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"It wasn't horrible"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Associate Trainer in Lake Grove, NY
Current Employee - Associate Trainer in Lake Grove, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

There are a lot of nice workers here. You get 50% off on your break and they are pretty flexible with availabilities.

Cons

Lately they are understaffed. The managers can be rude .

Other Employee Reviews for Panera Bread

  1. "Its really an easy job, but don't always expect recognition"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible 45 hour work week, free meals, tremendous growth opportunity.

    Cons

    Misleading hiring terms and Extreme favoritism on the store and area level. Basically, if your not in the favor of upper management or around when they are to see you, it doesn't help you no matter how hard you've worked for them. They single out kiss ass employees for promotions regardless of their ability or work ethic. which is pretty pathetic. My self and other former employees were promised rapid advancement and then left for dead after a short time.

    Advice to Management

    Please review the reason behind high turn over on the associate and store manager level.
    Panera bread has many tools available to help assist district managers and general manager in people development , but its put to the way side. Look at your district managers and their hiring and retention track records. Take the warm survey a little more seriously.


  2. "This is overall a nice place to work."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Trainer in Lancaster, PA
    Current Employee - Associate Trainer in Lancaster, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I felt that my training was very thorough.
    The managers do their best to accommodate your availability and stuff that comes up short notice.
     If you want, there is definitely a possibility to move up in the company if you're good at what you do.

    Cons

    Can be very stressful during busy times.
    Some of the managers are young and inexperienced.

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