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Fedex

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Former Employee - Production Coordinator in McKinney, TX
Former Employee - Production Coordinator in McKinney, TX

I worked at FedEx (more than an year)

Pros

The insurance is the main benefit and the only reason I stuck around for as long as I did

Cons

Run your life in to the ground

Advice to ManagementAdvice

before implementing new corporate policies get the opinions and feedback from a handful of employees

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Old Timer IT Person

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    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at FedEx full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great company. I was proud to work for them. However, I think it is built on the back of the couriers, pilots, and hub people and delivers packages on time despite current poor IT support.

    Cons

    The company has become mired in the mud due to new processes implemented over the last few years. It is impossible to get anything done for the users. Small fixes take an act of Congress to load to production, much more than they are worth. So anything but the most fatal of errors is never scheduled for work. Paperwork occupies most of a developers time. Don't go there if you like to make things *work* for your users.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1) It shouldn't take years to implement small changes into production. Use some common sense. 2) Your middle management is telling you what you want to hear, not what you need to know. 3) Talk to your people and ask their advice instead of hiring MBAs to tell you what your folks all ready know. 4) Don't ignore us old folks because we don't know that latest whiz-bang tool. The young folks look good but they don't have a clue how the business works.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Benefits

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    Current Employee - Director Administrative in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Director Administrative in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at FedEx as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    The benefits are good and it's an overall good place to work.

    Cons

    The pecking order can be a bit overboard.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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