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Review averages

  • 39 employees say

    Excellent (24)
    61.538461538462%
    Good (8)
    20.512820512821%
    Satisfactory (3)
    7.6923076923077%
    Subpar (4)
    10.25641025641%
    3.82
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Reviews for Darden Corporation

Reviews - What employees say

3.82 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • I wish they could make the parking lot and garage more safe. People drive crazy, there is going to be an accident one day.

What I like about the company

They are very appreciative of hard workers. They have employee functions and events throughout the year.

What I dislike about the company

They have Manager-in-Training employees in every week. I wish they could work out the time in the cafeteria better, so, other employees with only so much time for lunch can get in and get out of the cafeteria faster.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered Stock or equity options is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Darden Corporation
  • City
    Orlando
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Employee discounts is offered Employee events is offered Fitness center on site is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would like to see the ziosk machines removed. It takes away from the guests experience. The surveys done on them are not accurate. I’ve watched 7 yr old kids take them and 90 yr olds take them and give backwards scores.

What I like about the company

I can count on my paycheck. My coworkers are like family. They once raised over $700 to help me when I was sick. The benefits are great as long as you work over 30 hrs weekly. The health and dental insurance is top notch. 401k for future investment. Constant training on new menu items. Free and discounted food. Great deal of gift cards at Christmas.

What I dislike about the company

I wish my company rewarded jobs well done and held those that are not performing well accountable. I’m not enjoying working holidays.

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Desirable office location is offered Paid Parental Leave is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Darden
  • City
    Augusta
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered Free (company provided) Meals is offered Employee discounts is offered Free Snacks/Drinks is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • More contests which encourage employees to increase sales and recognition of employees that stand out and make the company happy

What I like about the company

My company provides a supportive work environment. They offer benefits to their employees; however, sometime don’t offer the hours to get those benefits. The hours can be very flexible, and it’s possible to work multiple jobs if that’s necessary. I am able to communicate with management effectively. They listen and do their best to make the work environment better for every employee. Diversity is rampant, at least at my location and it’s rare to see issues involving discrimination of any kind.

What I dislike about the company

Employees who do not meet specific work standard should be held more accountable or given more incentive to do better. Reversely, employees who effectively perform their duties should be rewarded and given incentives to continue to do so.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    Darden
  • City
    Daytona Beach
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

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Review averages

  • 39 employees say

    Excellent (24)
    61.538461538462%
    Good (8)
    20.512820512821%
    Satisfactory (3)
    7.6923076923077%
    Subpar (4)
    10.25641025641%
    3.82
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

Darden Corporation
3.82
39 reviews

Industry average (Consulting)
3.77
108,986 reviews

kununu average
3.38
3,558,000 reviews