Burger King Reviews

Updated 24 August 2014
Updated 24 August 2014
633 Reviews

2.7
633 Reviews
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Daniel Schwartz
95 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Get paid weekly, 50% discount on lunch and sometimes get to bring home free food (in 37 reviews)

  • Opportunity to gain great experience in a fast paced environment (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • no work-life balance, extreme amount of work due to lack of people (in 14 reviews)

  • Long hours, no offices, no sense of being a part of something bigger (in 24 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    it was aweful

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    Former Employee - Front Counter  in  Ormond Beach, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Front Counter in Ormond Beach, FL (US)

    I worked at Burger King full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The customers were the only good point

    Cons

    The shift managers made it hard to work there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you need to have 1 shift manager on each shift. I had up to 4 different ones at one time and never knew who to listen to. They all said to do different things. Very confusing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Funnest job I ever had!

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    Former Employee - Opener, Drive-thru  in  Riverside, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Opener, Drive-thru in Riverside, CA (US)

    I worked at Burger King part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with people. I was good at being a cashier.

    Cons

    Having to clean the bathroom. Made minimum wage. Standing on feet all da.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I thought it was a great place to work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    part time employee - about what you would expect

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Burger King part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    it was a job, made okay money, not the best type of work but could be worse. manager wasn't a jerk but wasn't my best friend either. you are expected to show up on time and do your job.

    Cons

    you are a fast food employee, would suck anywhere. you have to bend over backwards for angry customers and always act happy to help. you are providing a service.

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  5.  

    Fast paced but friendly environment

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    Current Employee - Hourly Shift Manager  in  Kelso, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Hourly Shift Manager in Kelso, WA (US)

    I have been working at Burger King full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Co worker connections are important considering you have to have constant communication through meal rushes. Its easy to get close to the people you work with. A great way to gain multi tasking experience and general management materials can be gained.

    Cons

    Its customer service first and foremost. About 90% of customers don't see you. They see something that feeds them so more often than not, you spend your time trying to keep the customer happy any way that you can.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider cost of living raises PLEASE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    District Trainer

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    Current Employee - District ManagerTrainer  in  Kansas City, MO (US)
    Current Employee - District ManagerTrainer in Kansas City, MO (US)

    I have been working at Burger King full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great if you don't have a family

    Cons

    never a good schedule people always call in

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on numbers and all will be good

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

    Decent first jon but it gets time wasting

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    Former Employee - Cook/Cashier  in  Lynchburg, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Cook/Cashier in Lynchburg, VA (US)

    I worked at Burger King part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great first job for a teenager or if you're working through school. Advancements are possible but DO NOT count on it really just depends on management and your relationship

    Cons

    Slight favoritism don't believe they have a set criteria on the requirements to move up which just allows management to bring up who ever THEY WANT

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote the best person and experience does not always mean competence

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Is my first work I want to have my own money

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    Current Employee - Burger King Team Member  in  Miami, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Burger King Team Member in Miami, FL (US)

    I have been working at Burger King part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My best reason for work here is for have my own money and help to my parents

    Cons

    I don't know still, because is my first work and I want to see how am I going

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Decent

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    Current Employee - Cook
    Current Employee - Cook

    I have been working at Burger King full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Managers can give you free food, easy work, can just hangout when it's slow.

    Cons

    Pay, Money, Cash, Scrilla, Salary

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Nice Job!

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    Former Employee - Cashier  in  New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Burger King as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training, good benefits, good food! Great Management team, great coworkers.

    Cons

    Need to update their Blackwood, New Jersey location to compete with the newer style franchise showing up in the area. The interstate is near by and would generate a good return on their investment, specifically

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Minimum Wage

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Burger king was a good first job

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Burger King part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    you learn a lot about working

    Cons

    its a pretty gross and demanding job at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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