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A progressive, quality and service oriented company.

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Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Waterford, CT
Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Waterford, CT

I worked at Panera Bread full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Advancement opportunities; Flexible schedules; Clean, modern environment; Family atmosphere.

Cons

Low associate compensation; High management turnover.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Panera Bread

  1.  

    Hard work, but great people- working with a great product

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    Current Employee - Catering Coordinator  in  University City, St. Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Catering Coordinator in University City, St. Louis, MO

    I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Quality food, passionate employees, great guest, high standards and values employees. A lot of opportunity to advance if you want. Great Discounts! Part time associates are eligible for benefits.

    Cons

    Working with food, unpredictable/inconsistent hours, and sometimes overworked. Benefits are not great, and you don't get good options on your insurance plans.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    tedious/less of an opportunity than it is presented to be

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    Current Employee - Hourly Associate  in  Bannockburn, IL
    Current Employee - Hourly Associate in Bannockburn, IL

    I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    close to home and free coffee

    Cons

    completing training falls to the wayside once you perfect one position enough to do it everyday

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on training and promotion from within

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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