TGI Fridays part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Decent pay and easy work

      Cons

      Some rude coworkers and managers

      Advice to Management

      Hire friendlier staff

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