Pros: culture is the best thing about the place
Cons: pay, layoffs, no opportunity to advance
Love the people - the culture and lingering camaraderie from the "good ol' days" makes people stay, but they don't stay for the job security, wages, or opportunities for advancement. Every year there are rumors of layoffs - and most of the time they happen. The atmosphere of layoffs is a constant worry among the employees. My time at Quiznos has been – more... plagued with reductions in perks, pay, and staffing.
My experience is that my salary is 20,000 dollars LESS annually in my position than what other companies offer for the same job with the same title. There are no opportunities for raises due to an endless pay freeze, employees can only switch job titles with the same salary and continued promises of advancement that never happen. It is more or less a resume farm - you take a HUGE paycut for a title that makes your resume look a little better.
Most employees are constantly leaving and/or looking for another job. – less