Papa John's Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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Papa John's Founder, Chairman, and CEO John H. Schnatter
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Pros
  • Flexible hours, pay is commensurate with work effort as a driver (in 34 reviews)

  • Free pizza somertimes but not much else (in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • Company cut their formerly minimum wage pay for drivers to split pay which (in 35 reviews)

  • Wear and tear on car, lack of upward mobility (in 16 reviews)

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64 Employee Reviews

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  1. General Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Papa John's full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A supportive team of leaders to help you at all times, a company focused on advancement and training their people.

    Cons

    Long hours, must be on call to a certain degree.

    Advice to Management

    Always maintain a positive attitude, focus on one thing at a time.


  2. Master Instore

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Master Instore in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Master Instore in El Paso, TX

    I have been working at Papa John's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Almost everything is freaking awesome

    Cons

    Sometimes got bad hours at ends of periods


  3. Worked for company 3 times so far, would work again

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Driver in Simpsonville, SC
    Former Employee - Driver in Simpsonville, SC

    I worked at Papa John's (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    flexible schedule, drivers make quick in pocket money with tips, easy job, easy duties, great management.

    Cons

    gets hot in stores, cane get crowded inside store at times.


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  5. Great atmosphere and people!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Internal Audit in Louisville, KY
    Current Intern - Internal Audit in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Papa John's as an intern (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Papa John's is a great company to build a career. I have only been here a year and feel like I am strongly encouraged to stay and work my way up within the company.

    Cons

    Just like any job, there times of feeling overwhelmed. However, I feel like everyone here does a great job of helping encourage and offer help to others.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you do!


  6. Yo

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Papa John's

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome great place to work

    Cons

    All the pizza you can eat


  7. Papa Johns

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - In Store in Schertz, TX
    Current Employee - In Store in Schertz, TX

    I have been working at Papa John's part-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great to work at while also attending school

    Cons

    Can get pretty busy, stressful on cut table, and messy around the make line


  8. Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Papa John's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very relatable company to work for! Great staff, and it's quite easy to move up in rank.

    Cons

    The work schedule can be very scattered.

    Advice to Management

    Revise scheduling


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    Crystal aka papajohnsgirl

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chatham Heights, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chatham Heights, VA

    I have been working at Papa John's part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The one thing I love about working at Papa Johns is interacting with my customers and meeting new people have two great bosses stacey and will not only are they my bosses the are my teachers couldent ask for better bosses

    Cons

    Sometimes it gets stressfull lol that's part of the job all you can do is keep your head up and always think positive

    Advice to Management

    Raises might be nice


  10. Great Place To Work In College

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Papa John's

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Papa Johns has a fun atmosphere with great people. You'll spend most of your night in your car if the store is busy and you'll be doing various side work if there's no deliveries to take. minimum wage plus tips plus $1 for every order you deliver. i usually average anywhere from $16-$20/hr

    Cons

    The only major issue is wear and tear on your car. If you put a good set of tires on it and service it regularly it shouldn't be an issue for you.

    Advice to Management

    The advice to management is to train everyone on how to handle a busy store better. At points where we would get slammed the work would no longer feel fun and everything turned into work.


  11. Assistant manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Wilmington, NC
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Wilmington, NC

    I have been working at Papa John's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Best people to work with ever

    Cons

    I don't really have any cons

    Advice to Management

    Stay awesome



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