What are the worst business practices you’ve ever seen? Ive had a manager that scoffed at a single 3% raise for someone who had no raise for 5 years. “I used to serve at a restaurant where we wore pagers that buzzed us when a table’s food was ready. “I worked as a food service manager for a large hotel chain, let’s call it “Chariot Hotels”. The general hotel manager wouldn’t approve repairs/replacements of equipment unless we were expecting an inspection in the next 2-3 months.