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Kum & Go is good place to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Des Moines, IA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Des Moines, IA

I have been working at Kum & Go

Pros

Many fun activities and events - opportunities to move up within the company

Cons

Not everyone is happy with the corporate environment and therefore morale is sometimes low.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Appreciate your employees - not everyone is replaceable.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    It's a solid company if you just need to pay your bills.

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Jonesboro, AR
    Current Employee - Cashier in Jonesboro, AR

    I have been working at Kum & Go

    Pros

    The company has good policies (and some silly ones like even the peons wear ties), there is easy camaraderie between the employees and management, they pay everyone decent wages. Most stores have an eatery of some kind, and most are 24/7 so it's easy to find a niche or try something else if you get bored. The usual benefits of gas station work apply; fast-paced without being murderous, you'll get lots of customer service experience, etc.

    Cons

    Absolutely no benefits for non-management positions. No "breaks" per se, since there are "dead periods" when you may rest. Of course that time is spent on side work, so it's not quite fair.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would a week of vacation for the cashiers really ruin the company?

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good intentions, poor follow-through

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - General Manager
    Current Employee - General Manager

    I have been working at Kum & Go full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, potentially a "low stress" job, good company values

    Cons

    Too much workload for managers, poor communication from the top, company values not practiced, smaller stores are not viewed as a priority by upper management. Depending on the specific store you work at, this could be the best place you ever worked or the worst.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't rely on intimidation factor when visiting stores. Upper management visits should be a purely positive experience.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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