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|Chipotle Hiring 5,000 People Through Second-Annual National Career Day, September 28|
Job interviews are taking place at all U.S. restaurants; applicants are invited to register online for an interview
Managers of each U.S. restaurant location will hold open interviews for
up to 100 applicants from
Chipotle currently employs more than 60,000 people, and people who are hired into entry-level crew positions have the potential to quickly be promoted into management positions. Over the last year, the company has promoted more than 11,000 people from hourly crew into management roles. Through National Career Day, interested applicants will have the opportunity to interview onsite with a manager and jumpstart their career with one of the nation’s fastest growing restaurant companies.
“We are constantly looking for great people to join our team. Regardless
of your background or experience, you can succeed at Chipotle if you are
willing to work hard to create an excellent guest experience, and have a
passion for making the people around you better,” said
With a company culture that values character over experience (no experience is required to apply or be hired), Chipotle bases its hiring on a specific set of 13 Characteristics that indicate an applicant’s potential for success within the company. These traits include being conscientious, respectful, hospitable, high energy, infectiously enthusiastic, happy, presentable, smart, polite, motivated, ambitious, curious and honest.
Unlike most companies in the traditional fast food and fast casual industries, Chipotle offers all employees significant career advancement opportunities, as well as compensation and benefits above industry standard. By developing career skills internally, more than 90 percent of the company’s restaurant managers are promoted from within. The highest performing managers have the additional opportunity to be promoted to Restaurateur, which offers benefits such as a company car and six-figure earning potential. Many people have been promoted from crew or general manager positions to executive roles, or even officer roles, within the company.
Chipotle also offers a highly competitive benefits package to all employees, including paid sick leave and vacation time; tuition assistance; heavily discounted undergraduate and graduate classes and college programs through its partnership with Guild Education; health, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) matching program; employee stock purchase program; and the opportunity for twice-annual merit increases and an annual bonus. A full look at the career path and benefits can be found on Chipotle’s Career site: http://careers.chipotle.com/career-path.
For Chipotle’s first National Career Day, nearly 65,000 people registered for interviews and Chipotle extended job offers to more than 4,000 people throughout the week of National Career Day.
For more information and to register for an interview, please visit www.NationalCareerDay.com.
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