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Harkins Theatres Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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Daniel E Harkins
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Pros
  • Free movies, great work environment (in 118 reviews)

  • Flexible hours, great employees and managers, great benefits (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • A lot of complaining from team members (in 14 reviews)

  • Sometimes tends to be a bit like high school, which is bad (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Team Leader at Harkins over year and a half"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Harkins Theatres part-time

    Pros

    Free movies, free popcorn, free drinks, will make friends.

    Cons

    Team Leader is like babysitting the team members.

    Advice to Management

    Get other management. Management plays favorites and don't do anything but sit in the lobby and talk.


  2. "Harkins Theatres Team member review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harkins Theatres full-time

    Pros

    Good place if you're young

    Cons

    Shifts can seem to take a long time, get sent home early a lot

  3. "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harkins Theatres full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Free movies, you can work here if you're homeless

    Cons

    Bad hours, bad pay, bad benefits

    Advice to Management

    Learn to manage


  4. "harkins team member"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Harkins Theatres part-time

    Pros

    free movies, free soda and popcorn

    Cons

    young, inexperienced and lazy management,


  5. "Harkins Theaters"

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

    I have been working at Harkins Theatres part-time

    Pros

    Fun and sociable work environment, low stress workdays, rewarding tasks.

    Cons

    Micromanaged, everything is inventoried, always.

    Advice to Management

    Be personable and everyone's lives are easier.


  6. "Team Leader"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harkins Theatres part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free movies, free popcorn and drinks on break.

    Cons

    Unprofessional, lazy, neglectful, rude, and lethargic management.

    Advice to Management

    Get better management.


  7. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moreno Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Moreno Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harkins Theatres part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free movies, free popcorn, flexible

    Cons

    Some management can be over analytical. Sometimes over compensate nagging customers.

  8. "Great First Job"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Tempe, AZ
    Former Employee - Team Member in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harkins Theatres part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, benifits if full time, free movies. Harkins is a great first job with incremental promotions and raises with abilities to be promoted.

    Cons

    Long hours, late nights, busy on weekends. I have been there as early as 6 and as late as 3.


  9. "Harkins Theaters Reveiw"

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

    I worked at Harkins Theatres full-time

    Pros

    Great flexible schedule, Great team work, procedures are easy to get into a habit of and are not over bearing.

    Cons

    Management doesn't take you seriously with concerns, Late shifts

    Advice to Management

    Take your teams concerns seriously


  10. "They Work With YOU"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Redlands, CA
    Former Employee - Team Member in Redlands, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Harkins Theatres part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They will work around your schedule, give you overtime during busy seasons, want people to move up in the company, free popcorn and soda on the clock free movies off the clock, multiple work areas, greatest people to work with

    Cons

    You schedule may not be the same week to week, rarely get sick pay, no pay time off, open every day of every year, you get write ups for not being able to make it in even if you asked everyone to cover you, you do not always get the days you request off

    Advice to Management

    If there was less favoritism there would be more reliable and hard working employees across the board.


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