Hostess Brands
2.4 of 5 107 reviews
www.hostessbrands.com Irving, TX 5000+ Employees

Hostess Brands Reviews

Updated Nov 20, 2013
Hostess Brands – US – “My bakery”

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2.4 107 reviews

                             

15% Approve of the CEO

Hostess Brands President & CEO Gregory F. Rayburn

Gregory F. Rayburn

(52 ratings)

21% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Hostess Brands what happen

Route Sales (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsIt was a great job 8 years ago

Conslast 5 years it went down hill. to many differant ceos running the company in differant ways

Advice to Senior ManagementGet some one who has bakery experience to run the company

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

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hostess Brands

Prosgood company to work for

Conswent out of business nov, 2012

Advice to Senior Managementnone

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Career at Hostess Brands

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

ProsPeople that worked there - relationships

ConsCompany closed due to union issues

Advice to Senior ManagementNo longer relevant to management

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

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Machine Operator (Former Employee)
Biddeford, ME (US)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSalary and benefits were good supervises good to work with

ConsToo much corporate control plant manager could run the plant as he sees fit everything had to be okay from corporate too much red tape

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your workers like human beings not like numbers

No, I would not 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)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than a year

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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Company liquidating

District Manager (Current Employee)
Davenport, IA (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

ProsIt was a good company to work for. I was free to do my job with very little supervision or guidance, unless needed.

ConsThe company is in the process of liquidating

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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Difficult with upper Management

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Hostess Brands full-time

ProsGreat Team at the Plant level.

ConsPoor Leadership at the top

Advice to Senior ManagementGo run a Bagel shop

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

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Company is outdated. More investment is needed to the front lines and bakeries to succeed!

District Sales Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time

ProsGreat brands!!! The company has the right pieces to be a success!!

ConsThe DSM job is over worked, too many items on their plate

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people so DSMs are able to sell and do more to impact the bottom line.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Finishing (Current Employee)
Emporia, KS (US)

I have been working at Hostess Brands full-time for more than 5 years

Prosright now you get 40 hrs and overtime and paid vacations

Consthey took our pension and is in bankruptcy

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

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It Sounds Good

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Hostess Brands part-time for more than 3 years

ProsHostess Brands has benefits and are unionized, so you are protected. Also, they have an adequate pension plan for the time being.

ConsHostess Brands has filed bankruptcy AGAIN. It is a company with a lot of potential, but it is so poorly managed that it's being driven into the ground. Also, the job stability is no longer existent.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your workers instead of using them. We're the ones who know what the company needs anyway.

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

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