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Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn
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  • Upper management had no business running a company (in 12 reviews)

  • Company went bankrupt Chapter 13 (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Outstanding oportunity for sales experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Macon, GA
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Macon, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    competetive salary, easy work schedule

    Cons

    worn equipment, reduced base pay

    Advice to Management

    new equipment, reinstate base pay


  2. "packer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Packer in Phila, PA
    Former Employee - Packer in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good people to work with.

    Cons

    ther are no downside work at hostess brands.u

    Advice to Management

    upper management was very good people.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Product Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great potential growth in the industry

    Cons

    none that i could think of


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  5. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Really dont have nothing bad to say!


  6. "My experience was interestng. I learned a lot of new skills."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hostess Brands full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The cross training,salary,benefits and their union.

    Cons

    We worked long hours. I didn't like working on Sunday's

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more with the employees on a daily basis.


  7. "the best"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    free snacks during morning break

    Cons

    getting fat, gettin g fat\

    Advice to Management

    more powder in the donuts


  8. "Bakery outlet manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Overall a very good job. Day went by fast and pay and benefits were good.

    Cons

    Company filed for bankruptsy and closed all divisions of company and sold off all there brands.


  9. "Retail"

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    Former Employee - Retail Specialist in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - Retail Specialist in Columbus, GA

    I worked at Hostess Brands (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work for

    Cons

    I don't have anything to say


  10. "Marketing Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun brands! Growing company! Entrepreneurial culture.

    Cons

    Private equity owned, uncertain future.

    Advice to Management

    Set more realistic bonus targets.


  11. "It was rewarding ,if you were able to work for yourself without supervision"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Route Salesman
    Former Employee - Route Salesman
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Being your own boss ,being able to choose your own hours to some degree.The amount of money you make is dependant on how hard you try .The money I made for not having a college degree was phenominal!

    Cons

    The worst part is the long hours and not being free to have days off whenever you needed.And sometimes the weater conditions were very challenging



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