When I was seventeen I worked at a fast food restaurant called Tim Hortons. It was my second job and I surprisingly didn’t hate it. Actually, I really quite enjoyed the people that I worked with. During school days I would work the evening shift, which was from 2 P.M. to 10 P.M. Then on the weekends I would work in the morning from 6 A.M. to 2 P.M.. Tim Hortons being known for its coffee and doughnuts was it’s busiest during the morning hours. So, to help out during the busy weekend mornings, the storeowner would also come in and work. Though the storeowner was a relatively nice guy, he had a tendency to be quite a jerk when things didn’t go exactly how he wanted. One morning I really had the chance to see his lack of professionalism in the work place and his lack of leadership skills. It was Sunday morning and I had just pulled into the parking lot. Though the parking lot was pretty empty, I noticed that the drive through had a long line already started. Right then I knew it was going to be a busy day. Sunday mornings were always the busiest because of church traffic. Sundays always meant a bunch of pre orders that had to be made and last minute big orders. Usually, the rush would come and go and we’d have a pretty decent break until lunchtime. But that day was different. We had a nonstop crowd of …show more content…
It was a stressful day, not just for him, but also for everyone. But I think that the way he acted really showed his lack of professionalism and also a lack of leadership skills. After the incident I talked to some of the other employees and learned that the owner had done similar things before. I believe that has a owner of a business and as a leader, you should never insult, degrade, or physically harm your employees. For one, it doesn’t make you look good, especially when most of your employees are high school students. Two, it doesn’t make your employees want to be there; it ruins the
The employees stopped working and got into scuffles with the guards at the mill. The encounter was very violent and showed that Carnegie’s system needed a big change. His workers were not being treated right. Flash-forward two years and not much has changed. The workers 11 hour workday has extended to 12 hours with a very slight pay raise.
Tim Hortons is said to be the Canadian equivalent of StarBucks, but since StarBucks only started in 1971 and Tim Hortons had been around since 1964, Starbucks is actually an American knock-off of Tim Hortons! Tim Hortons is named after a Canadian hockey player and mostly has only one type of coffee available and which is freshly brewed such that they mark the time on the coffee pot when that pot of coffee had been brewed and if it is more 20 minutes old, it is thrown out. A lot of Tim Hortons coffee is brewed and bought compared to any from the other coffee sources in Canada and some of the supposed reasons for that included maybe added nicotine &/or added MSG &/or a few other things like making their coffee with hotter water than others
My journey with Chick-fil-A began when I was 16 years of age. Even as a teenager, I understood the value of a dollar thanks to my parent’s direction. I wanted to have the freedom of driving my first car and beginning my financial future. As soon as construction began on Reynolds Road FSR, I recognized I wanted to work there. I completed my application online and delivered it to the trailer marked “Now Hiring” in the parking lot.
I thought she was going to start a riot. So I turned the lights out behind the counter and ran with the other waitress to the back of the store. As we were all at the back of the store, I realized that other customers were still in there. The other waitress were discussing how the African Americans were rude and how they didn’t follow the rules that applied to them. As they were discussing that certain situation, it was already noon.
After I poured his coffee and handed it to him he replied,"Keep doing what you are doing and make your mama proud. " I was so offended I did not know what to do, and his ways have caused me to be bitter towards him and, to be honest, I want nothing to do with him when he comes in the store. A class divided showed how blacks and other races feel when they are treated unfairly. When Mrs. Elliott asked her students to remove their collars that was a sign of them being equal again. What was also interesting was how the students scores dropped when they were on the bottom but raised when they were on top.
It comes off a little forceful and hostile because he later continues to tell them that they need to leave because they did not have on the proper clothing to be in the store. This story has emotion and is not flat at all with things that they say all throughout the
Tim Horton, a defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, was involved in a fatal car accident one night, while driving along the Queen Elizabeth Way. Embodying traits such as “humble in origins, large in talent, strong in body, and gentle in demeanor”, Tim Horton was considered the ideal Canadian (). Tim Horton is not widely remembered for his time playing in the National Hockey League, however. Instead, he is remembered for his donut franchise. As of when this chapter was written, there were almost two thousand Tim Horton’s around the world bringing in over one billion dollars in revenue a year.
In Canada, hundreds of thousands of people are perceived carrying Tim Horton’s coffee cups. From a simple doughnut and coffee shop, to a whole franchise of Tim Horton’s, Tim Horton’s has revolutionized the coffee and doughnuts industry. The purpose of this report is to discuss Tim Horton’s history, founding, and franchise, food, competitors, and its progression in the future. Tim Horton was a man who played hockey in the NHL (National Hockey League) as his career. Later on in his life, he noticed that he could not live on his hockey career forever, and would have to find another alternative.
Starbucks and Tim Hortons Nowadays, the number of coffee drinkers are increasing. As the demand for coffee grows, the number of coffee chains is also increasing. Of that, the representative coffee chains in North America are Starbucks and Tim Hortons. Starbucks has the highest brand awareness amongst the world coffee chains. It started in Seattle, the United State in 1971.
I expressed that our bias and labeling of a group of people put people at a disadvantage and that certain groups receive a level of privilege that others do not. I felt that our conversation went well, however, things went back to business as usual. Despite the store policies that seem to change person by person, I try to use self-awareness and regulation when I feel my bias
Yum. Tim Hortons. Whenever I want something delicious, I go and grab an oreo cookie donut. As long as it’s morning or night it is the best time to go since, you don’t have to wait in line that long. You can get a donut and drink within a minute, but the sandwich and beagle takes about two-three minutes.
In the beginning, I started working when I was 17 years old. I worked at a retail store in Bloomfield, New Jersey after school and on the weekend. I began working at an early age because I want to stand on my own feet and I do not want to rely on my family.
Tim Hortons has a lot of social initiatives that they run in society. Their social initiatives include, camps for children, recycling programs and sports programs. Social responsibility is defined as, “The obligation of an organization's management towards the welfare and interests of the society in which it operates.” (Social Responsibility, n.d.). This means that the organization intends to contribute to society, including the environment in a positive manner.
The latest leadership of Tim Hortons as Maria Caira was appointed Tim’s new President & CEO on July 2nd, 2013, replacing Paul Hose, as non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Caira Nestle professional global CEO, and Nestle is the world 's largest food and Beverage Company’s executive board member. Under this new leadership, and with McDonald 's and Starbucks stuck around its heels, and the changing demographics and increasing consumer demand and growth slow and efficient service in the Canadian market intensified competition brewing for a time, from Tim Hortons is facing an interesting problem to solve: How do you strategically grow an iconic Canadian companies and brands, both in Canada and worldwide? WOI magazine of this summer version of the theme is on reinvention, we asked the two senior management team members from Tim Hortons, and Ms. Cynthia Devine, Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Steve Wuthmann, Executive Vice President, Human Resources to share their Tim insights into commercial success, its new leadership and a new