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Good pay, Benefits, and Job Security; But not for me

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Former Employee - Intern in Lutherville Timonium, MD
Former Employee - Intern in Lutherville Timonium, MD

I worked at UPS

Pros

They pay well, they almost exclusively promote from within, and they seem to have good benefits. The work is easy if you know what you are doing, and not much is expected of you.

Cons

The culture there was not for me. It seemed like a lot of the people there really didnt know what they were doing, but that was OK there. The technology was about 10 years behind, the work was pretty simple, but there was not much of it. Add that with rampant inefficiency and it becomes incredibly boring. If you prefer excitement and cutting edge tech, this place is not for you.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Your employees seem to be quite content, but people are working to solve problems that were solved 10-20 years ago. Definitely NOT a tech company with trucks, just a truck company with old tech.

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    Brief, cold

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    Former Employee - Driver Helper in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Driver Helper in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at UPS

    Pros

    Great exercise, excellent benefits. You seem to trade off excellent pay for poor hours and vice versa. If you're in the van, invest in a nice pair of boots.

    Cons

    Very cold, boring job for the most part. Poor loaders can make the day drag for a while. Eat heavy in the morning.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're making money hand over fist with eCommerce. Quit giving your drivers 13-hour days everyday. Maybe invest in a few more trucks and drivers.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good student job, but ends their

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA

    I worked at UPS

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, part time employment, variety of customers, independent work environment, great for students, great entry level in logistics world

    Cons

    May very from center to center due to franchise, people can be abrasive, no support durin busy hours, bad for introverts, can be liable for broken product shipped.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more clear and strict about schedule, be more clear about who assigns tasks, don't make excuses on te new guy

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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