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Good place for students to work at. Dishwashers are treated well and the staff is accommodating. I started out as a dishwasher and later on was given chance in the kitchen too. You will move up if you show some initiative.
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Management is unprofessional bully you into getting what they want no benefits no overtime if you are close to working overtime they cut your shift the following week to avoid it you're expected to work all holidays weekends if you have plans most times they won't give you the time off guests are rude verbally abusive and management does nothing about it
Pros
Nothing
Cons
Everything
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I have worked at Dave and Busters for a while now and I feel like I can say I have seen it all. The management has changed within the last couple of years and it was very needed. The managers before would talk about staff behind their back to other managers and staff members it was a mess. However, since the change it has been completely different. Most of the management is newer and they are hard working and very professional. It is a pleasure working for them.

The money in tips is not always amazing, but on busy nights there is opportunity to make lots of money. It can get very busy and you have to be able to work with your team to be successful on busy nights. The staff are so friendly and you feel a sense of community the second you walk through the door. I enjoy my job now more than ever.
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I was there for many years doing many jobs and i loved every min i worked there. The staff are friendly and helpful. The customers can cause you stress but no matter what job you are in that can happen.


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Bad management and hours were awful, definitely would not recommend. Honestly if you have the chance to avoid it, take that chance. Nothing that great here aside from free games.
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This is a job for now, not for your future. You won't get raises and you are unlikely to advance unless you are part of the click. Even managers salary works out to only 20 an hour. Not worth it.
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Overall the job is not bad in the sense of working there for a temporary or part-time job for students. The job itself is not bad but the overall management throughout the last year has fallen apart and has never really been picked back up.
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Great place to work with amazing people and the money is great. Management will work you with no breaks and speak to you with disrespect. Management will call you inappropriate names and are extremely racist. Never expect to have a life outside of this place because they will give you a start time and you stay until they tell you that you can leave.
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Money
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Management
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Had a number of my friendsi worked with, we had breaks which made it quite balanced. The kitchen staff got free meals at their breaks. in general it was a good experience.
Pros
Free Dinner
Cons
Not enough shifts
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Well managed. Good quality staff. Very flexible and professional. Get to engage with and teach children and adolescence. Everyone is very kind and helpful.
Pros
flexible
Cons
nothing
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I always had a great time going to work. Management was always really understanding and helpful. You get an employee power card to play games on your breaks!
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Never a dull moment. It is a fun atmosphere, as most work places should be comfortable to be in while at work, makes people work harder. There are so many opportunities for advancement if you work accordingly.
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Managers will favour certain people, and if you aren’t one of those people, enjoy the ride.
Most day shifts are slow, some nights can be as well.

Money isn’t all that great all of the time, but it’s decent. Even on UFC nights on Saturdays, there’s 5-6 bartenders working with you so you’re onky going home with like $150 each person because you pool tips.

Managers are basically 2-5 years older than you and are children, unqualified and unprofessional and gossip about everyone via group chat.
Pros
The people you meet
Cons
Basically everything
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Typical day at work is slow
I have learnt great communication skills and how to work with others.

Management could be better if they learn team work and communication.

Atmosphere is great overall.

Hardest part of the job is trying to grow in the company, there isn't must room for it.

The most enjoyable part of the job is the people you work with and guest that make your day.
Pros
tips
Cons
long hours
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Some managers were very condescending to both you and your customers, very dismissive of the blatant issues with the establishment and over all not very helpful but huffed and puffed as if they did anything.
Pros
Fun Environment, good tips
Cons
managers
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5.0
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What better title can be given to someone who strives to keep the day to day work life fun to the max and provided "LOL FUN"

From kids birthday parties, bachelor parties, bar mitzvahs to quinceaneras to company team building activities and holiday parties from groups of 10-2000, we do it all!!
Pros
Access to hundreds of video games to "de=stress"
Cons
not having the one on one relationship with your host and interaction on the day of the event.
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4.0
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if your looking for a job where you can have fun and work at the same time then this is the place for you arcade games while your on break tv's everywhere with all types of sports and did i mention the food.
Pros
cant drink on the site on off days
Cons
when its packs with parties might be a delay on the food
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A lot of people have been able to work here with limited experience, starting at the bottom, and eventually getting an opportunity to serve tables and eventually work on the bar. They will always talk to applicants with job experience.
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It was my first guest service job! There were some great managers who modeled exceptional customer service. It was fun and I felt I gained some valuable experience.
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A typical day here would look like.

* opening and closing of the store

* on going couching and mentoring

* daily Training and coaching

* hiring and recruting

* follow up sales leads

* work with new prospects

* Prospecting new opportunities

* working all departments

* customer service is the key. Always take care of the customer

* above all increase bottom line results
Pros
lunches and games
Cons
long hours
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Management was a mess, food expo a disaster, the kitchen staff themselves are like family they make you feel at home but other staff were snobby uptight and demanding
Pros
Kitchen staff
Cons
Long hours no breaks, management
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