Hardee's

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Hardee's Reviews

Updated August 14, 2014
Updated August 14, 2014
102 Reviews

2.7
102 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 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Minimum wage, which is to be expected, but is still not the best (in 8 reviews)

  • long hours and you will need great math skills (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Hardee's is a fast pace work environment making most sales during the breakfast hours.

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader  in  Georgia, Saint Mary (Jamaica)
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Georgia, Saint Mary (Jamaica)

    Pros

    the job is easy and laid back mostly.
    basic skills used
    repetitive so you know what to expect.

    Cons

    low pay
    no benefits for crew

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dependable, boring, and gossip galore.

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    Current Employee - Crew Member  in  Wilmington, NC
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Wilmington, NC

    Pros

    Very hard to get fired. In fact I have only seen people fired after not showing up for a week. Even then, they were rehired 50% of time. Easy to learn. Your entire job will be memorized in a week. Room for promotion. Driver's license required for promotion.

    Cons

    Can be stressful because you may be doing others work too. It is very common for your fellow employees to call out sick, most of which times they are going partying. Lots & lots of gossip about other employees. Even management will vent their dislike of other employees. Extremely repetitive. Nothing will change in your routine, ever.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No change needed, it fills a gap in employment. Both in people who wont change that need jobs, and no job will be perfect.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good if you're willing to put forth the effort.

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    Former Employee - Crew Member  in  Union City, TN
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Union City, TN

    Pros

    -Better work = More hours
    -Become a team with other staff members

    Cons

    -Hours are not always guaranteed
    -Low staff during night shift

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    During the busy times, focus on teamwork rather than being "the boss".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great food.....love the ham and cheese

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great pay......little to no difficulties with meeting sales goals
    Great food
    Fun environment

    Cons

    easy to gain weight with all the free food

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    lighten up......we work to live not live to work....be more like Jack in The Box

  6.  

    Easy advancement. Truly wanted? Maybe.

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    Former Employee - Shift Leader  in  Carthage, IL
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Carthage, IL

    Pros

    -Easy job
    -Work with your schedule
    -Sometimes fun environment

    Cons

    -Only okay compensation
    -High expectations of management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure the GM is doing their job, and not pushing all the work over to the shift leaders.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Its a Job

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    Current Employee - Crew
    Current Employee - Crew

    Pros

    well its fast food. very fast paced which makes the day go by alot faster. Alot of hours also. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Benifits suck! no free meal. you get 50 percent off an hour before and after you work. 20 percent the rest of the time. also your break is unpaid which is awful because even if you only have a 5 hour shift you HAVE to take a break.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the DM's need to get to know the crew. also redo the beifits. every other fast food joint gives a free meal

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Nice place to work!

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    Current Employee - General Manager
    Current Employee - General Manager

    Pros

    Our store is individually owned and the franchisees are fair and hard working.

    Cons

    The menu can not be changed except from the top down. We have had small suggestions from customers such as adding choc. milk to the menu. When we take initiative to add this we are reminded that we can only sell approved products.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A normal low pay job

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    Former Employee - Supervisor  in  Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Baltimore, MD

    Pros

    lots of hours available to work, the basic tasks of work are very easy, the hours aren't too horrific like at McDonald's or Blockbuster, the store is closed on holidays unlike other places, managers can be very friendly and easy to get along with

    Cons

    rude and impatient customers, low pay, greasy environment, high temperature in the kitchen area, coworkers that don't care or very low intelligence, uniforms that you have to pay to have cleaned, not much room for promotion to satisfying job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    if they really want to be fast casual and not fast food they should modify restaurants to mirror this change, i.e. get rid of drive thru lane

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Alright starting job.

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    Current Employee - Back Line Cook  in  Goldsboro, NC
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Goldsboro, NC

    Pros

    Not alot of customers. Not much training required. Usually very flexible hours. Provide $5 for meals if you go over you have to pay the difference.

    Cons

    Closing is bad you usually are by yourself and have to prepare meals and clean at the same time. You will get random rushes at night sometimes 5 minutes before you close. Very strict managers. Sometimes you have to clean breakfast dishes if they weren't cleaned properly. You are expected to be out by 10:20 but very hard when you have to prepare food and clean by yourself.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people/

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Sucks to work here if you are not in school!

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    Current Employee - Back Line Cook  in  Clintwood, VA
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Clintwood, VA

    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

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