Pret A Manger
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Pret A Manger Employee Review

Fun but overly high demands

3.0
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29 August 2017
A workplace who is good fun in many ways, but also very high pressured and stressful. I ended up having very awkward hours and always ended up on the early shifts even though I asked to change. The management was good at the shop I worked at but the culture overall was a very rude tone often between co-workers. Best part was that I met a few very nice friends.
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