Panera Bread Employee Benefit: Reduced or Flexible Hours | Glassdoor

Panera Bread Reduced or Flexible Hours

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  • Jan 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Line Cook in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    If you are a student, they will be very flexible with your schedule. Weekly hours are not consistent. One week you might have 39 hours, the next week you might have 25. Very inconsistent.

  • Jan 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate/Cashier in Columbus, Ohio

    They're pretty fair with the hours but will be petty and either cut them or give you ridiculous hours when you piss them off. The general manager Lyndsey does that .

  • Dec 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Zone Leader in Westford, Massachusetts

    You can tell them your availability and they are forced to work around it. If you are receiving too many hours, you can ask for a reduction. There is a "call out book" for days you would like to request time off. Schedules run Wed-Tuesday with the new one recently being posted the Tuesday before a new one starts, so yes less than 24 hour heads up sometimes.

  • Dec 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Cashier in Beavercreek, Ohio

    They're really flexible and it's easy to find someone to cover, but if you're gone too long they may forget to put you on schedule

  • Nov 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current BTS in Detroit, Michigan

    Great job at meeting your needs with scheduling.

  • Oct 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStarEmployee

    They were flexible with my schedule and listened to my preferences. They accommodated me in the fact that I was only available to work during the summer.

  • Oct 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Cashier/Barista in Westford, Massachusetts

    The managers usually listened when I said I preferred certain hours. They worked with me and my summer schedule and understood I would only be working for about 3 months.

  • Oct 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate Trainer in Boston, Massachusetts

    Being part time, they were receptive to days off and changes in schedule.

  • Sep 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kettering, Ohio

    Even though it has taken too long for them to acknowledge my availability, they do work around my class schedule.

  • Aug 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Ocala, Florida

    I'm not sure if all Panera Stores are the same, however you had to ask for a book and write in the days you needed off. Downside; you had to get the book before everyone else asked for time off, also managers were terrible about checking employees availability and requested days off.


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