Central Parking System Reviews

Updated April 3, 2015
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Central Parking System President & CEO James A. Marcum
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Pros
  • Decent pay and three days off a week (in 3 reviews)

  • Pretty easy job with a lot of time spent just sitting around (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Employees steal, customer's steal, your ideas are ignored but still you are blamed for errors while credit is stolen for your ideas (in 2 reviews)

  • lowest part of Customer service chain (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Hotel outdoor services and reception

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Central Parking System

    Pros

    team work which attracts to be there

    Cons

    Tip will be shared may need building trust

  2. Great job.interview is super easy and cery friendly people as long as your doing your job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Central Parking System

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary for the most part.And the manager were very friendly and helpful at all times.

    Cons

    Broken parking couters.they need to be fixed or remove.They fault you for miscounts on cars when they have broken meters.

  3. Catty

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Central Parking System

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Too catty, the girls in the office gossiped too much.

    Cons

    Nothing good about this place.

    Advice to Management

    Hire good people not teenage girls and stop to chit chat.

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  5. High Management Turnover

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    Former Contractor - Area Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Contractor - Area Manager in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Central Parking System as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There were some good people in the company

    Cons

    High management turnover in field locations due to poor training. Promotions given based on favoritism. Rules were not consistent applied among employees. Employee hotline complaints not investigated by Corporate HR. Very low employee and management morale.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time in the field locations and take employee complaints seriously.

  6. A waste of time and effort

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    Former Employee - Supervisor
    Former Employee - Supervisor

    I worked at Central Parking System

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

    Pros

    Was on campus, relatively easy work

    Cons

    Worst management I have ever seen. Lost the Uconn contract due to ineptitude.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who can do the jobs you pay them to do.

  7. The definition of reactionary management...

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    Former Employee - Facility Manager
    Former Employee - Facility Manager

    I worked at Central Parking System full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible standard business hours, no micromanagement by senior managers.

    Cons

    On call 24/7. Much is expected from management.

  8. I liked working for Central Parking System

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Central Parking System full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I felt appreciated for my efforts.

    Cons

    Merged into Standard Parking and became too corporate. I was treated like a dog.

  9. My experience with the company was disorganization from within.

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    Former Employee - Parking Lot Attendant in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Parking Lot Attendant in Tulsa, OK

    I worked at Central Parking System

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    After 3 years of employment with the company you receive two weeks vacation pay.

    Cons

    Lack of management and lack of security.

    Advice to Management

    Provide a better form of management operations and provide better security.

  10. People were great to work with, but upper management shows no regard for employees

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Central Parking System

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

    Pros

    The people are great to work with: they are smart, hard-working, and are team players.

    Cons

    Upper management has little or no regard for the welfare of their employees.

    Advice to Management

    Central Parking was purchased by Standard Parking in Chicago. The new merged company name is SP+ Corporation. Millions were spent on a new office, but many employees have been laid off or terminated.
    Why was the money spent on a new office building in lieu of keeping people employed?

  11. Easy part time job

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Central Parking System part-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The best part time job as I work when I am available

    Cons

    Money is not good, can be very boring

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