Pret A Manger Employee Reviews about "hard work"

Updated Dec 5, 2021

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Pret A Manger CEO Pano Christou
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491 Ratings
Pros
  • "good rewards including free food and free uniform(in 236 reviews)

  • "Good pay, good environment, nice people(in 63 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours more than ur contract(in 90 reviews)

  • "It can be very hard work in shops(in 51 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Hard work but rewarding

      Oct 16, 2021 - Barista 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food, good colleagues, international environment, fair pay, always opportunities for overtime. Opportunities to work away from home.

      Cons

      Hard work and tiring, but is to be expected

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Horrible Management

      Dec 5, 2021 - Hot Chef in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food, and hot drinks

      Cons

      Slavery jobs and with the current shortage of staff, losing out on mystery shoppers number of times as with the amount of works needed to be done, there’s no way we could fulfill mystery shopper expection. Thus not being rewarded for the extra hard work we put in. And with horrible emotionally unstable manager really messed you up. Stay away if you don’t want to have nightmare!

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      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Friendly environment

      Sep 3, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lovely manager and all colleagues. Makes working there a nice experience.

      Cons

      Quite a hard work. If you start at 5 am there is a lot of heavy lifting as you need to sort out delivery. After a while back pain stars to be a normal everyday thing that no one should get for a minimum pay.

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not a good place to work

      Aug 21, 2021 - Team Member in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food while on shift

      Cons

      Very stressful workplace and hard work conditions

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      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great fun/Hard work

      Jul 4, 2021 - General Manager in Aberdeen, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great fun/good atmospher at times

      Cons

      hard work early mornings high stress

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Team member

      Jun 5, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, good pay, nice people

      Cons

      Hard work, not the best working hours

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      N/A

      May 19, 2021 - Team Trainer in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food, “flexibility”, break paid

      Cons

      Hard work, early morning shifts

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      3 people found this review helpful
    8. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Culture of Exploitation. Definition of modern slavery.

      Jun 10, 2021 - Team Leader in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There use to be some. Not anymore. Unless you like to work 60 hours a week them go ahead.

      Cons

      Increasingly hard work with little compensation. Long working hours with no choice to work less. Chronically understaffed stores. Stressful environment. Total lack of respect from upper management. Mystery shopper as tool of penalising team. Health demeaging work conditions.

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      8 people found this review helpful
    9. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Stay away from it

      Jun 3, 2021 - Floor Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You will make new friends

      Cons

      They will exploit you as much as they can with no regard for your mental health status and your personal live. You will be a slave there and you will get no recognition for your hard work

      9 people found this review helpful
    10. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Not fun

      Mar 16, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      When food was delivered fresh

      Cons

      Hard work bad pay always stress

      10 people found this review helpful
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