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Challenging experience intertwined with complete management incompetence

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Knoxville, TN (US)
Current Employee - District Sales Manager in Knoxville, TN (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits.

Cons

Out of touch upper management. Lack of appreciation of field sales. Unfair/unreasonable expectations in relation to time required to perform job duties. Little to no training. Never seek feedback. Attaboys are nonexistant. Upper management and some middle management have no clue what is required to perform expected duties on a daily basis

Advice to Management

Get back in touch with your people. Hop on a truck. Get up at 2am and don't get home until 5pm or later, do it for a couple of weeks, then rethink your expectations.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    was good years ago

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Route Sales in Detroit, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Route Sales in Detroit, MI (US)

    I have been working at Hostess Brands

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    no one watching over you all day

    Cons

    ceo's that dont know nothing about the business

    Advice to Management

    learn the cake and bread business before you try to make changes path to market a big waste of money

  2. all down hill since we got a new distric manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Clerk in West Mifflin, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Clerk in West Mifflin, PA (US)

    I have been working at Hostess Brands

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    pay - customers are wonderful

    Cons

    no job security
    unfair labor practice - if your not a friend of the dm
    management needs walk our walk befor they pass judgement
    the fact that they are no longer paying our pention and no one is forcing them to
    that was part of our contract, it was a raise we were saving for our future where is that money the union told me if i want it i would have to get a attorney

    Advice to Management

    if i was doing your job i would of already been fired for not making my numbers
    now its your turn step down you don't know how to meet your numbers

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