Pret A Manger - Great Perks, but Not Worth The Stress | 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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"Great Perks, but Not Worth The Stress"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Team Member Star - Coffee Specialist in London, England
Current Employee - Team Member Star - Coffee Specialist in London, England
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Pret A Manger part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

50% Discount
Flexible Hours
Staff Parties and Friday Night Drinks
Bonus

Cons

Less Focus on Customer Service
Overworked Staff
Shops You May Need To Rely On Can Be Ungenerous
Hard to Climb Unless Manager Decides You Need To

Advice to Management

Either stop cutting hours or stop giving teams a ridiculous amount of tasks to complete.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "good place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Barista in London, England
    Current Employee - Barista in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    pret food free when you are working and discount

    Cons

    bonus scheme and busy

    Advice to Management

    look after employees


  2. "Good work standards"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - good salary and weekly bonuses
    - flexible working hours
    - free lunches and 50% discount

    Cons

    - not qualified management
    - not enough people on shift
    - managers focus only on their targets
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    Advice to Management

    Managers should focus on treating good workers well rather than on their friends

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