Pilot Flying J

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Pilot Flying J Reviews

Updated May 14, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

2.5 201 reviews

40% Approve of the CEO

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam

Jimmy Haslam

(58 ratings)

29% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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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    Awesome

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsHardworking, down to earth culture.

    ConsSome people don't want to succeed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to focus on delivering a great guest experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Outstanding company to work for

    TCGM (Current Employee) Dallas, TX

    ProsThey actually care about the associates who work for them.

    ConsThe stores are busy and could use more cashier labor to help take better care of our drivers

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed more labor in the stores.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A great career choice.

    Travel Center General Manager (Current Employee) Marion, IL

    ProsPilot Flying J expects hard work and reliability from each team member and in return offers good benefits, free health programs and descent pay. There is never a dull moment in the day to day activities in a travel center.

    ConsSome customers are difficult but everything else is what you make of it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGood corporate mgmt.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It was rewarding, educational and enlightening.

    Cashier (Current Employee) Eloy, AZ

    ProsI got paired with an excellent crew that made working fun. Most of the people on my team were motivated to accomplish more than the minimum. The management encouraged friendly competition when pushing two-fers and valued personality, accountability, and integrity.

    ConsCustomers were occasionally jerks, but nearly all of the drivers were good-natured, friendly people making a living.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good place

    Cashier (Current Employee) Lodi, CA

    Prosgreat people, great food, great deals

    Consno cons, nothing, nada, this is a great place :)

    Advice to Senior Managementno advice

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Good

    Cashier (Former Employee) Waynesville, NC

    ProsBenefit and pay. Great employees

    ConsDo see some nasty stuff

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    Pilot Flying J is a great place to work and you get to work with likewise great people

    Software Developer (Current Employee) Knoxville, TN

    ProsFlexible Schedule
    Family First Mentality
    Great Pay
    Good Equipment
    Big Company seems like Small Company
    Good Benefits

    ConsLittle interaction with management
    No advancement
    Not a lot of time off

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake a little more interest in day to day activities so that employees know how they are doing and where they can improve.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Company with Great Benefits

    General Manager (Current Employee) Cleveland, OH

    ProsI've been with them for 11 years and I can't imagine working anywhere else. I'm a retail guy and I must say there is no beter retail job. The benefits are very good and the salary is very competitive to big box retailers. If you like not killing yourself on holidays and black Fridays then you need to come work for us.

    ConsIt is a 24 hour operation and call offs happen. You need to be willing to take care of business when duty calls

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    This company is very fast paced and I loved it!

    Cashier (Former Employee) Carlisle, PA

    ProsThe pros for this company is the variety of duties you perform. I love how fast paced it is and you never have down time where you're standing around with nothing to do.

    ConsNumerous drivers hitting on you. If you can't take a joke don't work here. Management switches all the time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe friendly, it goes a long way. Especially since your truck drivers would like conversation since they are on the road all the time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Impressed with how fast this company has expanded in many areas and adjusted to perfection on the fly!

    Restaurant General Manager (Current Employee) Monroe, MI

    ProsCompensation
    Advancement Opportunities
    Fulfilling obligations they say they will
    Senior Management knowing who you are
    Respect
    Loyalty
    Trustworthy
    Fun
    Growth

    ConsTo achieve a great running store or restaurant you have to be able to ajust to the mental and physical attributes that the job brings. But once you have your well trained staff on board the job is absolutley wonderful and the results are fantastic of running a great unit.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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