Hostess Brands

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Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Feb 05, 2014
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.4 111 reviews

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(54 ratings)

20% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay but over the years continue to decline(in 11 reviews)

  • About only pro is that the company does provide good benefits(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • poorly ran company from upper management(in 10 reviews)

  • Long hours and dealing with a lot of people who maybe shouldn't have been placed in a position of authority(in 9 reviews)

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    Union always keep the upperhand. Hostess allowed some very bad Union contracts.

    Delivery Manager (Current Employee) Memphis, TN (US)

    ProsFree Cupcakes and always a laid back atmosphere.

    ConsShort staffed..always picking up others work.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat company to work for!

    ConsReally dont have nothing bad to say!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I had a bad feeling from day one!

    Accounts Receivable Business to Business Collections (Current Employee) Kansas City, MO (US)

    ProsFree donuts, great working hours and if you work in Corporate location in Kansas City Missouri, you have your Own Office.

    ConsLack of training because you're pretty much on your own. Management very cold and I never felt like I was part of the team.

    Advice to Senior ManagementClean house and start over again. Have Management take classes in 101 Etiquette and communication.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    • Approves of CEO

     

    Enjoyed my time with Hostess Brands

    District Sales Manager (Current Employee) Burnsville, MN (US)

    ProsWork is varied, interesting and challenging.

    ConsThe company liquidated due to past management not directing the company to evolve early enough prior to bankruptcy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Director of National sales- Hostess Brands

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood working conditions, Fair employee practices

    ConsNo advancement company continnued stuggling

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    no reason this should happen, poor management

    Sales Representative (Current Employee) Neptune, NJ (US)

    Prosgood pay but over the years continue to decline

    Conspoor management out dated equipment and out dated computer system

    Advice to Senior Managementstop taking money off the top, improve equipment, listen to sale force

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    What a roller coaster!!

    District Sales Manager (Current Employee) Kansas City, MO (US)

    ProsBefore they bought Wonder in the 90's IBC was a GREAT place to work.

    ConsThe Company Liquidated in 2012

    Advice to Senior ManagementUpper Management should have listened to the employees in the field.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good job until the bottom feel out

    District Sales Manager (Current Employee) Warwick, RI (US)

    ProsYou worked hard, but went home satisfied every day

    ConsUnions killed the company for good

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you reopen, do not negotiate with the unions. It needs to be a union free workplace

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Route Sales Representative (Current Employee) Phoenix, AZ (US)

    ProsGood pay for what we did

    ConsVery hard work and long hours

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Bankrupt

    Sales Representative (Current Employee) Temple, TX (US)

    ProsGood money if your willing to work for it

    Cons55-60 hour work weeks that start around 3am

    Advice to Senior Managementditch the unions

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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