Wendy's
2.9 of 5 471 reviews
www.wendys.com Dublin, OH 5000+ Employees

Wendy's Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
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2.9 471 reviews

                             

69% Approve of the CEO

Wendy's President and Chief Executive Officer Emil Brolick

Emil Brolick

(115 ratings)

47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Nice managers, fast paced environment, decent salary"
    in 22 reviews
  • "Working at Wendy's provides a flexible schedule and a great kick start to you work life"
    in 19 reviews
Cons:
  • "don't pay you anything, been there for a year and still making minimum wage"
    in 25 reviews
  • "Long hours just like the rest of the food business"
    in 23 reviews
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Best Fast Food job for management

General Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Wendy's full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood people, Great food, Flexible schedule

ConsLong hours just like the rest of the food business

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Enjoyable

Crew Member (Former Employee)
Edinboro, PA (US)

I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than 5 years

ProsYou gain experience at every position if you are motivated and want to learn; making friends.

ConsSalary, obviously. Dealing with unsatisfied or difficult customers.

Advice to Senior ManagementShare the profit and give more raises based on seniority.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good First Job

Crew Member (Former Employee)

I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood interaction with the customer service industry. Overall, good first job to hold. Learn many aspects of customer control. Learn to deal with many different types of people throughout a daily basis. Money counting is an important aspect of job and helpful in everyday life.

ConsGood culture if you can handle working on a team of employees. Can be difficult to deal with customers at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementOverall, keep on doing the same things.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place

Fast Food Cashier (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI (US)

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

ProsGreat place to work. My colleagues were fun to work with and it was overall a great company to work with.

ConsSometimes you have tricky customers who are difficult to work with. Sometimes it is hard to get time off from your regular schedule.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Must be willing to roll your sleeves up.

Crew Member (Former Employee)
Pittsburgh, PA (US)

I worked at Wendy's part-time for less than a year

ProsDuring my time it helped refine my work ethic and customer relations skills.

ConsYou start off with low pay level. The hours you work will all be tough hours. If you are looking for a slow paced environment, this is not the place.

Advice to Senior ManagementI think a better rapport with the employees can go a long way in ensuring a high work ethic.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Wendys

Crew Member, Shift Manager (Former Employee)
Oklahoma City, OK (US)

I worked at Wendy's full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI appreciated the ability to have flexible scheduling

ConsUnimpressed with ability to move forward in company

Advice to Senior ManagementMore promotions are necessary

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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What it was like to be work at Wendy's

Cashier/Crew (Former Employee)
Soddy-Daisy, TN (US)

I worked at Wendy's part-time for more than a year

ProsI enjoyed that there were always plenty of people working so there was never time that there was NOT someone to help when it was needed.

ConsClicks, never a chance of pay increase, scheduling never worked against school schedule, never a chance at 40 hours

Advice to Senior ManagementIt makes no sense to have 4-5 managers on a shift. 1 runs the shift and the others are working positions that lower employees could be filling. I came from being a fast food manager and our job was to manage, and work a position if needed. Wendy's seems to run their shifts with too many chiefs and very few Indian. It doesn't make sense at all.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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One of the cleanest best fast food jobs ive had

Cook (Current Employee)
Longview, TX (US)

I have been working at Wendy's full-time for less than a year

Proscleanliness and the hours were good, The food was tasty and the fellow employees were nice for the most part. My manager was the best ive had at any job so far.

Consquite a few mexicans that didn't speak any english, not that im racist but its hard to work with someone you don't understand. The pay could be a little better than minimum wage.

Advice to Senior Managementmore promotions for getting certified

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for!

Crew Member (Former Employee)
College Station, TX (US)

I worked at Wendy's part-time for less than a year

Pros-Strong emphasis on customer service
-Talented, competent management
-Friendly work atmosphere

Cons-Occasional difficult customer (maybe 2 out of every 100 people)
-Things can get hectic at times, a little stressful

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up!!!!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Crew Member (Current Employee)
San Antonio, TX (US)

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

ProsGreat company grest service and cool emplyees.

ConsThere are no cons for this job its easy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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