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Jimmy John's Reviews

Updated February 21, 2017
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Jimmy John's Chairman and CEO Jimmy Liautaud
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747 Ratings

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Pros
  • It can be a very fast paced environment but once you get the hang of things the work becomes second nature (in 184 reviews)

  • good part time job while going to school (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • I think we should offer a little bit more love to inshops who do not get tips or anything over minimum wage (in 114 reviews)

  • Different expectations at different locations, high turnover rate (in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Good times"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist/Delivery in Ithaca, NY
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist/Delivery in Ithaca, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Jimmy John's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Easy work
    - Simple menu
    - Fun, fast times

    Cons

    Tips aren't great unless your store gets a lot of catering orders


  2. "2nd Assistant Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lake Forest, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Lake Forest, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jimmy John's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Too many to list, pay's great, multiple positions available, room for growth quickly, great tips for drivers, etc...
    Overall JJ's has an impeccable business plan/strategy that improves the company and all those employed

    Cons

    High-pace stressful and competitive, high expectation from management, and challenging required milestones during employment.

    Advice to Management

    You guys rock but as an upper management employee the struture then somewhat resembles a pyramid scheme and starts to seem slightly bias


  3. "Sandwich maker"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier/In Shop in Tacoma, WA
    Former Employee - Cashier/In Shop in Tacoma, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Jimmy John's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They are extremely flexible with your schedule. I have worked for this company twice, in two different states and I loved it both times. The atmosphere as well as the employees.

    Cons

    If you work at a slower pace, this really wouldn't be the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive vibe and atmosphere!


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  5. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New Ulm, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New Ulm, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Your experience with cultures and people.

    Cons

    None to speak of, nice place to work.

    Advice to Management

    No advice. Great job!!


  6. "Perfect for a young person"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Inshopper & Runner in Morgantown, WV
    Former Employee - Inshopper & Runner in Morgantown, WV

    I worked at Jimmy John's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The location I worked at I was also a delivery person on foot so it was great extra money on top of hourly salary.
    Meet wonderful people

    Cons

    Work you like a dog so be a hard worker
    Hours (the location I worked at open til 4am)


  7. "Got rid of GM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Cash and ability to pick your schedule

    Cons

    Mangement is slow and ill focused

    Advice to Management

    Pay GM what she's owed. You let go of one of the best bosses I'll ever have for a few thousand dollars


  8. "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Jimmy John's full-time

    Pros

    Pretty laid back kind of job

    Cons

    Management sucks, they don't care about employees

    Advice to Management

    Find a heart


  9. "Jimmy John's"

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

    I have been working at Jimmy John's part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment. You learn to be quick and efficient. Good for entry level job. Starting wage is $8.50

    Cons

    Customers can be rude. Slow advancement.


  10. "Driver"

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

    I have been working at Jimmy John's part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly staff, and decent mileage compensation for drivers.

    Cons

    Hectic for drivers, and low pay

    Advice to Management

    Pay more to the delivery drivers to improve their morale.


  11. "Delivery Driver"

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

    I worked at Jimmy John's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast paced, pay per hour stays the same even on deliveries, good reputation to get tips from.

    Cons

    Hard on your vehicle, somewhat hard to earn the trust of management

    Advice to Management

    Put a bit more faith in your employees.



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