UniFirst

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upper managment has no leadership skills!

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  • Senior Management
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Current Employee - District Service Supervisor in Marion, VA
Current Employee - District Service Supervisor in Marion, VA

I have been working at UniFirst

Pros

good benifits,but management think your benifits are for them! at this location its not what you know its who.

Cons

if your lucky and get a promotiion you will owe the loc. manager FOREVER. I work from 5:30 am to 7:30 pm or mabe 6:30 if your lucky.the manager set in the office mabe 4 hours a day and it kills them.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

learn how to lead or get out of the way.the corp. office would not believe the lack of customer focus

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    NOT GOOD!!!

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Bossier City, LA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Bossier City, LA

    I worked at UniFirst

    Pros

    It is really good base income. They provide a nice car and mobile allowence. Some of the managers are very nice!

    Cons

    They are liars and don't follow procedures. Customers were dissatisfied and the route drivers con people. Upper management is aweful. The factory workers are treated very poorly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not lie to cover your mistakes. Too micro-managed and little direction is given in training. Top management needs work!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Poor Culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant

    I have been working at UniFirst

    Pros

    Great for new sales reps to learn how to sell business to business, good solid work for route drivers, good products, good benefits, good money if at quota

    Cons

    Toxic culture in many locations now (constant fear for job loss), little leadership across company, almost no diversity in managment, slow to implement anything new, does not value education

    If you are a sales rep it is more important that you do your job their way than reach goal any other way. It is restrictive for those reps who have talent and do not need to rely on antiquated sales tactics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership needs to rethink its direction now. The world is changing and they are doing very little to get ahead in the industrial laundering marketplace. With all upper management being aging white males with the exact same work experience no fresh ideas enter the company. All fresh ideas from the lower ranks in the company are squashed. It is time the leadership of UniFirst took a proactive aproach to encouraging knowledge and innovation from its employees and embracing the change that comes from it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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