Carl's Jr

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Updated Jul 16, 2014

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2.7 66 reviews

59% Approve of the CEO

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Andrew Puzder

(17 ratings)

37% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You get 50% discount on food when you work(in 4 reviews)

  • Schedule flexibility, opportunity for pleasant work environment, fast paced, never dull(in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • disorganized, gossip, angry customers, low pay(in 7 reviews)

  • And one person in drive thru and one to run the front for walk-in customers(in 3 reviews)

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    wouldn't recommend to anyone unless in high school or going to school

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros50 percent discount and flexible hours

    Consbad management and they arrange hours according to people they favorite

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Working here I got to understand how to be multitask working in a fast paced environment.

    Shift Leader (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    Prosfun environment, friendly co-workers, helpful team

    Consnot enough hours, customers are rude all the time

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overworked, underpaid.

    Cook (Current Employee) Anaheim, CA

    ProsDiscount thats pretty much it

    ConsManagement, Customers, Scripting, Strictness, Attitude

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake better care of your employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Crew Member/Cashier (Current Employee) Fountain Valley, CA

    Prosnice co-workers, good team bonding

    ConsCustomers are extremely indecisive at times, and it brings the drive-thru time down by a lot. This puts a strain on the team, since we're supposed to achieve a certain time. A lot of stress comes with the job, and it only pays minimum wage despite having to be skilled in various areas.

    Advice to Senior Managementoffer better wages, perhaps create a rule where a customer cannot order at the drive thru window...

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    The best job I've ever had!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe people are great and the environment is fun!

    ConsIt is HARD work!! Much harder than I was expecting.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive clear directions that don't change every few days. Value your people.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent Pay, Low Trust

    Shift Leader (Current Employee) Woodward, OK

    ProsDecent pay
    health insurance
    loyalty to employees

    ConsLow chance of moving up the ladder much within the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay more attention to your lower management.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    chef

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Corona, CA

    Pros-great hours
    -great food.
    - easy learning curve

    Cons-food
    - no advancement, you are stuck in that job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you do.

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    Love/Hate Relationship

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMost employees are very nice, fairly good flexibility, easy to get hired, good about giving requested days off if in advance, discount on food, you can socialize with customers and get to know them, the environment is usually an upbeat and happy one.

    ConsLots of gossip amongst workers, favoritism, some spanish speaking workers don't understand you or cant communicate with you or pretend not to understand you, some co-workers are very lazy and don't keep up on cleaning tasks as asked or told, there are very high expectations that realistically can't be met. Some things just take too long to cook especially during rush hours. You don't have enough time to get the store up and running in the morning. They give you 30 min before doors open to get everything up and running and they want you out 45 min after close. This is impossible. Then you get lectured and treated poorly when you don't meet these expectations. If you arent meeting your labor requirements you have to send people home. you may have no choice but to work with 2 people in the front and 2 people in the kitchen and then you are also expected to keep everything clean and orders out on time. How can you do this with one person cooking burgers, one person running fries and the green burrito line? And one person in drive thru and one to run the front for walk-in customers? It's not possible. Its very stressful.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI'd love to see the people who set these guidelines and rules to come in and run the floor under these circumstances, like in undercover boss. I bet you'd realize how unrealistic your expectations are. Maybe you'd appreciate and understand your employees more.

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    Stressful at times, rewarding during most.

    Crew Member/Cashier (Current Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    ProsSchedule flexibility, opportunity for pleasant work environment, fast paced, never dull.

    ConsLike most other customer service jobs, you get the occasional rude guest, cranky co-worker, or list of unreasonable expectations. Also, the pay rate isn't even close to being directly proportionate to the amount of work you put in or the exhaustion you experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fast paced and always busy, management is the worst

    Cook (Current Employee)

    ProsWorking as a team was very good. Majority of my coworkers are willing to help. Discounts of 50% off food when on breaks and 20% off any other time.

    ConsThe place is always busy and fast paced. If you are the cook, as I am, you will fall behind on orders. You constantly get yelled at my management and even some of the rude cashiers about not putting out the food fast enough. All orders had to be out in under 3 minutes, which is nearly impossible when customers order 6+ burgers.

    But the worst of it all was when you had weekly upper management come in to inspect the place working efficiently. They never praise the employees, they just hassle us about the mistakes we do. Every employee hates them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork with the crew members and not hassle them. We do our best to provide great service.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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