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Greatest Decision I ever made in a career

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Current Employee - Sales Representative
Current Employee - Sales Representative

I have been working at Gordon Food Service

Pros

Family Owned
Advancement from all levels of the company
Great Benefits & Pay
Balance of Home & Work
Rewards for Performance

Cons

With our incredible growth we don't see the Gordon Family as much as we would like to

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Thank You for everything

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    Good Place

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager

    I worked at Gordon Food Service

    Pros

    Benefits were great
    Family Owned Company
    Pay was average
    Work life was good

    Cons

    Did not have much if any input as to who was hired as my assistant managers for the store. I only had one bad experience with this where my new assistant was not a fit and did not work and could not be motivated, but I know of several managers that have said that from day one they knew that their assistant was going to be trouble or was not going to last. Store managers need to be involved in the interview process.

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  2. 11 people found this helpful  

    Low pay, hard labor, poor management

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Gordon Food Service

    Pros

    - Flexible Scheduling
    - Employee Discount

    Cons

    - Poor, corrupt management that pick favorite employees
    - Labor intensive (I'm usually sweating, literally, as they schedule me to unload a complete semi by myself, and put the product out on shelves within 4 hours)
    - Poor scheduling methods means off time/no-show workers putting more strain on the ones that do show up with luck. The schedule changes at least three times a week
    - Customer Relations, Sales Associates are usually stuck taking care of jobs that management should be doing as they are too busy chatting with each other in the "locked room", playing on the computers, or smoking outside.
    - They hire anyone, expect to work with some people that just don't work.
    - Extremely poor pay, with no benefits
    - Talking about the company too fellow employees is frowned upon, you are not too discuss any wages, benefits, etc.
    - Store is "secretly" spruced up when district management comes to check-in on things, quietest employees are also schedule for the days they visit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen too the employees, give them raises, get out of your locked office and do your job. If I could find a way to contact corporate I would...

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