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Jack in the Box Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Nice people, fast paced, fun people to work with (in 32 reviews)

  • 8 of free food every shift, you get to tell people what to do as well (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • Team Leaders" and other cashiers were all lazy (in 24 reviews)

  • Being in upper management requires a lot of time spent on the job (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Don't go there"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Azle, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Azle, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are no pros with this job

    Cons

    It's a job where there's never a full crew... Management doesn't speak English...has affairs with any female that is stupid enough to do it...you will do 5 people's jobs everyday... horrible job

    Advice to Management

    Quit


  2. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Riverside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Jack in the Box part-time

    Pros

    multi tasking, communication, tidiness, money

    Cons

    no hours, never got paid 'til this day

    Advice to Management

    learn how to do your job.

  3. "Great Place For Growth"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Clute, TX
    Current Employee - General Manager in Clute, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place for growth, always room for advancement. Pay is great plus bonus

    Cons

    Open 24/7 so always on call.
    Have to work over 50 hours when only getting paid for 50. Only get 1 day off

    Advice to Management

    Hire and train one person every week and build sales


  4. "OK place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -It's in San Diego
    - Less layers of management compared to other companies

    Cons

    - Slow to move, more process driven than results orientated
    - timeline driven
    - Fiefdoms and Turf wars
    - will be constant restructuring every 3 years as hiring gets out of control and G&A as a % of sales always creeps higher
    - pay for someone coming outside the CA area will not work

    Advice to Management

    cut the flavor of the month on corporate culture changes


  5. "I worked a jack in the box for almost 2 years"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Current Employee - Team Leader
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's has good price & great food

    Cons

    Sometimes it's hard to understand what the customers are saying at all the speaker


  6. "Good job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Engineer in San Juan, PR
    Former Employee - Computer Engineer in San Juan, PR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Because I like jack in the box and I buy every day

    Cons

    Its good and it's have good price and good food and a lot of more things.


  7. "good and friendly environment for working"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    friendly working environment, fair salary according to the law, co-workers work as a team very good and works your brains out a lot but it is fun and happy working

    Cons

    not many benefits, sometimes short of people help around.

    Advice to Management

    no

  8. "Not worth it"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    none at all to be honest

    Cons

    managers are awful. they don’t respect your wishes on requested days off. they limit your ability to do things. they talk down on you. they will harass you for even wanting to leave the company. it’s horrible!


  9. "Could be better"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Pleasanton, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a great first job, people are nice and understanding when you first get there.

    Cons

    I got paid for being cashier despite the fact management had me running around the restaurant doing everything else.

    Advice to Management

    If you want me on the grill- pay me for that then


  10. "Associate district manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff and co-workers. Excellent bonuses

    Cons

    Poorly paid
    Extreme hours.
    Almost no days off

    Advice to Management

    Advice to home office. Treat your hard working staff better and stop lining your own pockets with vacations and television sets


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