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Irving, Texas-based On The Border is a casual Mexican restaurant chain. They operate over 150 restaurants in the United States and nine locations in South Korea. Fajitas, margaritas and fresh guacamole are their typical fares. As the company is growing, they are on the lookout for individuals to apply for hourly, management or restaurant support center positions. They promise growth opportunities, a flair for fun and a commitment to excellence if you join. In case you land a management position, you will get competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including health coverage, 401(k), bonus plan, paid holidays, life insurance, and more.

Company - Private
$100M to $500M
Large
Multiple locations
Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants
1982
What departments On The Border employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Servers / Bartenders40.7%
other occupation20.5%
General and Operations Managers20%
Cooks / Food Preparation7.5%
Food Service - Other6.7%
Food Service Managers4.6%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do On The Border employees have before joining?
Years of experience at On The Border: Newcomers: 39%, Experiencers: 22%, Experts: 13%, Veterans: 26%. On The Border employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did On The Border employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before On The Border: Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar, Brinker, Buffalo Wild Wings. Typical On The Border employees have worked at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar.
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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar
Brinker
Buffalo Wild Wings
What industries did On The Border employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of On The Border: Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants, Traveler Accommodation Companies, Niche Retailers, RV Parks / Recreational Camps / Dormitories. On The Border employees most likely come from a Full-Service Restaurants industry background.
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Where did On The Border employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at On The Border: Small: 29%, Medium: 8%, Large: 63%. Most On The Border employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at On The Border study?
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Where did employees at On The Border study?
Grand Valley State University
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at On The Border?
Time employed at On The Border: <1: 7%, 1-3: 22%, 4-8: 44%, 9-13: 17%, 14-20: 8%, 20+: 2%. Most On The Border employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does On The Border rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at On The Border: 54.5% Male and 45.5% Female. Age ratio at On The Border: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 66%, 31-40: 19%, 41-50: 11%, 51-60: 3%, 60+: 0%. On The Border rates - 2.5% more female than the industry average. Most On The Border employees are 21-30, which is on par with the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at On The Border?
Top roles of On The Border: Server, Manager, Bartender, General Manager, Hostess. The top role at On The Border is Server.
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Server
Manager
Bartender
General Manager
Hostess

Career advancement

How does On The Border rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at On The Border: very low. On The Border ranks very low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do On The Border employees go on to work at?
Future employers of On The Border: Bar Louie, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Chilis, Chuy's. People who work at On The Border most typically go on to work for the Bar Louie.
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Buffalo Wild Wings
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
Chilis
Chuy's

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gender breakdown at On The Border?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
gender ratio is 45.5% female, 54.5% male.
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When was On The Border established?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1982.
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What industry does On The Border belong to?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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What’s On The Border’s yearly revenue?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
$100m to $500m, i think
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What’s the average length of tenure at On The Border?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did On The Border employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before On The Border.
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How often do employees get promoted at On The Border ?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
advancement opportunities are very low
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving On The Border?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Bar Louie, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Chilis, Chuy's, Main Event Entertainment, Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, Texas Roadhouse.
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Who are the top previous employers of On The Border employees?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
from what i found these companies Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar, Brinker, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Chilis, Hooters of America, Olive Garden, T.G.I. Friday's.
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How old are On The Border’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
21-30.
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Where did most of On The Border employees go to school?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Grand Valley State University, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, The University of Texas at Arlington, University of North Texas.
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How many hours a day I would need to work a day?
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10 months ago
I did my part-time job here and worked 5 hours a day. 😁
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10 months ago
You would need to work around 8-9 hours dakly here.
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Would I need to wear specific uniform to work as a cook?
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10 months ago
I wore apron and working cap all the time as a chef at work. 😅
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10 months ago
Yeap you have to carry a uniform at work and wear it.
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Are there any appraisals that any one of you got during the previous years?
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10 months ago
Yeah, I have been getting appraisals every year since I have been working here.😌
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10 months ago
They offer appraisals to all the deserving wmployee and if you are one of them the game is on.🙂
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If I work here till 60 years, I think I should get retirement plan
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11 months ago
If you work here for more than 10 years you will enjoy the perks and a retirement plan is one of them.🙃
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11 months ago
They offer an amazing retirement plan to their employees so they can have a better future evwn after retiring. 😆
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I consider the training before the job is really crucial and helpful
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11 months ago
They offer very reasonable trining so the employees can give their best during work.
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11 months ago
What I experiencee here is that training is the best thing theu can offer, it boosts up the confidence of the candidate abd he/she can be better at work in the future.❤
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If there are any current openings available, kindly tell
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11 months ago
The job opening for a prep chef is here, apply if interested.😍
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11 months ago
They are looking for an assistant HR and they will pay a good salary to them.
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For how long have you been working here?
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10 months ago
I enjoy my every second of working here and it's been 4 years. 😸
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10 months ago
I am working here for 4 years and I made some real good friends here. 😅
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What are the criteria for the restaurant manager job that they offer?
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11 months ago
It’s just based on experience. U will get the job if have a minimum 2yrs experience in the same position
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11 months ago
Not a lot
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I do not wanna disturb my work life balance during my job.
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10 months ago
Work hours here are easygoing so no worries at all. 🤓
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10 months ago
Umm, I never compromised mg personal hours while working here so I hope the same will happen with you.😛
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How much experience is necessary to get a job as a manger?
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10 months ago
Ummm, 🤔 3 years of experience is mandatory if you wanna work here as a manager.
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10 months ago
Around 2-3 years of experience is good to go if you wanna work here as a manager.
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I read about the positive things about this company. But wanna know the negatives of working here
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10 months ago
I don't think so there is much negative to say here.😌
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10 months ago
Every time I wanna smoke I have to go so far otherwise I will have a good scolding from, my manager.😏
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I’ve hread employees get raises here on yearly basis
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11 months ago
After constant hard work and going the extra mile in your service😂
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11 months ago
hmm...it's as that bruhh
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I heard that there are fewer career advancement opportunities in here
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11 months ago
Career advancement opportunities are very good for hardworking employees.😎
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11 months ago
Nope they offer very good career advancement opportunities to employees here.
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I heard that they do not allow smoking inside the premises. Is there any free space for that?
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11 months ago
They strictly prohibit smoking at work and employees have to respect it.😬
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11 months ago
Yeah, I remember that I used to smoke in the parking whenever I needed it.🤤
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How long do you work in a week here?
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10 months ago
It’s a busy place so what do u expect?!
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10 months ago
tbh it’s entirely up to you, you can work as many or as few hours as you like:)
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I am 40 years old, good chef of my area. I heard that they prefer young people
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11 months ago
They do not have any preference at all, they hire if you have skills. 🤗
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11 months ago
Umm people of all ages are working here and working hard, they treat them really well though. 😬
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I am sure they offer free lunches at least, and they would be delicious YO!
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11 months ago
I have been eating their free lunches daily and it is super tasty.🤗
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11 months ago
The free meals that they offer are very delicious and are up to the expectations of employees.😬
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What is your certifications or degrees? like what did you do before joining it?
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11 months ago
I am a student of medical science and am doing a part-time job here.😌
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11 months ago
Bachelors in business administration and is in lower management now. 😬
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Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
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10 months ago
They treat every employee equally and I feel very comfortable and happy while working here.😇
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10 months ago
I feel very delighted to work here and it is like my second home. ❤
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My friend told me their HR team is very picky about hiring people, is that true?
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9 months ago
They hire a very professional and well-suited candidate for the job.😸
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9 months ago
Umm, I won't say that they are picky but I will say that you need to have a perfect background.🙂
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I think every employee should be hired without any discrimation on any basis
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11 months ago
Yes every employee is hired here without any discrimination on any basis. 😬
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11 months ago
I was hired here because they found me good for the job so the same will happen with all of you. 😸
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I am looking for an urgent job for a few hours like part time jobs.
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10 months ago
Mhmm apply here for the part-time job and they are hiring these days.😇
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10 months ago
The restaurant is almost full all the time so they are taking part-time employees you should apply for one 😌
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Do they offer insurance plans to the employees?
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9 months ago
Insurance is very affordable and I enjoy getting it here. 🤔
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9 months ago
They offer dental and vision insurance and it is very feasible for the employees.
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Here u can find a wide area of job opportunities including hourly opportunities, management, and restaurant support center opportunities😊
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10 months ago
Hope i can have one that is of my type🧐
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10 months ago
Hourly jobs r the best u can work flexibly 😍
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I have bad history of first days at my office LOL. Worried about joining!!
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11 months ago
You do not need to be worried at all my friend, you will have a very first good day. Rest assured! ❤
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11 months ago
Everyone will welcome you warm-heartedly and you will have a good first day here. I am telling you from experience.
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I would be happy if you guys comfortably let me know their salary per hour
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9 months ago
The salary they give to their employees is tremendous, they gave me $35 per hour.
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9 months ago
Salary varies from position to position but I made around $42 per hour while working here.😆
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How nice is it that the story of OTB started with three friends and now their restaurants chain has expanded to 150+ locations domestically and international 😍
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9 months ago
I look no further to having my favorite taste😊
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9 months ago
U should try hand-crafted margaritas here🍷
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At what positions I can apply other than the cook and chef?
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10 months ago
Other than cook you can go for the position of CFO.😆
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10 months ago
If you have a background in management then you can apply for yhe position of manager here. 😬
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I am interested in joining it for night shift. Do they offer?
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10 months ago
I am doing a job here as a noght shift employee and I enjoy every second of it.🤓
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10 months ago
They offer night shifts and if you can stay awake at night feel free to apply. 😌
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I have only worked as a hostess in a nearby cafe, should I apply here?
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10 months ago
Mhmm feel free to apply nothing is stopping you from applying here. 😇
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10 months ago
If you have worked in a nearby cafe then you must know that they will hire you on the basis of experience.😆
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I will join if they do offer benefits to employees family as well, because that is not common everywhere nowadays
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10 months ago
Yes, they offer medical allowances for the family of their employees. 😌
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10 months ago
A portion of insurthees for the nearest member of an employee's family.🤓
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It is quite old right? Then It must be well known and making progress, do you people agree?
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11 months ago
The way they are working hard and giving their best they will have a very progressive future.🙂
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11 months ago
They have a very bright future and they are already very prosperous.
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Let me know about their services whatever you know
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10 months ago
They offer delicious food to their customers to satisfy their cravings at night time. 😬
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10 months ago
It offers meals at lunch and dinner, late-night drinks, and even takeout reservations to its customers.
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Would I get discount on food if I buy as an employee?
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10 months ago
Discounts on every food item are amazing and I am loving it.😎
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10 months ago
They offer amazing discounts to new and old employees on delicious food and I love to get it every now and then.😍
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I wanna know the reason why did you join it?
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10 months ago
I heard from a friend that they appreciate their employees and offer appraisals so I joined them.😉
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10 months ago
My reason for joining them was the salary they offer to their employees. 😁
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How many days usually hiring process takes?
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11 months ago
Umm around 6-7 days after the interview is done. 😎
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11 months ago
The process is not long and it took them around 3 days to hire me. 🙂
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Let me now about their maternal and paternal leave policy
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10 months ago
I availed of maternity leaves and it was a very good initiative because they are paid.🙂
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10 months ago
They offer maternal and paternal leaves to every single employee who works here and these leaves are paid.😊
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As a woman, I have been working in a toxic environment for years, wanna know about them
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11 months ago
The work environment is very encouraging and safe for males and females.
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11 months ago
I have worked here for 6.5 years and I never had to face harassmwnt ir any such thing so I will say a big fat yes. 😮
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I guess the company's culture plays a crucial role in shaping the overall environment, how is theirs?
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11 months ago
Tremendous and positive work culture, this is a very good work place to be a part of.😬
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11 months ago
Everyonw here is vety kind and the work culture is professional. They oromote good values though. 😊
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I am curious what would they ask in the interview
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10 months ago
They will ask very easy questions and most of them are from your previous job experience. 🤗
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10 months ago
I easily cracked the interview and applied as a server so it was super easy for me.😆
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Many employees r being promoted here from within. They look at your skillset and also how long u have worked 4 the company🙂
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11 months ago
they r pretty well at finding the good talent in their employees and promoting them to advancements🤩
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11 months ago
U won’t get promoted eh
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I don't have any professional degree related to chef, But I have an experience of working as a cook at local restaurant. would they hire me?
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10 months ago
If you have worked as a cook at a local restaurant then you should apply for the job here
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10 months ago
Experience matters gentleman and if you have it then you should apply for the job here. 🤗
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At their restaurants, there were significant unique benefits of working here other than the standard which were including 100% paid Maternity & Paternity leave, Health & Fitness reimbursement, Managing Partner Program, Team Member dining program, Internal Foundation funded by employees to help employees and a lot of others😎
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10 months ago
Had great perks, especially a flexible schedule🥰
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10 months ago
it shows how they care for their employees!
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Did you guys experience personal development? need an honest answer.
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11 months ago
They teach you throughout the employment and it is very good for my career.
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11 months ago
Yes, I was personally and professionally developed and groomed here.😋
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My brother told my about paid holidays. I hope I heard it right
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9 months ago
They give paid vacations and they base it on a six-month average of your earnings.
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9 months ago
You get hours on the basis of how much you work. I work a lot so I get a lot of vacations. 😌
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Do people feel they are achieving most of their goals here?
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11 months ago
I feel like I am achieving my life goals but I still have a long way to go.🤔
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11 months ago
Working here as a senior manager is a very good thing and I feel satisfied.
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I’ve my interview next week here, would love to have some valuable suggestions
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9 months ago
Hmmm, be eager to learn their menu and be yourself!
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9 months ago
hey, dont feel stressed bcz u will see a very welcoming environment and here manager is friendly too :)
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My collegues used to pull leg of one another wanna know about your collegues
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10 months ago
My colleagues are kind and helpful. They are there whenever I need them. 😅
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10 months ago
My colleagues are not snakes here. They are very kind. Thank god they treated me well.
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I checked the new jobs a few time back, and there were not any. Where can I get more updates from?
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9 months ago
You can get ll the updates from their official website they update it every day.😅
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9 months ago
You can follow them on their social handles for updates regarding jobs.😛
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Is there hustle and bustle environment during the day?
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10 months ago
The work environment is good to be at, the customers are coming and going all the time though. 😇
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10 months ago
The working environment is cool and you will be surrounded by all the positive-minded people so it is a kinda very good place to be at.
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I heard that they offer free gift cards to the employees from time to time
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11 months ago
You heard it right that they give free gift cards to their employees. 😆
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11 months ago
Yes, they give gift cards to employees who work here but you have to work for it.
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I guess an organization goes a long way when it recognize its employees efforts
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11 months ago
They not only recognize the efforts of their employees but also benefit them from it. 🤗
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11 months ago
They recognize every single effort of their employee and employee really appreciates it. 😌
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On an average, how many years an employee work here?
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11 months ago
I consider this my best shot and I love working here and been here for 5 years.😆
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11 months ago
Time passes really quickly and I have been here for more than a decade and it is still a fresh memory. I just love working here bdcause of their culture and everything else.❤
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Do people feel energized by most of their work tasks?
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9 months ago
This is my dream job so I look forward to going to work and really enjoy doing my work.😅
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9 months ago