Pilot Flying J

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Pilot Flying J Reviews

Updated August 14, 2014
Updated August 14, 2014
212 Reviews

2.6
212 Reviews
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Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam
Jimmy Haslam
60 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Get to talk to people all day, fast paced at times, good first job (in 14 reviews)

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


Cons
  • Upper management expects a-grade work for f-grade pay (in 13 reviews)

  • long hours, unappreciative upper management, penny pinching to the max (in 8 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Eye opening

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service Leader 3  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Guest Service Leader 3 in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    Insurance, good Co workers. That's about all the pros for this place.

    Cons

    I have been at pilot for 2 years and was promised a promotion that got handed to a male who had only been there for 6 months at the time I just don't get how this is fair. I work my tail off and have from the beginning to prove my worth and it gets handed to a male because he is male not to mention the fact younger and doesn't even do his job correctly and has been in trouble for hitting on cashiers...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just because we are women, doesn't mean we can't do the job better if not greater than a man... treat your women employees just as equal.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    no work life balance possible here

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

    Pros

    Salary, bonuses, and profit sharing are good

    Cons

    you get vacation time but you can't take it because there is no management to cover you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Low paid shift managers do not care about the business and you can't run a 24 hour business with a general manager and a bunch of shift managers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Awesome

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

    Pros

    Hardworking, down to earth culture.

    Cons

    Some people don't want to succeed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to focus on delivering a great guest experience.

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

    hard work lots of hours

    Current Employee - GSL Manager
    Current Employee - GSL Manager

    Pros

    The people you work with. Most of the customers, Nice to be paid weekly. Time flies by.

    Cons

    lots of hours, payroll hours cut, you salary managers fill in. results in long lines for customers. standing for 10 plus hours a day

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    upper management you need to balance labor better. Blue cube does not include time to get rush ready!!!!!!!!

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Outstanding company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - TCGM  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - TCGM in Dallas, TX

    Pros

    They actually care about the associates who work for them.

    Cons

    The stores are busy and could use more cashier labor to help take better care of our drivers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need more labor in the stores.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company wrong store

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

    Pros

    Fast and friendly clean at times

    Cons

    lack of discipline and control of team members actions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    take control of your team members

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    System Anylast

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    perks, training, travel, work-life balance

    Cons

    I didn't have any cons.

  9.  

    Great

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

    Pros

    Working a steady schedule. More time to spend with the family.

    Cons

    Don't trust the employees. They lie to get what they want. Corporate will not believe you. Only them

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't always believe what you hear.

    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Great Place...You get out what you put in.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist  in  Lake Station, IN
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Specialist in Lake Station, IN

    Pros

    -Promote from within
    -Give good raises
    -Bonuses are great
    -Care about employees
    -Great team to work with

    Cons

    -Very fast paced
    -High demanding
    -Only get a half hour not paid lunch
    -Open 24/7/365

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NONE

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Enjoyed my time there, but didn't want to move to Knoxville TN

    Former Employee - Accountant  in  Ogden, UT
    Former Employee - Accountant in Ogden, UT

    Pros

    Liked the people that I worked with.

    Cons

    Bankruptcy of Flying J limited future opportunities

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