Panera Bread - Good company, bad store management | Glassdoor
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"Good company, bad store management"

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  • Culture & Values
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Former Employee - Cafe Associate in Sioux City, IA
Former Employee - Cafe Associate in Sioux City, IA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Panera Bread full-time (More than a year)

Pros

I love the benefits and the structure of the training process.

Cons

The management that was hired was unable to do their jobs effectively.

Advice to Management

Screen better.

Other Employee Reviews for Panera Bread

  1. "I felt overworked and under-appreciated"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Trainer in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Associate Trainer in Champaign, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Panera Bread full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There were a lot of people my age and I made a lot of good friends working there.

    Cons

    Too much work and responsibility was placed on the associates without enough of a compensation

    Advice to Management

    Give raises more often to those who work hard, more frequently and they will be likely to stay with you longer


  2. "The management was awful and stabbed you behind your back."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Baker in Clay, NY
    Former Employee - Baker in Clay, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Panera Bread full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay at the time.

    Cons

    Constant errors in paychecks without fixing them.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be so hard on the bakers, they're only human and on time constraints.

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