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Updated 15 November 2018
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Pros
  • "free food on shift, great staff" (in 185 reviews)

  • "fun,exciting, way to make good money and meet new people" (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "Majority of customers were absolutely horrid because you're a minimum wage worker" (in 105 reviews)

  • "Long hours with some late night shifts" (in 104 reviews)

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  1. "Good Start"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at KFC part-time

    Pros

    Does the trick for developing base employ-ability, colleagues, food

    Cons

    none really worth complaining about


  2. "Kfc"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KFC part-time

    Pros

    Good team
    Free food
    Area managers are amazing

    Cons

    Long unsociable hours
    Some of the stores demand so much

  3. "Could be better ..."

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Whitfield, South East England, England
    Current Employee - Team Member in Whitfield, South East England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KFC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Team work, confidence, challenging, flexible

    Cons

    Customers complaints, hard and fast paced, low wage


  4. "Restaurant general manager"

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    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager in Penzance, England
    Current Employee - Restaurant General Manager in Penzance, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KFC full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Free staff meals, teams are good people.

    Cons

    Long hours, area managers do not help,


  5. "Good Employer for Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KFC part-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours
    Always opportunity to pick extra shifts

    Cons

    Sometimes on until early morning cleaning


  6. "Team member kfc"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in Leicester, England
    Former Employee - Team Member in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at KFC part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and welcoming colleagues and boss

    Cons

    Barely given any hours
    Put on busy shifts alone after only working for a week and having to take orders pack orders and cook fries and chicken all at once
    No training


  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Free food
    Good people
    Fun people

    Cons

    Smelly
    Kids
    Put off food

  8. "executive"

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    Former Employee - Executive in London, England
    Former Employee - Executive in London, England

    I worked at KFC part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    smart work
    flexible
    open for 24*7 shifts
    overtime
    team management experience

    Cons

    no as such , time to time working on self motivation


  9. "Alright first job"

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    Current Employee - Team Member in Wolverhampton, England
    Current Employee - Team Member in Wolverhampton, England

    I have been working at KFC part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Meet some great colleagues
    Always on the go

    Cons

    Bad management
    Easily show favourites
    Makes you take break 1 hour into a 9 hour shift
    Don’t stand by their employees and the policies they make


  10. "Poor Management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KFC part-time

    Pros

    Semi flexible hours and a challenging work environment.

    Cons

    Poor training, management and communication. Hours supposed to be flexible but often availability not taken into account. Staff overworked, often managing whole sections of shop alone.


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