Subway
3.1 of 5 821 reviews
www.subway.com Milford, CT 500 to 999 Employees

Subway Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.1 821 reviews

                             

77% Approve of the CEO

Subway President Fred DeLuca

Fred DeLuca

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54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Mixed Bag

Sandwich Artist (Former Employee)
Leeds, England

I worked at Subway part-time for more than 3 years

ProsReally good colleagues, straightforward and often rewarding work, flexible hours and generally good store managers, store was normally busy and thus shifts went quickly.

ConsZero-hour contracts, drunk and difficult customers, little incentive for employees to work harder, franchise unwilling to adequately invest in the store (equipment often broken), little opportunity for career progression (supervisory roles consisted of lots more responsibility for negligible wage increase).

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter treatment of staff and more effective training would ensure better staff retention and better customer service

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Job was ok. But despite being efficient in my job, and working for nearly 2 years, I did not get any increment.

Sandwich Artist (Former Employee)
Oxford, England

I worked at Subway part-time for more than a year

ProsCustomers
easy to pick up the routine

ConsSalary
no double pay on xmas

Advice to Senior Managementgive yearly increments.
and pay double for public holidays

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

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Not bad could be worse

Supervisor (Current Employee)
Southampton, England

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

ProsIf you work long enough with the company you get good hours, of course that depends if you are a good worker. All you need to do is clean and make sandwitches , which is not really hard to do.

ConsSince I work night shifts and there are a lot of clubs and pubs around you get some drunk customers , but usually nothing to worry about. Sometimes of course there are fights and such, but usually it is pretty funny to watch.

Advice to Senior ManagementPls switch the menu board to the old ones, because the new menu boards look very cheap and they confuse costumers (sometimes).

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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hard work, but without any incentives or chances of advancement.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at Subway

ProsYou can meet a lot of interesting people. it is a good way to brush up on your customer service skills.

Consbeing a franchise it's not as rewarding as working for a big company. there are no real reasons for you to do a really good job. no rewards.

Advice to Senior Managementcommunication is a real issue. different managers say different things confusing the working guys.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good job for high school student

Assistant Manager (Current Employee)
Spartanburg, SC (US)

I have been working at Subway full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFlexible hours and working with my peers. Gave me management skills.

ConsDon't pay good at all. And once you are in leadership the flexibility goes away

Advice to Senior ManagementJust remember when you was just a sandwich artist....

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It was ok at the best

Sandwhich Artist (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

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

ProsFree cookies (totally not just taking them...) and drinks

ConsThey dont really care about you

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain your people, and care more about them

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Alright for a Student Job

Sandwich Artist (Former Employee)
Schenectady, NY (US)

I worked at Subway full-time for less than a year

ProsJob is pretty straightforward, flexible hours. Most co-workers were nice as well.

ConsPretty poor management, especially with my training. The owner of the local franchise had cameras/mics everywhere and watched us frequently, which felt uncomfortable.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake sure your training is actually consistent! I was told to change certain details of how I did things frequently, it was never consistent.

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Acceptable but could be much better

Subway Sandwich Artist (Current Employee)
Lynbrook, NY (US)

I have been working at Subway full-time for less than a year

ProsFlexible schedule and human and understand that youre a person who has their own problems too and have to deal with them sometimes

ConsPay is just minimum wage so nothing special and theres very little to no mobility from being a sandwich artist and theres a lot of cheating and gross health factors

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter compensation for the amount of work done

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great until i spoke up.

Subway Sandwich Artist (Former Employee)
Hendersonville, NC (US)

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

ProsGood lunch benefits. Respectable customers. Good in school job.

ConsHierchy issues and changes in ownership of individual stores.

Advice to Senior ManagementCheck on your stores in person more often in small towns. The camera's just make us laugh.

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

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Not very organized

Subway Sandwich Artist (Former Employee)
Hoover, AL (US)

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

ProsThey are willing to work with you.

Consmay not get many hours

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