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Updated February 23, 2018
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Pros
  • Friendly, highly motivated, bilingual, fast paced learner (in 38 reviews)

  • 8 of free food every shift, you get to tell people what to do as well (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • There's consistent yelling from team leaders (in 25 reviews)

  • Being in upper management requires a lot of time spent on the job (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Jack in the Box, Inc. is a great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jack in the Box part-time

    Pros

    Upper management open to new ideas

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for growth


  2. "General manager"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Port Arthur, TX
    Current Employee - General Manager in Port Arthur, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career growth and opportunity short staff

    Cons

    Staffing shortages poor training and poor service lack of support from upper management payroll paychecks bouncing

    Advice to Management

    Be proactive instead of reactive

  3. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time

    Pros

    great pay, tuition vacation hours are great

    Cons

    long hour, stressful high turn over


  4. "Medical assistant"

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    Current Employee - Jack In the Box in Kailua, HI
    Current Employee - Jack In the Box in Kailua, HI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Jack in the Box part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Willing to work individually. Very flexible with time and have good time management. Able to finish any task given.

    Cons

    Prefer working by self but willing to work well in groups. May take time to get projects done but I will get the work done and ready before due date.

    Advice to Management

    Looking to extern for 200 hours


  5. "Team Lead"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Former Employee - Team Leader
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Jack in the Box part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Built on teamwork interaction, able to grow and develop strong multitask skills.

    Cons

    Shifts may include nights and holidays


  6. "Teamwork"

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    Current Employee - Administration in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Administration in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great place to work like family atmosphere
    Go the extra mile with support for all staff

    Cons

    Periods of down productivity and employees have to take time off to compensate for this period

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the strong management
    Employees respond to a positive management team


  7. "Shift lead"

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

    I worked at Jack in the Box full-time

    Pros

    Great bosses who will work with you

    Cons

    Crazy hours and the pay is not great

  8. "Poor Management, Unsatisfactory work conditions and high standards with little compensation."

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Lemon Grove, CA
    Former Employee - Team Member in Lemon Grove, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Jack in the Box full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Other workers were friendly and the employee meals were a bonus. There were plenty of opportunities for hours if you asked.

    Cons

    Poor Management, Impossible Standards, Incredible Bias, Hazardous conditions with the machines. Too many jobs given at one moment. Breaks were given at poor times and asked to be ended early.

    Advice to Management

    Show more concern for workers


  9. "Restaurant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time

    Pros

    Great people that well work hard with you

    Cons

    Company does not appreciate hard work


  10. "Worked as Cashier Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in South San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in South San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible hours which was good for a student. The discount was nice for meals too.

    Cons

    It was a lot of hard work when it was busy, but that's to be expected in fast food.

    Advice to Management

    Have newcomers shadow experienced members before putting them in a busy shift.


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