Hormel Reviews

72 Reviews
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72 Reviews
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Hormel Chairman, President, and CEO Jeffrey M. Ettinger
Jeffrey M. Ettinger
60 Ratings
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    Great, stable company. A great place to start a career. Promotions come quick!

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of exposure to executives and responsibility at a young age. Stable company without a lot of turnover so you never feel scared to lose your job when the economy dips.

    Cons

    Old school, traditional culture with a few outdated systems and processes. Corporate office is in a small, rural town in the Midwest. Lots of relocation required for advancement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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Hormel Interviews

Updated Sep 29, 2014
Updated Sep 29, 2014

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    Assistant Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Hormel.

    Interview Details

    Met with them at an on campus job fair and from there I received an interview. They only asked behavioral interview questions. From there I fully applied for the job online and waited about 3 weeks to hear back from them.

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you found a problem that wasn't your responsibility, and how did you address the problem?   Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
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Hormel Awards & Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.hormelfoods.com
Headquarters Austin, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1891
Type Company - Public (HRL)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

The maker of such thrifty pantry staples as Spam (spiced pork and ham) lunch meat and Dinty Moore stew has turned sophisticated. In addition to canned meats, Hormel Foods produces a slew of refrigerated processed meats and deli items, ethnic entrees, and frozen foods, sold under the Hormel brand, as well as Don Miguel and MegaMex Mexican, Country Crock (side dishes), and Lloyd's barbeque. Foodservice offerings include Hormel Natural Choice meats, Café H ethnic, Austin Blues barbeque, and Bread Ready pre-sliced meats. Hormel is also a major US turkey and pork processor... More

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