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Sonic Reviews

Updated February 26, 2017
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  • minimum wage job and not all employees were positive (in 59 reviews)

  • Long hours, Somewhat of service management (in 51 reviews)

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  1. "Ok for a first job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Food Service Worker in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Discounted food, somewhat short shifts

    Cons

    Horrible work environment, stressful/busy, unfriendly management and employees horrible pay


  2. "Car Hop"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Car Hop
    Former Employee - Car Hop
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Tips are a great benifit

    Cons

    everything else is not perferable

    Advice to Management

    Be nice


  3. "solid part time job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Car Hop in Morgantown, WV
    Current Employee - Car Hop in Morgantown, WV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get tips if you carhop

    Cons

    Stayed after often, always seemed to be understaffed

    Advice to Management

    Hire more staff


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  5. "Carhop"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CarHop in Clanton, AL
    Current Employee - CarHop in Clanton, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interacting with customers, & it is fast paced

    Cons

    Not much downtime for other things.


  6. "Carhop"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Prairie, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grand Prairie, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Easy money, very flexible schedule

    Cons

    During the spring when we started closing at 11 it was rough especially with school


  7. "Pretty good but low pay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its a fun enviroment while still being a regular fast food joint

    Cons

    Low pay for being management

    Advice to Management

    Pay management better


  8. "Operating Partner"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheney, KS
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cheney, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free food

    Cons

    Stressful, lots of hours

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  9. "Opportunity to learn and grow"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Yellville, AR
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Yellville, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Customer Service Experience
    Learn to work as a team with a crew

    Cons

    There is no set schedule


  10. "Bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Decent high school gig before graduation

    Cons

    Bad pay, bad managers, fast paced


  11. "General Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager in Bardstown, KY
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager in Bardstown, KY
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Sonic is a world wide company and there is always room for advancements.

    Cons

    I been with sonic for almost 9 years and the only con I have is if your not looking for a career in this business then keep moving because sonic is full of opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Be strong,be full of motivation. Each day be ready to lead to the fullest. There's always that one team member that looks up to you or that wants to follow in your footsteps as their leader.



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