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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 22 Sara Lee Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.4
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.5
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
3.7
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Sara Lee Employee

"This position within the company has varying hours and weekend work which was not disclosed during job acceptance. Lacking work-life balance. Culture of finger-pointing instead of problem avoidance."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Sara Lee Employee

"Terrible Human Resources Department with serious ethics issues."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.7
Sara Lee (46)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Farmland Foods (8)
2.9 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Bay Valley Foods (8)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (1,964)
Sara Lee Employee
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sara Lee Employee

"Worked here's for 5 years"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Line Operator

"I've worked for Sara Lee since 2001, start from sales to line leader, and it was all good time that enriched my skills and knowledge."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Business Analyst

"I seek to have the ability to utilize analytical skills to determine how to reach the desired outcome for my client, I was able to do this for Eric Schneider."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Brand Manager

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"The culture was great and very open for advancement from within"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you go into the interview with confidence and solutions to problems"

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"Too much change and reorganization with the company which caused fear of losing your job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to better communicate with the employees about the direction of the company"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Production Supervisor

"An outstanding company."

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"My boss was amazing and a great person to work for."

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"The people I managed were amazing and I would love to go back."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To keep up with what your doing and impire the personal."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Category Manager

"Great company."

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"My current team members and the work I am currently doing as well as the Top 10 Grocery Account that I am working with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure that you are willing to relocate to Chicago for any chance at future professional growth."

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"The current culture and the vision for the future changes almost quarterly. While I understand the need to change and adaption to the world arounf us, restructuring every year does not help employees feel safe"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Continuous Improvement Manager

"Great People at the plant"

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"Team motivation was excellent and all associates were focused on the identified metrics."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good Luck because this organization appears to be shrinking its employee base."

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"Corporate commitment for long term improvement was not very evident"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't react but analyze changes with more details for impact"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Engineer

"very well rounded mechanical engineer"

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"I like the ability to earn a living doing what I do"

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"The conditions of the environment are very unpleasant during the summer months"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"better communication with eachother & the employees... more positive feed back"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Cost Analyst

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"It is a well known company with stable presence in the marketplace.It has a good work enviroment and culture It also has competitive pay with benefits."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Sara Lee is a good company but you must exercise patience when it comes to progression and growth."

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"The company is currently going through a transition. The future direction of the company is not clear."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More emphasis should be placed on employee development and growth."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
National Account Manager

"Great products, great people, great teamwork!"

What do you like about working at Sara Lee?

"Great culture, great people, great products and great team atmosphere"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great culture, great people, great products and great team atmosphere, be positive"

What don't you like about working at Sara Lee?

"Constant reorganizations and restructures, a lot of changes at C level"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"stay the course, stop the multiple changes, let the people deliver results"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Machine Operator
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 3.1 / 5
Manager
Person You Work For 3.8 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2.1 / 5
Support You Get 2.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Way You Work 3 / 5

Sara Lee Reviews FAQs

Is Sara Lee a good company to work for?

Sara Lee has an overall rating of 3.7 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 22 Sara Lee Review Ratings left anonymously by Sara Lee employees, which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 100% of employees would recommend working at Sara Lee.

Does Sara Lee pay their employees well?

Sara Lee employees earn $54,000 annually on average, or $26 per hour, which is 18% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 6 Sara Lee employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Sara Lee Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Sara Lee?

100% of employees would recommend working at Sara Lee with the overall rating of 3.7 out of 5. Employees also rated Sara Lee 3.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.5 for Rewards You Receive, 3.0 for Growth Opportunities and 3.7 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Sara Lee?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Sara Lee is a Senior Vice President at $265,000 annually. Browse Sara Lee Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Sara Lee?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Sara Lee is a Crew Worker at $12,000 annually. Browse Sara Lee Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Sara Lee?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Sara Lee to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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