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Wendy's Reviews

Updated April 25, 2017
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  • 2 more than minimum wage to run all daily operations of a restaurant (in 115 reviews)

  • Shift disorder Long hours Disorderly customers (in 96 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chesterfield, SC
    Former Employee - Manager in Chesterfield, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wendy's (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They are good to work for.

    Cons

    You don't get much of a raise.

    Advice to Management

    Not much of a chance of advice me to.


  2. "Crewman"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Folsom, CA
    Former Employee - Team Member in Folsom, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wendy's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    lots of hour and great team

    Cons

    hard to get time off


  3. "Wendy's Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier, Sandwich Maker in Metairie, LA
    Former Employee - Cashier, Sandwich Maker in Metairie, LA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wendy's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It feels like a family over there.

    Cons

    You have to deal with grumpy customers.


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  5. "Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Leesville, LA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Leesville, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Early morning shift was great for me

    Cons

    Benefits/ Insurance could be better with more hours

    Advice to Management

    To extend the hours for morning shift prep crew


  6. "Good things about Wendy's"

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    Former Employee - Crew Member in Lawrenceburg, KY
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Lawrenceburg, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wendy's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good customer service, friendly staff, fast-paced environment, employees get free drinks

    Cons

    no disadvantages of working at Wendy's

    Advice to Management

    no comment.


  7. "Shift leader l"

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    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Jellico, TN
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Jellico, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wendy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team work, quickly advance, raises every year

    Cons

    High stress environment, too much pressure


  8. "Crew member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Slidell, LA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Slidell, LA

    I worked at Wendy's (Less than a year)

    Pros

    First actual job, worked here after high school and beginning of college. It is a good company to work for if you're young to get some job exerperience

    Cons

    Pay is minimum wage, not many raises

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Area Manager"

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay is good once you get to General Manager status and above

    Cons

    They don't care if you have degrees...the pay doesn't change; They are not family oriented like before

    Advice to Management

    Care more about your employees training


  10. "My one-year experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Lithonia, GA
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Lithonia, GA

    I worked at Wendy's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work well with your schedule.

    Cons

    When calling out of your shift, they give you a hard time.


  11. "Knows how to work every position in the store"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Leader in Davenport, IA
    Current Employee - Crew Leader in Davenport, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wendy's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Can be fulfilling helping the company and the crew team with the knowledge of knowing how to operate every position. Teamwork is our praise which is something I like to do.

    Cons

    Can be overwhelming at times

    Advice to Management

    Make sure to listen to everything the customer has to say to make sure to give quality food and service.


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