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Downhill Fast

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Former Employee - Finance  in  Canandaigua, NY
Former Employee - Finance in Canandaigua, NY

I worked at Constellation Brands full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good perks (wine discounts) and salary in most cases - benefits actually pretty bad especially health care.

Cons

Was a great company to work for but over last three or four years management changes have made it a terrible place to work unless you are one of the chosen few that get away with anything they want to do. Management keeps pushing people to unreasonable workload levels and even if those individuals can keep up with the requirements they are not compensated accordingly for their efforts. Morale terrible for all but the "chosen few"

Advice to ManagementAdvice

One of your core values is that "people are one of your most important assets" - you should go back to the days when you treated your employees that way.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    A good place to work but not to grow

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    Former Employee - Enologist  in  Napa, CA
    Former Employee - Enologist in Napa, CA

    I worked at Constellation Brands

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits relative to other wine industry employers. Many individual managers are committed to creating a good product and a positive environment.

    Cons

    Poor communication from management, poor advancement opportunities, overemphasis on short-term growth rather than long-term stability. There is very little importance placed on developing employees as a long-term investment; people are expected to move on rather than to grow into new positions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fill upper management positions with people who understand the beverage business, including wine, rather than with people who are primarily sales or HR managers. Consider decentralizing senior management so that employees around the world have more contact with and communication from you and can better understand your goals.

    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good starting point in the wine industry

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Constellation Brands full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, such as pension plan and employee stock purchase plan. Employees have opportunity and resources to do their job.

    Cons

    There are a lot of politics working for a company this large. There can be a disconnect between the many functions.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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