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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2014
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.3 110 reviews

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(54 ratings)

21% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay but over the years continue to decline(in 11 reviews)

  • About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • poorly ran company from upper management(in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and dealing with a lot of people who maybe shouldn't have been placed in a position of authority(in 9 reviews)

110 Employee Reviews
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    My overall experience at Hostess was good!

    District Sales Manager (Former Employee) Kansas City, MO

    ProsHostess has some great products to work with

    ConsLimited money to invest back into the company

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    no reason this should happen, poor management

    Sales Representative (Current Employee) Neptune, NJ

    Prosgood pay but over the years continue to decline

    Conspoor management out dated equipment and out dated computer system

    Advice to Senior Managementstop taking money off the top, improve equipment, listen to sale force

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Constant changing of the guard and business plan

    Sales Representative (Former Employee) Tampa, FL

    ProsIconic Brands,Great Benefits and good pay

    ConsTerrible business plan, Had gone thru 2 bankrupcies and 4 CEOs in 7years

    Advice to Senior ManagementReplace old and outdated equipment (Delivery trucks,bread racks etc)Hold District managers accountable

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    12 years for what?

    Maintenance Technician (Former Employee) Saint Louis, MO

    ProsPay was good. Some great employees over the years.

    ConsRacism, lack of direction, lies from management

    Advice to Senior Managementdoesn't matter anymore they are closed.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Welcome to Hostess Brands, were we don't care about your problems

    Loader (Former Employee) Roscoe, IL

    ProsGreat pay, free products, decent working conditions, great bosses ( at certain depots ) really enjoyed the my coworker. Mostly hassle free management. Union job helped out allot. Allot of free time after the trucks are loaded. Depot management was awesome with letting you work over time and taking home product that was over ordered. you could smoke in the building

    ConsAllot of older drivers who were very set in there ways on how things should have been done. Surprise visits from the higher ups at any given time. No radio's in the warehouse, had to bring my own. Had to bring your own back brace or anything that would make your job easier.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't like about what is going on in the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wonder Bread

    Shipping Clerk (Former Employee) Hodgkins, IL

    ProsGood wages and benefits. Lots of overtime available.

    ConsNo opportunity for any advancement or promotion

    Advice to Senior ManagementShow more appreciation to your employers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Route Sales Representative (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ

    ProsGood pay for what we did

    ConsVery hard work and long hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    great until it went out of business

    Driver (Former Employee) Cincinnati, OH

    Prosfree cakes and free bread

    Consunions and their greedy cohorts

    Advice to Senior Managementnnnn

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    satisfying

    District Sales Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    Prossteady work all the time

    Consmany long hours and days

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    do not work here,unfair

    Driver (Current Employee) La Crosse, WI

    Proswork by your self
    no fun,use to be good pay

    Conslots of hours,first start out 70 ours a week

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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