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Updated 12 February, 2018
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Pros
  • Free food, and laid back work environment (in 14 reviews)

  • WE get free bagels, and sometimes we get free cream cheese too (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Early mornings are not much fun (in 19 reviews)

  • Low pay, can be hectic on game days (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Alright For Pocket Change"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lexington, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lexington, MA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bruegger's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Free lunch
    - Can take home bagels at the end of the day
    - Employee discount

    Cons

    - Really early hours, 4 or 5 AM sometimes
    - Not allowed to sit down or take a break
    - Management seems a little unorganized

    Advice to Management

    - Stop yelling at people when they sit down to rest


  2. "Experience at Bruegger's Bagels"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bruegger's full-time

    Pros

    You stay busy, usually have great co-workers, and you meet a lot of customers.

    Cons

    The job can be overwhelming at times with customers and the hours aren't great.


  3. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bruegger's full-time

    Pros

    Store Closes early. Evenings off.

    Cons

    Lack of communication, responsiveness. Staffing


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  5. "Owner"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Orange, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Orange, CT (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bruegger's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I like the food. I like the employees.

    Cons

    Didn't like the hours. The owner had questionable ethics and integrity.


  6. "Years of Issues"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Whitefish Bay, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Whitefish Bay, WI (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bruegger's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Employee Discount
    Good Work Location, Safe

    Cons

    Poor Management
    Sexist Management
    No Breaks
    Tips Taken/Stolen

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who are willing to work as a team instead of a slave driver. It was very hard to work under someone who wanted me to quit college and would get upset that I was doing so well in life.


  7. "It's Ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Bruegger's part-time

    Pros

    Semi-flexible scheduling , good food

    Cons

    Doesn't schedule me more than 10 hours a week, all of the managers suck, lots of drama between coworkers, parking lot is tiny

    Advice to Management

    Schedule people when asked, reply to your employee's emails or texts, stop showing favoritism to workers


  8. "Terrible Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great quality and tasting food.

    Cons

    Bitter, unwelcoming coworkers and disorganized management


  9. "Shift Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Roseville, MN (US)
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Roseville, MN (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bruegger's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I really like the people. Manager is awesome.

    Cons

    Tired of working on my feet all day. Just frustrating. Under staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Staff your stores, so it is not so hard on the ones who are of true value to you.


  10. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bruegger's part-time

    Pros

    delicious leftover bagels and co-workers were super friendly and fun to work with

    Cons

    owner wasn't very friendly and the quality of food isn't something that I would eat myself, which made it difficult to make for others

    Advice to Management

    none


  11. "Need to update interior"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Bruegger's full-time

    Pros

    Great bagels. Great bakery level employees

    Cons

    Old restaurant interior. No mission and values statement

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people


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