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    Very great work environment

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Shelby Township, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Shelby Township, MI

    I worked at Peet's part-time (less than a year)


    Paid higher than minimum wage
    free stuff and great discounts
    worked with amazing people and had the most amazing managers
    when I was laid off they gave me a severance package
    tips were very good
    learned a crazy amount about coffee and tea


    stressful at times but nothing too bad

    Positive Outlook

Peet's Interviews

Updated Feb 12, 2015
Updated Feb 12, 2015

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    Barista/Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Marina del Rey, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Marina del Rey, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Peet's in February 2015.

    Interview Details

    They had a job fair that was posted on Craigslist. Walked in and filled out an application. Got a on the spot job interview by one of the managers. The interview was pretty relaxed and pretty straight forward. The manager liked my personality. I was told I would get a call back for a second interview since they were going to open another store.

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Headquarters Emeryville, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1966
Type Company - Private
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Peet's Coffee & Tea enjoys the daily grind. The company owns and operates about 190 coffee shops in California and half a dozen other states offering java lovers about 25 types of whole bean and fresh ground coffee, including about 15 blends. Its teas run the spectrum from India black to herbal blends. The stores also offer freshly brewed coffee, biscotti, and other pastries, along with mugs and brewing equipment. In addition to its retail operation, Peet's sells coffee through retail grocery chains such as Safeway and Whole Foods, and through its own online mail order... More

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