Panera Bread - Interesting/Fun at first, okay pay, but now I just want out | Glassdoor
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"Interesting/Fun at first, okay pay, but now I just want out"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Line Production in Swampscott, MA
Current Employee - Line Production in Swampscott, MA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Free drinks and coffee
Discount on food
Free bakery items after closing
Great people to work with
Nice atmosphere
Coworkers will help you adjust to working anywhere

Cons

Sick of food after a few weeks
A new employee hired every day
Different managers every day
Pay is too low
Cutting hours, not enough for everyone
Some managers are JERKS
Customers are extremely RUDE and MEAN and completely RIDICULOUS

Advice to Management

Schedule should be available online, always calling or coming in on days off is extremely annoying for some just to get our schedules
Starting pay should be higher and equal for everyone until they prove themselves capable
STOP BEING JERKS
NO YELLING, KEEP IT CIVILIZED

Other Employee Reviews for Panera Bread

  1. "dissappointing and mis-led"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Baker in Clifton Park, NY
    Former Employee - Baker in Clifton Park, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great food, getting to know new people/customers

    Cons

    Very poor management support and the lack of direction and spoken to with no respect. Some of the managers are rude and talk down on their employees. They all need a re-fresher course on handling new and current employess who are not their favorites.

    Advice to Management

    Good Leadership starts at the top


  2. "Great safe place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in West Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - General Manager in West Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Panera Bread is a stable environment for entry-level managers to work and learn management tools. They have extensive systems and tools in place to create successful leaders.

    Cons

    This is very much an operational position, so it is often difficult to complete administrative and developmental tasks in a timely fashion.

    Advice to Management

    Some of the systems and processes are beginning to get complicated and convoluted. Some of the auditing processes have gotten a bit too intense.

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