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Updated Mar 19, 2014

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2.4 5 reviews

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25% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    I loved my job and did my best didnt have any complaints from customers

    Driver (Former Employee) Rochester, NY

    ProsI enjoyed the prudoct that i was delivering

    Consthere wasnt any good management and they werent very organized at all

    Advice to Senior Managementmanagement needs to be appreciated with there important workes the drivers who are the main reason the companyis making money

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    Joke of an operation

    Store Manager (Former Employee) Rochester, NY

    ProsPeople you work with are fantastic and thats about it. Pay is not bad but not great.

    ConsUpper management changes company direction at the drop of a dime. If you dont perform or if they want you gone you are gone no matter how you perform

    Advice to Senior ManagementHave some consistancy in what you do. Find a way to treat your employees with respect

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    dissorganized

    Tire Technician (Current Employee) Buffalo, NY

    Prosleaving at the end of the day

    ConsComing into work, terrible time management, and extremlly low income

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't be so lazy and treat you staff with at least an ounce of respect

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company to work for, very competitive, friendly atmosphere

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Syracuse, NY

    ProsGreat people, competitive wages and atmosphere, neat and organized stores, up to date training and equipment, great sales platform, good work hours

    Consat times the overall communication between certain levels within the company could be better, the wages could be more competitive against companies in the same field

    Advice to Senior Managementwages for sales and management positions could be more competitive against other companies, more stores with better locations, more advancement abilty

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Embarrassing Place to Work

    Tire Technician (Former Employee)

    ProsThis job is all about manual labor. If you enjoy repetitive, mind numbing labor this job is for you.
    Usually other employees are cool.
    It used to be a laid back place to work but not anymore.
    They do offer a health insurance and dental plan, but it's nothing to write home about.
    They do offer a 401k plan but there's no sense in joining if your a tire tech.
    Its always interesting. Someone is always messing something up, breaking something, leaving lug nuts loose, driving cars into walls, getting fired.
    Every week you'll be meeting new people because someone else quit or was fired.

    Cons1) You WILL hurt your back / knees / shoulders. I guarantee it.
    2) Pay is not competitive with other jobs of the same caliber.
    3) Upper management does NOT care about tire techs.
    4) Management gets a monthly bonus. Sales get a monthly bonus. Alignment Techs get a monthly bonus. Tire techs get $8.50 an hour and no bonus.
    5) Very high turnover rate - if you do make it through your first month of employment, chances are you will get hurt or fired before the year is over.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo sense in writing this because they've been hearing it for years, but here it is for you to read...

    Respect your employees. You always complain it's hard to find good workers. The reason is your not willing to pay for them. Give the tire techs a bonus program! We have absolutely NO incentive to work as hard as you expect us to. All day long its a constant battle between sales and tire techs. Sales trying to sell (obviously), and tire techs trying to come up with reasons why we can't work on this car, or why we cant put a tire on that truck. Why should the tire techs care? They get paid the same whether it's busy season and we change 120 tires a day, or if its the middle of summer and were watching TV in the air conditioning because all the customers are out having a picnic. Honestly, what would you rather do?

    I worked at Dunn as a tire tech for 7 years. I got a raise in 2007 up to $9.50/hr. I never had a raise since then (its now 2011). I've seen so many employees come and go, they will pay you the least amount of money they can just to get you to show up to work. Then they will get rid of you one way or another if they find someone to do your job for less money.

    One more word if your still reading... Take the good reviews on here with a grain of salt. I've never met anyone in my 7 years with Dunn who really enjoys their job.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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