Pret A Manger - Cliquey environment but free lunch | 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)

Employee Review

Employee Review

"Cliquey environment but free lunch"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Team Member
Former Employee - Team Member
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Free lunch everyday, bonus if staff were polite to customers

Cons

Horrible staff, didn't care about anyone who wasn't from the same cultural background and extremely dismissive management who were rude and unhelpful.

Advice to Management

Recruit properly

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great Place to Start a Career"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Retail Team Member in London, England
    Current Employee - Retail Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere in the shops
    Friendly team leaders/managers
    Opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Hours may vary from early mornings until late nights and no 2 days off in a row, rota constantly changing so the only way to make plans is to take off.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Good jobs for idiots"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member Trainer in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Member Trainer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Paid breaks, free food and hot drinks.
    Better paid than retail.
    You can swap shifts if you need to.
    Quick advancement if you can work extra hard and also have a brain.

    Cons

    Boring and monotonous tasks.
    Management doesn't listen or care.
    High staff turnover. You get paid very little for what you are expected to do. No benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Make the job more interesting. Have proper incentives and benefits. Invest more in team building and ensure proper training. Have proper career advancevent opportunities.

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