In-N-Out Burger Reviews

Updated February 27, 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Good company to work for; fast-paced, and can be exhausting.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at In-N-Out Burger

    Pros

    compensation, company values, work-life balance, hours, coworkers

    Cons

    exhausting, fast-paced, tiring, training can be slow

  2. It was OK

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at In-N-Out Burger part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is great and so are hours if you want them.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is out of wack. Expected to be available at all times. Can be seriously understaffed at times. Expected to be able to handle multiple jobs at once.

    Advice to Management

    Understand that employees are people and not robots. Understand their needs and they will work harder for you.

  3. Good pay, fast paced environment.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier in Northridge, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Northridge, CA

    I worked at In-N-Out Burger part-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits an option if you go full time.

    Cons

    Hard to go full time, manager can treat you badly.

    Advice to Management

    Do encourage people to say "right on" as it's not helpful and frustrating.

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  5. level 2

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    Current Employee - Level II in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Level II in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at In-N-Out Burger part-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great pay. great co workers. great team work if you know how to work as a team.

    Cons

    training is offered to the favorite one first. same with recognitions in store meetings and hours in the schedule. you could get few hours a week while the fav get full time and nice hours.
    most of the customers are rude in this store.

    Advice to Management

    i think store managers should support all of their employees the same way and respect should be there all the time.
    when I saw my manager discussing with my co worker (who could be his mother) in a childish way, I lost respect for him. I do not know how such an immature person could be a store manager. well, I guess mistakes happen.

  6. it is a fast paced and they have high expectations for there employers

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at In-N-Out Burger part-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The pay overall is helpful

    Cons

    fast paced and sometimes a little bit demanding they like to take advantage of the weak ie., the people that don't have that much of experience

  7. In N Out Review

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at In-N-Out Burger part-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great pay!
    -Great hours!
    -Extremely flexible schedule

    Cons

    -EXTREMELY strict
    -Extremely Busy
    -Never off on time.
    -Favoritism
    -Rude behavior from managers/coworkers never was corrected.

    Advice to Management

    This is a company who definitely knows what the definition of quality is. The benefits employees receive are very generous. Although, while working here I never was able to say I had fun. If i were to stop for 10 seconds or were to quickly chat with a coworker or even accidentally drop something the biggest deal would be made out of it. I think people there have the idea that you aren't able to have fun and get a sufficient amount of work done at the same time. Also, if I get to work on time I expect to be let off on time, my whole life does not revolve around this job.

  8. Very political but a good college job

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at In-N-Out Burger full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great pay for students
    - Flexible Hours
    - Company picnics and sporting events
    - For the most part hires very pleasant and enjoyable people

    Cons

    - Upper management (DM's and even store managers) are out of the loop on both good and bad performance issues
    - Very political once you reach level 7 on up ...promotions were about 90% politics and 10% actual performance
    - Not exactly an intellectually stimulating environment...hard to work for some managers when you feel you can't learn anything from them (see previous point)
    - Felt that many changes in company procedures were the result of a DM or RM trying to put their name on something, rather than the new procedure actually being beneficial

  9. Overall pretty good, but kind of stressful because of the management.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in Mill Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Associate in Mill Valley, CA

    I worked at In-N-Out Burger part-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is great in comparison to other fast food gigs. Free meals everyday of work (my favorite part), the hours are flexible i you know your schedule ahead of time. Training to move up was pretty good, and with just hard work you can move up.

    Cons

    managers were sometimes hard to deal with, and obviously set the schedule for their selves. The were mostly on he grill, thus when you were knew you had to rely on other new guys.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on dividing your managers on basics and have that be a priority.

  10. good people, good food, stressful environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at In-N-Out Burger full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    work with a lot of great people, fast paced, family atmosphere, everyone starts from the bottom, pay is very good given the industry. several company functions throughout the year.

    Cons

    as a manager, a lot of performance goals are unrealistic. if you serve the customer they way they want you to, you're going to miss a lot of your goals. job can be pretty stressful. politics game is played quite a bit. work/life balance is nonexistent, you find the majority of your friends are people you work with. only one weekend off per month (until you become manager of your own store, then you get a max of two per month). rotating schedule is either 8-6pm or 430p to 2a (which is sometimes followed by a 10a-630p), and day and night shifts happen all in the same work week. if you have a child, work/life balance is harder to balance.

    Advice to Management

    straighten out scheduling to help create a better work-life balance. tone down unrealistic expectations if performance goals aren't going to be adjusted either.

  11. Fun and some nice perks but low quality of life

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shiftperson
    Current Employee - Shiftperson

    I have been working at In-N-Out Burger full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a fast paced environment, especially in high volume stores and time goes by quickly. They offer fun activities and perks like company picnics and events.

    Cons

    "Work/life balance" is a foreign concept. You're expected to be available for work at a moments notice and to put it before everything else, including family or other obligations.

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