Pret A Manger - Would not recommend | Glassdoor.co.uk
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  • "I'm often on shifts where team members are talking to each other in front of me in polish" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Sometimes working extra long hours and extra days in the week" (in 23 reviews)

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Employee Review

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"Would not recommend"

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Former Employee - Barista in Edinburgh, Scotland
Former Employee - Barista in Edinburgh, Scotland

Pros

5 weeks of Holiday
Free drinks and food

Cons

Managers do not care about they team
Never get 2 days off in a row
Practice favoritism
Lack of transparency
Never get paid if you leave later

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Decent way to make money"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hot Chef in London, England
    Current Employee - Hot Chef in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent way to make money
    Alright people
    You don't require any experience
    Some progression but not a lot

    Cons

    Lot's of stress
    Bad management teams who care about numbers too much

    Advice to Management

    You're there to make money and your numbers are important, but if you don't focus on keeping your team happy they'll leave screwing the numbers you've worked so hard for


  2. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free food, good atmosphere, lots of socials

    Cons

    Lots of work, very fast paced, things change very quickly

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