Acosta Reviews

Updated September 17, 2014
Updated September 17, 2014
335 Reviews
2.8
335 Reviews
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Acosta President, CEO, and Director Robert Hill
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134 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The projects are compelling, they have work life balance as well (in 19 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule, good communication with account managers (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • There are no raises--just more work (in 27 reviews)

  • Below industry wages for mid and upper management positions (in 16 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Retail Service Merchandiser

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Acosta

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Great management. It is a great job to have when coming out of college.

    Cons

    Mileage on your car, no promotions to speak of, repetitive work and very little incentive to improve, and no challenge

  2.  

    HR

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Acosta

    Pros

    Great company culture as they are sensitive to family values.

    Cons

    Wish there was a rewards/incentive program for all level of employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer incentive program to all employees and/or increase vacation days available to employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive Sales  in  Brea, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Sales in Brea, CA

    I have been working at Acosta full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    nice environment to work in

    Cons

    Not enough good talent available

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move up possibilities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Great company to work with on a parttime basis some fulltime jobs sre avaiable

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Acosta

    Pros

    Part time pay was pretty good, used to be higher for thevsame basic job I was doing

    Cons

    Short term positions and to advance was very difficult even after being with the company for many years.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great company benefits

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Manager  in  Pleasanton, CA
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Pleasanton, CA

    I worked at Acosta full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great salary, work balance, incentives,

    Cons

    Communication was lacking. Management seems clueless about what employees job description.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The senior team didn't seem to know simple process and operational procedures.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Merchandiser

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Coverage Merchandiser  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Retail Coverage Merchandiser in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Acosta full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work life balance- set your own schedule, very flexible schedule, Independent, Different variety of tasks performed in job such as selling, marketing, and stocking. If you take it all in, you learn a lot.

    Cons

    No growth in pay at position, sometimes work is too easy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage people to aim higher....set goals.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Unit manager

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    Former Employee - Unit Manager  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Unit Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Acosta full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great Benefits freedoms to do you work at home

    Cons

    Reactive company does not plan in advance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Become more proactive provide employees more information

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    dissapointed

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Retail Merchandiser  in  Lakeland, FL
    Former Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Lakeland, FL

    I worked at Acosta full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good hours very flexible. Did not have to deal with rush hour traffic. Very nice people to work with.

    Cons

    No training structure and the supervisor did not even know some of our names. I had several issues with my health during employment. No compassion what so ever basically you are a number

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No Raises and blind reviews. really get to know the people who work for you and give them credit. make them feel like a part of the company not Just a nunber. Never felt like I could talk to my Manager he never had time for us

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Love this job

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    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser  in  Hackensack, NJ
    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Hackensack, NJ

    I have been working at Acosta part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people to work around some jobs are fun to do

    Cons

    The hours aren't that great for a career path

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Retail Coverage Merchandiser

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    Current Employee - Retail Coverage Merchandiser  in  Americus, GA
    Current Employee - Retail Coverage Merchandiser in Americus, GA

    I have been working at Acosta part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Easy Job, get to work inside different stores, You get a lot of coupons, and sometimes free trial merchandise, You also get to meet a lot of different people.

    Cons

    its the same thing every day, every store, the stores do not want you in their, they give you a difficult time, and treat you really bad. the company make you travel a lot and does not pay much of a mileage rate only 34 cents a mile. the pay is low and they will not give any raises,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people with respect, some of us are actually workiing, their is no need to track us every 15 min.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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