Moxie's Grill & Bar
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Moxie's Grill & Bar Employee Review

a fast paced work environment

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8 March 2019
Flexible hours. Fast paced work environment. Many different locations to choose from if seeking employment, either full or part time. Successful, high level corporate company.
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Schedule flexibility, tips, staff happy hour deals
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Management, building maintenance issues that owners refuse to fix, long hours, physically demanding
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This was a great job! Allows you to be social and feel good about the way you look. Clients were always very respectful as senior staff took uncomfortablility very seriously.
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