Greggs Reviews

Updated 28 Feb 2021

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3.8
71%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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Greggs CEO Roger Whiteside
Roger Whiteside
455 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good team work, lots of overtime(in 157 reviews)

  • "All ok Staff discount and paid breaks(in 99 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very early starts can be as early as 5am(in 79 reviews)

  • "Long hours Sometimes no one has staff(in 77 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Team Member 

    I worked at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    Good easy flexible working hours

    Cons

    fast and tiring at times

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Team Member 

    I have been working at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with, always a pleasant working environment

    Cons

    The rota can often be changed without informing staff


  3. "Why"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bakery Clerk 

    I have been working at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    Great team work Lovely managers Great environment

    Cons

    Very busy Rude customer Long hours Challenging

  4. "Salary"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Greggs Team Member in Huddersfield, England

    I worked at Greggs part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work and 50% off food

    Cons

    Hours can change weekly depending on your contract

  5. "Great University Employment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Greggs part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work shifts around uni, the teams are easy to get along with

    Cons

    Very busy and stressful at times, struggle to find cover last minute, some store managers are very jobs-worth

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  6. "Great family feel"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Team Memebr in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Greggs part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The team you work with are made up of lovely people. Rewards are also great.

    Cons

    There were none that i can think of, perfect first job

  7. "Treated fairly and with respect"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Operative in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greggs full-time

    Pros

    Good job varied work decent people to work with plus above national minimum wage aswell

    Cons

    Shift work early morning starts late nigbt finishes some weekend work aswell but hey its work and such is life i enjoy it

  8. Helpful (1)

    "sex, drugs and sausage rolls"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Greggs part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    half off food and drinks

    Cons

    early starts and annoying customers (cant be helped)

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  9. "good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Team Member 

    I worked at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    very friendly place to work

    Cons

    some early morning opening shifts

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Member in Exeter, England
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greggs part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Was always able to pick up extra shifts despite only being on a 16 hour contract. Managers care about their staff.

    Cons

    I can't think of any!

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