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Seaboard Marine Reviews

Updated July 2, 2014
Updated July 2, 2014
10 Reviews
2.8
10 Reviews
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  1.  

    A great company to work for...

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

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excelent benefits, 401K, health & dental insurance. Great deal of camaraderie!

    Cons

    Not enough communication between departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Commercial divisions need to follow same standards.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Don't waste your talent nor your time with this company.

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

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits from day one. Something you don't see in most big companies.

    Cons

    This company is run like a banana republic. Only those who are in the innner circle or family members of management will get good reviews and promotions. Also once management wants you gone, they will make your life a living hell, so that you can uit. Emplooee turnover is incredible; most employees don't last a year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire leaders, not bosses. Hire personel with people skills and your company will be more successul.

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

    Great Company with a few quirks - but what company doesn't have them?

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

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Seaboard Marine's management cares about the employees. Although it may not be visible to the average employee who does not deal with the top management, there is a constant concern in retaining the hard working, talented, and dedicated individuals that have shown loyalty and a strong work ethic.

    The company offers a pension plan in addition to a 401k plan; not many companies offer this.

    The atmosphere in Medley and at the Port reflects a great deal of camaraderie.

    It is a fast paced, high volume environment but you do get a sense of unity.

    Cons

    Insufficient communication with all ranks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Ok company if you want job security and no career aspirations

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

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Job security as long as you do your job, follow rules and come in ontime.

    Cons

    - Salaries are low due to not wanting to recruit top-talent.
    - Organization is run like a 'mom & pop' shop, with many conflict of interests throughout the company (i.e. personal relationships, relatives, etc.)
    - Lack of follow-thru on projects.
    - Business application systems are 'dated' to say the least.
    - Afraid to be progressive and edge-out the competition.
    - Lack of leadership.
    - No accountability by employees who have been w/the company for a long time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Corporate should re-evaluate all senior and mid management to 'cut-the-fat' as there are a lot of executives who do not 'get-it'. Take a page from 'Maersk' or 'Crowley'.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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