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"no life"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Associate Trainer
Current Employee - Associate Trainer

I have been working at Panera Bread full-time (More than a year)

Pros

vacation hours, benefits, holiday pay

Cons

early AM shifts suck the life out of you.

Other Employee Reviews for Panera Bread

  1. "Good first job for high school students"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Workers got discounted food during the day, or free food from the bakery after closing. The hours for part-time workers were also (usually) flexible

    Cons

    The customers at Panera were as picky as the stereotypical Starbucks customer, but with pastries and lunch items to scrutinize. The managers also had a habit of scheduling workers for shifts they didn't normally work, and without telling them. This resulted in more than one confused and angry phone call from the manager on duty while I was in class (in high school, no less) or on a day off, although all were resolved

    Advice to Management

    Please stop pretending your high school part-time workers want to work at Panera for the rest of their lives. Also, hiring your already-graduated part-time workers to become store managers would, from what I saw, work a lot better than hiring outside people who know nothing about the company (and are trained by your high school workers) for that same job


  2. "not the greatest"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Panera Bread part-time

    Pros

    panera typicallly has wonderful regulars who genuinely care about how you are doing

    Cons

    poor advancement. they expect perfection for minimum wage. if you do get a raise its generally after you've worked for the company for years and its usually ten cents.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better.


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