There are newer employer reviews for Volvo Group
There are newer employer reviews for Volvo Group

See Most Recent

Helpful (1)

Office Culture IS Extremely Militant Run by all Prior US Marines

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Contractor - IT Consultant in Greensboro, NC
Current Contractor - IT Consultant in Greensboro, NC
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook

I have been working at Volvo Group as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

pros: if you absolutely have to gain some experience in the IT field or just need a paycheck, Volvo User Request Services is a job. Regardless of degree or IT certifications, most of your job will be inventorying outdated computers, stacking them on pallets for disposal and running the daily mail around. i.e. "everyone starts at the bottom"

Cons

You are intentionally set up for failure from the beginning. Your mistakes will be used as opportunities to exercise authority and instill dominance upon you. The real managers never come in. You will be at the mercy of their unqualified lapdog snitches on a daily basis. The office culture is simple male brute pack mentality. If you're a young good-looking girl, you will probably have opportunity. However, if you've been there less than 3 years, you don't really matter. Their carefully practiced songs and dance will make you question yourself. To succeed? Figure out how to do their job better and more efficiently and then let them take the credit for it. Cower in their presence and take responsibility for their failures. Volvo User Request Services motto: "do everything for me while I watch Youtube and gossip all day. Don't complain about it either because I have relations with the boss. His wife doesn't know about so I'm looking for any dirt I can find on you in case you find out. If you do find out or I just don't like you, you WILL be fired. I'm four for four, so far

Advice to Management

come to work and do your own job instead of installing office rats to take pictures and digitally monitor the moves of unknowing employees. This isn't the Marine Corps; employees aren't new recruits. After twenty years, I guess old habits die hard. If you're going to demand that employees never make mistakes maybe YOU should come to the office every once in awhile. You aren't "working" from home and you aren't faithful to your wife either.

Other Employee Reviews for Volvo Group

  1. Senior Officier

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate/Officier in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate/Officier in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    1.Ability to explore different activities in process 2. Easy to compete with people 3. Good Yearly hikes, Perks, Leave policy 4. Very easy to approach top level management

    Cons

    1.Process here are slow and hectic and worst when compared to other BPO 2. Lot of manual work, No proper tools 3.No control points,

    Advice to Management

    Work on controls, Implement good tools


  2. Business controller

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Controller in Wrocław (Poland)
    Current Employee - Business Controller in Wrocław (Poland)
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Atmosphere at work, friendly people, work-life balance, respect to employees

    Cons

    Speed of execution, lack of career opportunities, political decisions, poor management, salary


There are newer employer reviews for Volvo Group
There are newer employer reviews for Volvo Group

See Most Recent

Work at Volvo Group? Share Your Experiences

Volvo Group

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.