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Former Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX

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

Pros

The compensation and benefits offered here are extremely generous.

Cons

To much reactive, unproductive change. ProBuild is quickly evolving into a company that has a revolving door; people leaving as quickly as they come because of mismanagement and lack of care for employees. What was once a company that exhibited care and concern for its workforce is now one that could care less. The best talent is leaving and and new good talent doesn't stick around for long.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Put manager employees that care about the employees that work in the warehouse and appreaciate their efforts and skills

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    needs solid direction

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at ProBuild full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Pays well but that is a reflection of upper management not knowing the actual market value

    Cons

    Needs more solid management and direction. Recently centralized functions just to lay off the recent hires.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Will This Company Turn A Profit ?

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    Former Employee - Field Improvement Specialist in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Field Improvement Specialist in Denver, CO

    I worked at ProBuild full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Good employees are the biggest asset of this company. Good ideas by a few knowledgeable people. A company that has deep reserves and a parent company committed to helping this company succeed.

    Cons

    Too many VP's for a company of this size.. The company is very top heavy and there is a division between the Corporate personnel and the field locations. The people at the corporate office can't see the field through the trees. The field feels like it is US vs THEM. There is no commitment to improve and change things. Too much turnover of good employees. Some employees have called it a revolving door employment agency because they bring people in, keep them for a short period of time, let them go, then try to hire them back after they've made changes. Some people have been back and forth several times. people just seem to come and go after a short stay. The company spends the time to hire quality knowledgeable employees, only to let them go. They do this, yet they keep the ones that are incompetent or can't do their jobs. the only reason they are there is because of WHO THEY KNOW, NOT WHAT THEY KNOW. These are the people that are of no value to the company and should be disposed of instead of talented people.There is NO SECURITY or STABILITY. after all, 4 CEO's in 3 yrs! Talk about turnover!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your house in order before Fidelity has had enough of pouring money into a bottomless pit. Get rid of the dead weight in the corporate office. Thin down the number of VP's and delegate more authority to the competent people that you have. Make better utilization of the extremely talented personnel pool that you employ. Communicate better with the field and help to erase the US vs THEM stigma that the field employees have. Lets face it, the fat is at the corporate office because the locations are trimmed to the bone. As far as wages, this is not the time to take ADVANTAGE of the economy and not pay employees what they are worth. Management personnel are getting pretty well compared to the field. If it was me, that's where I'd be doing the first trimming to bring this company to profitability.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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