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Good solid place to start, but low pay for the work

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Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Ashland, OH
Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Ashland, OH

I have been working at Wendy's

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The atmosphere encourages growth and teaches you vital life skills. Also you learn about customer relations, such as conflict resolution. The job teaches you leadership skills as well.

Cons

I have worked there for almost six years now, and I was not given a raise until I was promoted. The higher management staff is supposed to evaluate all crew for raises every six months, but they do not follow through with this.

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  1. Wack!

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Fairfield, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fairfield, CA

    I worked at Wendy's

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible Hours And Nice Co-Workers

    Cons

    Bad Management And No Benefits

  2. decent, but cons outweigh the pros.

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    Current Employee - Grill Guy/Maintenance in Martin, TN
    Current Employee - Grill Guy/Maintenance in Martin, TN

    I have been working at Wendy's

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    develop people skills, free drinks, paycheck every week, advice given to improve specific skills, the business is growing slowly, make friends.

    Cons

    little to no acknowledgement of hard or persistent work, managers quick to point out mistakes rather than achievements. job appears to be more important than other things in your life to managers. time off is offered if requested a week in advance, but what they dont tell you is that they cut hours for requesting and/or calling off. the difficulty of work is not worth the little amount of pay received. when looking at drive-thru times, the amount of business or other factors that could increase the time are not considered. if register workers' drawers are short or over 7$ then they are wrote up regardless of the fact that other managers will work their drawer and managers count the money. they cannot always count the money correctly they are only human. you are fired if you receive three write-ups when it is possible to get wrote-up for the simplest things. pay raises and bonuses are promised to employees and managers with profit increase. the 2011 north american wendy's profit increase was around 5.6%, but no bonuses or raises. favoritism in scheduling is a problem. speed is the main focus of managers at wendy's chicken and potatoes can sit in drawers for hours as long as everything is served in a swift manner.

    Advice to Management

    managers, treat your employees with respect. they will work harder. focus on good service and fresh food for customers, improvement and speed will come in time. spread the cleaning duties between the employees evenly. dont make the hard working employees bare the burden of the lazy ones. it is the quickest way to lose the hard working ones and keep the lazy ones= disastrous. if you say it is okay to take time off, then it better be okay. dont cut the hours just because something came up. coach and motivate the employees. dont be cut-and-dry or disrespectful. higher ranking employees or owners should not talk down to employees just because they feel as if they can, they are people just like you.

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