E. & J. Gallo Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
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  1. Not a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo

    Pros

    Great employeee wine purchase prices

    Cons

    Management does not respect their people!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to have respect and maybe people will want to work for you!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo

    Pros

    cool industry to be part of. Lots of great locations.

    Cons

    Seems like all of the leadership hired over the past 5 years is coming from GE. Bringing culture with them. Pros and cons.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay true to the Gallo culture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. Great place to learn wine

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo

    Pros

    Practical industry experience and wine education

    Cons

    You'll be putting in good hours in exchange for a good industry education

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Great experience but hard work

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo

    Pros

    Gallo does an excellent job at recruiting for their offices and hire some of the best, hardworking and driven people. They also do their best to promote internally as much as possible.

    Cons

    It can be difficult to achieve a healthy work life balance at the beginning, and it takes a while to get to know your coworkers since you're not in an office every day.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. Sales

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Innovative, Market Leader, Good Compensation, Diversity

    Cons

    In sales overcoming objections in fine wine category

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. Programmer Analyst Lead

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at E. & J. Gallo

    Pros

    Very family friendly, the pay was decent for the area but not bay area good. Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for innovative people that like to push the boundaries.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think outside the box and let your people do what they are good at.

  8. Industry leader in a strong and growing industry

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    Current Employee - Project Analyst in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Project Analyst in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great products
    Job security
    Good work environment

    Cons

    Similar companies pay more
    Expected relocation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. Great Company, Family Atmosphere, Long-term play

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Growth prospects
    - Family atmosphere
    - Talented people
    - Respect of peer companies & recruiters
    - Great learning environment
    - Cross-functional opportunities
    - Merit-based culture

    Cons

    - Lower-than-average salaries for many positions
    - Opaque selection process for promotions
    - Geographic flexibility is a must, move often to move up
    - Management can be "old school" in some business units
    - Many desirable non-sales jobs in Modesto, CA vs. major metropolitan markets (NYC, Chicago, LA, SF)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. Great people to work with

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    Current Employee - Production Control in Fresno, CA
    Current Employee - Production Control in Fresno, CA

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people to work with within the company. Very helpful with answering any questions.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in the skills that your current employees have rather than looking outside the company to fill positions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Privately own++

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Modesto, CA
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Modesto, CA

    I have been working at E. & J. Gallo full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    A case of wine towards the end of the year, every year. Softball tournament every year within the company. Yearly team outing activity. Breath taking walking path around the admin building.

    Cons

    Management care too much about their bonuses and checking off a check box taking on more projects then head count can account for.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to direct underlings about certain individuals not competent enough to perform job duty and yet still gets promotion and get's praised for doing research for a project.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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