Hostess Brands
2.4 of 5 107 reviews
www.hostessbrands.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Feb 05, 2014
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

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2.4 107 reviews

                             

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(52 ratings)

21% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

ProsGreat company to work for!

ConsReally dont have nothing bad to say!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Union always keep the upperhand. Hostess allowed some very bad Union contracts.

Delivery Manager (Current Employee)
Memphis, TN (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than a year

ProsFree Cupcakes and always a laid back atmosphere.

ConsShort staffed..always picking up others work.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I had a bad feeling from day one!

Accounts Receivable Business to Business Collections (Current Employee)
Kansas City, MO (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands as a contractor for less than a year

ProsFree donuts, great working hours and if you work in Corporate location in Kansas City Missouri, you have your Own Office.

ConsLack of training because you're pretty much on your own. Management very cold and I never felt like I was part of the team.

Advice to Senior ManagementClean house and start over again. Have Management take classes in 101 Etiquette and communication.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Enjoyed my time with Hostess Brands

District Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Burnsville, MN (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsWork is varied, interesting and challenging.

ConsThe company liquidated due to past management not directing the company to evolve early enough prior to bankruptcy.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

ProsGood working conditions, Fair employee practices

ConsNo advancement company continnued stuggling

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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no reason this should happen, poor management

Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Neptune, NJ (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

Prosgood pay but over the years continue to decline

Conspoor management out dated equipment and out dated computer system

Advice to Senior Managementstop taking money off the top, improve equipment, listen to sale force

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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What a roller coaster!!

District Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Kansas City, MO (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsBefore they bought Wonder in the 90's IBC was a GREAT place to work.

ConsThe Company Liquidated in 2012

Advice to Senior ManagementUpper Management should have listened to the employees in the field.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good job until the bottom feel out

District Sales Manager (Current Employee)
Warwick, RI (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than a year

ProsYou worked hard, but went home satisfied every day

ConsUnions killed the company for good

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you reopen, do not negotiate with the unions. It needs to be a union free workplace

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to work for

Route Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGood pay for what we did

ConsVery hard work and long hours

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Route Sales Representative (Current Employee)
Stockton, CA (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

Proscompany had, great pay, benifits and pension plan. Good environment and worked with good people.

ConsHad many long days throughout the week about 10 hours of overtime weekly. And was totally mis managed from the top down

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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