Southwest Airlines
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Customer Service Agent (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

ProsIf you love to travel, wear shorts and tennis shoes and have fun while your working??? Then this might be the right company for you?! 17 year employee who met incredible people and traveled All the time!!!

ConsCan be stressful and the airport never closes! May have to work major holidays.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to be from; different culture from days gone by

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Dallas, TX

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Casual dress code, good employee insurance, decent 401K, flexible work schedule, impressive to have on resume, good starter job for college grads.Frontline jobs (flight attendant,… Cons: Low salaries, heavy politics, weak leadership, inconsistent expectations, long hours for Dallas headquarters employees. Continuous downsizing of "weakest links" among workforce, including mandates to prune… Advice to Senior Management: Return to the SWA that the founders started in 1971. Bring… 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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    Fun but tiring experience.

    Aircraft Appearance Tech (Former Employee)
    Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Southwest Airlines full-time for less than a year


    Pros: -Flight benefits of course. :) -Great pay with frequent raises. -Great Health Benefits. -Fun and Exciting Culture. -Lots… Cons: -Bad schedule (worked third shift) and cause you bid by seniority I had pretty bad days off. -Also working on… Advice to Senior Management: Cut the seniority shenanigans. Take care of your high performing employees and allow position promotions to be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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