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Productive and Fun Workplace

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Human Resources in Wilmington, MA
Current Employee - Human Resources in Wilmington, MA

I have been working at UniFirst full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

I have had nothing but positive experiences with this company. This is the first company I've worked for since separating from the military, and the transition has been extremely easy. This organization's values and legacy appreciation are paralleled to that of what I'm used to. One of the first few days with the company was spent with the rest of my department going over core values and the organization's mission statement... it was a perfect fit. The people are great and very helpful in terms of training. I have yet to meet anyone who lacks professionalism and a sense of urgency.

Cons

The only issue I have with my current job is the commute time between UniFirst and my residence.

Advice to Management

I honestly haven't seen anything worth complaining about. Keep investing in your employees!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Low pay, poor working environment, intense labor

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    Current Employee - Laborer in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Laborer in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at UniFirst full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Offers 401k to full time employees

    Cons

    Terrible health insurance, LOW pay, number quota system, hot working condition

    Advice to Management

    Offer fair, living wages and decent pay raises to laborers. Please SWITCH to a better health insurance and get rid of Cigna because they are horrible: does everything to deny claim, make mistakes in their favor, bad customer service. Stop the quota system and pressuring workers to meet high numbers or get fired. Give cash bonuses to labor workers. Improve working environment -- unbearable heat during summer. Build morale and go back to offering company catered lunches for special occasions/holidays. Give everyone Christmas bonuses based on percentage of yearly wage -- would be really appreciated by many workers who earn slightly above minimum wage. Provide free on site massage and occupational therapists for laborers. Happy workers increase profits and loyalty so take a look at why there is such high turnover at Unifirst. CEO, executives and upper management should be mandated to work on the floor along with laborers for at least 3 days for the entire 8 hour shift so that you can experience how labor intensive it is and provide better working environment.

  2. Good company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at UniFirst full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Family culture
    - Good management support
    - Quality products and company reputation

    Cons

    - Low base salary
    - Commission caps at $10K per account
    - National Accounts comes in and steals the show if you give them a lead

    Advice to Management

    Switch up commission structure to be more in the best interest of reps making you the money, instead of in the best interest of the company.

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