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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated September 20, 2014
Updated September 20, 2014
114 Reviews
2.6
114 Reviews
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Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn
Gregory F. Rayburn
55 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Money,Good Benefits,work at midnight off at noon (in 13 reviews)

  • good pay but over the years continue to decline (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)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    My experience was interestng. I learned a lot of new skills.

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The cross training,salary,benefits and their union.

    Cons

    We worked long hours. I didn't like working on Sunday's

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate more with the employees on a daily basis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Really dont have nothing bad to say!

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Product Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Great potential growth in the industry

    Cons

    none that i could think of

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    packer

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    Former Employee - Packer  in  Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Packer in Phila, PA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    good people to work with.

    Cons

    ther are no downside work at hostess brands.u

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upper management was very good people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Outstanding oportunity for sales experience

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    Former Employee - District Sales Manager  in  Macon, GA
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Macon, GA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    competetive salary, easy work schedule

    Cons

    worn equipment, reduced base pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    new equipment, reinstate base pay

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    It was rewarding ,if you were able to work for yourself without supervision

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    Former Employee - Route Salesman
    Former Employee - Route Salesman

    I worked at Hostess Brands

    Pros

    Being your own boss ,being able to choose your own hours to some degree.The amount of money you make is dependant on how hard you try .The money I made for not having a college degree was phenominal!

    Cons

    The worst part is the long hours and not being free to have days off whenever you needed.And sometimes the weater conditions were very challenging

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    I loved working for Hostess Brands, it was a great experience

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    Former Employee - Human Resource Associate  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Human Resource Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Every division and department is different

    Cons

    The company is closed and everyone was laid off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Company closed

    Doesn't Recommend
  9.  

    Wonderful company

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    Former Employee - Receiving/Shipping  in  Schiller Park, IL
    Former Employee - Receiving/Shipping in Schiller Park, IL

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    people were like family. we all helped each other

    Cons

    management a little weak did not take control of bad situations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take control of your company and bring it back to the elite status it was

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    it was a great company to work I miss it.

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    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative  in  Modesto, CA
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Modesto, CA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    working with people, able to move around all the time.

    Cons

    early mornings, weather changes, long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listening more to sales reps ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    great job great people great store space

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    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative  in  Braintree, MA
    Former Employee - Route Sales Representative in Braintree, MA

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    money benefits displays and sale displays ere ample

    Cons

    old equipment computers printers trucks broke down

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop the war on workers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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