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J.B. Hunt Reviews

Updated November 17, 2014
Updated November 17, 2014
253 Reviews
3.3
253 Reviews
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J.B. Hunt President, CEO, and Director John N. Roberts III
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great Management Experience, Pay is Decent, Good Benefits (in 8 reviews)

  • Learning experience and good work/life balance (in 7 reviews)


Cons
  • Needs to seriously consider the employees' work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Long hours, they will terminate you in a heartbeat if you are not a safe driver (in 25 reviews)

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  1.  

    Rolling along

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

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt

    Pros

    Great benefits and no tolerance for complacency in the business.

    Cons

    Inconsistencies in what is expected and in discipline.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good experience in Logistics however compensation and career path do not match up with my interests

    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The corporate culture is very friendly and inviting. Fortune 500 gives great exposure to large customers and all aspects of the transportation industry.

    Cons

    Slow to react to internal issues or employee needs. Compensation no better than industry average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put more emphasis on retaining talent and cutting turnover rate. Young workers get the impression that intelligence and hard work isn't valued like it should be.

    Doesn't Recommend
  3.  

    Great Pay & Benefits High Stress, Competition Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Pay, Rate of raises, benefits, great eating & exercise facilities on site.

    Cons

    High Stress, High Competition. Everyone is at each others throats to move up and the pace is so quick that you have to be very careful not to drown. If it isn't something your heart is in it will eat you up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give more PTO. Spread team work evenly. Recognize success and reward.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dedicated truck driver

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Driver in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Driver in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    money, time at home, benefits

    Cons

    having new managers every 3 or 4 months, no constancy there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Stressful but rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fleet Carrier Recruiter in Lowell, AR
    Current Employee - Fleet Carrier Recruiter in Lowell, AR

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good pay good commissions. Helpful management

    Cons

    Disunity in the many areas that work together

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get everyone on the same page

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good company to work for, need to negotiate salary more than what is offered.

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

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good company for job security

    Cons

    Department account heads are constantly micro-managed by senior leaders.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have faith in the account managers to do what they were hired to do

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Dissatisfied

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Consistency, high energy and good company to work for.

    Cons

    ZERO WORK/LIFE BALANCE. Management is horrible. A micro managed work environment with a slave plantation minded Director.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    QUIT

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Horrendous

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Tracy, CA
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Tracy, CA

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation, benefits, somewhat flexible

    Cons

    Improper training when first hired, lack of opportunity for growth, if you don't know the hire-ups, you simply won't succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management needs to get involved with bottom-line employees and avoid covering up for certain people's alcohol intoxication and stop promoting lewd behavior

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Little development and very repetitive tasks.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Lowell, AR

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The culture is very laid back.

    Cons

    Work-life balance leaves a lot to be desired, there is little development of employees, a bit of an unprofessional (blue collar) type of environment.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good company to work for depending on the department/job position.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Lowell, AR
    Former Employee - Manager in Lowell, AR

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The majority of the people I worked with were great. The company encourages the employees to do charity work within the community. Benefits aren't bad.

    Cons

    Salary for certain management positions is pitiful. Hourly pay is fairly competitive though. There's no work/home life balance for management in the department I worked in. Even though the majority of the coworkers are great, there are a couple bad apples in upper management they won't get rid of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a hard look at upper management.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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