Pret A Manger Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 1, 2021

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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
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company to work for

      Dec 1, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible hours. Discount and good working environment.

      Cons

      Long hours standing. Early start

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Cool company to start

      Oct 14, 2021 - Front House Staff in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, multicultural company, free food

      Cons

      Low wager, minimal benefits, long hours

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Warm working environment

      Oct 8, 2021 - Barista in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      free meals, strong team spirit

      Cons

      long hours shift, a little disorganised

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Grear

      Oct 7, 2021 - AIN in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing boss so far good

      Cons

      Long hours and early mornings

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Aug 30, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Paid meals, friends for life

      Cons

      Long hours, otherwise nothing to complain about

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Not a happy olace

      Aug 5, 2021 - Assistant Kitchen Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money, progression (if you get along with your area manager)

      Cons

      Long hours, early starts, bad atmosphere, crazy expectations, crazy targets

      5 people found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to get an experience

      Jul 27, 2021 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competitive salary, bonus, free food

      Cons

      Unpaid breaks, work related stress, long hours

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      hire more staff please - 3 people is not enough to fully close a shop

      Jun 11, 2021 - Team Member in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good environment when on till and loads of lovely people come in

      Cons

      long hours more than ur contract unpaid break breaks are too short lies to and disappoints customers i do a baristas work without the pay but being a team worker also means being a glorified cleaner

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      8 people found this review helpful
    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Long hours, poor work-life balance,

      Jun 14, 2021 - General Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - no micromanagement - good training standards - clear procedures

      Cons

      - you are expected to work very long hours all the time - communication feels like propaganda and brainwashing with a sole purpose of exploitation... - company cuts paid hours, pay, benefits and standards every year and expects the same (or even better) results from you! - very basic benefits - nothing to write home about - blaming culture - overall poor company culture

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      7 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place of work with advancement opportunities

      May 12, 2021 - Currently Unemployed in Grays, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, Bonuses, Teamwork, Advancement opportunities, Training, Fast-paced environment

      Cons

      Long hours Always on call Stress Working under pressure

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