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

Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 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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Pros:
  • "About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits"
    in 11 reviews
  • "good pay but over the years continue to decline"
    in 9 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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Great

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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24 years of uncertain

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

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

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)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for less than a year

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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Good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe people was good to work with.

ConsCommunication was a negative downfall

Advice to Senior ManagementWish continued success.

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

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Good opportunity to grow the company and save money

Procurement Analyst (Former Employee)
Kansas City, MO (US)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than a year

ProsPeople were good to work with, systems were being updated, and they helped the community

ConsUnion contracts killed the company

Advice to Senior ManagementProtect against unions

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

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Packer (Former Employee)
Phila, PA (US)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

Prosgood people to work with.

Consther are no downside work at hostess brands.u

Advice to Senior Managementupper management was very good people.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Hostess Brands what happen

Route Sales (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsIt was a great job 8 years ago

Conslast 5 years it went down hill. to many differant ceos running the company in differant ways

Advice to Senior ManagementGet some one who has bakery experience to run the company

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)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

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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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hostess Brands

Prosgood company to work for

Conswent out of business nov, 2012

Advice to Senior Managementnone

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