SIRVA Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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Wes Lucas
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Pros
  • A very well work place if you are seeking work-life balance (in 3 reviews)

  • Laid back atmosphere, Very professional and straight forward (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • New middle and upper management posts were introduced from recent expansion but most are newly recruits from a coincidentally similar background (in 3 reviews)

  • The company filed bankruptcy six years ago as the economy tanked and the real estate market took a severe downturn (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Employee Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at SIRVA full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, collaborative environment, a lot of opportunities for career growth, love the people I work with

    Cons

    Can be stressful at times, don't hear from senior leaders much on vision and values

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They clearly care about employees, but more senior level engagement may help bridge the gap and give a boost.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Private company with okay moral with minimal advancement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Wayne, IN

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

    Pros

    You get to wear jeans everyday. Benefits were ok.

    Cons

    No room for growth/advancement and raises were non existent a few years ago.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful

    I've been at Sirva for 6 years.lot of good people but the pay is awful and very few opportunities for advancement.

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    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at SIRVA full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, good vacation time package, decent benefits, love having cafeteria and gym on site.

    Cons

    Terrible pay and very little room for advancement unless you know the right people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase salaries and give at least cost of living raises every year.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. Sirva

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SIRVA

    Pros

    The company is full of great people

    Cons

    The pay is not great

  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Global Operations

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    Current Employee - Global Assignment Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Global Assignment Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at SIRVA full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, mostly young, upbeat and diverse team mates.
    Management strict on work assignments and fair on time off.
    Incentives available with quality work .
    Nice On-Site Gym and Big Park in back.

    Cons

    Initial Company Training can be more personal and gracefully paced.
    Management can ensure regular flow of communication between consultants on same client.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue motivating consultants to share work challenges and successes, learn + try new tools as a group and encourage regular team building events.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. Not bad place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at SIRVA full-time

    Pros

    Lots of Personal Time Off. Work/Life Balance

    Cons

    Nothing that comes to mind

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. A great place to start.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SIRVA full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Generous PTO, casual dress code, a fairly laid back office environment and flexible work schedules.

    Cons

    The benefits are kind of lack luster for the price out of pocket.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall, my experience with Sirva was good for me. I developed professionally and learned very much about the transportation/logistics industry. Ha, I also learned that an office environment is not a great place for me. Managers keep doing what you're doing, but show a little more appreciation for the hard work that so many people put in.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. Good company to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at SIRVA

    Pros

    Most of the time, this company was taking the right direction.

    Cons

    Attention needs to be paid to keeping the right people in the right seats on the bus.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people - treat them with care.

  10. Cool place to work...

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    Former Employee - International Relocation Coordinator in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - International Relocation Coordinator in Fort Wayne, IN

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

    Pros

    People are cool & it's a laid back environment. Bosses were cool & nobody stood over your shoulder all the time

    Cons

    Cafeteria is overpriced & really needs to quite pretending their burgers compare to McDonalds.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better & give more bonuses to your staff instead of keeping it all for yourself. Less "certificates" for your walls...& more $$$.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Good company to work.

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    Former Contractor - QA Analyst in Cleveland, OH
    Former Contractor - QA Analyst in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at SIRVA as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Very Nice company. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good job keep it up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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