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Average Corporate world Job. High Stress.

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Store Manager in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Store Manager in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at The Pantry full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great opporotunity to meet customers and create relationships.

Cons

Upper management isn't worried about people under them.

Advice to Management

Care about your employees

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    Unhappy former employee

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Manager in Charleston, SC
    Former Employee - District Manager in Charleston, SC

    I worked at The Pantry full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Decent pay. Some good people to work with.

    Cons

    Short term thinking dominates the company. They keep making a one size fits all for corporate decisions. The decision makers are not held responsilble. Store and district staff are blamed. There is a distinct adversarial relationship between the office and the field. Region Directors are generally better at politics than actual operations.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the field sometime. Stop running good people off.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Corporate Office Employee Underpayment Is This Company's Policy

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC

    I worked at The Pantry full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The organization's flexibility of working with your work -life schedule.
    Openess to accept new ideas as well as implementation of those ideas. The company's processes and procedures are outdated and they now realize to remain competive they must incorporate a higher caliber employee.
    Overall respectfull work enviroment especially now that a new CEO has arrived.

    Cons

    The company makes it a practice to under pay/compensate their employees regardless of performance. If you are thinking about becoming a part of this organization negotiate salary, benefits, and vacation upfront.
    Software, policy, practices, and procdeures are outdated even though now there are trying to come into the present.
    A lot of the managment aren't as knowledgable in their field as they should be.
    The company handbook is too open ended. Alot is left to managerial discretion which opens the company to neopotism or favortism issues.

    Advice to Management

    Fairly compensate your employees to retain your talent versus talented individuals using this organization as a temporary lay over until something better comes along.
    Human Resources needs to create a real handbook and don't leave so much up to managerial discretion.


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