Hungry Lion
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It's clean very productive and nice

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Nice people,learn everyday something new, people is like family,nice infiroment, customers is like family the regulars who came in everyday,meet new people everyday...
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Draining workplace

Managers are toxic,your weekly pay is in very late they don't even care.Too many warnings and no dismissal.Managers asks staff to buy them lunch if you don't you will get a warning.. there's so much going on there

Pros

Weekly pay

Cons

None
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Productive and fun work place

Hungry lion is the place to be it's a productive and fun work place to work it's always a pleasure to come into a work place where you feel at home and worthy the staff plus management is well trained and mannered the only thing is that I feel they can give free lunch to staff because not all of us have that to have food every day therefore you can't work on an empty stomach and if they give food they will bring out the best out of happy staff members

Pros

Free lunch

Cons

Just right
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Productivity

Working at hungry lion gave me power and I have learnt a lot for working the knowing how to treat costumes working with people who love their job and
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Long hours

Long hours and no benefits unless you are a manager . Management doesn't treat their staff nice. Staff lunch gets cut shorter if the store gets busy.

Pros

None

Cons

Long hours
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Productive

Hungry lion is a good place to work but the problem is that the is no good communication between staff and management. If you ask something to your Manager she always no nothing and she says "she going to ask head office even you see this thing doesn't need Head office
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Its very bad working there

The management is very badLong hoursSalary is too smallThey always fire people whenever they feel likeThe staff demand is not important to the managementNo one is taking staff very seriously
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A very toxic work environment.

They unfotunately have a very toxic work envirinment. Completely risk averse and unfortunately the fish rots from the top. They are prepared to keep copying and pasting as thry have previously done. They do not completely understand the role of marketing or public relations and how it can benefit their business....

Pros

None

Cons

No room to create grow or explore. Too risk averse.
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Productive and funny work place

It was nice to work there I know everything I so wish I can be a manager because I have matric , computer literacy atlist they will do training mybe a week because I know alot of staff there I was work hungry lion stelmak at Stellenbosch

Pros

No free lunch

Cons

1 hour lunch when it's busy 30 minutes
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Sometimes it's fun but it can be very stressful aswell especially when it's buzy time

It's nice working there u meet Al kinds of people somethimes u get that difficult customer and u get friendly one but you must know how too handel each and everyone even if they are rude or friendly customers will sometimes come in too the store with moods or or be rude too u but I have too be carm and still survive the customer with a smile and be friendly

Pros

Free lunches

Cons

Long hours
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Productive

Helped in multitasking,inter personal communication team leadership,brainstorming and how to be a team player.it was really challenging,because of the long hours,but it made me to strong and dependable and helped build a stronger character.

Pros

Very professional

Cons

Free lunch
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Fun work place en productive

I work this company for 1yr 11months but I did see any changes of my life because of earnings wages Hungry lion is a big company but mostly like stdnd

Pros

No lunch u have to come with ur own food

Cons

8hours a day sometimes 12 hrs
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Productive

Productive because is the busy place where by we saver customers and we have to clean the work place. Good customer service we not allowed to take tip

Pros

Extra milles

Cons

Lonb hours
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Fun work place

Hungry lion is the nice place to work for it is very clean and the staff is willing to teach new comers patiently they ware their uniforms nicely and the time is most important thing

Pros

No free lunch
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Products are fresh

Good place to work productivity and speed of service is prayorities of campany clean as u go good vantilated area and mistery shoppers its place to

Pros

No free lunch

Cons

40 hours
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Productive

Was getting along with everyoneWe all worked well as a teamWork environment was satisfyingManagement engaged well with the staffgained experience

Pros

Was close to home for traveling

Cons

Salary
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Long hours and very busy

The management needs a review and training on how to handle staff problems. I worked there and there were usually problems with staff and safety as to getting to and from work which manger said is not really their area of concern
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Fun

The enviroment was fine not much pressure, the management team was friendly easy to settle in with. Learned few things with them which i will take with going forward.

Pros

No

Cons

Normal Hour
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Money making company but less paying to the staff

Hungry lion is a fun place to work at but their salaries arent satisfactory. It is a big company but its sabotaging us, their hourly rate is peanuts compared to daily/monthly targets that are done the by the hardworking of the staff

Pros

No free lunch

Cons

Sundays are not double paid
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Fun place

Relaxed to work and great teams and great management overall. Mostly quite atores only gets really busy at month ends.Great overall working environment.

Pros

Own time management

Cons

Small stores
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Its a place that makes you to have good comunicatio wirh customers

It helps you to get to know about how to deal with customers.hungry lion grows you in working at restaurant in experience to be faster.it gives good experience .

Pros

no free lunch

Cons

too much long hours no shifts
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Based on 103 reviews

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3,3 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2,7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,0 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,3 out of 5 stars for Management
3,3 out of 5 stars for Culture
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