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Subway Reviews

Updated 14 December, 2018
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Pros
  • "brought home free food every day because the manager didn't count the bread" (in 393 reviews)

  • "Free 6 inch sub for each 5 hour shift worked" (in 115 reviews)

Cons
  • "The pay is minimum wage for entry level position" (in 325 reviews)

  • "Possibly the fact that is a minimum wage job with no benefits would be a con" (in 175 reviews)

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  1. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Winnipeg, MB
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends

    I worked at Subway full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get to eat fresh

    Cons

    No cons whatsoever. Subway is a great place to work.


  2. "sandwich artist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subway full-time

    Pros

    - free 6 inch sub every shift
    - consistent shift hours
    - cash handling experience

    Cons

    - not enough pay
    - sometimes demanding

  3. "Ok for a student"

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    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Ottawa, ON
    Former Employee - Sandwich Artist in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Subway part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced, fun coworkers, free and tasty sandwiches

    Cons

    Too busy, no breaktime

    Advice to Management

    schedules breaks


  4. "assitant manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Nipawin, SK
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Nipawin, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Subway full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    working as assistant store manager is great experience

    Cons

    sometime need to handle crazy customer


  5. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Subway full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced environment means shifts usually go by quickly

    Cons

    Other workers are minimum wage employees who don’t care about their job

    Advice to Management

    Pay a bit more or offer incentives to keep good employees and decrease turnover rate


  6. "Subway, Sandwich artist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Subway part-time

    Pros

    -good environment
    -all the coworkers are really friendly

    Cons

    -very hard labor work
    -requires you to be doing something at all times, even when no customers are around you'll be asked to do extra work
    -schedule is kinda weird , like some weeks you'll get 5 hours other weeks it'll be 32 hours


  7. "Great experience working on first job"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Subway full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to grow within the store if you work honestly. Franchisee owners are always looking for honest and trustworthy employees, so if you work smart then this is the place for you to grow.

    Cons

    Franchisee pressure to keep everything based on their standard

  8. "supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Peterborough, ON
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Peterborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Subway part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    we can build strong customer service skills

    Cons

    Limited growth and limited knowledge

    Advice to Management

    provide more opportunity so employee can develop more skills.


  9. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Subway full-time

    Pros

    Free Lunch and Good Staff

    Cons

    Busy location and less pay


  10. "sandwich artist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company. Supportive employees. You always get new uniforms and T- shirts that are fun to wear and add to your collection. Great experience.

    Cons

    A lot of work, and cutting onions honestly sucks so much and burns your eyes.