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It was a fun place to work

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Fun place to work under a huge pressure. Everyone was fun to work with. There was a problem with management . They were rude with their staffs. But everything else was good.
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Don’t work here.

Unfair rules set , managers have their own rules , team members do nothing to help the other team members. Store manager doesn’t care at all about your mental health

Pros

20% discount

Cons

Bad hours, bad teamwork
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It’s a pretty good place to work at the pay is just not so great

At kfc it is a fun and typically easy place to work but the pay is not so great. If you are under 16 you will be on $10.71 per hour but when you turn 16 the put your pay upto $13.50 per hour and then at 17 it’s $16.70 per hour and at 20 is your last pay rise you get around $18-$19 an hour
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productive but not always fun to work

for a first job it's not bad but after a year or so it's a great idea to leave because it's not worth being yelled at for not putting extra salt on chips. esp the pay, not worth the hard work you put into the job itself. but on the upside where I work the employees are very fun to work with and have a laugh around with helping make the job doable.
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A fast paced environment with a very high expectation on people who are not fully experienced.

Overall I had a half and half experience here. There is not enough support or hours offered to team members and poor management skills lead to an increased level of staff overturn.

Pros

Meeting new people

Cons

Management
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Absolutely Soul Crushing

Since I've been there they have cut staff hours in the hundreds, to the point where working there is completely unbearable, there is little to no staff able to help me out during peak hours. The management are an absolute joke and sit in the office and just complain about low sales, slow speed etc. Unrealistic expectations for service ($300 order and they want it done perfectly, no errors, in 15 seconds). Absolutely hate it

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Some of the staff are great people

Cons

Criminally understaffed, unrealistic expectations, underpayed, stressful
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Good

Was fine to work there, I thought it was good for a first job and it was very easy once you learnt everything. It is mostly a memory game at that point.
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Productive and safe environment

KFC is a great first job with welcoming arms to get you on your feet. The staff and management are lovely and always there to help out. Managers are relaxed but also get the job done. All-round great workplace

Pros

Staff discounts and amazing people

Cons

hard to get started
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Productive & good Work life balance

Great Place to work! Many things to learn & good collaborative culture, leading with heartstyles. Got to work on different projects while working across cross-functional teams. They pay well & have good perks like Half Day Fridays, Free Parking & monthly team bonding activities.
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Team work, nice startup, fast-faced, learned more about KFC's job culture

It was a great experience, learned so much, made me realised that how much capable i am working in such an environment, loved working in KFC, will definitely work in future,if i will get a chance to do . Thank you KFC
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Great plave to work

KFC is a great place to work as a starting line. When working at KFC you are learning to communicate with consumers, pack food, make burgers and wraps and also cook chicken which gives you great experience for future employers to look at
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Cooperative and fun workplace

I have loved working at KFC as it is a collaborative and cooperative workplace where you can work together with people to reach your desired goals. Rewarding experience
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Fast-paced, Proactive & Adaptive

KFC was a completely new experience within the industry, as it required individuals who handle stressful situations with a calm and collected rationale and mind. Through this job, I honed my customer service, interpersonal, and adaptability skills in response to the large volumes of customers that I served during my time working there. Although the job entails highly stressful moments, especially when miscommunication and lack of knowledge was prevalent, it served as a catalyst in the development of important general skills within the workforce.
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Fast-paced and stressful but meaningful

personally, i specialised in the drive thru section of our restaurant. it gets very busy during peak hours, and managers constantly emphasise working efficiently and accurately in order for the customers to receive their service quickly and in a satisfying manner. though it does get very stressful at times, it helps build resilience and provides a foundation for friendships with fellow coworkers. i've made a lot of friends here, and the environment fosters teamwork. the flexible working hours made it so much easier for me to tackle schoolwork while also earning some spending money.
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Quite good but .....

KFC discount for employee too small compare to other and also their schedule not really good. They will make you work one or twice if you are over 18 then suddenly call you to come for work. Atleast friends really nice and help each other.
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Casual worker

The management was behaving in a very nice way. They were very polite and communicated in a very friendly way. Their behaviour was very reasonable and they were never rude.

Pros

good working hours

Cons

not applicable
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Can be hardwork but can also be alot of fun with the people

Can be physically intensive and can be put under alot of pressure in peak hours but the other workers are usually fun to be around and willing to help you learn
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Toxic and unqualified managers

It's not a bad place to work at, with the right people its in fact fun and competitive which i enjoy, it's very unfortunate that my managers were extremely toxic and whats even worse is the fact that head quarters didnt do anything about what i explained throughout this review, such a shame.........
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Collaborative and team-based work environment

A typical day at KFC includes different roles such as packing, cashier, cooking or handing out, which requires a lot of teamwork and communication. I have learned how to effectively work in collaborative environments, building bonds with coworkers and the managers.
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Very interesting work

A very productive team filled with sometimes friendly people. The management of the place was pretty far so there weren't that many problems. Although, I was told off on my second day which sucked. Overall, it was a good experience.
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A good first job for young people

If you are under the age of 17 you are likely to be getting 15- 20 hours a week at KFC but if you are over 17, you will be lucky to even get 6 + hours. Very focused on money and how much each team member costs than actual staffing needs. The pay is really good compared to other fast-food restaurants. there is the odd bad manager but generally, every is happy, enthusiastic and just wants to make customers happy.

Pros

Staff discount on food.

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