Ben & Jerry's Reviews

Updated Sep 19, 2020

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4.3
79%
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95%
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Ben & Jerry's CEO Matthew McCarthy
Matthew McCarthy
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Pay was min wage, but free ice cream so couldn't complain(in 72 reviews)

  • "Also free ice cream (if you weigh in ;))(in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • "Scooping ice cream for hours straight starts to hurt(in 24 reviews)

  • "Low pay, can be stressful at times(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Best Job I’ve Ever Had"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    • Fair Pay, Great Benefit’s & Positive Environment • Socially conscious & involved in the local community • Provide great opportunities to move forward with the company & get involved with your community

    Cons

    • It’s hard to get full time hours if you’re not a manager, have seniority as a shift lead, and/or cater a lot • Winter can get a little dreary & hours get cut drastically

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  2. "Good time"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ice Cream Scooper 

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I liked working here and the people

    Cons

    Bad pay and infrequent weekly hours


  3. "It is what it is......"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Key West, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great ice cream !! We were paid weekly (that has changed) Great neighbors on 100 Block Laid back

    Cons

    Monotonous Repetitive Owner has issues with memory Customers are trash usually now (Miami) On feet all of shift

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  4. "Scooper Review"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Scooper 

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's part-time

    Pros

    Great cuture and lots of autonomy

    Cons

    Minimal staffing and long hours

  5. "Great job!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Ben & Jerry's full-time

    Pros

    All around great starter/college job to make some money!

    Cons

    There are no cons as far as I’m concerned.

  6. "Great place and ice cream"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at Ben & Jerry's full-time

    Pros

    Ice cream, nice team and happy people come here to eat

    Cons

    pay is not always the best but happy smiles make it all good!

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    None that I know of.

  8. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ice Cream Scooper in Burbank, CA

    I have been working at Ben & Jerry's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy Job Tips add a decent amount to hourly wage

    Cons

    Franchised owners means management styles can vary from store to store

  9. "Great First Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Public Relations Intern in South Burlington, VT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Super friendly staff, dog friendly office, amazing culture, three free pints a day!

    Cons

    Not much to do in Burlington

  10. "Loved Working Here While in School"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Braintree, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ben & Jerry's part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Flexibility -Great management and owner -Free ice cream -low stress -positive environment

    Cons

    Its obviously a part time job that is not forever but if it payed more i would have worked here forever.

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