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Actually depends on the company's pay period and pay day. you could be waiting about 3-4 weeks after you work. cause if you think about it - if you did your first shift on the Friday 7th then the cut off of that pay period may be the Friday 21st (since your getting paid bi-weekly your getting paid for those two weeks you worked). but then you have to wait two weeks after the 21st because they include that whole check you worked for within the two week period of work. so you would get your first pay check on the 4th of the next month...

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No fake nails or nail polish what so ever

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Applied online, did not hear back so I called them a week and a half later. Gave me an interview the next day. If they don't call you, call them! You should definitely get an interview then.

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Facial piercings soon to be not allowed at all.

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I had an open interview last week and that same day, they called me & hired me.. Last week of being hired, i went in & did all my paperwork. Now starting tomorrow, it is my first day.

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Guys please listen to my story. So my journey with Chipotle started 2 years ago. I went for an interview and went through meaningless call backs 4 times untill being hired on the 5th time. Through this time of interviews I was l often left waiting for over 30 mins* after being hired I was told letting applicants wait an extended amount of time was thier way of checking their devotion and have the team overlook their character. I also was sent home 3 times even after waiting a long time due to the manager being busy. After being hired it was brutal, I worked my way up the ladder and learned every position except for grill *knowing there was a pattern of people mysteriously quitting after obtaining the position. Our location was pretty busy but I experienced utter frenzy working there. Often we would get unknown rushes that would wipe out our supply, employees would also have to work through thier breaks to maintain thier positions. Some days we would all as a team get our 1 break after a 9+ hour shift once the restaurant closed bcs it was so busy. After "busy" shifts we would of course get complaints and our next days manager would literally post the complaint letters in back and have all of us gather and look at the letter to humilate us. I was also frequently yelled by managers in front of other staff and customer and when confronting the manager about this uncomfortable scenario I was then yelled at in a locked office. Our branch also had 3 GMs get fired for undisclosed purposes leaving the crew to question the integrity of Chipotle's structure. All in all I experienced several crew members cry in the back including myself because the excessive work and lack of structure. I left this restaurant after an entire year of working here and recently decided to give it another shot and apply to another location for a fresh start. Unsurprisingly I was told by the first time by the manager after a short interview that I was welcomed to the team and that they would definitely be able to provide me the hours I desired only to be called in a second time to come in for another interview and then a third time only to be told that they did not have the hours available to hire me* catch on the pattern** I've never have felt so disrespected and uncared for by an organization. I gave my time at this place and worked my behind even being promoted to a certified cashier trainer only to be shunned away and treated like trash. I hope corporate or someone from this organization reads this, and hopefully they're different. And if your a customer please support me and all of these workers with common experiences and don't eat at this place that promotes this type of disrespect to thier staff. Thank You..

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Bi weekly pay. Also direct deposit usually is around 3am-4am

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You do not have to be clean shaven. Facial hair must be "trimmed and neat" - Chipotle rules.

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I had three but it was cause the gm wanted me to meet everyone before. I was close with him (gm) before my application however

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My GM didn't care what pants you wore as long as you had in the hat and shirt. We could even wear cut up jeans but had to put legging in underneath if we did. She only said " I don't want to see any skin"

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