Shoeless Joe's Sports Grill
3.7 out of 5 stars.
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Very fast pace kitchen can get really busy very quickly. Working with good employees made it a great place to work. The management was good to there employees and showed us as well
Pros
Good employees
Cons
Long hours
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Shoeless Joe’s Saskatoon is a great, fun place to work! Great management. Staff is very much appreciated by management. Management is great with giving praise.
Pros
50% off food
Cons
No cons
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Lack of proper training has caused a complete melt down on line. Management simply screams and berates those who have not been trained properly. Management on a whole is so unqualifies. Too handsy as well.
Pros
None at all. It is merely a pay cheque until something better comes along.
Cons
Total chaos. FOH and BOH.
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Amazing teamCleanliness important Safety important Breaks when neededFeels like family environment Managers workLead by exampleAbility to move up
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Team environment, everyone works together great envy
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management was all over the place, didn't feel like a team setting even though they stress how much of a "team player" you should be when hiring and training.
Pros
half off employee meals
Cons
management
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Management was extremely lazy and were always delegating their responsibilities to staff and making staff stay late because they didn't want to and management were always flustered when in a busy situation.
Pros
Closed at 12am
Cons
Bad management for front and back of house
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When I took the position with SJ’s they made it seem like there was endless possibilities, growth, a community/team, consistency, direction/training, respect. None of that was true. Depending on your position with the restaurant and which location, I’m sure the experience can differ but as time went on I realized I wasn’t the first to have issues in my position. There was unrealistic expectations with what you’re supplied and compensation for hard work would often go past due. I will say, it seemed as though it was mostly head office that seemingly was a mess with constant lack of communication all the while leaving employees feeling uneasy and insignificant. If you’re looking for a serving job to make some cash then sure but management, absolutely do not recommend.
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Unorganized, lack of training, communication, direction, unrealistic expectations, no consistency
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The owner is all over the place he say one thing and does another. No structure very dirty kitchen. Owner was very hot headed he would yell and swear when he got made and everyone including customers would here. He created a very toxic atmosphere
Pros
No pros
Cons
Watch your back
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Management was all over the place. Some good, some not so good. The environment for female employees was not great. Uniforms were atrocious. Would like to not work there again.
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A typical day at work starts off preparing the restaurants by cleaning and preparing our stations before guests arrive. In my position as being a hostess, I had to greet and direct customers to their seats. Ensured guest had a waiter and knew the waiter/ waitress name and in some cases when the work environment is very busy I would assist setting up for planned events, assisted staff in serving and cleanups. I learned at shoeless joes is to pay close attention to understand our customers ensuring satisfaction. During the days I worked at shoeless joes wasn't difficult because most of the job was hands-on. I had no problems with management, they were very respectful, good listener, great on communication, if I needed help with something or didn't understand they would take the time to help me do or be better at my job. The most enjoyable part of the job was being able to interact with new people and having positive conversations, it gave me an opportunity to work on my social skills and when I had to monitor the dining rooms for seating availability or service, I loved seeing the satisfaction of our guests.
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Great place to work, Lots of cool regulars, Lots of tvs, daily drink specials, great owners, worked here for two plus years, plan on coming back if they ever need
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Locations constantly close and employees are left jobless and unpaid for work. Decisions made by head office over the past years have greatly hurt the older locations. Head office does not listen to feedback from employees and/or owners about operations. Worked for this company for over 10 years, the last 3 were just awful
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Locations closing left, right and centre.
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Management was a joke. Incompetent and offensive at the best of times. The atmosphere was always off-putting; girls were rude to eachother and immature
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Beautiful office. Great Team to work with. Flexible hours. Health & Wellness Benefits - They offer a comprehensive benefits package such as dental, prescription drug coverage
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Great owners. A very fun work environment. Front of house and back of house work strongly as a team. The franchise meets the health and safety acts. A very clean environment compared to a lot of restaurants.
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A good job for someone starting out in the restaurant business. You can work your way up from hostess to server to bartender etc.. Usually working with very friendly and outgoing people.
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Dealt with all aspects of running a business: operations, business development, finances, and staffing. An event driven place required forward planning to ensure smooth operations and service
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Everyday was great at shoeless i loved the the people and the job the environment was friendly from the staff to the customer. Owner was always understanding and did what he cojld to help O
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Environment
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Pay
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Slow period time of the year amazing work place would like to go back but currently seeking a new environment to continue learning different methods of cooking
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stay away from shoeless joes brantford ON. would not recommend working here. worst management i ever worked for. the owner is rude to the employees. many employees have quit because the way he treats people and has no idea what he is doing.
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amazing place to work at. great structure great menu and all around you get treated correctly and nicely. The management there is great if you show your hard woorku=ing skills you will advance in the kitchen very quickly
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