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Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Dallas, TX
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Dallas, TX

I worked at Dean Foods as a contractor (More than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

Brand name products, decent pay, nice corporate office, free parking, free MILK, smart people, good employee events and communication. Very nice CIO with a detailed vision.

Cons

IT is challenged by the task of integrating all the different systems used by the companies acquired over the years. Some managers are good, but others are awful. Mine was a micro-manager who rewarded those who sucked up to him and mistreated those who excelled or could excel. CIO is hamstrung by the executive team. Also, "contractors" are just their way to hire and fire more easily.

Advice to Management

Invest in IT so that the systems that support the entire business will actually work. Don't wait 12-18 months to make decisions.

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  1. Company Review

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    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Dean Foods full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for, open door policy

    Cons

    There is a lack of strategic direction

    Advice to Management

    Get more alignment


  2. It started off fine for six years ,but now it seems like they just want to work the hell out of you.

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    Current Employee - Worker in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Worker in Houston, TX

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Workers that work in the vault are great workers every one gets along.

    Cons

    Upper mangerment don't think ,some of them act snoby and most of all they don't pay well ,but in return they want the world out of you.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people right don't take for granted of the hard working people you have working for you.Pay peole more so they can support themselfs!


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