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Answered - Closing Server (Current Employee) - Lafayette, LA

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Working hours are fair and are dependent on yourself. The ability to give up or obtain shifts as a server allows you to gain more hours and money. As a busser I was able to get 30-40 hrs a week due to the amount of work and dedication I had, allowing me to ask for more hours and obtaining them.

Answered - Server/Waiter (Current Employee) - Rosenberg, TX

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Terrible when first starting out .

Answered - Dishwasher (Former Employee) - Kansas City, MO

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If salaried.... the scheduling over the weekend needs to be done more fair for all the managers.

Answered - Manager (Current Employee) - Oakdale, MN

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Depending on what department you work are flexible with school schedules

Answered - Restaurant Manager (Former Employee) - Dayton, OH

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Stressful, you must jump from task to task and perform them all flawless

Answered - Sr. Support Administrator (Former Employee) - Orlando, FL

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Usually 8 hour shifts with no break

Answered - Bartender/Server (Current Employee) - Louisville, KY

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Annoying. You spend 4 hours setting up and doing sidework for minimum wage, and 3 hours actually waiting on tables for money.

Answered - Waiter/Server (Former Employee) - Washington City, DC

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Late Hours

Answered - TRAINER (Current Employee) - Hollywood, FL

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Great. I cannot say I have ever had a problem. I always got days off when I wanted them and was given extra when I asked.

Answered - Server/Bartender cert. Sommelier (Current Employee) - San Diego, CA

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