Lorillard

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Lorillard Reviews

Updated October 28, 2014
Updated October 28, 2014
35 Reviews
3.6
35 Reviews
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Lorillard President and CEO Murray S. Kessler
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  1.  

    sales rep

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Fishkill, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Fishkill, NY

    I worked at Lorillard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    benefits, being outside, easy job, laid back environment

    Cons

    no bonus nor commission, industry is in decline

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great benefits but poor management

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lorillard

    Pros

    Benifits, salary, vacation, yearly raise, 8-5 job.

    Cons

    Old school working environment, no work from home, no flexible hours, smoking allowed, suit and tie a must

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax a little on the attire and discourage smoking and be flexible with hours and work from home options.

  3.  

    Competitive and fun

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    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Territory Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, company car, decent pay. Not micro managed, on your own most days. Fast paced and competitive environment. Co workers are helpful.

    Cons

    Company has been sold and will be split between Commonwealth Altadis and RJR. Future is uncertain at best. Tobacco sales are trending down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    CEO sold everyone out.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Lorillard is a great company!

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, company car, flexible schedule, pay is good

    Cons

    Company is being sold, CEO is a sell out! CEO cares nothing for the history of our company. CEO is a crook like all the rest of the Executives shifting stock money around. CEO says great things about the company & employees, if it was so good why do you jump ship?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kick CEO out of office

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lorillard full-time

    Pros

    Company Car, Great Benefits, Great Pay. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who is not afraid of a little hard work. You must have a road warrior heart and be willing to develop relationships with store personnel of all cultures and backgrounds. It's not as much of a sales position than it is a merchandising and inventory position.

    Cons

    There's not a lot of room for advancement in this particular position. You are welcome to apply to other job categories, but there is little room for advancement in sales, that is of course unless your district or regional sales manager retires. Other con .. future of tobacco industry is in question ...

    Recommends
  7.  

    Lorillard has been Sold

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time

    Pros

    Lorillard was a Great Company with Superior benefits and compensation.

    Cons

    Advancement very difficult. However, Lollard has been sold.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Excellent place to work - future uncertain

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Middle Management in Greensboro, NC

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Historically generous salary and benefits. No lay-offs in the past, Lean company that can make decisions quickly when prudent. Not a lot of red tape.

    Cons

    Pending acquisition by RAI and transfer of employees and facilities to Imperial Tobacco. Uncertainty for some employees which company they will work for after acquisition is complete and what salary/benefits will be.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to communicate and consider a retention bonus - very talented and skilled employees are likely to leave due to uncertainty for future salary and benefits.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    good company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time

    Pros

    Excellent benefits(health and vacation), flexible schedule, promote from within.

    Cons

    Very Traditional, need to embrace new technology.

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Scientist at a Tobacco Company

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    Current Employee - Toxicologist in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Toxicologist in Greensboro, NC

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Not flexible in work hours. Leadership is lacking

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Camden, NJ
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Camden, NJ

    I have been working at Lorillard full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company car, Salary, Benefits, Work enviorment

    Cons

    Declining sales job become to much of a routine

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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