Goodyear Reviews

Updated August 3, 2015
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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Pros
  • Good pay and benefits along with seemingly unlimited overtime if wanted (in 19 reviews)

  • Good pay and benefits grandfathered employees (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance is not a priority to managment (in 11 reviews)

  • Absolutely no work life balance (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Need higher pay for store management

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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Company and has been around a long time

    Cons

    Open Sundays and most holidays

    Advice to Management

    close Sundays and holidays so we also can be with family


  2. Good Opportunities

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

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company offers good opportunities for growth and development.

    Cons

    Sometimes they rotate individuals too quickly where information is not transferred from individuals.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure that the associates have the proper support and that information is transferred between individuals.


  3. Not a bad place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Topeka, KS
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Topeka, KS

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The benefits package and pay were very good when I was there. There was never any question about what was expected, the job requirements are very well defined.

    Cons

    There are very few advancement opportunities and the work is very repetitive.


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  5. Good Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Employee in Corpus Christi, TX
    Former Employee - Employee in Corpus Christi, TX

    I worked at Goodyear

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good job if you are a committed worker. No room for slackers other than middle management.

    Cons

    Middle management began to micro manage unlike previous ones. Had 4 different supervisors.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. Ply Trucker

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Ply Trucker in Lawton, OK
    Former Employee - Ply Trucker in Lawton, OK

    I worked at Goodyear

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

    Pros

    Working in a team environment.physical work ,will keep you in shape that's for sure.Very nice associates,really depends on the area you will be working.

    Cons

    Don't apply if your not used to physical activity,and working swing shifts,hours are 12 and can seem long, you could get used to them,or not.

    Advice to Management

    Remember that you were a new associate at one time,their speed will get better in time,just be a little more patience.


  7. General

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Accountant in Akron, OH

    I have been working at Goodyear (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to move around and up within the company.

    Cons

    Some outsourcing lately and it can be who you know for promotions and transitions.


  8. Pretty chill at times

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not that bad of a place to work unless you don't like to deal with people and their problems

    Cons

    People always asking for free things always complaining never satisfied assuming you can magically bring any car bqck to life for under 100 bucks

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees we put up with alot so that blimp can stay up in the sky over games and events


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    Field Rep

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

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

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

    Pros

    Good management that lets you do your job and is there when you need them. Company car, cell phone, travel, conferences.

    Cons

    New associates only get two weeks of vacation time to start and have to stay for over 4 years to get another week. The also require you to use 3 of those 10 days around Christmas/new years


  10. manager

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    Former Employee - Srong Performer in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - Srong Performer in Columbus, GA

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Closed sundays some locations Great pay

    Cons

    Locations none in middle ga area.

    Advice to Management

    Be on top of store paperwork..sell and dont discount. Keep low profile.


  11. Changing Rapidly

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Akron, OH

    I have been working at Goodyear (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Hiring young professionals Nice corporate headquarters

    Cons

    Not great for long time employees

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget who got you where you are



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