Pilot Flying J

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Pilot Flying J Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
268 Reviews
2.6
268 Reviews
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Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Fast paced job, lots of personalities, you'll something new everyday (in 17 reviews)

  • Opportunity for advancement is good and most co-workers are friendly (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • The management skills of the upper management was lacking in different things (in 17 reviews)

  • long hours, unappreciative upper management, penny pinching to the max (in 9 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    I love working here. It is a wonderful place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    Clean, Welcoming,Good Pay, Weekly Pay,

    Cons

    Not enough hours
    Some employees should not be there anymore

  2.  

    Very fast pace environment working with over thenroad drivers an everyday driving customers

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service Leader
    Current Employee - Guest Service Leader

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    Great manager an love my staff never a dull day.

    Cons

    My opinion very under payed for ehat i put up with on a daily basis from staff an customers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Pilot

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    None that i can think of

    Cons

    Cant get a set schedule

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care about employees more

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Crude oil driver

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    Driver driven. No abusive tactics or mis treatment at pfj

    Cons

    Load pay. Favoritism with load pay and crude division seems to follow corporate guidelines.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    needs more honesty and less favortism

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cashier in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Cashier in Indianapolis, IN

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    Leadership is great to work with, promotions come if your a hard worker

    Cons

    Hours can be hit and miss

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get better on the hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company but needs a little more.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J

    Pros

    Great people, both at store level and higher ups. always gives credit where credit is due.

    Cons

    Not enough labor causes a lot of stress and pressure on store personnel. Even with proper regonition it takes too long to be promoted.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    It was an OK experience; nothing to pursue long-term with the current management.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wendy's in Laramie, WY
    Current Employee - Wendy's in Laramie, WY

    I have been working at Pilot Flying J full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    The Wendy's side has a competitive wage and is constant moving, the vast majority of the crew is great to work with and many of the managers are a pleasure to work with.

    Cons

    It can be stressful dealing with truckers and customers. The crew is either great or intolerable. The higher managers will promise you the world, and return very little.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow through, follow through, follow through. This will generate trust from the employees to you and create a better job environment for all.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good company to work for.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent training and good upper management

    Cons

    Lack of respect from TCGM

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    You will work hard and give up family time

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    Former Employee - Co Manager
    Former Employee - Co Manager

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pay is nice, around $35,000 for CoManager, store manager $50 plus. You can run a store if your coming from outside the company. Bonus were nice if Haslam isn't spending them on paying off trucking companies.

    Cons

    Long hours and odd hours too. Skeleton staff and you will end up doing everything and every job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have some better quality of life for workers and management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Higher up staff, excellent training, extremely helpful during training period.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Subway Sandwich Artist in Minot, ND
    Former Employee - Subway Sandwich Artist in Minot, ND

    I worked at Pilot Flying J full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very understanding and helpful, lenient when learning job duties.

    Cons

    Short staffed , constantly having to stay overtime and do work of two shifts.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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