ACT
2.9 of 5 55 reviews
www.act.org Iowa City, IA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Good/casual work environment, little prospect for permanent hire.

Warehouse Clerk (Current Employee)
Iowa City, IA

ProsWork environment is casual dress, easy work pace, no heavy lifting. Relatively quiet to work there, is occasionally loud when mailing machine is operating. Break room is clean & vending machines are well-stocked.

ConsContingent employees are laid off frequently. I was told I would be working uninterrupted from Sept to Turkey Day, but this is my second layoff within 5 weeks! At the end of Spring, all contingents are laid off.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe willing to hire contingents for permanent positions. If they've been loyal to you by showing up to work every day, be loyal to them & hire them instead of hiring outsiders.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great People, Mission Driven

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Iowa City, IA

    I have been working at ACT full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: ACT is a Mission Driven Not-For-Profit. This is not a place to work if you're a climber, focusing on your income only. … Cons: Biggest con of working here is the organization is undergoing a major reorganization as they modernize systems, process, and try to help their people adapt… Advice to Senior Management: People coming in from the outside are not necessarily better than the loyal employees who are invested in the company and it's future. Focus… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Knew I was going to quit on my second day

    Temp Slave (Former Employee)
    Iowa City, IA

    I worked at ACT part-time for less than a year


    Pros: The campus is nice to walk around during breaks. Good for college… Cons: By objective standards, I was doing as much work as 6 of my coworkers put together, yet there was no motivation or reward for doing… Advice to Senior Management: Treat your employees like actual people, and fire the incompetent… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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