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Great Company, Understaffed

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Production Line in Newport, RI
Former Employee - Production Line in Newport, RI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Hard working co-workers and flexible hours. Amazing cleanliness with a true commitment towards satisfying their customers. Thorough training process

Cons

Terrible management who hated their jobs. Every shift i felt we were understaffed, with most times managers cutting employees shifts even if it meant placing a unfair work load on another employee. Overworked their employees for the wage a associate was paid.

Other Employee Reviews for Panera Bread

  1. Fantastic First Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Panera Bread Associate in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Panera Bread Associate in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly Co-Workers Easy-Going Environment Pretty Simple Work Room To Improve - Cross-Training is easy to get, and it's simple to become valuable to the company Decent Pay - Started at 8 dollars an hour Friendly, Conversational Interviews If you have any kind of Customer Service skills or are simply capable of being friendly, Panera is a good place to start. They also hire 16 and up, so it's good if you're 16-18 looking for a job.

    Cons

    The occasional Snooty Customer, Panera is definitely known for they're old people and rich people, just sometimes customers who clearly have never had a customer service job and have no sympathy for the associates, but they're few and far between. Most customers are actually surprisingly friendly. Manager's are scolded if they help the staff with floor work

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your employees, and let managers work if need be


  2. Great Part-Time Job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Production Associate in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Production Associate in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling and discounts on food!

    Cons

    At times, you are expected to take on responsibility for way too many things, many which are out of your control


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