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J.B. Hunt Reviews

Updated December 17, 2014
Updated December 17, 2014
261 Reviews
3.3
261 Reviews
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J.B. Hunt President, CEO, and Director John N. Roberts III
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great Management Experience, Pay is Decent, Good Benefits (in 8 reviews)

  • Learning experience and good work/life balance (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Needs to seriously consider the employees' work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Long hours, they will terminate you in a heartbeat if you are not a safe driver (in 25 reviews)

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    Fleet Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Fleet Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt

    Pros

    Good training and decent benefits

    Cons

    Bad work life balance. Old fashioned values. Bad time off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become more in tune with modern companies

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very hard and fruitless work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt

    Pros

    Experience and exposure to logistics

    Cons

    Bad work life experience, low pay, sub par benefits

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Working for JBHunt

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt

    Pros

    The company is very flexable with schedules

    Cons

    Long hours and poor management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more people and spread the workload out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Carrier Sales Coordinator - DON'T DO IT

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Pay is competitive if you have no outside life.

    Cons

    Horrible work life balance. Horrible incentive program. Horrible management style.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    JB Hunt

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Inter-modal Fleet Manager in DFW, TX
    Former Employee - Inter-modal Fleet Manager in DFW, TX

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Career Growth, Managing experience, and promotes from within.

    Cons

    Mandatory 10 hour days and horrible base salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good experience in Logistics however compensation and career path do not match up with my interests

    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The corporate culture is very friendly and inviting. Fortune 500 gives great exposure to large customers and all aspects of the transportation industry.

    Cons

    Slow to react to internal issues or employee needs. Compensation no better than industry average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put more emphasis on retaining talent and cutting turnover rate. Young workers get the impression that intelligence and hard work isn't valued like it should be.

    Doesn't Recommend
  8.  

    Dissatisfied

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Consistency, high energy and good company to work for.

    Cons

    ZERO WORK/LIFE BALANCE. Management is horrible. A micro managed work environment with a slave plantation minded Director.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    QUIT

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Horrendous

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Tracy, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Tracy, CA

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation, benefits, somewhat flexible

    Cons

    Improper training when first hired, lack of opportunity for growth, if you don't know the hire-ups, you simply won't succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management needs to get involved with bottom-line employees and avoid covering up for certain people's alcohol intoxication and stop promoting lewd behavior

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Little development and very repetitive tasks.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The culture is very laid back.

    Cons

    Work-life balance leaves a lot to be desired, there is little development of employees, a bit of an unprofessional (blue collar) type of environment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bad Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time

    Pros

    They at least pay you

    Cons

    Do not respect their employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start over.

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