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Decent place to work. Best if you're right out of college

Production Supervisor (Current Employee)
Dubuque, IA

ProsGood pay. Good benefits. If you're right out of college you can have a great career. They do a great job of providing training. They're very concerned about safety. Very financially conservative and stable company. They have a lot of long time employees.

ConsIt's a hard place to fit in if you're midcareer and you have ideas outside of the way they do it. Not a lot of forward movement if you're in the smaller plants. There seems to be a lot of young people far in their career that have big egos.

Advice to Senior ManagementDo a better job of learning to recognize the people who work hard want to move forward and provide them with opportunities for advancement. And get over yourself. It's just food.

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    Great Company! A bit small minded

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Hormel

    Pros: The managment at Hormel truly care about the success of their employees. There is great opportunity to grow within… Cons: Relocation is a necessity. Vacation is very limited (10 days for the first 3 years). The company is the opposite of progressive which can be… Advice to Senior Management: A lot of people are leaving the company, simple changes… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Big corporation operating in a tiny town - a condition which sprouts big egos

    Corporate Office Employee (Former Employee)
    Austin, MN

    I worked at Hormel

    Pros: Good pay and benefits for salaried employees, but you will… Cons: Big pressure to work super-long hours, butt-kissing is the best route to take for promotions. Old-boy… Advice to Senior Management: Wake up and realize that work might not be THE most important thing in everyone's life. Staff… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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