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Sara Lee Overview

Downers Grove, IL
10000+ employees
1941
Company - Public
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Unknown
What does Sara Lee like? Click meat, beverage, and select bakery products. These interests have been, or soon will be transformed as the iconic maker and marketer of brand name foods sets a new course. Sara Lee International oversees coffee (Douwe Egberts and Senseo), tea, and ... Read more

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    I worked at Sara Lee (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great People that work together

    Cons

    No planning for the future

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Sara Lee Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Sara Lee (Downers Grove, IL) in May 2009.

    Interview

    I received a phone call asking to set up a phone interview. The phone interview consisted of basic questions about my experience with a couple of examples requested. Salary requirements were asked for directly.

    Interview Questions

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Sara Lee Awards & Accolades

  • Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
  • America's Most Reputable Company(#8), Forbes, 2011

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