Pret A Manger - Fun, but stressful and not worth it | Glassdoor.co.uk
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  • "Flustered team members add to the chaos" (in 30 reviews)

  • "Office culture is working really really long hours" (in 25 reviews)

Employee Review

Employee Review

Helpful (5)

"Fun, but stressful and not worth it"

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Current Employee - Team Member Star in London, England
Current Employee - Team Member Star in London, England
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Free food & drinks
Free coffee and tea
50% discount to all Prets
Mystery shopper bonus

Cons

Stressful
Pressure, especially in the kitchen
Unattainable goals
Very short breaks / irregular
Work shift patterns
Poor management and under-trained

Advice to Management

Pret A Manger has cut down on staff so theres more a lot more of things to do and not enough staff to do everything, so employees are being worked harder.

Management do not have sympathy or care for employees. Managers only focus on their goals and tasks.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Excellent company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Teamwork, working shift, easy interview, young people, nice parties.

    Cons

    Repetitive tasks, not rotation, not external initiatives to improve employee engagement

    Advice to Management

    Develop your employees


  2. "Work At Pret A Manger"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Good salary and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Very fast paced and can be difficult sometimes.

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