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Lots of room to grow.

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Current Employee - Assistant Manager
Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Panda Express full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good starting pay.
Free employee meals.
Great work environment.
Always looking to develop associates.

Cons

Long hours.
Usually understaffed
High standards.
Strict Management
Hard to have a good work/life balance
Stressful

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Panda Express

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Panda Express

    Pros

    no pros in my opinion

    Cons

    they have terrible hours and they dont have breaks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Just OK

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    Former Employee - General Manager
    Former Employee - General Manager

    I worked at Panda Express full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary & benefits. Company invests in your personal development as well (have a learning benefit fund, landmark classes, etc.). Free food.

    Cons

    No Work/Life Balance. Labor structure of company is very minimal, as a GM, you do just as much work as the front of the house/back of the house, as the company expects you to run a store of $20000+ weekly sales with just 4 people including the manager, which means all of your staff has to multi-task from taking orders, cooking the food, washing the dishes, cleaning the lobby/restrooms, etc.

    The company is more about keeping its store in brand new conditions, meaning spotless cleaning from top-to-bottom. While having a clean restaurant is a nice idea, and all restaurants should strive to have a clean restaurant, it's a little extreme as far as the level of detail that the company expects its managers to keep the store at whenever a higher up executive visits you.

    Very high turnover rate as far as managers as well, which tells you something about the nature of the job for a GM.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing negative to say about the organization or the people in it. It is a well-run company with great people and leaders. While there are many things to dislike, and there is high turnover, the company is doing great and is growing. All the best as the Panda Express brand grows.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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