Questions and Answers about El Pollo Loco

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How long does it take to get hired from start to finish? What are the steps along the way?


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Hired on the spot since i was recommended, but so do most employees. Mostly everyone starts off hired. They train you and if you continue to do great they keep you, if you slack off they fire you. Its all on your performance

Answered - Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) - Los Angeles, CA

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It takes a week or so to get hired. First you have to apply online and then wait for the interview.

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - Los Angeles, CA

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I got hired in the matter of days and it took me less than 3 days from submitting me application to getting hired.

Answered - Cashier (Current Employee) - Arcadia, CA

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2 days, Start off with an interview, and then training

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - Downey, CA

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Apply, Make sure the information is correct. Take your time.
Then once you finish applying. Give it a day or two, If they don't call give them a call letting the manager know you applied and see if they got a chance to see your application

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - Newhall, CA

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Just be ready and be friendly if you got what it take

Answered - Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) - Las Vegas, NV

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From submitting application to interviews and start work, it took about 14 business days.

Answered - Assistant Manager (Current Employee) - Phoenix, AZ

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I have been in the restraint customer service business for 30 yrs nothing has changed the respect you think you you should get both from the public and employees are not always what you will get have to be thick skin like people love yourself


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It takes approximately three to four business days to get hired. The steps would of course have to be your interview,second interview and the call back.

Answered - Cook/Cashier (Former Employee) - Fresno, CA

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I was simply called in for an interview, it took a day for everything to be processed.

Answered - Cashier (Former Employee) - Norwalk, CA

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