Pret A Manger - Too Much Pressure | Glassdoor.co.uk
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    "Too Much Pressure"

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    Current Employee - Team Member Star/Barista/Hot Chef in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Weekly pay (week in hand). - Making friends with the regulars that come in. They make my day. - Feeling like you have a second family at work (if you have the right team). - Early finish times on morning shift, so you can still have a life! (Specify when applying if you want to stay on a certain shift, otherwise you'll have to do opening, closing and maybe middle shifts at times.) - Higher wage than other...

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    Cons

    - Considering it's a coffee shop, you are not allowed to drink in view of the customers. At lunchtimes you are not allowed to leave the till between 12-2pm so end up with a dry mouth and feeling fatigued. Lunch times are the busiest period and literally non stop. You can sneak a drink sometimes behind a wall, but if you're caught by the manager you get a telling off. - You lose bonus most of the time so at the end...

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    Advice to Management

    - Allow staff to drink when they need to, where they need to. We work very hard dashing here there and everywhere. Hydration is key! - Make managers have rotas done a week in hand, so we can actually plan things around work. - Get cleaners for the toilets or reduce the amount of checks we have to do, as this takes away from us being able to serve customers. Some areas have to check toilets every 15 MINUTES. When...

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  1. "Is a good place in dc nice coffee"

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    Former Employee - Cashier/Barista in Washington, DC

    I worked at Pret A Manger part-time for more than 20 years

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    Pros

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    Cons

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    Advice to Management

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  2. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

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    Pros

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    Cons

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    Advice to Management

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