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Carl's Jr Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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Andrew Puzder
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Pros
  • 20% discount on food all the time (in 16 reviews)

  • Typical fast food environment, fast paced, slightly above minimum wage, help is there when needed (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Even in times when there is nothing to do, shift leaders will make sure you're busy restocking or cleaning something unnecessarily (in 18 reviews)

  • Sometimes I would be alone in drive-thru during a rush and the stress would be unhealthy (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Crew Member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr part-time

    Pros

    Relaxed Environment, 50% off whenever I worked with 20% on off days.

    Cons

    Way too much work for the pay.


  2. "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Long Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Prep Cook in Long Beach, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I mean its a job so you get some $$$, discounts, younger coworkers tend to be pretty chill

    Cons

    working as a prep cook in the back was not fun at all, especially with management breathing down your neck. usually temp, or part time hiring so not many hours unless you've been working there for some time already

    Advice to Management

    hire cooler people

  3. "Re-hire"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Carl's Jr part-time

    Pros

    Friendly work environment and schedules

    Cons

    Being on my feet all day and not getting breaks often


  4. "Shift Manager at Carl's Jr."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr full-time

    Pros

    Discount on food
    No education required

    Cons

    Stressful
    Low wage/pay
    High expectations without reward


  5. "carls jr"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Marysville, WA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Marysville, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the work environment was very fast pace

    Cons

    management was awful and rude


  6. "Shift Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Carl's Jr full-time

    Pros

    Work hard, be friendly and work fast. Loved the Customers and the food

    Cons

    being yelled by customers and some customers were rude

    Advice to Management

    keep your head up


  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr full-time

    Pros

    nice people, easy work, advancement

    Cons

    Mean customers, people who don't wanna do their job

    Advice to Management

    Hire better people

  8. "Fine as an initial place of work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Costa Mesa, CA

    I worked at Carl's Jr part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learned many new things. Also, I worked there twenty years ago, but GD would not let me choose a place of work that was longer than only a few years ago.

    Cons

    Smelling the food, after awhile it's a bit much.


  9. "Crew Member Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Carl's Jr part-time

    Pros

    Easy job and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    No benefits, hard to get a raise.


  10. "Horrible management"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Gig Harbor, WA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Gig Harbor, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carl's Jr part-time

    Pros

    Great co workers, environment, location

    Cons

    Management sucked, not a ton of opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Get better management


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