Saxbys - Good for an in-between job/ during school | Glassdoor
  1. "Good for an in-between job/ during school"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Barista in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saxbys part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    If you want the traditional barista experience with a touch of coffee chain management, Saxbys is the happy medium. Not everything is streamlined (yet) and you still learn how to be a traditional barista. You still pull the espresso shots, steam the milk, etc. You gain familiarity with the overall cafe operations. The work culture is one of the best - team members are just generally very open and communicative.

    Cons

    A lot of prep work goes into house made sauces, grab and go food, and general cafe upkeep. For the money that the company rakes in, they could definitely increase pay. Some tasks are very unconventional for the work you would expect as a barista.

    Advice to Management

    Don't cut labor when cafe is still profitable. Understand that your employees are your greatest assets and a happy, loyal worker is what makes a business stand out not just to the guests but as a testament to the work culture. Allow for flexibility within shifts and know that while anchoring encourages responsibility, sometimes it can inhibit optimal operation. Increase pay differential between hosts and baristas as...

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    Saxbys2019-06-22

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Good job for students"

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    Current Employee - Team Lead II 

    I have been working at Saxbys part-time

    Pros

    Flexible if you’re a student

    Cons

    Can be hard to always get enough hours

    Saxbys2019-07-09
  2. "great company, horrible pay"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Host in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Saxbys part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The atmosphere is incredible and your team really goes out of their way to lighten the load. My personal experience with both managers was incredible.

    Cons

    The pay is insanely low especially given that Philadelphia is a big city.

    Saxbys2019-08-22

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