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Excellent career opportunity, exposure, challenge at United Airlines

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

I have been working at United Airlines full-time (More than 3 years)

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good ability to try new things (the airline has many divisions so employees can get exposure to whatever type of business interests you) and management is supporting of developing talent; hours are great (corporate standard 8a-5p or 9a-6p); competitive salary; flight benefits; challenging and interesting airline industry; the cross-divisional nature of the work is tremendous -- never stuck in one spot/area without exposure to multiple divisions and/or impacting on-going projects.

Cons

Need to network to build your brand and be recognized within the company (fairly standard); desired opportunities subject to availability; can be cuts depending on economy.

Advice to Management

There are some leaders who are really getting the job done and others who are not -- now that we are sufficiently post-merger would suggest holding those who are not more accountable for results.

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    Great MBA rotational program providing a breadth of experience and exposure across the organization.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MBA Rotational Program in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - MBA Rotational Program in Chicago, IL

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

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, open door culture, amazing benefits.

    Cons

    Not much turnover here - could be hard to get promoted.


  2. The challenge of working in the airline industry is what keeps it interesting.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at United Airlines full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Seeing your company name and industry in the news everyday is exciting, be it good or bad. Working in the Loop is a major plus. Oh ya...the flight benefits are pretty sick too!

    Cons

    Our IT systems are dated and could use step change improvements. The merger has been frustrating at times for our customers.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more accountability to all levels of employment.


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