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Culture & Values
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Fast-food restaurant chain Hardee's primarily operates in the Southern and Midwestern United States, with its headquarters in Saint Louis. Hardee’s has built its company culture based on the values of friendliness, teamwork, enthusiasm, reliability, and a guest-focused attitude. The company is committed to providing every employee with a workplace that offers respect, training and the opportunity to succeed. Hardee’s team members take pride in delivering strong work ethic daily and striving to exceed customers' expectations. If you are interested in a position at Hardee’s, in return for your hard work they will offer competitive wages and benefits including bonus eligibility, health plans, vacation and paid holidays. The restaurant will expect you to be friendly at all times and set a positive example for others.

Subsidiary
$2B to $5B
Multiple locations
RV Parks / Recreational Camps / Dormitories, Traveler Accommodation Companies, Full-Service Restaurants, Limited-Service Restaurants
What departments Hardee's employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Cashiers30.5%
Management - Other21%
General and Operations Managers19.8%
Cooks / Food Preparation15.2%
other occupation13.5%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Hardee's employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Hardee's: Newcomers: 55%, Experiencers: 18%, Experts: 13%, Veterans: 14%. Hardee's employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Hardee's employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Hardee's: Burger King, Dollar General, Dollar Tree Stores. Typical Hardee's employees have worked at Burger King.
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Dollar General
Dollar Tree Stores
What industries did Hardee's employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Hardee's: Limited-Service Restaurants, Full-Service Restaurants, Lessors of Intangible Assets, Niche Retailers, Traveler Accommodation Companies. Hardee's employees most likely come from a Limited-Service Restaurants industry background.
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Where did Hardee's employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Hardee's: Small: 18%, Medium: 15%, Large: 67%. Most Hardee's employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Hardee's study?
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Where did employees at Hardee's study?
Carl Sandburg College
Georgia College and State University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Hardee's?
Time employed at Hardee's: <1: 0%, 1-3: 3%, 4-8: 70%, 9-13: 16%, 14-20: 5%, 20+: 6%. Most Hardee's employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Hardee's rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Hardee's: 45.9% Male and 54.1% Female. Age ratio at Hardee's: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 71%, 31-40: 17%, 41-50: 6%, 51-60: 4%, 60+: 2%. Hardee's rates - 11.1% more female than the industry average. Most Hardee's employees are 21-30, which is on par with the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at Hardee's?
Top roles of Hardee's: Cashier, Cook, Manager, General Manager, Shift Leader. The top role at Hardee's is Cashier.
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Cook
Manager
General Manager
Shift Leader

Career advancement

How does Hardee's rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Hardee's: very low. Hardee's ranks very low for career advancement which is same as the industry average.
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What companies do Hardee's employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Hardee's: Arby's, Burger King, CKE Restaurants, Hardee's Restaurants LLC, Kroger. People who work at Hardee's most typically go on to work for the Arby's.
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Burger King
CKE Restaurants
Hardee's Restaurants LLC
Kroger

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Hardee's Reviews and Ratings

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General Manager
Weaverville, NC - January 3, 2024
Not Very Good People
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1
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Salary & Benefits
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1
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1
Culture and Values
I worked with them for over a decade. They are exploitative and mentally abusive to their employees.

Pros and Cons
Good burgers.
They treat their employees terribly.
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prep cook
Tazewell, VA - October 9, 2023
Relaxed and fun learning
3.4
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3
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
3
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
I worked at the Hardee's in tazewell va for a few months. It did have it's stressful periods but all in all wonderful place to work. There is so much that can be learned from this environment.

Pros and Cons
Free meal, great discount, close to home, friendly coworkers
Not enough hours. Super stressful periods
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Opening Manager
Apalachicola, FL - June 21, 2023
productive work place
4.4
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5
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
Tight knit bunch of team players who put policy and operations on the forefront from clock in to clock out

Pros and Cons
variable hours
sometimes was slow
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Cook
Rockingham, NC - March 27, 2023
Business goal
5.0
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I loved the job and was willing to work everyday I need a better place and hour rate My kids come first

Pros and Cons
Friendly office
Space and
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Manager
Ravenna, OH - March 15, 2023
Hardees in ravenna ohio, "do not go there"
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Well i worked here for a year or longer but it is very stressful and no one helps all the employees just sit on there ass doing nothing and when told to do something they dont do it i would advise that you dont get a job here and they are very disrespectful as well.

Pros and Cons
None to even say that would even make this sound good.
Employees not doing there job, employees turnong customer's away
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Shift Leader
Jamestown, TN - January 10, 2023
Fun with the right crew
4.0
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4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
4
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
4
Culture and Values
Loved working here until we went thru a lot of fm problems. With the right crew you could doba great deal of work.

Pros and Cons
Room to move up quickly
Only con is if you jave a bad general manager
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grill cook and biscuit maker
Rocky Mount, NC - January 12, 2022
you work hard and the pay is not compatible
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i had to be at work every morning at 430 and did not get off until 2 pm or later. I made biscuits, did prep work and cooked all of the grill food for breakfast. I only made minimum wage. I worked there a year and never received a raise.

Pros and Cons
free meal when working
not enough pay for the work that you have to do
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Certified Shift Manager
Marianna, FL - November 9, 2021
Great job great company
4.4
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4
Professional growth
4
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
4
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
Ponder enterprises is who I was under. They were great. I had a great store manager that give me the opportunity to advance my career into the management field. Without him I wouldn’t be where I am today. I loved my 4-5 years at this hardees had a great team miss them all

Pros and Cons
Friendly staff great team
New company took over and they ruined it
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Assistant Manager
Butner, NC - September 28, 2021
Busy mornings
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3
Professional growth
1
Salary & Benefits
3
Work-Life balance
2
Recognition & Support
2
Culture and Values
Mornings were always busy since that location was an interstate store. Small town environment since the store is located between Creedmoor and Butner.

Pros and Cons
Managers ate free
always short staffed
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Shift Manager
Fort Payne, AL - August 31, 2021
Loved My Job
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5
Professional growth
5
Salary & Benefits
5
Work-Life balance
5
Recognition & Support
5
Culture and Values
I loved working for Hardee's. It was a great place to work, and you make some life long friends at the company. We would have so much fun during our shifts and we would kid around at times when we were slow.

Pros and Cons
Friendly working environment
Great Pay and Benefits after 1 year
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Zebulon, NC - July 16, 2021
Management sucks !!!
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Very horrible place to work ! Management sucks ! A lot of favoritism! Management above GM never seem to care until there manger come !

Pros and Cons
Free lunch unless it’s over the amount given , pay the difference
Bad food , bad service, slow , not trust worthy
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gender breakdown at Hardee's?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
gender ratio is 54.1% female, 45.9% male.
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What industry is Hardee's in?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Restaurant/Food Service.
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How much revenue does Hardee's generate?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
$2b to $5b.
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are my chances high for career advancement at Hardee's?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
no, chances of career advancement are very low.
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What’s the average length of tenure at Hardee's?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Typically 4-8 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Hardee's employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Hardee's.
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where do employees go to work after leaving Hardee's?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Most went to work for one of these companies: Arby's, Burger King, CKE Restaurants, Hardee's Restaurants LLC, Kroger, McDonald's, Taco Bell, Walmart
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Who are the top previous employers of Hardee's employees?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Burger King, Dollar General, Dollar Tree Stores, JCPenney, KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN, Kmart, McDonald's, Taco Bell.
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Does anyone know the average age of employees at Hardee's?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Here’s an estimate I found for Hardee's: 21-30.
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Where did most of Hardee's employees go to school?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Carl Sandburg College, Georgia College and State University, Great Bridge High School, Ivy Tech Community College, Lebanon High School.
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Does they allow vacation time?
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10 months ago
1 week per year if in a management posisiton
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10 months ago
Yes.After a year of employment I guess
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Wondering,what do hourly managers work here and how many hours a week do they work.
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9 months ago
Managers are full time and usually they work 6-8 hours a day
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9 months ago
It all depends on the owner
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I wanna work as a part timer.Are there any benefits offered for them.
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11 months ago
you get five dollars of free food per shift🙊
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11 months ago
Part time workers get treated just as full time workers.
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Is the environment friendly for newcomers?
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11 months ago
Very cordial people making the environment very much calm.
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11 months ago
Yeah bro don’t worry we all will welcome u
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If you on the schedule to come to work you show up and they tell you when got in the building they don't need you. do you get paid for four hours because they didn't call in advance to let you Know you not working?
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10 months ago
No you get payed nothing unless they let you work for a little bit of time
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10 months ago
No, cuz I didn't clock in and no
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Do they prefer people to apply online or with a paper application in person?
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10 months ago
When I was there it didn’t matter either way they preferred in person but it didnt matter.
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10 months ago
Either one is fine😇
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I'm just wondering, what will happen if you get pregnant while working here.
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11 months ago
u will be releases until ur due date
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11 months ago
U continue to work if that’s your preference.
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I'm just wondering, does they drug test for shift leader position as well.
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9 months ago
Yes they do😁
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9 months ago
No exception
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If you work in sd can you transfer to Knoxville Tn?☺
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10 months ago
Yes can😁
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10 months ago
maybe if the store really really needed then yea
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Can you work at 2 different stores?
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10 months ago
Yes ut I like this place very much🥰
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10 months ago
Lots, if stores are understaffed usually will need help at others
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I dnt have experience in the fast food industry.Do they ask for experience to apply here.
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9 months ago
No they provide on the job first time training
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9 months ago
NOPE BUT YOU SHOULD.
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Vacation policy like..🏖
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9 months ago
Never got one yet
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9 months ago
For the position I was in there is no paid vacation.
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After applying should I call
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10 months ago
Yes.You give them your name and the GM will go and pull up your application pretty quickly! That brings you right to their attention.
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10 months ago
They call you right after you apply to set up an interview.
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What will I need for my interview?
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9 months ago
A license☺
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9 months ago
Good clean clothes
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I have started a job there and I am observing that there is no professional growth here ? Am I true or not?
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10 months ago
No that’s not the case if you r a hard working guy you will see the results.
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10 months ago
yes right openion.✌ There is no professional growth at least for persons like me
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I'm just owndering does the company offer day shifts jobs only
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11 months ago
Yes they have morning, afternoon and night shift
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11 months ago
No, some are open 24 hours now I think
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How much do you get for ur lunch?
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10 months ago
Through the COVID pandemic, workers got a free lunch that was under 10.00.
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10 months ago
Yes and your immediate family members can get 50% off.
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What is the highest check you can get while working at Hardee's?
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11 months ago
It depends😃
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11 months ago
$460 every two weeks is the most you can get working as a cashier.
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Do they require highschool diploma or GED? Asking for a friend
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9 months ago
No you do not need, they will train you
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9 months ago
it is not a required thing
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I'm curious to know, are they required to give you breaks during your work day😇
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11 months ago
If the company is busy that day and they have short staff. No breaks
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11 months ago
you are are required to get a 30 minute break
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Does a frontline worker have to do the back line dishes?
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11 months ago
Sometimes when things get to busy you have to help out we were a team
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11 months ago
Yes.After finishing my baker shift I have to wash grillers and pots.🤩
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Paid trainings or not..
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10 months ago
I did get paid🤓
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10 months ago
Yes,however its only one day of training if even the full day. It doesn't take long before you know how to do every single job behind the cashier counter.
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How do you check hours online at Hardees?
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11 months ago
Hardee's employee landing login
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11 months ago
There was nothing called online at the time.
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I've heard that, after you have orientation and work a week you will get paid on the next pay period.
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9 months ago
They didn't hold back a week of pay🥰
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9 months ago
You will receive ur first paycheck after two weeks
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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish?
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11 months ago
It wasn't long after the interview date I got hired and when to training and got hired
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11 months ago
3 days🤩
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When can u get health insurance here?⛑
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9 months ago
I think its after few weeks
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9 months ago
didn't offer it yet🤪
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Wondering, how many team members are suppose to be working in the kitchen area
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10 months ago
Depends what time it is if its early one cook one biscuit maker one cashier .the later in the day its more
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10 months ago
3-4 team members in the kitchen at a time☺
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If I’m 16 can I be worked all week and weekend or will I have to take a day off ?
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10 months ago
you can work but you have to take breaks
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10 months ago
I believe a 16yr old may work all week if they wanted to
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Average pay for managers in training for South Carolina location.
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11 months ago
Around $8-$10 at the start
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11 months ago
$9 per hr for manager positions
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Is there any specific dress code or dress design for the employees?
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10 months ago
No speciic dress code here
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10 months ago
yes you must have to wear a cap with the company logo on it
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Is there any performance allowance ?
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10 months ago
jbh Nooo😑
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10 months ago
Yes I have received this allowance last year🤗
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I've applied for a job and I have not heard from you. When will I hear from a hiring manager
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10 months ago
I would just keep calling the main office to check on your application status.
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10 months ago
Within a week😃
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Will I get paid after my first two weeks of working?
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9 months ago
I got paid in that time frame
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9 months ago
Yes usually😌
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Job description of the biscuit maker..
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11 months ago
To keep biscuits prepared and ready, dishes, and also trash.😋
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10 months ago
Stocking and clean area where biscuits are made.
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How do you know ur terminated?
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11 months ago
You would know your terminated if you didnt come to work when scheduled,if your stealing and if your being insubordinate
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11 months ago
They cut ur hours to one day a week so u quick cuz no one can live off 4 days a month
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If u have a bench warrant will it come up on the background check?
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10 months ago
I have no kind of trouble in my background.
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10 months ago
No it should not have a bench warrant if a background was needed
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Is there any option of working extra hours? How much do they pay for it?
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10 months ago
yes if you are willing for it then go to the administration they will guide you.
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10 months ago
yup they pay a handsome amount for extra work☺
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Do I get the check they hold when I stop working there?
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9 months ago
As long as you worked your schedule for the next pay period.
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9 months ago
Yes they pay you everything thats owed🤑
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If I work here, can my spouse become employes as well.
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9 months ago
Yes if undected☺
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9 months ago
Absolutely,
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When they do a background check is it just in that state or nation wide?
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11 months ago
I just know tat they don’t fully do a background check
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11 months ago
Yes I think they do a state wise check before you start working
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I worked at Hardee’s in 1968. Do they still have to wears those crazy paper hats.
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10 months ago
No,paper hats must ?have been greasy fingers fitted!Now they have those tennis hats or the visor coaches where!
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10 months ago
No.But you are required to wear a Hardees hat ( non paper) or visor!
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Do they have a drug test policy?
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10 months ago
No,unless injured🤕
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10 months ago
No they dnt
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Acceptable types of call-ins..☺
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10 months ago
My experience here has been good i like it.I got a call-in for sick
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10 months ago
to sick, hospital/family emergancy.
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Employee dating allowed..
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10 months ago
Keep that to a minimum level.you can robably flirt but that's abt it
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10 months ago
Was not supposed to happen, but management did not care.
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How can someone in kenya apply for a job for this place?
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10 months ago
Visit Here to apply for any job at Hardees. Crew, Management, etc.
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10 months ago
Through online process🤓