Sonic Overview

  • www.sonicdrivein.com/
  • Atlanta, GA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1953
  • Company - Private
  • Restaurants & Cafes
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

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In 1953, the prototype of the first SONIC® Drive-In® opened in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Back then, SONIC revolutionized the ordering process by using curbside speakers that allowed customers to place food orders without ever leaving their cars. This technology spawned the slogan ...
Mission: SONIC is a 'little' oasis in your daily routine.

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Sonic Reviews

3.2
48%
Recommend to a Friend
62%
Approve of CEO
Paul Brown
Paul Brown
813 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"I’m not sure"

Nov 28, 2022 - CarHop in Austin, TX
Approves of CEO

Pros

It was fun. Lots of stuff to do.

Cons

It was long hours for multiple days.

Advice to Management

None
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Diversity & Inclusion at Sonic

3.4
(1592 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

At Inspire Brands (Arby's, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin', Jimmy John's, Rusty Taco, and SONIC Drive-In), we pride ourselves on being a company that brings together unique brands and aims to make them stronger than ever before – and we need a diverse set of perspectives and experiences to achieve our vision. Only by providing an inclusive work environment that elevates team members of all backgrounds can we ensure that we have the best people to deliver exceptional service to our guests, a positive working environment for our team members and excellent results for our stakeholders.

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How is diversity at Sonic?

...Unorganized management, crappy customers, terrible pay, and allowed bullying....Read More

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Sonic Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative15%
Neutral21%
Getting an Interview
Applied online55%
In Person35%
Employee Referral6%
Difficulty
1.6
Average
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  1. CarHop Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    Asked about previous employert and when I could start and when I was available. I told him I could start immediately. I got my uniform. Went in the following day to watch a 2 hour training video and took a quick quiz over the video I watched ad state my shift the following day after that. super simple
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Company Updates

November 15, 2022
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See how November's SONIC teach of the month helps students focus on community giving.
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SONIC Limeades for Learning November Teacher of the Month: Teaching the Importance of Community Giving
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October 20, 2022
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See how this SONIC teacher of the month makes a positive difference.
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SONIC's October Teacher of the Month: Making a Difference in Every Student's Life Through Meaningful Connections
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Sonic Awards & Accolades

  • Top WorkplacesThe Oklahoman2018
  • QSR Digital Brand of the YearRestaurant Social Media Index2014

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What is paid time off like at Sonic?

...Paid vacation, fun culture, flexible schedule, amazing leadership...

February 17, 2022

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People Also Ask about Sonic

Employees rate Sonic 3.2 out of 5 stars based on 5,359 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Sonic, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Sonic and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 48% of employees would recommend working at Sonic to a friend. This is based on 5,236 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

64% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Sonic as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 1.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Sonic.

36% of employees think that Sonic has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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