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Server (Former Employee) – Various – May 2, 2018
The idea of Hard Rock and their stated company culture is great. In practice, however, it's a different story.
The Hard Rock in Vegas is amazing, the one in Nashville, super fun. The Hard Rock in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is one of the most poorly managed and un rock and roll like environments I've ever experienced. "Talent" is typically over 50 cover bands, folksy soul slowing tunes and a decided lack of rock and roll/popular music. Management cares about nothing but getting to retirement. It's too bad, too, because there are people who really do want to advance, but can't due to outdated and lopsided management styles. The management there is in their sixties and has been together for over ten years. So, they cover for each other, no matter what. Theft is rampant, drug use is the norm - not just tolerated, but in some cases, encouraged - safety concerns are ignored, as are corporate and federal policies. speaking up will get you fired. Reporting to corporate will get you nothing. It's one of the weirdest places I've ever worked.
Give it a chance but know that unless you toe the line, keep your mouth shut and ignore all shady stuff, you won't last.
Decent discounts (food and merch)
Poor Management, lack of concern for well being of staff, poor advancement opportunity