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Cashier (Former Employee), North Babylon, NYAugust 13, 2014
Not too nice of people. Bossed around too much. Nice clientele however.
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worst job place ever
Server (Former Employee), Tewksbury, MAJune 30, 2014
Pros: there are no pros
Cons: no management or structure
there was no structure and management when i worked there. there was no general manager for at least 3 months either
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OK place to work.
Server (Former Employee), Port Saint Lucie, FLMay 20, 2014
Not enough servers on the floor to provide great customer service.
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worst job
ASSISTING CUSTOMERS (Former Employee), vineland,njApril 18, 2014
Pros: free soda
Cons: managers, hours, food, pay
uncleanliness, bugs flying around food, they kept running out of food, managers was not professional.
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Quick paced but poorly managed.
Hostess/Dish (Former Employee), Manchester, NHMarch 20, 2014
Pros: 50% off when working and 20% off when not working
Cons: short breaks
A Typical day as a hostess would be when i walk in the door i am greeted with a smile till i clock in. Once clocked in the waitresses would slack off in the back to talk or play on cellphones and leave their tables dirty forcing me to clean them so i can greet and seat the customers. The waitresses would yell at me if i don't clean off their tables – more... or if i skip over them cause i didn't have the time to clear them off cause the door is packed with people. The manager sits in his office doing nothing or has me seat his girl friend at the back so he can chat away with her rather than helping when needed. A typical day as a Dish washer would start of the same but then the waitress wouldn't clear off their dishes like they are suppose to making my job harder. They would get mad cause they have no silverware but i'm behind on dishes because they aren't doing their jobs correctly. The manager sees these things happening and does nothing not to mention I've mentioned it to him and he deny's it or tells me to ignore it. Honestly the only part i enjoyed about my job was doing dishes because its fast paced and kept me busy. I did learn how seating charts work and different ways of seating. – less
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FUN
Floater (Former Employee), Clifton Park, NYFebruary 13, 2014
Pros: everything is just great!
Cons: not a bad thing to say about the place.
Everyone that workers there is just amazing. Fun and fast past place to work for. Always staying on your toes and never sittng around
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Fun work environment, although can be very stressful.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Needham, MAJanuary 20, 2014
Depending on your team this can be a great and fun place to work for when you're young. However, many of the stores that were open are now closed due to lack of business. There are also many staffing issues in a lot of locations, leaving management and servers stressed and not able to achieve their full potential. They also do not offer any great perks – more... or benefits to their employees. – less
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not so fun place to work at
cook (Former Employee), East Stroudsburg, PAJanuary 14, 2014
Pros: smoke breaks
Cons: never know when was the time to go home
long day no breaks giving
to work in a team
management was not so great
co-workers was great team players
long days with no breaks
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Positive work environment
Waitress (Former Employee), Lancaster, PAJanuary 9, 2014
Has really good food, ice cream and employees.I learned to do everything here but cook.
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Mc Donalds
Server (Former Employee), York, PADecember 9, 2013
Pros: okay all around
Cons: didnt pay enough
Helped guest , cleaned , very laid back setting but high expectations
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busy fun place to work
Crew Member (Former Employee), Leominster, MASeptember 5, 2013
Clerical work, organized contacts, assisted in organzing event, Filing, Managing day to day tasks and completing the paperwork. Performing office duties related to maintaining records, files, orders etc. Assisting the staff and customers . Answering the calls and responding to the grievances.
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great
Server (Former Employee), Vineland, NJSeptember 3, 2013
it was a very enjoyable job i interact great with everyone. the management was great . i loved interacting with my customers. i did have favorites that came in an asked for me, and they wanted me to serve them every time they came. working there i learned how to be comfortable talking to customers, also even how to serve because i never had done it – more... before. – less
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Friendly's is not so Friendly (Ex. Manager)
Manager (Former Employee), Worcester, MassachusettsAugust 17, 2013
Pros: free lunch for managers
Cons: no breaks for managers, bad upper management, unsanitary conditions
I worked for Friendlys for three years and wish I had never applied. Upper management cuts your pay right out of your check whenever their numbers look bad. I was a manager and lost $30,000 in three years from having money taken out of my checks. Management does not know how to keep good employees. They treat you like a number rather then an employee. – more... Their turnover rate is extremely high. Their policies are constantly changing sometimes without notification to the staff. I have worked with Alcoholics (who drink behind the grill), drug dealers (who deal in the parking lot or bathroom), and management that was physically and mentally abusive, yes I said physically. The conditions of the restaurant are extremely unsanitary and often have mice problems(Experience from 5 stores). Also, the company is cheap and keeps old malfunctioning equipment putting food safety at danger. Not to mention the several stores I worked in with Mold Problems. How do they feel comfortable serving food with mold. Management is not willing to schedule your work around your school even when they promise to do so upon hire. I failed 5 classes costing me a total of $4000 because they would call me and say, Be here in two hours, or they would specifically schedule me while my classes were in session. I can not believe this company is still in business but yet again, they filed bankruptcy and shut down hundreds of stores not counting the stores that were shut down by the health department. Ridiculousness! – less
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Hostess (Former Employee), Watertown, MAJuly 9, 2013
It was an experience, meet & greet customers. Took customers to table & passed out menus.
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Loved working here
Cook/ Waiter/Dish/Utility (Former Employee), Colonial Heights, VAJune 28, 2013
Loved coming to work. Had great food and had even better customers. Everyone was so nice and friendly here
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Use to be a great place to work at
Employee (Former Employee), Olean, NYJune 22, 2013
Pros: food
Cons: lazy attitudes not holding the right people accountable for wrong doings
It was a great place to work at. Enjoyed working with my team. I learned alot and it helps me today moving forward in my future.
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fast paced,Family fun,unpredictable,productive,
Restaurant Manager (Current Employee), Columbus, OHMay 25, 2013
Pros: free food, ice cream, somewhat flexible schedule, 4 ten hour days
Cons: no benefits, no vacation, i work almost every weekend and holiday, no overtime
A typical day at work is mostly checks and balances!
Counting money and making money, along with making
sure every customer and employee have a great day.
A visual walkthrough of the entire store and parking lot,
restrooms,storage etc. Setup of server seating charts,
employee gameplan, plus daily cleaning task manager.
Daily comunication with upper – more... management on buisness
operations, projections and personal goals for staff
members.The hardest part of my job is bringing the aspects of running a successful shift together on a daily basis, plus making time for family and friends. The best part of my job is making ppl
happy, when we are working hard as a team to produce great
food and service!!! – less
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good people to work with
Fountain (Current Employee), Westminster, MDApril 11, 2013
Pros: friendly enviorment
Cons: 30 min breaks no health care for part time
-coming in checking all products, making sure they are full. making orders that come in, taking all carryout orders and making them.

-when we are busy All orders come at once, makes it hard to keep up, when I stop making in house orders to take and make carryout.

- Talking to guests playing with kids that come in. is allot of fun
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fun outgoing people worked there
cook / dishwasher (Former Employee), Enfield, CTJanuary 22, 2013
Pros: very friendly people
Cons: dealing with a very hot table stove
was an alright place to work. was taught alot about the way they cook food
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Enjoyable work atmosphere and community.
Fountain Worker (Former Employee), Clementon, NJJanuary 7, 2013
Pros: breaks
Cons: hours
Work day consisted of taking orders from customers and producing them correctly. Keeping workspace Tidy and stocked. I learned social skills. My coworkers were very friendly. The hardest part of the job was trying to deal with customers from every aspect of life. My most enjoyable part of the job was being able to see the customer happy.