Wendy's Reviews

Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 2014
622 Reviews
3.1
622 Reviews
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Wendy's President and Chief Executive Officer Emil Brolick
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169 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good first job and had a family environment (in 14 reviews)

  • Good starter job for teens to learn basic customer service skills in a fast paced environment (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • The cons to working at Wendy's is that it's hot in the back and it is usually for long hours (in 32 reviews)

  • The worst part is the fact that you're making minimum wage for all of the stuff you put up with (in 32 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toms River, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toms River, NJ

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    This place is really Great

    Cons

    This place is really Great

  2.  

    nice place to work part-time,

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sandwich Maker  in  Albuquerque, NM
    Current Employee - Sandwich Maker in Albuquerque, NM

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    flexible scheduling for college students

    Cons

    the pay isn't the greatest, and you must be standing your entire shift

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    I Greet The Customers & Collect Payments

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wendys  in  Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Wendys in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cause I Work Cause I Need To Save Up For My Things Cause Im A Senior And Finna Gradaute Its My Last Year In High School

    Cons

    Ive Only Been At Wendy's For 2 In A Half Months In About To Be 3 Pretty Soon

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't Be Rude To The Customers
    Don't Steal
    Have A Positive Attitde & Be On Your Best Behavior

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It has been a good experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    One big reason for work there is you can make a lot of friends and have a good time

    Cons

    It has been a good experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It has been a good experience

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    I love it.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food  in  Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Awesome work environment with fun people.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can feel as if you are baby sitting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be calm and don't stress over every little thing. Except cleanliness keep the store clean at all times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great people to work with but very stressful enviroment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time

    Pros

    People you work with are outstanding and supportive

    Cons

    Manager not very considerate to school reasons for not being able to work, long hours, give breaks two hours into shift with 6 hours to go.

    Recommends
  8.  

    A roller coaster, never boring.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Training Restaurant Manager
    Current Employee - Training Restaurant Manager

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Room for growth. Crew-GM, and even above. Although, a lot less positions available.

    Cons

    Location will define the challenges your restaurant will face.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow your motto: 'Just Be Nice'

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A high school job.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy, Fast paced,works with school.

    Cons

    min wage, rude customers, no career opputrunitys

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Wendys Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst  in  Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - Help Desk Analyst in Dublin, OH

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great enviorment, good people, fun workplace

    Cons

    None to speak of. Pretty great place to work if you are hired on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    A great place to gain life experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor  in  Holland, MI
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Holland, MI

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very fast paced promotions and great development skills.

    Cons

    The only con is that they may not negotiate pay with you with every promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on professionalism and straightforward honesty on the GM level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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