Raising Cane's

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Raising Cane's Reviews

Updated March 2, 2015
Updated March 2, 2015
97 Reviews
4.1
97 Reviews
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Todd Graves
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Friendly work environment, great food discount (in 12 reviews)

  • I am able to have a flexible schedule and not micro managed (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • There were crew members that had been there less, but who had more open schedules (in 3 reviews)

  • The only thing that sometimes bothered me was late nights (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    pretty good job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raising Cane's

    Pros

    get you through school, opportunities for advancement have to pass a personallity test to advance though

    Cons

    the personality test blocks a lot of good employees from advancing while other poor employees get promoted

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    I loved Raising Cane's.

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    Former Employee - Certified Trainer in Slidell, LA
    Former Employee - Certified Trainer in Slidell, LA

    I worked at Raising Cane's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friends can turn to family. Fast paced! If you are determined and outgoing it is easy for you to move up in the company!

    Cons

    The only thing that I didn't like about my store was that our Raising Cane's had a lot of teenagers in high school.. so there was a lot of drama.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Good but you will stay long !

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raising Cane's

    Pros

    Great Staff , flexible working hours

    Cons

    Will never leave on time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Easy but Tedious

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Missouri City, TX
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Missouri City, TX

    I worked at Raising Cane's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    -Great first Job to have to make some money in high school
    -The hours are very flexible
    -They get you all the hours you want
    -Training isn't very hard
    -They hire most of your friends if they want a job

    Cons

    -The amount of tedious cleaning of random things
    -The manager I had was not very good and stressed in busy situations
    -Customers were okay but had occasional hassle or rude customer

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great job for a first job !

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Baton Rouge, LA

    I have been working at Raising Cane's part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    As a first job it is very fun, laid back and the managers are super friendly. It's also fast paced and very organized at most locations. Extremely clean for a fast food restaurant as well, and very easy to make friends. The managers always go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. Majority of the locations are efficiently ran by young workers which is a huge plus. The pay is good for a fast food restaurant as well and they recognize hard work.

    Cons

    They expect you to do a lot as soon as you're hired so training can be the most stressful, especially if your trainer is not a good one, Also their training system can seem sometimes very unnessisary. The kitchen is also very dangerous as it is slippery and they expect you to run around and lift things over 50 pounds.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the training books ! And also stop loosing them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work, despite a few issues.

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    Former Employee - Shift Captain in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Shift Captain in Norman, OK

    I worked at Raising Cane's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company itself is incredible. Great crew, cool culture. Active in the community. Had many laughs and great times working with my crew. Met many great people, but mainly the food quality is top notch every time. Excellent entry level job. Worked at 3 stores across the U.S and each time, have experienced something new.

    Cons

    Issues causing high stress and hectic work environment weren't resolved in a timely manner, or at all. Unnecessary gossip between management and crew. All party all the time, no respect. No benefits, minimal pay raises every 6 months, no promotions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Handle the major issues quickly and with priority.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    The experience was not good.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raising Cane's

    Pros

    Decent discounts and good pay start.

    Cons

    Uncomfortable environment, did not feel comfortable

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more relaxed with new members

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  9.  

    Slave Ship

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Raising Cane's part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Young & vibrant people since they are all youngsters

    Cons

    Too much work expected for the pay. Burnt hands from working in their kitchen

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    There are too many examples of the negative impact that bad managers have on people and performance .

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at Raising Cane's full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It is a great company If managed correctly.When I started, It held up To the canes One Love mantra.Employees wanted to come to work.Food is great.Discounts appreciated. Was a fun place to work and if stress was in the air our old manager would put a fun song on sing with the staff to boost moral, buy doughnuts or coffee,pizza for closer, canes closes at midnight you don't leave till 1am so with such a high demand job it was amazing.Safe and friendly under proper management.

    Cons

    Horrible management They never come out of the office, no training is given just a book and good luck. Dangerous place to work very heavy lifting is required,In a small environment .The Restaurants are not designed for safety.Many falls occur daily.parking lots are way to small.At canes you are required to run when doing anything they tell employees to work fast and with a purpose.It is not Your average food establishment when it comes to job requirement .Employees do everything lifting 60 lb. booths to clean floors, washing windows, spraying down parking lot, cutting lbs and lbs of lemons lifting large tubs to prep all foods and sauces It is a very high stress, hectic work environment for horrible pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your District Manager is very aggressive and feels they need to assert their power through dictatorial leadership and negativity .If employees where trained properly,paid accordingly ,and management was carefully chosen. Your restaurants would be one of the top companies to work for. Your current GM Mesa 2014 is in need of serious training for the safety and moral of its employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Great idea...horrible management!

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Columbus, OH

    I worked at Raising Cane's

    Pros

    Great crew members
    Great company culter

    Cons

    Horrible management
    Terrible trainers
    Worst training program ever

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire real managers
    Put store managers through leadership training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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