Sara Lee

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Sara Lee Reviews in Cincinnati, OH

109 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good benefits, discounted food products (in 10 reviews)

  • Great Benefits, Exciting and fresh place to work (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • The products are all in the mature phase and little to no growth is happening (in 3 reviews)

  • Work/life balance is poor, working on holidays and weekends common (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Sara Lee is a good place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Mason, OH

    I worked at Sara Lee

    Pros

    They are very understanding and work with people through hard times in life. It is rare to see someone get fired. If they do, they really deserved it.

    Cons

    It seems that they prevent advancement regardless of how hard you work and meet your pmp goals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many decisions are made at a high level without reaching out to the people that are involved in the daily work.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    It is an okay place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Mason, OH

    I worked at Sara Lee

    Pros

    The benefits were ok and the pay is okay.

    Cons

    This place is not very family oriented and upper managment only cares about how the company looks on books.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You don't know nearly as much as you think you know. The people make the company not just upper management. There is a saying that would be wise for you to learn. People don't care how much you know (or how much you don't) until they know how much you care.

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    PDM

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Sara Lee

    Pros

    Good Benefits, good salary. Flexibility in work location

    Cons

    Little to no information from Senior management, 20 years ago mentality, little IT infrastructure, poor tools to complete job activities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    sell

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    What is she doing right???

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Sara Lee

    Pros

    Large company, well funded, was well organized until new management team took over

    Cons

    new management team, lack of respect for employees, move to Chicago disruptive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change is not always good, if it isn't broken don't pretend to fix it as a bid for time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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