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Corporate Office Employee Underpayment Is This Company's Policy

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Cary, NC (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC (US)

I worked at The Pantry full-time for more than a year

Pros

The organization's flexibility of working with your work -life schedule.
Openess to accept new ideas as well as implementation of those ideas. The company's processes and procedures are outdated and they now realize to remain competive they must incorporate a higher caliber employee.
Overall respectfull work enviroment especially now that a new CEO has arrived.

Cons

The company makes it a practice to under pay/compensate their employees regardless of performance. If you are thinking about becoming a part of this organization negotiate salary, benefits, and vacation upfront.
Software, policy, practices, and procdeures are outdated even though now there are trying to come into the present.
A lot of the managment aren't as knowledgable in their field as they should be.
The company handbook is too open ended. Alot is left to managerial discretion which opens the company to neopotism or favortism issues.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Fairly compensate your employees to retain your talent versus talented individuals using this organization as a temporary lay over until something better comes along.
Human Resources needs to create a real handbook and don't leave so much up to managerial discretion.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    In the trenches

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Palm Bay, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Palm Bay, FL (US)

    I have been working at The Pantry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They offered employment when I was laid off from my previous employer (in sales).

    Cons

    Takes over your life: constant schedule changes, poor communication starting from corporate and within each store, started a training system but still no continuity from store to store, insurance is sub-standard requiring the pay of $1500 out of pocket- on top of rather high weekly premiums- before paying for even a doctor visit (which is difficult when working for less than $10 per hour!)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your act together before you sink the whole ship! We need to become more competitive or we will all lose out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Write-Up Policy Stinks

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    Former Employee - Cashier  in  Lexington, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Lexington, SC (US)

    I worked at The Pantry full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, flexible hours

    Cons

    Higher ups don't understand what is involved in running a store.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    LISTEN to your employees better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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