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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated May 16, 2014
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.4 111 reviews

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(54 ratings)

20% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay but over the years continue to decline(in 11 reviews)

  • About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • poorly ran company from upper management(in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and dealing with a lot of people who maybe shouldn't have been placed in a position of authority(in 9 reviews)

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    it payed the bills

    Wrap Operator (Former Employee) Orlando, FL (US)

    Prosmoney was good,steady job for41.5 years

    Consdid not have much of a life

    Advice to Senior Managementgot to greedy

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

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    sold us out

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosnot a one they gave up

    Conslied, cheated, and never looked back

    Advice to Senior Managementyou paid your debt, now pay your employees

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

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    Environmental Compliance

    Environmental Manager (Former Employee) Kansas City, MO (US)

    ProsGreat responsibility, diversity, and colleagues

    ConsCompany was in bankruptcy twice

    Advice to Senior ManagementNot use union employees

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

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    24 years of uncertain

    Route Salesman (Former Employee) Phila, PA (US)

    Prosmy immediate supervisor was great

    Conspoorly ran company from upper management

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing now they got what they wanted. They closed it down .

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

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    Bankrupt Company.

    Assistant Chief Engineer (Former Employee) Memphis, TN (US)

    ProsUnable to come up with one.

    ConsLimited money to spend on repairs

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

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    I enjoyed the actual work that i did. However upper management had no idea how to operate the company.

    Route Delivery Driver (Former Employee) Columbus, OH (US)

    ProsI learned a lot about people route sales and merchandising.

    ConsUpper management ran the company out of business.

    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)

    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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    Hosstes Brands

    Shipping Clerk (Former Employee) Schiller Park, IL (US)

    ProsGood concerned employees who cared about their futures with the comapny.

    Conspoor management misuse of company funds no understanding of worker needs or customer needs poor company culture

    Advice to Senior Managementbetter treatment and recognition of valued employees better understanding of customers needs in developing products and advertising

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

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    GGreedUnmillions

    Distribution Supervisor (Former Employee)

    ProsVery Challenging work. Never a dull moment We produced and shipped massive amounts of product by team efforts. I enjoyed the workers dedication to quality and timeliness.

    ConsTop level execs robbed the company blind and got away with it. They stole pension money from the workers and got away with it. Most of the operational choices made that lost money were made so that they could inflate and misstate those losses. They were not trying to grow the business and make it profitable.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou (collectively) bankrupted the company. I hope an investigation is opened and it is discovered how your corrupt dealings landed you millions while the workers got thrown under the bus...

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

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    It was a great job until they closed

    Route Salesman (Former Employee) Clearwater, FL (US)

    ProsThey had great benefits to offer

    ConsThe hours were a little hard at first

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou should have never closed

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

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