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Boys club

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - General Manager in Minneapolis, MN
Former Employee - General Manager in Minneapolis, MN

I worked at Chipotle full-time (More than 5 years)

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great Food
Great employees...
many opportunities for growth
Many opportunities to have fun throughout the day.
They STRIVE for a great culture.
Company Car
three weeks vacation
low base pay

Cons

...but fall WAY short; extremely gossipy and backstabbing culture is rampant.
It's a boys club--even though there may be a woman or two.
EVERYBODY has to like you...even people who have never MET you!!!
Always on the verge of being fired.
Had to fire those Great employees because they didn't want to be a manager.
High skill job at low pay for crew
They make you feel like a bad manager; even when you knew you weren't.
extremely OCD about everything being perfect. If you are not perfect all the time...gossip begins.
Minneapolis is becoming a notorious bad market to work for in this company.

Advice to Management

Stop firing people to keep your job. It's really transparent, don't you think?
stop actively throwing people under the bus.
Don't throw stones in Glass houses.
Realize high volume restaurants are NOT the same as low volume.
Be a leader; not a tattle tail...it makes you look incompetent and unprofessional.

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  1. Good

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Fairfield, CT
    Current Employee - Cashier in Fairfield, CT

    I have been working at Chipotle part-time

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent starting wage of $9.00 a great deal of growth opportunities and good benefits, good locations and opening more this year.

    Cons

    not many only thing i can say is the hours aren't divided equally, you're either a closer or an opener. obvious favorites

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone equally.


  2. It was a fast paced stressful work.

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    Current Employee - Seasoned Crew Member in Corvallis, OR
    Current Employee - Seasoned Crew Member in Corvallis, OR

    I have been working at Chipotle full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good organizational structure and culture.

    Cons

    work a lot for a little pay

    Advice to Management

    work to advance to upper management... be motivated to want to excel to do well in this company


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