Wendy's

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Wendy's Reviews

Updated 2 March 2015
Updated 2 March 2015
827 Reviews
3.0
827 Reviews
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Wendy's President and Chief Executive Officer Emil Brolick
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • A fast paced working environment, get to meet people your age (in 30 reviews)

  • Flexible hours- they worked with my high school and college schedule (in 30 reviews)


Cons
  • The worst part is the fact that you're making minimum wage for all of the stuff you put up with (in 45 reviews)

  • The cons to working at Wendy's is that it's hot in the back and it is usually for long hours (in 37 reviews)

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  1.  

    friendly working environment

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Adelaide
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Adelaide

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

    Pros

    good working environment and nice colleagues

    Cons

    no room for promotion; short working hours and low rate pay

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    My experience at the company has been very educational.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wendy's

    Pros

    I have learned great leadership skills on how to deal with people as well as the business side of things.

    Cons

    I would like to learn more and have more training because things change everyday.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always think about the business in all situations.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Its a job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Murray, KY (US)
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Murray, KY (US)

    I have been working at Wendy's

    Pros

    work with scheduling needs for students and mothers

    Cons

    always call you in on days off

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great for short term

    Former Employee - Wendy's in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Wendy's in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I worked at Wendy's

    Pros

    The work wasn't difficult. The rush hours flew by and it was kind of fun making sandwiches. Great for a part time job for young students.

    Cons

    Depending on the manager, the experience can be very poor. I was lucky and had a really great manager. The wage isn't that great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I wasn't there long enough to really give advice. Good from what I saw.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    It was ok. I wouldn't say it was amazing but it was a great place to start.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Crew in Delran, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Crew in Delran, NJ (US)

    I worked at Wendy's

    Pros

    The Money obviously coming from a teenage high school senior.

    Cons

    Not really any challenges. Just keep up and you'll be ok

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    its a great environment to work in and the crew i just love them.

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Florence, SC (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Florence, SC (US)

    I have been working at Wendy's

    Pros

    team work, great people. its a good environment.

    Cons

    not enough communication and team work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    its a big responsibility.

  8.  

    Great company

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wendy's

    Pros

    Fun environment, good training, great work experience, food

    Cons

    Hard to move up, interesting group, not enjoyable, salary pay, people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    supervisor

    Current Employee - Supervisor in Burlington, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Burlington, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Wendy's

    Pros

    At this company you meet lots of new people, easy for scheduling as a student

    Cons

    salary is not that great. the grease sticks to skin

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Pretty Cool

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food in Oakwood, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Fast Food in Oakwood, OH (US)

    I have been working at Wendy's part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I was extremely hardworking which caused me to basically get anything I wanted like management and choosing hours. Very flexible with scheduling when your really great at what you do. Fantastic with my schooling and understanding.

    Cons

    New people are pretty much grilled at my location until they quit and if they don't quit then they are extremely strong minded and normally pretty good workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everyone at my location made minimum wage (but me).. Which I had to wait two years for a raise which was when I became management. Pay would have been the only issue

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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