Panera Bread

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This is overall a nice place to work.

Associate Trainer (Current Employee) Lancaster, PA (US)

ProsI felt that my training was very thorough.
The managers do their best to accommodate your availability and stuff that comes up short notice.
 If you want, there is definitely a possibility to move up in the company if you're good at what you do.

ConsCan be very stressful during busy times.
Some of the managers are young and inexperienced.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company, Good Environment, Good Pay

    Manager (Former Employee) Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at Panera Bread full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Core values taught and repeated enough to make a positive impact throughout cafes Competitive salary (for established locations*) Five day work weeks (6 day "unofficial" requirement for… Cons: Promotions and new job openings given to "friends of friends" like many other companies...it's still very annoying 45 scheduled hours can see a 30% spike during… Advice to Senior Management: Corporate phrases that are repeated over and over again mean nothing to managers that want to know how to work through everything you need them… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Opportunities endless

    Shift Supervisor (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Panera Bread full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Very friendly enviroment, passionate and devoted team for the best… Cons: None that I can recall. Advice to Senior Management: Keep coaching and moving people forward ! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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