Pret A Manger - Hard job with good career perspectives | 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

"Hard job with good career perspectives"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in London, England
Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in London, England
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Pret has great culture, mission and knowledge how the business should operate.

Cons

Too much pressure and managers with poor interpersonal skills.

Advice to Management

Respect your team, be patient and keep cool under pressure. Be fair to your team members.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "It has it good and bad moments"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member Star in Leeds, England
    Former Employee - Team Member Star in Leeds, England
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Flexible with working hours, good salary for a sandwich shop, good team

    Cons

    Too much pressure, high expectations

    Advice to Management

    Be more aware that is just a sandwich shop


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Rewarding and it helped me get into other jobs"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Runner to Team Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Shift Runner to Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great training
    - Good work - life balance
    - Opportunity to liaise with all the staff of Pret

    Cons

    - Stressful at times
    - Demanding
    - It can take very long to graduate from one position to another

    Advice to Management

    No advice

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