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Good for summer work

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Dunkin' Brands part-time

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

Pros

Free coffee, donuts, etc. Relatively simple job.

Cons

Customers can be extremely picky/rude about their coffee.

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    Operations Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Dunkin' Brands full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Satisfaction in helping small business owners build a successful operation.

    Cons

    Lack of career development, no long term planning, daily fire fighting, not focused on improving processes, technology focus is only for retail stores and not focused on corporate needs, terminate long term employees at the drop of a hat


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    Generally a good place to work but under-resourced for its size

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing in Canton, MA
    Current Employee - Marketing in Canton, MA

    I have been working at Dunkin' Brands full-time

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

    Pros

    Fantastic brand with a large base of loyal guests Lots of growth still ahead for Dunkin' and Baskin (West Coast, International) Senior Management is accessible if you work in HQ's, and most seem to genuinely care about employees Entrepreneurial culture that thrives on innovation and constantly course corrects to drive sales Work/Life balance generally supported throughout the organization (in theory) HQ's close at 1:30 on Fridays 52 weeks/year

    Cons

    Pay is generally below market Career growth limited for most (frequent openings, but only for lateral moves) Franchisee model slows or hinders execution frequently Most departments are understaffed relative to comparable chains Due to the lack of staffing, Work/Life balance not possible if goals are to be achieved More than 50% of Directors at HQ's don't seem to last more than 2-3 years Small % minorities in Leadership positions at HQ's

    Advice to Management

    Take a longer-term perspective when evaluating investments in staffing/resources to grow the company. (Not all initiatives are going to pay off in the first 12-18 months, but most company strategies seem to focus solely on short-term payoffs) Strengthen/enable the HR Team to improve pay and career path planning. They don't seem empowered or incentivized to create true growth opportunities for the majority of the company.


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