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Jamba Juice Reviews

Updated February 28, 2015
Updated February 28, 2015
46 Reviews
5.0
46 Reviews
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Jamba Juice Chairman, President, and CEO James D. White
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46 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Free smoothies were probably the best part (in 30 reviews)

  • Fun environment, Non-professional requirements (in 19 reviews)


Cons
  • Leadership team is strong overall, but some executive team members not quite as strong as others (in 28 reviews)

  • low pay, manager said possibly misleading things about career opportunities during interview (in 23 reviews)

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  1.  

    Easy & Fun!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    Easy job with flexible hours. Great to do if you are a student since they are super accommodating.

    Cons

    The outfits aren't the best to wear - An orange visor isn't number 1 in my wardrobe. They could definitely invest in more attractive uniforms.

  2.  

    Great experience, great boss, interesting customers.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Lead in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - Shift Lead in Carson, CA

    I have been working at Jamba Juice part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Creating new drinks for customers with preferences and/or special dietary needs, fun coworkers, upbeat environment

    Cons

    Coworkers (this varies by store), rude customers (only sometimes), lunch/dinner rushes can last for hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is great, they're very understanding and helpful. Sometimes they take their stress out on team members, but that is to be expected every now and then.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Team Member - Part time

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Member in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Team Member in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Jamba Juice part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    High energy, managers truly cared about their employees and wanted them to enjoy their time at work. A lot of opportunity to learn about health benefits of different additives within the smoothies prepared in their store.

    Cons

    The only problem I had while working at Jamba Juice was that I did not receive as many hours as I wanted to.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    People here are always very upbeat and friendly. It's been pretty good working here.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    If you work in your area, you see a lot of your friends. Pay is decent and the coworkers are great.

    Cons

    It gets super busy sometimes and the customers get snappy.

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great experience for high school/college - high energy and fun

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Training Mentor in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Training Mentor in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    - The exciting atmosphere was contagious, from the employee, to the owner, to the customer.
    - High morale (mostly)
    - Free Jamba at each shift!
    - Made long-lasting friendship
    - Perfect job for young students
    - Decent tips (though not as good as a barista)

    Cons

    -It was so hard to get off work on the occasional Saturday. At least it was to most of the employees. A few would charm their way out of it.
    -Handbook was extensive and complex. I was a Jamba trainer and it's impossible for even the most absorbent person to be able to use the information as corporate would want. But maybe it's impossible for corporate not to have such a manual, considering the size of the company.
    -The orange and carrot juicers are a pain to clean.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Though hard workers are wanted and needed, they should receive first choice for time off over the slackers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place !

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Member in Beaverton, OR
    Current Employee - Team Member in Beaverton, OR

    I have been working at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    Fast paced , fun . Good environment .

    Cons

    Loud atmosphere is challenging and Min. Wage

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    excellent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Member in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Team Member in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    friendly, always something to do, flexible, clean, fresh,

    Cons

    Schedule is done manually (i don't know if that is common) so if you want what you request hope the assistant manager likes you. working hard helps.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    put a security camera in the office.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good experience

    Former Employee - Team Member in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Team Member in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Jamba Juice

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great management and overall fun and laid back work environment.

    Cons

    No pay raises, no matter how long many years you're there.

  10.  

    It's easy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Lead
    Current Employee - Shift Lead

    I have been working at Jamba Juice full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    You smile at reg, make smoothies within 3 min and make sure you're sampling throughout the day to increase juice sales. prep in between rushes or staff appropriately to get things done. Keep standards high.

    Cons

    No free smoothies, winter gets super slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    if you freak out about a corporate visit, we will too

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Member in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Team Member in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Jamba Juice full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The People
    the Drinks
    the Environmental
    the Business hours

    Cons

    the poor management
    The rude customers
    The uniforms
    The store is too small

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do better

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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