Arby’s is a fast food restaurant chain in the United States and Canada best known for selling roast beef sandwiches and curly fries. It is headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia and is one of the biggest chains in North America. Working for Arby’s means working for one of the best chains in the country, having more than 3600 restaurants across the country. Let’s find out more about employment at Arby’s.
Company History -
Arby’s was founded by Forrest and Leroy Raffel in Boardman, Ohio in the year 1964. The very name Arby’s comes from the initial letters of the name of the two brothers R.B’s. The first restaurant was opened in Boardman, Ohio and served only roast beef sandwiches, potato chips and soft drinks. In the 1970s, the chain expanded at the rate of almost 50 restaurants per year.
As of this day, there are more than 1160 company-owned restaurants, with more than 2300 franchised and 125 international locations. Today it employs more than 25,000 people and there are also locations in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
What kind of jobs are available at Arby’s?
Arby’s offers a lot of managerial positions. Those looking for a long-term career have a lot of job choices. As far as entry-level positions are concerned, one can opt for the position of a Crew Member. As a crew member, the candidate is required to take the orders from the customers, prepare the food as per the orders and serve it to the customers. The average salary for a crew member at Arby’s is $7.82/hr with the lowest salary being reportedly $7/hr and the highest being $9/hr.
The managerial positions at Arby’s are good choice for those who are looking for a long-term career in the business. The managerial positions pay in a range of around $20,000 to $45,000 annually. To get better idea of all the jobs available at Arby’s, we’re going to take a look at how to apply on their website in the following part. The management positions come with a lot of benefits including healthcare, 401(k) plans with a company match policy, paid holidays.
Getting a job at Arby’s -
In order to apply for a job at Arby’s, go to their website at www.arbys.com and click on the “Careers” link at the bottom of the page. Once in the Careers page, you can see all available jobs by clicking on any link given below under the heading “Job Titles” and “Job Types”. You can also post your resume by clicking on the link “Post your resume” at the top right corner of the page. Your resume, once uploaded, will be available for the employer to view. Below the listing of all job types and job titles, you will see a field which asks for keyword. This is where you can search for jobs by keyword. Enter the keyword in the keyword field, specify the location where you’re looking for that job. You can also choose the employment type from the listbox on the right (Part-time, Full-time etc), choose the job type from the listbox below (Customer Service, Hospitality etc) and click “Search for Jobs” and it will display the results of available jobs at specified locations.
- Sample interview question – “What was the hardest thing you’ve had to do in a past job?”
- Sample interview question – “What do you know about Arby’s?”
- Sample interview question – “Why did you choose Arby’s?”
- Sample interview question – “Do you enjoy customer service?”
So there’s a summary of what you need to know about applying for a job at Arby’s. The overall employee satisfaction for Arby’s is good and 62% approve of the C.E.O Roland Smith. The options for entry-level positions are pretty limited as compared with corporate positions, but the job satisfaction and the pay is at par with the best in the industry.