Pret A Manger - Not for sensitive people | 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

Helpful (1)

"Not for sensitive people"

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Current Employee - TMT in London, England
Current Employee - TMT in London, England

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

Pros

Free staff food, wages are higher than at it's competitors, bonus scheme

Cons

Very stressfull environment (especially at back of house)

Advice to Management

Come to your shop at weekends from time to time to see how it's look like when it's understaffed

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great for uni students"

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    Current Employee - Andy in Chelmsford, England
    Current Employee - Andy in Chelmsford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff food, unlimited hot drinks, discounts

    Cons

    High standards, early hours, understaffed, way overworking contract hours and management doesn't reduce it


  2. "Fantastic, fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger part-time

    Pros

    Great people and work culture. Work hard, play hard.

    Cons

    Management sometimes put customers over staff. Can be very unsociable hours and exhausting work, although this is expected in the industry

    Advice to Management

    Listen to and trust your staff more.

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