Greggs Employee Reviews about "early starts"

Updated 1 Jan 2021

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Greggs CEO Roger Whiteside
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446 Ratings
Pros
  • "fairly flexible work hours and good pay(in 154 reviews)

  • "All ok Staff discount and paid breaks(in 96 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very early starts if you work an open shift(in 77 reviews)

  • "Long hours and always need to put customer first(in 73 reviews)

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  1. "Good for progression"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Shop Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greggs full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities for progression Fantastic pay Supportive colleagues and management

    Cons

    Long hours and early starts

  2. "decent enough"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    was a good job as a student who needed flexibility

    Cons

    the early starts might be a struggle for some


  3. "Good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Greggs Team Member in London, England

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

    Pros

    The team were very friendly

    Cons

    Early starts, sometimes getting to work for 5:30am

  4. "Unprofessional"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greggs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    50% discount on shift, working with public.

    Cons

    Early starts. Magament was poor. Unprofessional

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  5. "Great"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Till Operator in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great great great great great

    Cons

    Early start sometimes if early shift

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  6. "Great company to work for, very supportive of staff and fair"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sandwich Maker in Castleford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team and great money

    Cons

    really early start mangament can be very cliche-y

  7. "Amazing place to work! Love it"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Teamwork staff customers busy enviroment

    Cons

    Early starts break times pay

  8. "Lovely place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greggs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues, profit share, progression

    Cons

    Poor pay, long hours, very early starts

  9. "Good for students"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greggs part-time

    Pros

    Very accommodating when working around student life.

    Cons

    Early starts and rude customers.

  10. "Team Member"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good job, pay and shifts/hours

    Cons

    Sometimes early starts, can be cold

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