Annie's

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Annie's Reviews

Updated December 16, 2014
Updated December 16, 2014
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    Working for Annie's was a positive experience and everyone there was great.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Annie's

    Pros

    The company culture is very accepting and friendly, and they really strive to live up to and promote their values. It is a fast paced company with a large workload since it is a smaller company. Hours are flexible and there is a gym onsite.

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a lot of downtime, where one has to actively search out work to do. There is really no downside to working for this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Company culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Annie's as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I love the company culture - - there's "kindness" in our mission statement and I can live by that! I also love the team dynamic. Everyone is so nice and encouraging. I also love the food there!! They offer organic fruits in the morning and supply us with Annie's goods every day. There's also an awesome gym with daily classes that the company encourages to utilize. There are also weekly health series where they teach us about fruits and vegetables and how to make great salads, etc. I also love the mandatory volunteering that employees must participate in and their initiatives for sustainability!

    Cons

    There is not too much cons for me. I think if they had a better development program they can maximize the talents of their employees. I think that might happen now that General Mills has just acquired us. I really hope to be sent to their rotational program!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Development programs!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Over-rated

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I worked at Annie's full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great perks: gym on sight, massage sometimes. Nice office environment physically and good insurance benefits.

    Cons

    Some departments in this organization do not reward proven goal achieving employees via promotion or financially, without a Bachelors degree or prior prior public company experience. This organizations does not demand internal organization healthy attitudes for team-play, only healthy food.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 6 people found this helpful  

    Horrible Work Environment

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Annie's full-time

    Pros

    If you work in Sales you can do whatever you want, if you work in any other department you'll want to run as fast as you can.

    Cons

    Terrible, backstabbing environment. They say all the right things in public, then go behind closed doors and do the exact opposite. No leadership from the top and zero coordination between departments. They have 3rd world systems and processes yet expect 1st world results and when that can't be delivered they get rid of you and repeat the same thing again with the next poor soul.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The entire executive team doesn't have an once of humility or empathy, stop listening to the sound of you own voice for a minute and listen to the people who actually do the work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company in a great environment!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Annie's

    Pros

    - Great leadership
    - Great environment
    - Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    - Low pay
    - Lacking unity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Need to reward employees more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great for first job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Encino, CA
    Current Employee - Crew Member in Encino, CA

    I have been working at Annie's part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    great co members, great help during training

    Cons

    balance from time of work and social

  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Annie's

    Pros

    Casual work environment
    Great CEO
    Encouraged to exercise
    Sustainability benefits
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    Cons

    Small company
    No growth or advancement potential
    Low pay for the area
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great job, great company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Annie's

    Pros

    In my time at Annie's I have been given numerous opportunities to grow, develop and experience new things. The company is growing and exciting to be a part of.

    Cons

    Many employees have a long commute which can be a downside for those individuals. Aside from that, I can't think of any others.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Annie's is a company of passionate people and a wonderful work environment.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Annie's

    Pros

    Great work/life balance
    Strong company culture
    Very devoted to sustainability

    Cons

    Many people have to commute to Berkeley

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Disconnected from management. Management supplying no vision or goals.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Annie's

    Pros

    You wear a lot of hats.

    Cons

    There were no company goals set and no visibility to strategy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1 company meeting in 2 years is probably not sending the right message.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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