Pret A Manger - just rerrible | 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 (3)

"just rerrible"

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Current Employee - Barista in Chicago, IL (US)
Current Employee - Barista in Chicago, IL (US)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

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

Pros

Free food.
Great leg in the door for those new to employment

Cons

Discriminatory management
Unprofessional atmosphere
Osha standards not met
Very Low pay
Abusive staff

Advice to Management

Don't just promote the people that you like, promote the people that are the most qualified.

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Manager- horrible upper management, unrealistic goals, promotions based on politics."

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - General Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay
    Free meals
    Traveling
    Work Parties
    Training For all levels of employment

    Cons

    Favoritism with management
    Hiring is based on looks
    Long hours expected
    No work life balance
    All push with no support
    No integrity
    A lot of show and dance for support center and president/ceo

    Advice to Management

    Your employees will respect you if you offer genuine support. It is all about what your shop looks like when the CEO is in town. Stop favoriting managers, no one respects you for it.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Working at pret"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    free breakfast and lunch for employees
    Reasonable pay

    Cons

    Lack of accountability
    One locker room for boys and girls
    Poor management

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