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Good company, fast days and good environment

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Cashier in Watertown, MA
Former Employee - Cashier in Watertown, MA

I worked at Panera Bread part-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Make sure everyone is well trained which builds some moral and comradery (as much as you can get working entry level in food industry) Of course, discounted food is a good perk and Panera has great food. The management I worked for was nice and tolerant Customers were generally very nice and the store i worked at was busy so it stayed moving

Cons

They were nit picky about clocking in and out for half hour at lunch, food discount is good not great... Pay isnt great, but I wasnt expecting it to be overall not many complaints though

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  1. stick with what you got

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    Current Employee - Panera BreadAssociate in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Panera BreadAssociate in Woodbridge, VA

    I have been working at Panera Bread part-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I loved working at Panera when I first started. The people were good, the food was great, and the customers were, on the average, much less annoying than what they could have been.

    Cons

    This company, for a few years now, has put a huge restriction on raises for its Cafe's, meaning that what you get paid is what you get paid, and once you have been accredited to all the modules you can be, you get a dollar raise total, and the rest depends on your yearly share between you and all of your coworkers out of the 4-6 dollars of raise each cafe gets. They very much like to stick you to where you are, and to squeeze out what they can out of you before you realize what's going on and move on.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Lots of Hard work with little recognition

    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at Panera Bread full-time (More than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free food on shifts, exciting work environment

    Cons

    Hard work, little recognition, long hours, stressful environment

    Advice to Management

    Pay your good people well enough to keep them


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