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Saxbys Reviews

Updated Jun 8, 2019

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Found 70 reviews

3.4
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56%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
Approve of CEO
Nick Bayer
38 Ratings
Pros
  • "Decent compensation, flexible hours, friendly work environment, lots of room to move up in the company(in 5 reviews)

  • "Great culture, good people, fast paced environment(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "When I was working at Starbucks in a similar area I started off with(in 5 reviews)

  • "Since there are only two baristas working at once, if someone does not show up to their shift, one person is left to run the entire store by themselves(in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Team Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Team Lead 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent compensation, flexible hours, friendly work environment, lots of room to move up in the company

    Cons

    Young staff, difficult customer base

    Saxbys2018-11-26
  2. "Pretty Good"

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      Current Employee - Host/Barista 

      I have been working at Saxbys part-time

      Pros

      Working with cool people and getting on shift drinks

      Cons

      Dealing with impatient guests in busy situations and low pay

      Saxbys2019-06-08
    • "Barista experience"

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      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Barista in Philadelphia, PA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      great coworkers and interactions with costumers

      Cons

      pay is lower than other coffee estalishments

      Saxbys2019-06-04
    • "Fair job"

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      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Barista 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good people, manageable work, good hours

      Cons

      Salary is not high enough, high turnover

      Saxbys2019-05-11
    • "Working"

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        Current Employee - Barista 

        I have been working at Saxbys part-time

        Pros

        Good customers, easy work load, discount on food and drinks

        Cons

        Long hours on your feet, no break, short staffed sometimes

        Saxbys2019-05-06
      • "Great Place For Young Talent"

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        • Senior Management
        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Philadelphia, PA
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Saxbys full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Great culture, good people, fast paced environment

        Cons

        Turnover at management level can lead to confusion and blurred lines between roles as positions evolve.

        Saxbys2019-05-01
      • "Student Barista @ Saxbys Drexel"

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        Former Employee - Barista in Philadelphia, PA
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Flexible Schedule, Easy to do between and after classes.

        Cons

        Not Scheduling enough people on shift, manger change every 6 months because student run cafe. Rude coworkers, small kitchen with no where to take a break.

        Saxbys2019-04-27
      • "Saxbys review"

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        • Career Opportunities
        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ardmore, PA
        Recommends
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Saxbys part-time

        Pros

        Great training and work environment.

        Cons

        Kinda hard to work up the ladder if you are a full time student. Training really isn't held on weekends.

        Advice to Management

        Hold more training sessions for high school students.

        Saxbys2019-03-14
      • "Don't Work Here"

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        • Senior Management
        Current Employee - Host 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

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

        Pros

        Free coffee on shift, flexible hours

        Cons

        student CEOs, racism, no benefits, little room for pay raises

        Advice to Management

        Care more about your staff. Don't police speech. Pay your workers more and include health benefits.

        Saxbys2019-04-15
      • "Average"

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        Former Employee - Barista 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at Saxbys part-time

        Pros

        Free food, great coworkers, flexible scheduling

        Cons

        No chance to move up. Worked there for 2 years, and was barely treated with respect, "managers" were super cold and didn't care about anyone beneath them.

        Advice to Management

        Don't blatantly screw over your employees.

        Saxbys2019-02-12
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