POPster (Current Employee) – Concord, NC – March 11, 2017
The management is terrible at concord mills, but is very easy to learn the job. I learned how work the equipment and upsell the items on the menu. The hardest part of this job is the cleaning at the end of the night. The most enjoyable part is the discounts and some of the people there.
Working at Doc Popcorn was a wonderful experience.
Assistant Manager (Former Employee) – Eden Prairie, MN – September 2, 2016
A typical at Doc Popcorn is sometimes a little dull when there are no customers around. I would make a batch of popcorn at certain times of the day to keep that wonderful smell floating around the mall. Interacting with our customers was by far the best part of the job. Greeting people with a smile figuring out what popcorn they wanted. Tins are a great way to make money and if you really find someone who likes popcorn YES I can certainly sell a forty dollar tin of popcorn to them. The learning experience I acquired from Doc Popcorn was how to be a manager. I handled just about everything. I learned how to hire potential employees, manage a facility and workplace and keep it working efficiently. I learned great sales techniques and strategies to up sell a product which can be applied to any scenario. As far as our management goes. I was the acting on site management for most of the time. The franchise owner was a great and respectable man. He believed in his employees and creating a better work place and environment for us would in turn make us better employees. He was right. My co-workers were great people too. The relationships were professional, but we are all humans and let our guard down to have fun and insightful conversations. The friendships that were made as Employees working together only made us a stronger team. The hardest part of my job there was not being in some management possistion it was honestly dealing with customers. The poor angry, sad souls who feel self entitled, and have no understanding what its like work in a retail job. But no matter how upsettingmore... than can be i can still put that smile on my face and serve them with hospitality. Working with my customers. Knowing what they want and what they need. Putting smiles on kids faces by giving them "their very own cup of popcorn." Knowing how to relate to someone very quickly and make them feel comfortable in this always awkward world of ours.less
When our daily goal is hit we received a bonus of 20 dollars for whoever worked a shift that day
Cashier/Cook (Former Employee) – Broomfield, CO – July 28, 2016
A typical day at Doc Popcorn is making sure the kiosk is clean and everything is ready to be freshly served to customers. Everything is popped fresh, so we do have regular customers who are happy to see our smiling faces and enjoy coming back to our happy environment. I learned how to count money and make sure everything is ready to go for the next day. It is helpful to the opening person when everything is in order. Everyone's responsibility is important to keep the day running smoothly. The employees bond like no other work place I have worked with. I have made life long friends at this job and its truly amazing how well we communicate with each other. The most difficult part about this job is how customers can be difficult. Over all, this is the best job I've ever had.
Customer Service (Former Employee) – Rancho Cucamonga, CA – May 21, 2015
Worked with great people and had fun got to eat popcorn all day. Did not give me any time only got 4 hours once a week and they got rid of me when I asked for more time and the people I worked with also wanted me to have more time. Easy smooth going job would like to still be doing it.
Assistant Manager/Cashier/Popcorn Popper (Current Employee) – Green Bay, WI – January 19, 2013
A typical day for me would be to walk into the kiosk and clock in. Begin popping popcorn of whichever of our many flavors is low while constantly trying to meet the needs of the customers by fast friendly service. Management is great and so are the group of staff that we have. I quite enjoy the aspect of being busy. The hardest part is just not eating the product. I have enhanced my already good people skills and definitely learned how to multitask a lot better