Solo Cup

  www.solocup.com
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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Solo Cup full-time

Pros

The company has great opportunity for growth. Everyone know's Solo Cup. Looks good on a resume.

Cons

Making the employees move to Michigan is the biggest reason everyone is leaving now.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Stereotypical Corporate Atmosphere

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    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst

    I have been working at Solo Cup full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensated fairly
    Low Stress Job
    Most Employees are Friendly
    Solid Benefits

    Cons

    Outside trying to get a raise, nothing is done to motivate employees.
    Upper management is never seen
    Poor communication between departments
    Lots of employees that don't carry their weight
    Boring

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand your employees and their jobs better. I have never been asked for any input about anything by anyone outside of my immediate supervisor. How do you know how well my supervisor is doing if his/her employees are never asked about his/her performance?

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Excellent Company now Mediocre

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    Current Employee - White-Collar Professional in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Employee - White-Collar Professional in Lake Forest, IL

    I have been working at Solo Cup full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, affordable benefits, excellent location easily reachable via interstate or train, tried to keep as many people on as possible during the economic meltdown, 10 paid holidays per year, 38.5 hour work week but paid for 40.

    Cons

    Front-line management. No praise when you do a good job, but when you make a mistake, there is hell to pay. Micromanagement, no chance to think on your own. The place is awash in favoritism. If you don't go to lunch or out for cocktails with the "right" people, you will not get ahead, no matter how smart you are or how many academic degrees you have.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower employess to make operational decisions on a day-to-day basis to run the business, cut back on managers. Promote the people who are truly the most talented, not the ones who are your Facebook friends.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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