Hardee's Reviews

Updated September 30, 2014
Updated September 30, 2014
111 Reviews
2.6
111 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 6 reviews)


Cons
  • 15 cents above minimum wage per hour, constantly understaffed, people quiting constantly (in 9 reviews)

  • Work hard for very low pay and I have been there a year and am a Crew Trainer (in 7 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good Customer Service experience, bad management

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    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Lawrenceville, GA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Lawrenceville, GA

    I worked at Hardee's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Co-workers
    FREE FOOD
    Customers are usually nice old people
    Helps you to build skills with multi-tasking and giving great customer service
    Not difficult work
    Room for advancement

    Cons

    My manager sucked!
    You either get hours or you don't.
    Schedule is never put together
    Minimum wage with too much work (Being a team member, you usually have to do everything from working front cashier, drive thru, making fries, shakes, etc sometimes all by your self at once)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    YOU SUCK, DO BETTER!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Hardee's is fun to be at

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    Former Employee - Casher, and Well Pretty Much Everything Else Half the Time  in  Fort Dodge, IA
    Former Employee - Casher, and Well Pretty Much Everything Else Half the Time in Fort Dodge, IA

    I worked at Hardee's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The atmospher is happy there are nice people

    Cons

    It can get busy and hard to keep up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    hardees managers are all about themselves instead of the workplace.

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    Current Employee - Cashier  in  Emporia, VA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Emporia, VA

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

    Pros

    the customers are great. if your are a local in need of a job, the hiring process is quick and you're paid for training.

    Cons

    the managers are disrespectful. no matters how qualified or how diligent of a worker you are, the hiring manager will still pick a personal favorite employee for a promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay attention to those who work hard, they deserve to move up in position. also, a thorough background check is needed for All employees. No one deserves to work on the same shift as a thief.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great employees terrible management

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hardee's

    Pros

    Employees and work enviornment as good as it could be.

    Cons

    Management were to power hungry and never give enough hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better managers.

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Long hours, no breaks, and most unprofessional managers I have worked for!

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    Current Employee - Back Line Cook  in  Noblesville, IN
    Current Employee - Back Line Cook in Noblesville, IN

    I have been working at Hardee's full-time

    Pros

    Good food. A few good co-workers.

    Cons

    Long hours, gm refuses to give breaks, most unprofessional managers that bad mouth their hard-working employees and keep the bad ones. Horrible!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow up and manage instead of bad mouthing people! Help your employees rather than get mad or do nothing. Give people breaks before you lose all of your good employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    it was a good work place and friendly people

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    Former Employee - Grill Cook  in  Leadington, MO
    Former Employee - Grill Cook in Leadington, MO

    I worked at Hardee's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    it has good food and people friendly work enviroment to work for

    Cons

    when its busy trying to get all the orders out in a timely manner

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    of all its a good work place

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    "Company is Very Cheap "

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    Current Employee - Crew Trainer
    Current Employee - Crew Trainer

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

    Pros

    'Employee discount, and schedule flexability'

    Cons

    "Poor managment, company does not offer employees any perks, low pay."

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    "Do your job properly. Treat your best employees with more respect instead of promoting the ones who do nothing ! "

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Save yourself Now!!

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    Former Employee - Geberal Manager  in  Saint Charles, MO
    Former Employee - Geberal Manager in Saint Charles, MO

    I worked at Hardee's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to advance if you can suck up to the right people.

    Cons

    First of all, the hours are horrible. If you want to make any sort of money in this company, you have to advance to management where you are called in all the time to work in your "off-time". Hardee's is open 365 days a year: I had to work every single holiday, including Christmas. This company treats their employees like crap because they don't care how much you work or how hard you work, they are only focused on profit. They do not care about their people. This was the worst job I have ever had in my life, and unfortunately I gave them ten years of my life. I wish I would have quit much, much sooner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start focusing on the General Manager's more- Give them some help for the love of god- They can't do EVERYTHING by themselves and you can't expect them to motivate minimum wage employees to work hours that nobody in their right mind would work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall, I really loved working there.

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    Former Employee - Food Prep/Cashier  in  Evansville, IN
    Former Employee - Food Prep/Cashier in Evansville, IN

    I worked at Hardee's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    For me, the people were nice, regular pay raises

    Cons

    Pay raises were only available up to a certain amount

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think the best advice is not to be friends with your store managers and do NOT allow them to hire family.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Pitiful

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    Current Employee - Crew Member  in  Port Allen, LA
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Port Allen, LA

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

    Pros

    has an nice atmosphere & is kept clean

    Cons

    very low pay for ALOT of work , careless & rude management, ignorant management , lazy management , constant quitting, lost of hours on paycheck ( still haven't received the money that was missing)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care more about your workers they work very hard for the low pay you offer & be more organized . You should pay more .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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