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good place to work good crew overall good enviorment

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The job working at Kfc was a good learning experience because i learned how to prep food take orders work in a fast pace enviorment.the hardest part of the job was long days and hours sometimes ihad to work 14hrs and clean by myself.the most enjoyable part was getting those checks after those longdays.

Pros

good food

Cons

longdays
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Good first job for students

If you are a student looking to get a first job KFC would be a good place to work. The younger you are the more shifts you'll get and they are usually long hours. You'll pick up a lot of transferable skills and you will be enable to enhance these skills due to the fast pace nature of the job. You will receive the minimum salary that will increase as you age.

Pros

Free lunches, easy once you learn what to do

Cons

You will lose shifts the longer you are there
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Great place

Love it, was a great experience for a first time job. Staff was great and discount on food helped. Great flexibility while you are in school or university
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Holds unrealistic expectation for their employees

They pay minimum wage but they expect way above minimum work. It's very common to work late because they give you way too many things to do and not nearly enough time to do it. many responsibilities are placed on the cooks that are not placed on any of the other staff.
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Not a good place to work

To many hours long days and no breaks shift runner are hard to get along always complaining about something that is not in your control wouldn't recommend to work here
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Nice

Perfect job and great work ..people make work fun and job is always same amd hours stay great..never short on hours and vacations are after a year. And time off if need l
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Tedious, could be better staffed , especially in the kitchen

Understaffing can sap the energy of everyone around.As a cook, I recommend that the company focuses on staffing the kitchen appropriately, not using one or two persons to do the work of three persons.

Pros

Free lunches

Cons

Understaffing
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Not a good place to work.

They let you request days off three weeks in advance but that’s about all of the benefits. Managers are two-faced and are only worried about cutting labor. They expect loyalty and respect but refuse to make your work life enjoyable.
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First job

It was good for a first job. The people and the managers I worked with were really good people. My kids will soon have jobs like this it's really good experience
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It's fast food, maybe not as fast as others.

This was my first job so I didn't know what I was doing, I also have a bit of social anxiety so I didn't really stand up for myself. They had me clock out early so the supervising manager wouldn't get in trouble, so sometimes I would work an hour off the clock. The job hours were horrible, schedule was inconsistent one night I closed at 11pm then had to be back in the next morning to open at 7am. Also I got maybe 4 breaks in my 5 months there, the people weren't bad though.

Pros

Free lunch if you get a break, free drinks, and the occasional bit of free food.

Cons

May not get breaks, had to work off the clock, and inconsistent hours.
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Good Entry Level Job

A job where the interview process is smooth, the training is smooth, the rosters are flexible, the pay is good, and the hours are mostly good.Only negative are some gossip, and stressful one stressful manager. Besides that, great first job.
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Not really stressfull, they need to pay people to do closing.

Not really stressfull, they need to pay people to doclosing. Working KFC as a cashier I had a shift which some time I had to follow the shift that had been set for me. Working there I learn how to be patient with various of customers. tiring but know some friends over there so i think its good. Part time over there is fast-paced but still okay. you guys can have a try to work there with friends

Pros

Free lunch, free food

Cons

Unpaid closing
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It’s Oky

It’s a as job they have good hours .And it all depends on who’s the manger the customers are friendly I like working they even tho it was a short period of time

Pros

Free food

Cons

Na
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Fun place to work

Fun job, fast pace, great team work, the pay could be better and better benefits. Due to covid short handed sometimes and inpatient customers, overall not to bad for a minimum wage job.

Pros

Free food

Cons

Short breaks
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Productive and fun workplace

There's no balance in work and salary. The company is not capable of workers safety special after work, for example is you working the late shifts, you have to see yourself what will take you home safe.

Pros

You pay for lunch
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It's a team effort

I'm new with KFC and I wanted part-time hours night shift but settled for rotating days nights different stores to make 40 hours a week the work overall is fairly easy we'll see if they compensate for loyalty
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Stressful and difficult

Working at the kitchen as a cook is really hard and tough job. The job is stressful, fast paced and you have too many responsibilities for such a low salary. Being a cook is the hardest job you can get at KFC. You gotta prepare all that chicken which isn't fun, you need to take care of the locker and freezer, taking care of FIFO, in the meantime you gotta clean everything. If you have a choice, go and be a cashier or be at the service. Be prepared to experience a lot of physical and mental pain while working there.

Pros

none

Cons

stressful, difficult, paycheck is a joke
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Productive and fun workplace with good team members

A good and productive company to work for very sanitary and clean work environment to flourish throughout your work schedule. With very good management
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Free fried chicken

KFC was my first job at the age of 27. I fried chicken and cleaned and other. Hours was OK but all that worked there was teens. Got free shift meal pay was low

Pros

Chicken

Cons

Money
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Stressful

People were nice and sociable they work there as a team the job was very easy the managers were there for any help if you need oneThe time time table was flexible to suit every staff on the shop floor
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Decent place to work

Very fast paced but when I worked there the staff was decent and easy to work with. It was a minimum wage position but 8t was suitable for the work I did.

Pros

Sometimes free food/discounts

Cons

Little growth
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