Number of Employees: 24K+
Headquarters: 300 Concord Plaza Dr. San Antonio, TX 78216
Carl's Jr. is a fast food restaurant chain with most of its operations situated in the southwest and western portions of the United States. There are also international locations in countries like China, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Russia. The restaurant was founded by Carl Karcher in 1941 when it was called Carl's Drive-In Barbeque. The company assumed the name Carl's in 1954 and soon exploded in popularity. Today, there are 1,369 Carl's Jr. locations. Some west coast Carl's Jr. locations are co-branded with Green Burrito restaurants as both are owned by CKE. Carl's Jr.'s menu consists of traditional fast foods including charbroiled burgers, hand breaded chicken, 'made from scratch' biscuits and french fries.
Many Carl's Jr. employees feel their co-workers are great to work with and that Carl's Jr. is a fun place to work in general. Those who complain are likely to complain about their pay, hours and job stress. Applicants can apply on-line or in-person, with interviews taking place in-person. A typical interview question would involve whether the applicant is able to work in a fast-paced environment. Benefits include employee discount and 401k.