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Going down hill

Ramp Supervisor (Current Employee)

ProsGreat pay. Good Vacation and Holiday benefits. Able to work lots of hours (also to get injured while doing so). Promotional opportunities abound even for the small minded. Maybe especially for the small minded.

ConsHorrible management the company is getting worse and worse because Managements' misguided thinking that Excel Spreadsheets should dictate how you treat people

Advice to Senior ManagementDo not run the company based solely off of spreadsheets...

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work till you drop

    Ground Ops (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Free flights (no international) just domestic. Cons: Low starting salary~ flights are full and very tough to fly standby.~ MANDATORY OVERTIME ALWAYS~ Don't think of going home when your shift ends~~… Advice to Senior Management: Hire MORE people~ STOP the mandatory overtime. Get a… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Diversified & fun work environment, must work lots to make a living in this industry

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines

    Pros: Fun, Flexible schedules, Flight & medical benefits are good Cons: Pay in this industry isn't great, but Southwest is the… Advice to Senior Management: Need to take a hard look at how Southwest was build, on it's people not by doing what everyone else did but doing their own… More

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