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Subway Reviews

Updated July 20, 2018
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Subway Interim CEO Trevor Haynes
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Pros
  • "Plenty of free food and cookies" (in 360 reviews)

  • "free 6 inch sandwich every shift" (in 109 reviews)

Cons
  • "The pay is minimum wage for entry level position" (in 310 reviews)

  • "Possibly the fact that is a minimum wage job with no benefits would be a con" (in 163 reviews)

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  1. "I enjoyed my time there"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Claremont, CA
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Claremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Subway (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Tips
    Hours
    Food
    People
    If you work hard you'll get your hours
    But you must kiss but

    Cons

    Favoritism
    Tterrible management
    Favoritism
    Oh and yeah

    Advice to Management

    Hire people with manners and common sense.


  2. "It was a good start in retail/customer service"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Subway part-time

    Pros

    Good team members. Free lunch and uniform ;)

    Cons

    Nothing really. Maybe the minimum wedge?

  3. "Sadwich Artist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Subway part-time

    Pros

    It is a fun work environment .

    Cons

    There can be lack of leadership.


  4. "Sandwhich Artist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Subway part-time

    Pros

    Great for students and very organized duties and management

    Cons

    Wage was barely above minimum wage in 2012


  5. "I enjoyed working there."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subway part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    It's a fun and easy beginner job.

    Cons

    Minimum wage, no opportunities for growth, annoying customers.


  6. "Good place to start"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Subway part-time

    Pros

    Working as a team. Being able to handle a busy environment. A good position to improve your customer service skills.

    Cons

    I can't think of any cons to be honest.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Subway part-time

    Pros

    Food drinks and a paycheck

    Cons

    Work People work and little pay

  8. "Rich experience"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in White Haven, PA
    Current Employee - Manager in White Haven, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Subway full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diverse clientele
    High customer experience opportunities
    Utilizes many skill sets

    Cons

    Long hours
    Difficult to maintain


  9. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Wages are competitive and the staff environment is inviting and friendly. The job is relatively easy

    Cons

    Customers are able to see what you are creating and tend to get picky


  10. "Senior Sandwich Artist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Sandwich Artist
    Former Employee - Senior Sandwich Artist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subway (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great job during high school/college. Teaches you what you need to know about customer service.

    Cons

    Customers can be a bit much to deal with at time, but that is common in the food service industry. The pay is fairly low as well.


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