How hard is it to get a job in fast food?

I'm 19 with no work experience. I tried to apply at several retail stores but didn't hear anything back. Is it hard to even get a fast food job in this economy? I'm considering applying at Del Taco, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box etc.

Asked By: Chris C - 7/8/2010
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Fast food just about always has entry-level positions open. It's the nature of the business. Students graduate and move away, others leave for better paying work, and people do still get fired... More
Answered By: gto69judge - 7/9/2010
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Like any job, nobody will be able to know until you fill out an applicatin and call back. When you get the application, ask for the manager's name, and then call them after a few days when you submit it to the manager.
Answered By: asshat.mcpoop - 7/8/2010
i will be 19 next month and i finally got my first job at bilo today!! in the past i had interviews at mcdonalds, wet seal, baskin robins, ingles, and zaxbys. . but i never called them back. wet seal is a retail store and bc i didnt have any job experience inretail, the would not hire me!! and im like how am i suppose... More
Answered By: TwinkleToes - 7/8/2010
Fast food is one of the fastest and easiest jobs to get. The job itself might not be easy, but it is fairly easy to acquire these jobs. They are known for hiring high school students; therefore, a degree is likely not required for a cook or cashier. Since most of the employees at entry level positions are college or... More
Answered By: Jennifer - 7/9/2010
Discover this unique tip to lose weight very fast: I lost 53 pounds of fat and dropped 12 dress sizes injust 5 months. It’s really amazing. I FEEL better and I am not starving myself or obsessing over food. My appetite has decreased. It’s that simple.
Answered By: Roxane - 4/18/2014
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