Friendly's Ice Cream

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Lots of change for the better

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

Pros

You get to wear jeans to the corporate office, oppt's to volunteer for many events-LOVE THAT!

Cons

Long term team members, can be tough to break thru or get them to see other's Point of Views.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

walk the office, visit with employees, share more business information

maybe try a cocktails after work get together, do something on the front lawn-games?

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Friendly's Ice Cream

  1.  

    Great atmosphere of teamwork

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

    Pros

    A very positive work environment with minimal corporate politics. Management is accessible and communication is strong.

    Cons

    Significant business challenges, The industry is very competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to encourage innovation and out of the box thinking.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Corporation = Good Franchise Owner = Not so good

    Former Employee - Manager (MOD)  in  Newark, DE
    Former Employee - Manager (MOD) in Newark, DE

    Pros

    The best reason to work for Friendly's is to gain experience. Lots of opportunity to deal with children and seniors.

    Cons

    No real cooking opportunity except for eggs. Most of the food is shipped from central location which guarantees fresh produce isn't fresh.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Franchise owners should be required to attend sensitivity training.

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