Cintas

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Cintas Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
756 Reviews
3.3
756 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • As everyone else says 4 day work week is great loved the 3 day weekends (in 44 reviews)

  • decent pay with opportunity for advancement (in 32 reviews)


Cons
  • High expectations, weekend paperwork required, not a lot of work-life balance (in 39 reviews)

  • Mgrs are expected to work very long hours with very little overhead support (in 46 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    11 Years and counting

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales and Service Representative in Chandler, AZ
    Current Employee - Sales and Service Representative in Chandler, AZ

    I have been working at Cintas full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    4 Day work weeks. Never weekends. Avg. of 38 hrs a week. You control how much $$ you want to make with the commissions and bonus / direct sales package. Awesome benefits that are cheap due to the company being so big.

    Cons

    There is a lot of physical and dirty labor involved. You are working with dirty laundry and soiled towels and mats. It is hot and can get very tiring in the summer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't micro manage so much. Leadership needs to go out on route more often with the drivers to see what is happening out there in the field. Also; take the time to get to know the drivers and see what makes them tick. Don't forget to goodwill the huge accts; so when renewal time comes up they know who you are!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cintas

    Pros

    Benefits are a great value

    Cons

    Hours can be hard for families

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Marketing Intern

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Cincinnati, OH

    I worked at Cintas as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Learned a lot as an intern at the huge main headquarters. There were a ton of well-known businesses/companies that were clients/partners of Cintas. Cintas is more than just a cleaning business and there are many divisions including, First-Aid, textile and uniform manufacturing, Global Supply Chain Management, Graphic Design, Marketing and more. For full-time employees, there were many perks including excellent benefits and other unexpected bonuses, like tickets to the nearby King's Island Theme Park. Their focus is on corporate culture and creating an atmosphere of trust and high morale.

    Cons

    The hours were a typical, around 9AM-5PM and a half hour/hr break depending on workload. The job could become stressful if you have a lot to take on as a full-time employee and a few directors stayed beyond their usual hours to get the job done. As a summer intern I received $10/hour. If you're not into a cubicle atmosphere, then the marketing, global supply chain, or any other office is not for you. A bulk of the office time is spent at your cubicle or in a meeting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the positivity and emphasis on corporate culture. There isn't enough emphasis on positive office morale or positivity and it's refreshing that this is a primary focus for Cintas.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    I love working at Cintas. Our plant partners are hard working and our management team is most of the time supportive.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SSR in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - SSR in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Cintas full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cintas takes it's culture very serious along with safety priority number one, while being a very ethical company. We all are very supportive of each other. There's so many opportunities to make money in the SSR position.

    Cons

    All service management partners should run a route for at least six months.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Support awesome... Pay awesome... Training awesome...The negative is, don't let new partners come aboard and try and manage us without experience. Its degrading

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Sales

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cintas full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    work life balnace and advancement

    Cons

    management disconnect and partner engagement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Great Place to Work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cintas

    Pros

    Culture and partners...period! Great place to work!

    Cons

    Work hard, but paid good wage

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep developing and make sure opportunity is available to everyone.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Market Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good Company depending on the manager you report to.

    Cons

    Company is controlled by Human Resources and Corporate Compensation.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Ok Job

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - New Account Coordinator
    Current Employee - New Account Coordinator

    I have been working at Cintas

    Pros

    Flexible hours, decent benefits, good support and follow-up from manager.

    Cons

    Little to no training for my position, low pay for stress if you care about your job, good ol' boys club, if you aren't in sales, you feel like a peon. Demanding deadlines of which you get no compensatory benefit from. No team-building environment even though I am in sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to show real value towards office staff, don't over promise on the little things that have been said to make work life easier/more enjoyable.

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Understaffed, overworked on outdated equipment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician

    I have been working at Cintas full-time

    Pros

    Good people, great benefits, and great hours if on day shift.

    Cons

    Understaffed and overworked to maintain very high demand of repairs on highly outdated equipment, no set schedule for work if on second shift

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get fully staffed. Replace all the older equipment. Dryers replacement ever 10 years, no exceptions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Very demanding and the benefits do not outweigh the difficult environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cintas

    Pros

    Great team environment and idea sharing.

    Cons

    Lots of challenging problems to solve which requires extra time; Teams are growing fast and this is being spread out more and more each year.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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