Dole Food Reviews

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Dole Food President, CEO, and Director David A. DeLorenzo
David A. DeLorenzo
8 Ratings

    Tough job, but good for summer work

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    Current Employee - Summer Associate in Wahiawä, HI
    Current Employee - Summer Associate in Wahiawä, HI

    I have been working at Dole Food full-time (less than an year)


    Very organized, pretty understanding about requesting time off, all management staff are nice. No mean people. You have a set schedule and never work more than a half hour past closing. I enjoyed the customer interaction too.


    Very physical work, constantly lifting boxes, restocking the retail store, serving long lines of food and beverage customers. Very little room for promotion. From the position of summer associate you basically have the option of becoming full time in the same position or moving to cashier, which pays the same but less physical work. The only upward promotion I saw when working there was moving up to being a cook.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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    Treasury Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Westwood Village, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Westwood Village, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Dole Food in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Obtained interview through a recruiter and interviewed with the Treasurer. It was a pleasant and informative interview with good give and take on both sides. The position had a lot of challenges that I was looking forward to addressing.

    The treasurer would have liked to do a panel interview with the whole team but that is not the Dole process.The Dole procedure through their in-house recruiter only so getting a straight answer as to why the position was not offered was difficult and I was left to wonder.

    Which is typical of this process.

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Headquarters Westlake Village, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Agriculture & Forestry
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Fans of bananas and other fruits find Dole Food to be a-peel-ing. The company is the world's largest producer of fresh fruit and vegetables, known best for bananas, pineapples, and tropical produce. Some 200 food products are sourced, grown, processed, marketed, and distributed in 90-plus countries. The lineup is produced by the company or through associated producers, and marketed under DOLE and non-DOLE name brands to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, wholesalers, and foodservice operators. Dole also produces a growing line of packaged cut fruit, salads, canned and... More

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