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Sonic Reviews

Updated 15 February, 2019
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  • "long hours, some nights and weekends required" (in 85 reviews)

  • "too much work for basically minimum wage most of the time" (in 84 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Love the place"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Shift Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Love the place, great team members, fun place to work

    Cons

    Nothing really, love my bosses I'm truly happy there.

    Advice to Management

    Probably the same thing i always tell my self look at everything thing from someone else perspective


  2. "Sonic"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Allowed for flexible scheduling .

    Cons

    Training was unorganized, usually long shifts.

  3. "They were a great starting Job"

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

    I worked at Sonic part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free Drinks and Tips for every shift

    Cons

    It's fast food, you meet unique people.


  4. "great place"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Brentwood, TN (US)
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Brentwood, TN (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sonic part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    fun, Busy, teaching tool, helps with life skills

    Cons

    a lot of annoying people some days mostly customers


  5. "Sonic Drive In"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Leader in Norfolk, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Crew Leader in Norfolk, VA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sonic full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free meals, drinks pay was ok

    Cons

    Long hours, Sometimes you had to work more than the station that was assigned to you.

    Advice to Management

    Get better assistant managers.


  6. "Great Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Likes to get stuff done
    Managed well

    Cons

    Doesnt always pay attention to your needs


  7. "Great part time job for teen"

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    Former Employee - Fountain
    Former Employee - Fountain

    I worked at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Hour Flexibility, free drinks, creativity

    Cons

    restaurant structure with car hops and fountains is poor

  8. "Trash"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I can’t really think of much it’s really a terrible job

    Cons

    Management is a bunch of pre schoolers and the quality of food is low

    Advice to Management

    Grow up


  9. "Best Place I have ever worked"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cook in Hermitage, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Cook in Hermitage, TN (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sonic full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great environment and even better team!

    Cons

    Small amount of space and repetitive work.


  10. "Sonic"

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    Former Employee - Employee
    Former Employee - Employee

    I worked at Sonic part-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and clean environment

    Cons

    staff can be hit or miss