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It has been a paycheck, but losing benefits, pension, etc. for 14 years is unacceptable.

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Current Employee - Maintenance in Charleroi, PA
Current Employee - Maintenance in Charleroi, PA

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

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Stable durable goods product
Stable company
Benefits and vacation time

Cons

Antiquated management philosophy
Safety not taken seriously enough
Proper tools and supplies not provided
"Bullying" by management employed as motivation to union employees
Low morale amongst union workforce.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    My time with WKI was lacking due to upper management.

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    Former Contractor - Brand Marketing in West Chicago, IL
    Former Contractor - Brand Marketing in West Chicago, IL

    I worked at World Kitchen as a contractor (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Was given a chance to work with mulitple teams, cross channel, that offered cretive thoughts around buisness.

    Cons

    There is not a marketing deparment in place with a strong point of view or a view that is not based in an "80's" mind set.

    Advice to Management

    Allow all members of upper team to have buy in on drivers and direction. Do not allow smaller, inner office issues to detract from the goal set for company.


  2. They have always had my back

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Pleasant Prairie, WI
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Pleasant Prairie, WI

    I have been working at World Kitchen part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    I was out of work a couple different times for personal problems and they always left their door open for me to come back. It is a great company to work for and I feel like it is a tight knit group.

    Cons

    Sometimes they expect way to much out of for the pay that you receive. They focus so much on customer service that I dont think should be a main concern seeing that your selling plates and bowls not wedding rings and cars.

    Advice to Management

    Try not to do favoritism or group up with employees making "clicks" Cutting someones hours to get them to quit is wrong.


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