Carlson Companies
3.4 of 5 32 reviews
www.carlson.com Minnetonka, MN 5000+ Employees

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Fulfilling and rewarding

Manager Operations & Infrastructure (Former Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

ProsLots of opportunity, competitive pay and benefits, friendly culture. Global spirit and culture. Family ownership brings interesting history and strong commitment.

ConsUnrealistic growth expectations given private ownership and capital constraints. Family issues in the past decade have been a distraction.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue the return to core values.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Carlson Companies full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Decent work/life balance, flexible hours depending on your group, they care about employees being… Cons: Too much emphasis on things that don't matter, way too… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A culture and work environment in decline

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Carlson Companies full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Stated corporate values are commendable. Cons: Serious lack of competent mid-and upper management. Much hype and fluff around vision, but daily operations don't reflect stated corporate values. High employee dissatisfaction. Striving… Advice to Senior Management: Take a hard look at yourselves. Decide what this company really wants to be. If you want it to be create an employee-supportive environment,… 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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