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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Crewmember

June 2019 • Marina del Rey, CA

What I liked

Interacting with customers

What I wish was different

Very disorganized and gave me more hours than i wanted. Wasnt able to do much else this summer because of long closing shifts 5 days a week with very little time between schedule posting and first shift. Couldn't plan a thing.

Advice

Be very clear about how many hours you want to commit to.
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Food Service Worker

May 2019 • Miami, FL

What I liked

The hours and crew

What I wish was different

The workload and pay

Advice

Get shoes with gel insoles
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Chipotle Crew Member

May - August 2019 • Closter, NJ

What I liked

The connection the staff had with one another.

What I wish was different

Sometimes it would be unbearably hot and the uniform made it worse.

Advice

You are working in the fast food industry which means you will be on your feet and moving a lot, as well as interacting with an array of people. You have to be patient.
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Crew Member

April - September 2019 • Independence, OH

What I liked

I liked working for the community and gaining new skills under my belt.

What I wish was different

If I would have worked there a bit longer like a year or so.

Advice

Have a lot of patience when it comes to the job and the customers. Also, work fast.
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Service Manager

October 2018 • Tampa, FL

What I liked

What I liked about this job was it was a way for me to maintain busy as I stayed in the Tampa area during the summer. It allowed for me to still have a responsible as I did not take any summer classes alongside this job. It was a great way to meet new people and take work relationships outside of the workplace and allowed me to gain long-term friends who I am extremely grateful for.

What I wish was different

I wish I worked a little less as oddly as that sounds. I began to stress a lot about my performance at work which then allowed me to get distracted from other things such as my family relationships and things I should've been focusing on for me to succeed in the upcoming school semester.

Advice

A piece of advise that I would give is to not let a summer job consume your life. If you allow it to become a focal point in your present state of circumstances it will soon begin to become overwhelming and a distraction rather than a benefit.
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Chipotle crew member

November 2018 • Kennesaw, GA

What I liked

How fun the crew members can be at times

What I wish was different

My position, I want a promotion

Advice

If you cant wake up at the crack of dawn and/or have weak hands you cannot work here
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Crew Member

May - August 2019 • New Haven, CT

What I liked

I liked learning new positions at this location.

What I wish was different

I wish the restaurant was more organized.

Advice

Go into working at a new location with an open mind and ability to work what ever position.
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Grill

May - August 2019 • Livermore, CA

What I liked

I like how my manager gave me as many hours as I wanted and was understanding of needing days off

What I wish was different

I wish they had scheduled more people during some of my shifts so it wouldnt be two people working during a busy time

Advice

This job will work you a lot. It's not for the faint hearted. However, you get paid good and a free meal
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Cashier

September 2018 - June 2019 • Waxahachie, TX

What I liked

I got free chipotle every shift!

What I wish was different

More hours and potentially longer shifts.

Advice

Talking to student development really opened a door for me at chipotle.
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Grill Cook

June 2018 - December 2019 • Rialto, CA

What I liked

I liked the environment and benefits. The staff is really welcoming and helpful

What I wish was different

Advice

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Service manager

March 2017 • Waltham, MA

What I liked

Great experiences, good people

What I wish was different

I wish this organization recognized our hard work a little more for the huge daily expectations they have of us

Advice

If you can’t take the heat stay out of the kitchen
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Kitchen manager

July 2018 • Mays Landing, NJ

What I liked

Working with people. Supervising

What I wish was different

More related to the field im interested in

Advice

A leader that demands gets nothing. A leader that asks and assists will always succeed
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Crew

June - August 2019 • San Antonio, TX

What I liked

Tuition reimbursement

What I wish was different

Scheduling

Advice

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Chipotle Crew Member

January 2019 • Mobile, AL

What I liked

I like how they work with my school schedule and offer benefits to employees.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Food Crew Member

May 2019 • Havertown, PA

What I liked

The environment, hospitality, good instruction, and cooperative coworkers.

What I wish was different

Temperatures in the workplace got a bit hot on certain days in the summer.

Advice

Be awake and ready to work in the line and cooperate.
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Crew Member

May - August 2019 • Florence, KY

What I liked

Employees were happy to come to work. Great environment that promoted healthy team dynamic.

What I wish was different

Advice

Keep receipts of your worked hours.
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Crew mem

August 2017 • Cleveland, OH

What I liked

Spending time with family

What I wish was different

Went home for longer period of time

Advice

Always make time for family. When you’re in college you never see them
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Crew Member

June 2019 • Lee's Summit, MO

What I liked

That you can learn anything that you desire to work in such as the being a cashier, serving people their food or being in the back in the grill area prepping and cooking the food

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

Working there is a fast pace and may require pressure so be sure that you can be prepared mentally and physically to work there.
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Grill Cook

May - August 2019 • Pittsburgh, PA

What I liked

I enjoyed the coworkers and their friendliness. It was nice getting the experience of working Grill at a professional business. It made me realize that working at chain food restaurants is much harder than it looks.

What I wish was different

I wish that I would have gotten at least 1 break during ever shift.

Advice

I would tell someone that the work environment is great, but the job is forever demanding. You will be moving at all times and customers can be a pain sometimes. Overall, a good summer job if you're looking to expand your experience and time management.
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Crew member

March 2017 • Rochester, NY

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

It helps teach you skills that is needed when working with a team in a collaborative way, as well as communicating with customers and providing a professional image of yourself at all times.
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