Big Heart Pet Brands

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Overall a good place to work - Del Monte

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Walnut Creek, CA
Current Employee - Project Manager in Walnut Creek, CA

Pros

Good People and great weather in the Bay Area

Cons

Company direction is mixed at best. Direction seems to be run at full steam, stop, wait, run at full steam.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide clear direction to the team with goals that make sense for increasing the very low stock value.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Del Monte - great company! great products!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    low key and relax atmosphere. a lot of room to educate yourself and grow and learn in the company. almost anyone can be your mentor to you. a lot of promotions available if you are skilled. they have a great career path system. they are a little company with a big heart and even bigger name. they do a lot of charity work. extremely supportive with balancing work and family life. they poor out compliments all the time so you know where you stand all the time. they are really good at showing compassion even when you make a mistake. you don't have to worry if you will loose your job. they will walk you through your mistake and help you learn from it.

    Cons

    constant changes all the time. you have to be prepared. read the book 'who moved my cheese' before working here. busy-ness comes in cycles. april through october is extremely busy and then it slows down in november. january it tries to pick up but it is still slow. by march, the things you tried to get people to jump on is hitting them in the head and soon they are scrambling to get things done by or before the end of april (end of fiscal year). for me this is difficult to encourage others to stay ahead of the curve because everyone thinks 'we still have time'... when we really do not.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    salary, bonuses and increases according to SKILL and work volume is oft times MORE important than who the person works for and titles that 'entitles' someone else to a pay level who may have narrow skills.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great culture, but a lot of changes occurring right now.

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

    Pros

    Culture, work life balance, fun perks

    Cons

    Expect this to change with the recent acquisition of the consumer goods portion of the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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