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Flowers Foods Reviews

Updated August 5, 2017
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Flowers Foods President and CEO Allen L. Shiver
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Pros
  • Good pay for the work you're doing (in 19 reviews)

  • Good benefits, great potential long term career opportunities (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours,minimal compensation for hard work (in 30 reviews)

  • Long hours, no work-life balance, all employees are expendable (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work environment here at flowers

    Cons

    None at this current time


  2. "Worked seven days a week money is good but no family time."

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    Former Contractor - Route Sales Driver in Arkadelphia, AR
    Former Contractor - Route Sales Driver in Arkadelphia, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good living but u absolutely live at your job hardly ever get a vacation one a year if you are lucky.

    Cons

    You pay your own taxes and truck repairs u can't call in sick or they really charge you for it

  3. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are great for a big company

    Cons

    Some management skills at the bakery levels could be trained


  4. "store helper"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Flowers Foods as an intern

    Pros

    Good money, days go by fast because your busy

    Cons

    Long days of working lease you tired every day

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting involved with the routes and leave it to the drivers


  5. "Comfortable work, Kind management, awesome customers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods part-time

    Pros

    Get to meet a lot of people from the community. Useful inventory skills can be used down the line.

    Cons

    Occasionally short staff but it never gets busy enough to be a major problem.


  6. "Pd"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Money is good. Job is fun

    Cons

    Hours are no good. Job is hard


  7. "vender"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people to work for.

    Cons

    long hours, drive a truck

  8. "Rough work, fair pay"

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    Current Employee - Independent Distributor in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Independent Distributor in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fair pay, some schedule flexibility, not confined to one building all day

    Cons

    Inconvenient early hours, long hours, no vacation, no benefits, no sick days

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to provide vacation relief. Almost all the route drivers are at or past burnout stage.


  9. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Flowers Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice job very nice people

    Cons

    None really like working there

    Advice to Management

    Good job


  10. "the bakery business"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Flowers Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    nice people to work with

    Cons

    none to actually report today

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


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