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Carl's Jr Reviews

Updated May 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Simple job duties, and flexible hours (in 13 reviews)

  • Great co-workers and opportunity to improve customer service (in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • Manager and Shift Leaders (Supervisors) (in 17 reviews)

  • Everyone who isn't part of drive thru or a front cashier barely speaks English (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "shift leader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SHIFT MANAGER | II YEARS in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - SHIFT MANAGER | II YEARS in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    always busy, time flies, free lunch

    Cons

    sometimes under staffed, morena blv carls is the busiest in SD with crazy lunch rush.

    Advice to Management

    na


  2. "First time working at a fast food place the experience was nice"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fresno, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Fresno, CA

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

    Pros

    Great experience if you are trying to get into fast food are restaurant industry

    Cons

    Only offer part-time position & someday are slow so they have to cut hours


  3. "Meh"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best pro is weaker fast food chain; less busy for similar wage to others. Advancements are false promises.

    Cons

    Management hierarchy is very sub standard. Problems don't get fixed even when urgent in timely manner. Avoid for better help.


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  5. "Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Member/Cashier in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Crew Member/Cashier in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Carl's Jr full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I like working for Carl's Jr because the offer great food that is charbroiled and uses Augus Beef and love our Hardee's biscuits we sell for breakfast.

    Cons

    The only down side is no enough employees some times to handle our busy lunch hours.

    Advice to Management

    We need more people to handle our daily rush hours.


  6. "Part time Crew Member"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time Crew Member in Baldwin Park, CA
    Former Employee - Part Time Crew Member in Baldwin Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Carl's Jr (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The most awfullest employer ever saw

    Cons

    Hard to move up in this company once you are in

    Advice to Management

    They already let her go


  7. "General Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Eugene, OR
    Current Employee - General Manager in Eugene, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Carl's Jr full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    I have never been taken care of so well by a company. Everyone is treated as a family. If you take care of your people they will take care of you!

    Cons

    We hold each other to a very high standard so work is always a challenge. But that helps make it fun! We have a broad menu but they try to make operations as simple as possible.


  8. "A,"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Mesa, AZ
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in Mesa, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    it is a fast paced environment

    Cons

    if you want a raise good luck


  9. "Why can't it go back further"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Oakhurst, CA
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Oakhurst, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hours, learning experience, fast paced

    Cons

    Uneasy environment, favoritism and bad management

    Advice to Management

    Better training, better environment


  10. "good culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Vancouver, WA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Vancouver, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    exceptional work culture, good product, good pay

    Cons

    political inbreeding, resulting in "privileged" status quo that is not valid except on paper


  11. "I know this job because I had experience working at fast food."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cook in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Cook in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Carl's Jr full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I'm a hard worker that takes pride in his work. I have great work attitude and communication skills that help greet customers

    Cons

    You always gotta know what your doing so you don't mess up the order. Make sure everyone is doing what they are suppose to do.

    Advice to Management

    I'm looking forward to work for this company.


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