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Taco Bell Reviews

Updated November 24, 2014
Updated November 24, 2014
698 Reviews
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698 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • You can get free food, freedom to make your own flexible schedule (in 57 reviews)

  • They allow a flexible schedule, company values and they are understanding of personal life (in 44 reviews)


Cons
  • always on your feet no breaks, always dealing with customers, very long hours at times (in 30 reviews)

  • Management is lazy and the pay is minimum wage for nearly every other employee (in 27 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Salary

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    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Portland, OR

    I worked at Taco Bell full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work great with training. Great pay and bonus programs:)

    Cons

    Very stressful at times. Long hours as an assistant manager you will definatly get the bad end of the stick late night closes, crazy mid dhifts 2pm-12pm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get it together give your assistant more flexibility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company

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    Former Employee - Taco Bell Cashier in Covina, CA
    Former Employee - Taco Bell Cashier in Covina, CA

    I worked at Taco Bell part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Easy work, satisfying hours, not boring

    Cons

    It does get hectic and demanding physically and mentally

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Easy Job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Taco Bell

    Pros

    Free Food, Good Pay, Bonus'

    Cons

    50+ Hours A week, High Employee turnover

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Awesome!

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    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Shift Manager in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Taco Bell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work! The growth for money making in corporate tacobell!

    Cons

    Not much of pay rise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better team members.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Great company, hard job

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    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager

    I have been working at Taco Bell full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great culture, fun, fast paced

    Cons

    Hard job, under trained under paid talent pool,

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It was good.

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Valley Springs, CA
    Former Employee - Team Member in Valley Springs, CA

    I worked at Taco Bell part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Quick promotion. Good folks. They treated me well.

    Cons

    None, it was a good company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up.

    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    rather surprising

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    Former Employee - Service Champion in Balch Springs, TX
    Former Employee - Service Champion in Balch Springs, TX

    I worked at Taco Bell full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    coworkers were great, i have to say it was one of the most amazing experiences when it comes down to working with others

    Cons

    mainly the same issues that you would expect from a fast food restaurant, rude customers, can get busy and stressful

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    General Manager

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    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager

    I have been working at Taco Bell full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great support system and teamwork!

    Cons

    Lots of hours and constant change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Crew

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    Current Employee - Crew Member in Chesterton, IN
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Chesterton, IN

    I have been working at Taco Bell part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people are great and the job doesn't make you sacrifice all your time

    Cons

    The pay isn't what it should be

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raise the minimum pay for employees, it's sucks to be on bottom

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    You can actually have a great career as a Manager/General Manager at Taco Bell! Good company culture!

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    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager

    I have been working at Taco Bell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of hard work for sure...but after you adjust to knowing what you are trained to do it becomes second nature! I'm now a General Manager and worked myself up the career ladder in just a few years. The Taco Bell headquarters are just up the street from my store in Orange County....and the support I get is wonderful. My employees must like me, and enjoy my managerial style, as shown by the low turnover of employees. Taco Bell encourages promotions and also giving vacation time and time off when needed...so the stress levels are minimal to my co-workers and overall everyone is happy here. That also makes my job easier...and word of mouth from my employee partners brings in their friends to work here too.

    Overall I intend to stay with Taco Bell and work my way up the Corporate ladder to further my success. I've worked for some pretty big name restaurant chains during my 20 plus restaurant career...but actually found a home here at Taco Bell!

    Cons

    You have to focus on customer satisfaction, and have a "do it right" the first time mind set. Most importantly is to take care of your customers...and that means staying focused and stay on top of your game.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I hve to thank Taco Bell's training and company culture that allows such a potentially high stress job to be very tolerable and dare I say...even a fun and rewarding work enviornment. Keep up the great work Taco Bell!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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