Conway Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
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  1. Great Company.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Conway

    Pros

    Great merchandise. Lots of freedom.

    Cons

    Always too much freight. Deliveries need to consistently come in on time.

    Advice to Management

    Slow down receipts.

  2. none union

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    Former Employee - Driver
    Former Employee - Driver

    I worked at Conway

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

    Pros

    the Conway in Hayward will help you get a class A with on site training by one of there own

    Cons

    none union only got a raise when a Conway facility out state went union and to stop the spread of unions popping up they got in on some raise hype you have to drive and work the dock on line haul at night break your own set dock it then go in side and load trailers if you have kids this is not the place they will work you too death last hired bottom of the order you start last if somebody doesn't want to do a run they will pass it to you and you have no choice but to take the run i have showed up plenty of times at my start time still not on the clock just a unforgiving place at times especially starting in the middle of the night are day depending on who is in front of you with seniority

    Advice to Management

    hire somebody who use to drive trucks not just somebody who can find f10

  3. Great company

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    Current Employee - Dock Worker
    Current Employee - Dock Worker

    I have been working at Conway

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

    Pros

    Good money, great benefits.awesome. great.

    Cons

    Weather.short breaks. Weather weather. Weather.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing well.

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  5. Pricing Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Conway

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Family oriented company. One of the better places to work in Joplin.

    Cons

    No much room for advancement. Male dominated industry. Few women in management roles.

  6. A grind

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    Former Employee - Allocator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Allocator in New York, NY

    I worked at Conway full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Direct impact small chain family run for 50 years niche business

    Cons

    Family run. You won't get ahead unless you have the proper last name

  7. The place sucks

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    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Albany, NY
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Albany, NY

    I worked at Conway full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    There is no pros here after you get in they look to serew you every time and they worry about the dock work more then there driver

    Cons

    There Is none here they just look how to screw the employees

    Advice to Management

    Get Vito out of there and Tom the place may be better place to work

  8. Lead Sale/Assistant Manager: Good company, stores could do much better

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    Current Employee - Supervisor (Lead Seal) in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Supervisor (Lead Seal) in New York, NY

    I have been working at Conway full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    The company was fun and excited to work for when I started in 2005. My managers were kind and fund to work for, but not all associate get the same treatment. The company is very good for student and first time job seekers.

    Cons

    Managers different according to there individual personality, some can be very mean to there workers. the only perks were a 20% discount to workers and recently they cut that down to 10%. The store manager never have hours to run the store so they never want to give any raise one could work one to five years and never get a raise no matter how well they might work. At the moment some full time workers get 25 hours works or less. Store really need improvement.

  9. Nice people to work with great company culture

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Long Island City, NY
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Long Island City, NY

    I worked at Conway full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    I like the atmosphere there everybody's friendly good people to work with

    Cons

    when the truck comes in theres lots of work to do

    Advice to Management

    they always stay on top you always have something to do

  10. Helpful (1)

    I LOVED WORKING AT CONWAY

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    Former Employee - Store Staff in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Store Staff in New York, NY

    I worked at Conway part-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    GOOD EMPLOYEES-- look out for others, caring, good team workers, help others, are polite and dress respectfully. Management is good about working around people’s schedules and about giving people requested days off. Some managers will write letters of recommendations for employees and teach them to do many different jobs at the store level, and give many opportunities to earn overtime.

    Cons

    DISCRIMINATION-- They hire mostly poor Blacks and poor Hispanics, White employees at store level don’t last long and upper management are dominantly Middle Easterners.

    BAD MANAGEMENT-- abuse hardworkers, curse at employees, shout at employees in public, hang-up phone on employees, tease employees, bully, stress-out and give employees anxiety, very rude and manipulative, lie to employees and upper management, abuse intercom, put employees in danger, antagonize employees, make employees afraid and feel infuriated towards them, show no initiative to stop fights in the store, sabotage hardworkers, kiss girlfriends in public while putting their responsibilities on others, back talk and talk about people behind their backs, write up people behind their backs, victimize themselves, blame others for their own mistakes and managers have been very violent and physical to female shoplifters.

    BAD EMPLOYEES-- Dance on cash registers, take rides on store equipment, eat food off shelves, use racial language and sexual gestures, harass females applying for jobs, in groups at time--stare at customer’s backsides, steal from register, shoplift, shortchange customers, put all their work on others, intimidate customers, act immaturely, are very confrontational, some employees have a bad reputation in the community and are known by the police, community and online reviews comment on how unprofessional the Conway service is, employees threaten violence and customers have told employees to behave like adults.

    DISGUSTING WORKPLACE CONDITIONS-- a dead animal has been found near the breakroom, broken refrigerators, refrigerators are full of expired food and are caked in molds, managers give no employees time to clean breakroom, lack of cleaning supplies, bug and bug eggs have been found in expired food on shelves, stores have leaks and floods, employees leave boxcutters where children have found and played with them, managers tell employees to break/explode the mercury light-bulbs and then discard them in the dumpster, store is open in dangerous weather and people been injured coming to work, homeless people sleep in store dumpsters, one time a gang was skateboarding on the store floor, customers use displays as diaper changing tables, displays have fell over on storefloor, piles of boxes are stocked high and have fell over on employees, I have a permanent scar-mark from handling sharp store equipment, managers encourage employees to lift super heavy boxes which have resulted injuries and their have been many arson attempts.

    BAD BENEFITS-- The pay raise is 20 cents every 90days and rarely awarded, managers cheat employees out of raises and bonuses, managers force employees to work off bonuses (for example, instead of paying you $250 for catching a shoplifter you will be forced to work 30 hours or get fired for ‘having a bad attitude’), work hour discrimination, managers laugh about taking bonuses and talk about gambling with them, they do not give pay raises to hard workers, and higher-ups tease employees who cannot afford the company health insurance plans. Also, hardworkers are threatened termination when asking for a vacation, while managers get two weeks off a year and managers have given other employees (ones who have been suspended a lot and ones who not even worked a full month) a week of vacation.

    OVERVIEW OF CONWAY--Online articles report that Conway is planning to close and expand in the Middle East, it has over $400,000,000 in operating cost at one point-- but neglects its employees and infrastructure, products are made in countries with near-no labor laws and that exploit children and women, and I have seen merchandise delivered to the store sometimes in the back of people's cars.

    Advice to Management

    MY HOPE FOR CONWAY-CEOs and higher ups need to work to their full potential and be devoted to fixing company problems, Have zero tolerance on being unprofessional. Unionize, donate and provide scholarships to employees, invest in employees and the communities, buy from American made companies, provide better products, update infrastructure and security systems, be more involved in store activities, and make a standard of excellence.

    Conway has a lot of potential to be great again and they have to take complete responsibility for becoming a weak company. People like me loved and were very devoted to Conway success and want it to be great again. What CONWAY is and will become in the future, is a reflection of the CEO.

  11. Helpful (1)

    Used to be good...

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

    I have been working at Conway full-time

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

    Pros

    It was a good at first

    Cons

    Company is going down the tubes

    Advice to Management

    Move On

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