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Solid company, low pay,long term employment

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  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN

I have been working at Cargill full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Global travel, complex business problems

Cons

Low pay, slow advancement, agriculture business is niche and may not translate well to other fields

Advice to Management

Take some risks on talent

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  1. bad pay, bad benefits, bad managers, bad strategy, bad support, and bad safety in their plants

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Cargill full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Learning experience with old timers at the plant

    Cons

    Lack of responsibility at the management level

    Advice to Management

    Stop being so afraid of each other - keep it honest!


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    Easy to get lost

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at Cargill full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Has a ton of resources, does not overreact to small upsets as is fitting for a private company. Has a ton of smart people and comfy offices, and great information resources. Will generally provide you with space to breathe. Has a big name, plush insurance benefits and a unique stock sharing plan. You'll probably get some interesting assignments along the way.

    Cons

    You will be a small and expendable fish in a big pond. Large and inflexible corporate infrastructure with many inscrutable management practices. Tends to focus on the patina of engagement rather than developing truly engaging leaders with truly engaging missions and applying its employees to interesting problems and developing resilience. Has a strong "run by corporate HR" flavor you might not expect from a private firm.

    Advice to Management

    Quit being so awkward and dry about corporate policy implementations. Find ways for everyone to have some significant level of long term commitment to a business or two even if they generally have a functional focus.


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