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Helpful (1)

Loved the customers, loved the coworkers, wouldn't spit on management if they were ablaze.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Ferrellgas Partners full-time (more than 8 years)

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

Pros

Supportive co workers. You develop one on one relationships with your customers

Cons

Boss was dishonest. Made it sound like other employees were complaining in order to make you do more than you were legally allowed to do. Constant demand for 60 hours of work to be done in 40 hours. Better not get overtime, but you'd better finish it all... oh, here's another 5 stops to fit in the day.

Advice to Management

Don't lie to your employees, they do talk to each other

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  1. Enlightening but yet what an experience.

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Santa Fe, NM
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Santa Fe, NM

    I have been working at Ferrellgas Partners full-time (more than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    401k investment opportunity, Employee stock, medical insurance coverage for full time employees, Propane & appliance discounts, payed uniform allotment of $125.00 annually and depending on how the company is doing that year a free turkey & ham for Thanksgiving & Christmas.

    Cons

    Being monitored digitaly on phone call times and standby times. CSS 's are given an estimate of 4 minutes per call & are monitored constantly on case loads, Web activity is logged in the background as any other large company.
    CSS pay is inconsistent from service center to service center with some well experienced CSS' s being there for several plus years making around $11.00 an hour compared to an alternate location 60 miles away paying new hires almost $14 plus an hour. Company wide there was finally a 3% raise given after 5 plus years this does not quite make up for the increase of cost of living.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro managing... Offer better incentives to bring up productivity! Remember you can always catch me Flys with honey then vinegar.

  2. Helpful (1)

    The company was too focused on micro-management top to bottom

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Ferrellgas Partners full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Wealth of information available through the company intranet

    Cons

    Generally low pay with excessive expectations

    Advice to Management

    Hire good people and allow them to perform

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