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New Albany Cracker Barrel to interview potential employees

The New Albany Cracker barrel is targeting an opening near the end of May.  The restaurant will seat 180 customers, who will be served by about 175 employees, both full-time and part-time. Interviews for many of those jobs will be held here in New Albany, from April 18th-April 21st.

New Albany Cracker Barrel interviewing

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store employs over 70,000 workers in its quest to please their guests with great country cooking and friendly service. These jobs range from bussers/dishwashers up to Retail Manager and Restaurant Manager, including host/hostesses, servers, cooks, retail sales and more.

Hourly employees can earn up to three pay raises the first year, and have flexible scheduling, paid vacations, training, performance-based pay, eligibility for benefits and 401K savings plan, and a wage that is on par with the best in the industry. Employees also receive store discounts and free meals when on duty.

Restaurant and Retail Managers receive a generous compensation plan, including medical, dental, prescription drug plan, life insurance, employee discount, paid vacation, 401K savings plan and flexible schedules.

In-Store leadership teams and hourly employees receive best-in-class training and competitive compensation and benefits. Cracker Barrel provides excellent training programs and encourages and rewards teamwork among its employees.

Cracker Barrel’s Personal Achievement Responsibility (PAR) Program

Cracker Barrel is very proud of its PAR (Personal Achievement Responsibility) program available to all hourly employees. Maybe you have noticed the gold stars on the aprons of our employees. There are four PAR levels for each skill position and each star represents a PAR level that the employee has achieved. Each level teaches elements that are critical to an employee’s development and understanding of the Cracker Barrel culture. In addition to introducing skill sets necessary for a particular position, PAR training focuses on teamwork, relationship building and partnership.

The program was launched to help our hourly colleagues learn new skills and gain greater confidence in their work. Development leads to pay increases and greater benefits, and provides the opportunity to work in other skill positions or obtain greater responsibility as a Shift Lead or Skill Trainer – all the while being recognized for achievements along the way.

Much of the information for this article came from the Cracker Barrel website.

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1 Comment on New Albany Cracker Barrel to interview potential employees

  1. Joyce morrison // April 14, 2017 at 10:03 AM //

    Love Cracker Barrel! So happy you will be in New Albany! Can’t wait to eat there.

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