Wendy's
2.9 of 5 545 reviews
www.wendys.com Dublin, OH 5000+ Employees

Wendy's Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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2.9 545 reviews

                             

66% Approve of the CEO

Wendy's President and Chief Executive Officer Emil Brolick

Emil Brolick

(146 ratings)

47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
545 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Nice managers, fast paced environment, decent salary"
    in 23 reviews
  • "Overall, good first job to hold"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "don't pay you anything, been there for a year and still making minimum wage"
    in 29 reviews
  • "Long hours, smelly clothes, no room for advancement working for a Franchisee"
    in 26 reviews
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    Not a bad starter job

    Wendys Shift Manager (Current Employee)
    Tilton, NH

    ProsPlenty of room to grow and advance, plenty of training available

    ConsFavoritism, no benefits unless you're a store manager, pay isn't good

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop playing favorites and promote people who deserve it not your friends. Hold people accountable for their actions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great part time job!

    Crew Member (Former Employee)
    Newburgh, NY

    ProsI got to work with not only really great crew members but management was also wonderful. They act like your friend but at the sametime they know when to act like your boss

    ConsThe pay could be better but I guess it was a decent pay for part time workers. Some of the costumers can be rude

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Its a fast food job

    Crew Member (Current Employee)
    Riverton, UT

    ProsFlexible hours, decent food, 50% off discount, Easy to get a hang of.

    ConsSome managers have no idea what theyre doing, It can be very stressful at times, pay is bad, is often short people to work at any given time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure the people hired are reliable and don't call out all the time, leaving the store short. Also check up on your managers. I've worked with some of the most under qualified and lazy people ever, and their responsibilities fall onto the crew members.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wouldn't work there again

    Cashier (Former Employee)
    Millersville, MD

    Prosgood experience
    good first job

    Consrude customers
    rude epmployees
    under pressure often

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    its ok

    General Manager (Current Employee)
    Randleman, NC

    Prosnice to have a job

    Conslong late hours and long shifts

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    high stress low satisfaction

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    Washington, DC

    Prosit was close to home

    Conspay was terrible, customers were very unfriendly at times and to rise through the ranks was difficult

    Advice to Senior Managementif you can make working here feel more comfortable and incentivized

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    If u know how to do your job very well, you will get taken advantage of.

    Crew Member (Current Employee)
    Cape Coral, FL

    ProsDecent hours

    You get a lot if regular customers who are very nice and pleasant. Easy to build relationships with them.

    ConsUnder paid
    Unappreciated
    Horrible managers

    Assistant managers have no clue on how to run a store and most crew members know their job better.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure managers can do their job, before they are put in charge of a store

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    Better than most but could use internal work

    Assistant Manager Fast Food (Current Employee)
    Ann Arbor, MI

    ProsA great place to learn about customer service and placing quality food as a major priority. Enhancing basic skills and taking pride within what you serve.

    ConsCareful consideration of employment selection seems to be lacking. Within a fast paced restaurant business, you need to have the necessary tools and skills to coach a team of workers to achieve a higher standard of professionalism. It doesn't matter if it's fast food, it's still employment.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Avoid if you can

    Team Member (Former Employee)
    Plymouth, MA

    ProsCoworkers are like family, thats it

    ConsFast-paced, low-pay, demanding, little training

    Advice to Senior Managementmore training needed

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsPeople, Schedule. Not much else here. The company wants to succeed but will never realize how they should treat their teammates.

    ConsSalary for everyone is extremely low, paid minimum for every position

    Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees like they are worth more then dirt.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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