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Jack in the Box Reviews

Updated 4 March 2015
Updated 4 March 2015
243 Reviews
2.9
243 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • fast paced theres always something to do (in 12 reviews)

  • 80% of the workers are obese because of the free food (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management gives "lip service" they don't practice what they preach (in 13 reviews)

  • long hours of standing on feet, rude customers, eager managers, look out for guest shoppers (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    Wonderful place to work with cross functional teams. Collaborative work environment.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    Great leadership. Wonderful place to work with cross functional teams. Collaborative work environment

    Cons

    Long hours. Not too many complaints for working at this organization. Other than you want to continuously strive for more.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give guidance not direction. Lead by example. Think about the image of the brand and if each employee represents brand well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    My experience was great.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    I got to eat gor free.

    Cons

    Too much work for only $9.00/hr.

  3.  

    Suprising

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    Meet new and friendly people.

    Cons

    Over worked under payed for dealing with insulting customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more options for employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Assistant Manager recruiting insufficient

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    They are a motivational company. Guest focused. They want to get it right.

    Cons

    Hours of work, lack of resources and support. Training system and time allowed for training of team and Shift Leaders is defeating. Quality Shift leaders and assistant managers are limited at best.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find hours for training not the current labor guide. Invest money into your Shift Leaders and assistant managers as they make up over 100 hours of guest experience each week.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    I'm not that experienced considering this will be my first time working,But i'm a hard worker.

    Current Employee - Cashier in Katy, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Katy, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    My best will probably be the cashier.

    Cons

    I really don't know any downsides.

  7.  

    awesome

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cook in Santa Monica, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Cook in Santa Monica, CA (US)

    I have been working at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    Their cool awesome ans super duper fun

    Cons

    working sucks so lets not wokr

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    lets party all night long

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Cashier

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    You can raise in rankings quick if you show improvement.

    Cons

    Don't expect a pay raise unless you get promoted and even then.

  9.  

    Hi

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jack in the Box

    Pros

    Great co workers working with you

    Cons

    No work with scheduling at all

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more lenient

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Network architect

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    Former Employee - Network Architect in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Network Architect in San Diego, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    You get every other Friday off, and discounts at their restaurants.

    Cons

    No advancement in my department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Growth. Need more growth opportunities in IT dept.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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