Hardee's Reviews

Updated October 15, 2014
Updated October 15, 2014
119 Reviews
2.7
119 Reviews
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Hardee's President and CEO Andrew F. Puzder
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Easy to learn job responsibilities (in 4 reviews)

  • Helps you to build skills with multi-tasking and giving great customer service (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • 15 cents above minimum wage per hour, constantly understaffed, people quiting constantly (in 10 reviews)

  • Work hard for very low pay and I have been there a year and am a Crew Trainer (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    Alright

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Manager in Myrtle Beach, SC
    Current Employee - General Manager in Myrtle Beach, SC

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Your on your own from day 1

    Cons

    dm are so disconnected from stores

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get more connected

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Sucks to work here if you are not in school!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Clintwood, VA
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Clintwood, VA

    I have been working at Hardee's part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Somewhat decent hours
    It was close to my home
    Worked with me on scheduling before they got a new manager

    Cons

    -Other shifts didn't take care of all there work
    -Management is hard to get along with
    -Hire/promote people to management who don't know what they are doing (After 5 months of a girl still not knowing her job they promoted her to a shift leader and still a year later doesn't know what she is doing)
    -No longer hire high school kids
    -If you get overtime by accident you get jumped all over for it! If you live where it snows a lot and agree to be on the "snow team" don't agree to go in if you have a chance to get overtime they will cut your hours back to 20/week!!!
    -Make it impossible to get full time
    -Make it impossible to get a paid vacation until you hit 5 years then you have another 5 years before you get another one

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a few minutes to listen to your employees
    When you promote somebody to some form of management make sure they know there job!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    It's a headache

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hardee's

    Pros

    family orientated, safe, customers are sweet, appreciation from management

    Cons

    hours, pay, too much work for too little

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great But Challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Crew Trainer in La Follette, TN
    Current Employee - Crew Trainer in La Follette, TN

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Decent Hours
    Conditionally Discounted Food
    Free Drinks
    Great Job for First Joining the Workforce.

    Cons

    No Raises or Promotions Unless YOU ask THEM outright
    Large Workload
    Low Pay / Few Benefits
    Work Experience Dependent on the Managers' Personalities and Compassion for Others

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your Crew Members with respect. Get in there and help your crew people when you see they need help. Shift leaders, your jobs are to make sure everybody gets theirs done on time and that everything does get done, sometimes this means helping Crew Members with their chores, even if you think it beneath you.
    Basically, treat your employees how you would want to be treated if you was in their position. Give compliments for a good job well done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Overworked, and underpaid.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Faribault, MN
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Faribault, MN

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are fun to work with. It literally took me 5 minutes to think of anything good.

    Cons

    I've been working for Hardee's for 11 years now and have been a shift leader for 10 of it. Because they give very little in raises and since as always the price of life goes up I was forced to get a second job. So, for the last year and a half I've been working 60 to 70 hours a week with out a break. I find it funny that a company that loves to raise their prices (about 3 times a year) sure have a hard time giving more to the people that help make them money. And I am tired of hearing "if it wasn't for the customer you wouldn't have a job. " No, if it wasn't for the employees you Wouldn't have a business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better you cheapskate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Baker in Cairo, GA
    Current Employee - Baker in Cairo, GA

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good place to work for

    Cons

    Takes along time to get a pay raise and when you do its small

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay people who Advance and do a good job give pay raises

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Crappy Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Hazard, KY
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Hazard, KY

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nothing is good about this place

    Cons

    Management is crazy and no good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a grip and quit treating employees like crap.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Easy enough first job when you turn 16

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Front Line Cashier in Columbia, TN
    Current Employee - Front Line Cashier in Columbia, TN

    I have been working at Hardee's part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Usually friendly people, some friendly customers, who sometimes will tip you!

    Cons

    Shift leaders can be real power abusers, i.e. Smoking while making employees do EVERYTHING, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your shift leaders in order and make sure they are doing their jobs too

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Long hours, no breaks, and most unprofessional managers I have worked for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Noblesville, IN
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Noblesville, IN

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time

    Pros

    Good food. A few good co-workers.

    Cons

    Long hours, gm refuses to give breaks, most unprofessional managers that bad mouth their hard-working employees and keep the bad ones. Horrible!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up and manage instead of bad mouthing people! Help your employees rather than get mad or do nothing. Give people breaks before you lose all of your good employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    hardees managers are all about themselves instead of the workplace.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Emporia, VA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Emporia, VA

    I have been working at Hardee's part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the customers are great. if your are a local in need of a job, the hiring process is quick and you're paid for training.

    Cons

    the managers are disrespectful. no matters how qualified or how diligent of a worker you are, the hiring manager will still pick a personal favorite employee for a promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay attention to those who work hard, they deserve to move up in position. also, a thorough background check is needed for All employees. No one deserves to work on the same shift as a thief.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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