Jack in the Box
2.8 of 5 170 reviews
www.jackinthebox.com San Diego, CA 5000+ Employees

Jack in the Box Reviews

Updated Apr 08, 2014
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2.8 170 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

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Leonard A. Comma

(6 ratings)

39% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Also it is usually a fairly fast paced dynamic environment and can be a decent place for more high energy people to work"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Environment,facility, fast to learn as a first job n great people to work with"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "Expect cold shoulder/not understanding from upper management when you don't make the numbers"
    in 10 reviews
  • "constant attentiveness to customers and occasional rude customers"
    in 6 reviews
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A corporate iceberg with heart

Corporate Manager (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVery people oriented environment that emphasizes work-life balance. The old culture is starting to get with the times, slowly. Big emphasis on personal growth and development.

ConsThings move slowly, and benefits are lacking, if you're not motivated by your role it's easy to look elsewhere or be poached by the competition.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the culture change going, embrace the millennial workforce, and fix technology and process issues.

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

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Disappointed

Project Manager (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I worked at Jack in the Box full-time for more than 10 years

ProsMost of the people work hard and are managers are fair to employees Built great relationships over the years with peers.

ConsUpper management gives "lip service" they don't practice what they preach.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Cashier/Cook (Former Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I worked at Jack in the Box part-time for more than 3 years

Prosfast pace
free food
great co workers

Conslot of hours
dirty workspace
rude customers

Advice to Senior Managementmore hands-on management needed

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Decent First Job

Team Member (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA (US)

I have been working at Jack in the Box part-time for more than a year

Pros50 percent off food and a pretty easy job.

ConsMany simple duties for minimum wage.

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Never worked so hard for so little money.

Crew (Current Employee)
Spokane, WA (US)

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

ProsIt is not a difficult application process. Even with very limited work history and no education it is pretty easy to get the job and work it long enough to get a better job. Also it is usually a fairly fast paced dynamic environment and can be a decent place for more high energy people to work.

ConsGraveyard shifts were often busy, and so understaffed that it was almost impossible to take breaks. The buzzer over the drive-through window was incredibly loud and would usually make it more difficult to hear customers orders which was ironic because the buzzer was intended to encourage us to work faster.
Between the drive through buzzer, timers for the grill and friar, and dysfunctional headsets I would often end up going home with a ringing in my ears that would disrupt my sleep. My hearing has literally never been the same.There is also very little real opportunity for advancement.

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No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Free Sodas

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Jack in the Box

ProsYou get to try new things that come out for free

Conssmall burns from fryer pops

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed better in house promotions

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Jack in the Box

Prosdiscount on your luch meal

Conslow pay and very hard work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Ass Manager (Current Employee)
Weatherford, TX (US)

I have been working at Jack in the Box full-time for more than 10 years

Prosmeet people have fun at work

Consweird hours overnights are bad

Advice to Senior Managementwork more

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Greasy

Burger Maker (Former Employee)
Omaha, NE (US)

I worked at Jack in the Box part-time for less than a year

ProsGreat Snack Breaks! We had lots of opportunities to eat yummy burgers. Sometimes we had parking lot parties after work and met all of our friends outside.

ConsNot enough snack breaks. We had to punch a clock and clean greasy floors in the back kitchen. It was sometimes a real challenge.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive more snack breaks

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Pleasing

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Jack in the Box

Prosi love everything about it

Consnone of the above. thank you

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