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Pretty Good Job
Working at Smashburger, they are very flexible with their hours and consistent in the days you work. They give you discounts and even give you free food whenever you work. Advancement is pretty easy and management is understanding and appreciates the employees. However, there have been times where they have acted inappropriately. Overall, I had a good experience working under this company.
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Free food, flexible scheduling
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manager on duty
open the doors to the restaurant
count the resigter on the back room

count the safe box make sure it always that exact number of the night before

take the deposit slip to the bank

clean the restaurant and help your opening team out

open the restaurant doors when the restaurant has to be open

prep any food to be ready to start your day with your team
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Great place to start
A great starting job that has a decent training program is followed.
Locations vary greatly in quality where one can be a ghetto dump to another being a high quality work environment with passionate people and lots fun to be had.


So I would recommend asking a currently working employee at whatever location you're interested in working to see if they recommend it or not.


Seriously some locations are dumps where nobody cares and people don't show up for work and corporate is pretty oblivious to anything happening at its stores. The company is very money hungry and treats its basic employees like cooks and GSEs like trash to be thrown out.


There was a time years and years ago when this company was great and it was a joy to work with.


Times change.
Pros
Simple work enviroment. Great Starting job.
Cons
No free meals. Low pay and hours available most of the time
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Fast paced, team colaboration, and excelent customer service.
Fast food casual. Well priced for location. Great food. Excellent customer service. Fast paced and quick service. Familly like team colaboration. Coupon and law enforcement, military, firefighter, medics, and teacher discounts.
Pros
Free meal, 401k, Paid vacatio, and adavancement within the company.
Cons
Low salary wages, high employee turnover, and takes a long time to acumulate paid vacation.
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Closed all but 2 stores
Smashburger was in the beginning. But got an sold several time causing poor leadership in the area. Watched them close several stores in the area within 2 years after opening them.
Pros
close to home
Cons
closed all but 2 stores
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Fast paced and hot
Working at smash burger was fun due to the location and people but it was very small in terms of working space and very easy to get stuck. But it was fun but none the less uncomfortable
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free burgers
it was a chill work environment, not to busy doing the weekday but sometimes the weekend can be crazy. sometimes the customs can be a hand full but that at every food place.
Pros
customs
Cons
sometime unorganized
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none
there is not much to say about this company, just like any other casual dinning restaurant. Food is great and fresh and work environment changes from place to place.
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Smashburger
A typical day at this job was just stressful until i drove out of the parking lot. Loved my staff, but the two years working there has taught me how to not treat people and how not to run a restaurant.
Pros
Experience
Cons
Little breaks, Bad working conitions
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Fast Food place that keeps you on your toes
The first few days are pretty good. After that, there's a couple things the co-workers will say that are all completely different. You don't get any breaks no matter how long or short your shift is. Free meals were given, but then taken away.
Pros
Long shifts to get your hours.
Cons
limited breaks, very little communication.
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yeah..
when i started working there the store was a mess once i started i already looking for a new job some employees are wonderful to work with but manager was never there
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Fun work place
Omg I dont even know were to start..This was the best job I ever had...I love this place and the co workers were really friendly and fun to be around..I would most deftaliy work here again
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Fun and great food
Food are great, the people are great. Good pay and work with your schedule and it a clean and fun work place to work if you can go all the way to the airport
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It was a okay job
I would say smash burger is a okay job to work I have fun learning new things at smash burger the best part is making the hamburger
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Fast paced and fun environment to work
The job is about being as efficient as possible while keeping cost low. This is good for improving individual and collective ability, however there are times when we are shorthanded and everyone has to compensate by working harder. The most enjoyable aspect is serving up a fresh and steaming burger to a customer who will surely enjoy it.
Pros
Compensated lunches, cooking experience
Cons
Low rate of pay
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Terrible Workplace
Smashburger was a very bad workplace. Management has no respect for workers.
Sometimes it would be fun but management was very rude to workers, they did not care about us. They treated us with disrespect. Worked there for two years with no raise even though I knew both the cashier's job and the cooks job. Total lack of any management skills.
Cons
Disrespectful
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Fun and energetic new company to work for with advancement oppoturnities
Typical day at work starts with prepping food for daily business.
I am learning new ways to cook food and to improve the flavor.

Management is awesome. Co workers are good.

there is no hard part of the job and I love all what I do there.
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fun fast paced but no benefit low pay
fun fast paced but no benefit low pay
smash burger is a good company to work at if you want to move up. as you move up you gain more pay and more benefits. if you arent looking to move up its not a job you would like to stay at long term
Pros
50 % employee discount
Cons
no breaks for short shifts, low pay.
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