Wendy's Reviews

Updated September 12, 2014
Updated September 12, 2014
618 Reviews
3.1
618 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good first job and had a family environment (in 14 reviews)

  • Good starter job for teens to learn basic customer service skills in a fast paced environment (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • The cons to working at Wendy's is that it's hot in the back and it is usually for long hours (in 32 reviews)

  • The worst part is the fact that you're making minimum wage for all of the stuff you put up with (in 32 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toms River, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toms River, NJ

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    This place is really Great

    Cons

    This place is really Great

  2.  

    I Greet The Customers & Collect Payments

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    Current Employee - Wendys  in  Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Wendys in Memphis, TN

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

    Pros

    Cause I Work Cause I Need To Save Up For My Things Cause Im A Senior And Finna Gradaute Its My Last Year In High School

    Cons

    Ive Only Been At Wendy's For 2 In A Half Months In About To Be 3 Pretty Soon

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't Be Rude To The Customers
    Don't Steal
    Have A Positive Attitde & Be On Your Best Behavior

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Very good experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Cashier in Portland, OR

    I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Enjoyed the environment, good co-workers

    Cons

    Hours were sporadic, not enough for me.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    It was a fun family fast food restaurant.

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    Former Employee - Crew Member  in  Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Scheduling was a big part of why I worked there.

    Cons

    Fast past and lots of little things to remember

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help motivate crew members more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Lots of opportunities if you please senior management

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant  in  Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Wendy's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of areas to grow your career. Great place to start a few years out of school. Learn a lot of different areas of the business.

    Cons

    Salary is below market average. Have to learn an entire new skill set to interact with store managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to keep doing what you are doing and pay the talent what they are worth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I love it.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food  in  Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food in Colorado Springs, CO

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

    Pros

    Awesome work environment with fun people.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can feel as if you are baby sitting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be calm and don't stress over every little thing. Except cleanliness keep the store clean at all times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience to get going in customer service.

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with coworkers who like to help other people with their food.

    Cons

    The amount of ungreatful, disrespectful, and rude customers that I encountered.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It was professional

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    A great place to gain life experience

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor  in  Holland, MI
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Holland, MI

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very fast paced promotions and great development skills.

    Cons

    The only con is that they may not negotiate pay with you with every promotion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on professionalism and straightforward honesty on the GM level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I absolutely love my job.

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    Current Employee - Crew Member  in  Cranston, RI
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Cranston, RI

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

    Pros

    Awesome managers, working an average of 20-30 hours a week part time, awesome coworkers, 50% employee discount, easy to work your way up the management chain.

    Cons

    Working with the public can be really irritating. They can be rude, ignorant, and just plain mean. I've had people scream in my face because their sandwich had lettuce on it when they didn't want lettuce..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This is just an awesome company, I love it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    I loved working there.

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    Former Employee - Crew Member  in  Poplar Bluff, MO
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Poplar Bluff, MO

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

    Pros

    Great management. I loved the people I worked for.

    Cons

    Not many hours at all. 13 a week.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing great.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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