Potbelly Sandwich Works

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Potbelly Sandwich Works Reviews

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Potbelly Sandwich Works President and CEO Aylwin B. Lewis
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    Associate Review

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    Former Employee - Associate in Dearborn, MI
    Former Employee - Associate in Dearborn, MI

    I worked at Potbelly Sandwich Works full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Time-off accommodated, growth within company encouraged, training programs available, compensation increased appropriately at review

    Cons

    If you aren't generally an upbeat person, then Potbelly may not be the place for you. The focus of the company is to maintain a happy environment, engaging customers at every chance. This is not comfortable for a lot of people.

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Potbelly Sandwich Works Interviews

Updated Sep 7, 2014
Updated Sep 7, 2014

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Potbelly Sandwich Works.

    Interview Details

    well the interview process was great they basically want to know the general ideal things that any other employer would want to know.. Also the people were nice and helpful and informative to any thing I had to say and a very well around organization.

    Interview Questions
    • the most difficult question would be " how would you greet a costumer?" which at the time was foreign to me giving that I had no costumer service experience at all but I answer it as best as I can by simply saying " hi welcome to potbelly I'm blank how may I help you".   Answer Question
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    take if you want to better you experience in costumer service
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Website www.potbelly.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (PBPB)
Industry Restaurants, Bars & Food Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

This chain works a little sandwich magic for hungry patrons. Potbelly Sandwich Works owns and franchises more than 200 quick-service restaurants that specialize in fresh-made sandwiches in about a dozen states. The chain's menu features a variety of sandwich styles, including such specialty items as its four-meat stacker called A Wreck. The eateries also serve salads, soup, and chili, as well as homemade cookies, ice cream, and smoothies. Founded in 1977 out of an antique store on Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, the chain operates mostly in the Midwest, with a small number of... More

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