Papa John's - Probably one of the best part-time jobs out there but no real career opportunities | Glassdoor
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"Probably one of the best part-time jobs out there but no real career opportunities"

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Current Employee - Pizza Delivery Driver in Tallahassee, FL
Current Employee - Pizza Delivery Driver in Tallahassee, FL
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Papa John's full-time (More than a year)

Pros

As a driver, the scheduling is flexible and tips make budgeting much easier and account for up to two-thirds of the pay on a fairly regular basis. Obtaining a job is easy for anybody with a running vehicle and at least relatively clean driver history check

Cons

Low barriers to job entry means it's not uncommon to spend a few months to a year reluctantly working with an abrasive co-worker. The Tallahassee franchise in particular makes drivers stay clocked in as drivers while cleaning the store to skirt minimum wage laws, management positions begin with pay less than a dollar above minimum wage and the most dedicated employees typically only receive a raise of an extra 25 cents an hour after some fairly extensive pleading

Advice to Management

Due to inflation devaluing money and lessons learned from experience making an employee more efficient, an employee that receives the same pay rate year after year is ultimately doing more work for less pay and (s)he will have no motivation to try harder than (s)he did yesterday. In short, once you run out of carrots, you may as well throw away the sticks.

Other Employee Reviews for Papa John's

  1. "Delivery Driver"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Papa John's part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The amount of work you put in will determine the hours you will get.

    Cons

    Supervisory Management has a very micro-management/bully style.

    Advice to Management

    Let the GM's run the store the way they see fit and you will discover a more successful franchise.


  2. "Papa John's teaches us P.A.P.A, They say people are priority always, but they misspelled profits."

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Papa John's full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The only pro of working at Papa John's, is you get an appreciation for how hard people in the food industry work, and the vast amount of amazing people you can meet. I've worked with really awesome people, just all in an undesirable socioeconomic position.

    Cons

    Rabid dishonesty from the top to the bottom. Have worked at Papa John's for nearly 9 years. There has been a persistent trend of creating new policies, that supposedly are better for both employees and customers. Simple deductive reasoning of each situation suggest, that each new policy was only beneficial to PAPA and his profits. Any attempt to question the all mighty gods of PAPA corporate are met with accusations of laziness or stupidity, despite evidence to the contrary.. As stated above, with 9 years of full time experience, coupled with obtaining a bachelors degree while working for Papa Johns. I sadly still make the same as somebody hired tomorrow. It's a sad truth that Papa John's does not value it's employees. You will get the same crap wage, no matter how hard you work. I could write a book on the exploitative practices of this company. Yes men, with no integrity are picked out for management. By the way, the shift runner at your local Papas, most likely makes less than $10 an hour, to lead a team of 10-15 members during busy night shifts. While the GMs, the only salary position in the stores, work the slower daytime shifts and pawn off responsibilities to the night shift. For the drivers, they're not adequately reimbursed for gas mileage or wear and tear on the car. Most importantly, EVERYBODY is expendable. They don't care about ANYBODY. $$$

    Advice to Management

    Find it in yourselves to demonstrate integrity, even if the face of exploitative directives. At the very least, acknowledge the hypocrisy in every facet of this company. It's more than obvious for any full time employee that thinks independently.

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