Hostess Brands
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www.hostessbrands.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Hostess Brands Reviews in Chicago, IL

Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

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Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

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29% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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satisfying

District Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

Prossteady work all the time

Consmany long hours and days

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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What a Joke

Inside Worker (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

ProsIt was a good job before they took nearly 1/4th of the salary away Depends on what position you have for how many hours you work. Inside workers are 40/45, route sales are 60+

ConsPoor management. Use of cardboard that is thrown away after one use; there is money for that, but not to pay your workers. real nice. Terrible hours, wage reductions do not make me wanna work any harder

Advice to Senior ManagementBe a manager, do not run routes. Your job is to manage people and sell our brand. Not be vacation relief

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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On balance, it has been a good company over my 30 years.

Shiping (Current Employee)
Hodgkins, IL

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery good pay for unskilled labor. Good benefits.

ConsInept management which has lead to our 2 bk's in 8 years. Lack of quality leadership at the top.

Advice to Senior ManagementClose all the thrift stores. Close and consolidate bakeries. Cut bakery management in half. Eliminate varieties that do not sell. Get rid of anything owned by Hostess Brands that is not either specifically Hostess or Wonder Bread.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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not bad

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Hostess Brands

ProsGood place to work...you control your own income by how hard you work... Great job for a "people person"

ConsUpper Management has a serious disconnect

Advice to Senior ManagementSeek advice and listen to street level employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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