Jack in the Box - Terrible place to work | Glassdoor
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"Terrible place to work"

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Former Employee - Cashier in Castaic, CA
Former Employee - Cashier in Castaic, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Jack in the Box part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Tough economy--at least I was able to make some money.

Cons

Management was terrible. I quit after about two weeks--a month. Management trained their emplyees to disregard almost every regulation set into place by OSHA and the health department. Would get mad at me for "not being efficient enough" when I would stop to wash my hands without being asked (even though I had touched something nasty that would clearly require me to wash up) and tried charging me money for my final paycheck. They also would say extremely rude, demeaning things if you didn't understand what you were being asked to do. Also didn't train properly--they sat me in the back for about a week to watch videos on how to prepare the food, but then they just randomly threw me on as a cashier without training me whatsoever on how to do my job. That being said, they almost fired me for not doing my job properly.

Advice to Management

Treat your employees with some dignity! I get it, it's fast food. It isn't exactly the most glorious thing in the world. But we're still human beings and deserve to be treated as such.

Other Employee Reviews for Jack in the Box

  1. Helpful (4)

    "SOOO many changes - is it time to jump ship?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    --Leadership is trying to cultivate a culture of "fun, excellence, agility, simplicity, and trust", while bringing the company into budgetary alignment in regards to being now 80% franchised
    --Every other Friday off

    Cons

    --Low pay, many layoffs/early retirements
    --Very low morale
    --No career ladder

    Advice to Management

    --more transparent communication, and more often
    --bring salaries into alignment with San Diego norms
    --initiate a Leadership Development program, illuminating career advancement/paths
    --drop the "if it isn't broken, don't fix it" mentality. Obsolete is worse than broken. If it's obsolete, fix it. If it takes 10 hours to do here, when other companies can do it in 2, fix it.


  2. "The worst job I ever had...."

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Hurst, TX
    Current Employee - Team Member in Hurst, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    You get discounts on food.

    Cons

    This has to be the worst job that I have every worked! It's a very high stressed and demanding job. It doesn't pay enough for the stress that I deal with there. We're always short staffed all the time and the benefits aren't that great!

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