Pilot Flying J

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Pilot Flying J Reviews

Updated July 19, 2014
Updated July 19, 2014
211 Reviews
2.6
211 Reviews
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Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam
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64 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Get to talk to people all day, fast paced at times, good first job (in 14 reviews)

  • Opportunity for advancement is good and most co-workers are friendly (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management expects a-grade work for f-grade pay (in 13 reviews)

  • long hours, unappreciative upper management, penny pinching to the max (in 8 reviews)

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  1.  

    Very organized

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    Former Employee - Facility Manager  in  Elkton, MD
    Former Employee - Facility Manager in Elkton, MD

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Multi faceted business that does 350,000 per day per unit

    Cons

    Salary caps do not let you advance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be prepared to do several jobs at once

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fast paced and never boring

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    Current Employee - RGM  in  Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - RGM in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good opportunities for advancement. Company rewards achievement and gas an awesome bonus program

    Cons

    Typical retail challenges but nothing that can't be overcome with a little creativity and hard work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    System Anylast

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    perks, training, travel, work-life balance

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons.

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  5.  

    Great Place...You get out what you put in.

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist  in  Lake Station, IN
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist in Lake Station, IN

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Promote from within
    -Give good raises
    -Bonuses are great
    -Care about employees
    -Great team to work with

    Cons

    -Very fast paced
    -High demanding
    -Only get a half hour not paid lunch
    -Open 24/7/365

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NONE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    not a bad place to work.

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    Former Employee - Deli Production
    Former Employee - Deli Production

    I worked at Pilot Flying J part-time

    Pros

    fun place to work, enjoyed my job duties, fun to meet interesting people!

    Cons

    not consistent with hours, expectations of employees a bit high

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Ok for insurance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time

    Pros

    I work there for the Insurance. day goes by fast. lots of inter person interaction. never a dull moment.

    Cons

    poor leadership. difficult customers at times makes things frustrating. the language barrier is sometimes the most frustrating issue to have with foreign customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some serious managers involved

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Travel Center Manager

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    Current Employee - Travel Center Manager
    Current Employee - Travel Center Manager

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You control the building and can make major changes if needed.

    Cons

    You will work tons of extra hours. I averaged 80 hours a weeks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be very aggressive and headstrong. Do not be cocky but know your strengths ans weaknesses, and develop from there.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was once an awesome employer

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    Former Employee - RGM
    Former Employee - RGM

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The staff is generally dedicated, good bonus potential, advancement

    Cons

    Long hrs, toss aside dedicated long term staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Go backnto the basics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    This is a great company

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    Current Employee - Travel Center Manager
    Current Employee - Travel Center Manager

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I have worked here for over a year and have been treated very well. The team members work great together and most everyone works hard. I see a lot of unhappy employees on this site and I have something to say to them; get a new job if your not happy. It's true you have to work hard at Pilot, but this a business not a daycare. I enjoy going to work and I try to make sure we have some fun while working hard. It really all depends on the management. Attitude is everything.

    Cons

    Sure I would love to have more payroll, but who wouldn't? These are tough times we are in and you have to be thankful for what you have.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on truckin'

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good start to a career

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    Former Employee - Store Manager/Co Manager  in  Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Store Manager/Co Manager in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Move up on your own merit

    Cons

    Long hours, hard to balance hoe and work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your folks have the answers, listen to them

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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