Seaboard Marine Reviews

Updated March 22, 2015
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  1. Stable company with no to small growth opportunities. No over time, hourly pay has many demands taking $$ from paycheck.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Seaboard Marine

    Pros

    Stability, small end of the year bonus

    Cons

    Very small growth opportunities, very controlled atmosphere, discount in time and money if you clock in a minute late or need to leave early for doc appointment etc

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. Excellent company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great benefits

    Cons

    none so far in my first year

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. HR

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine

    Pros

    Good benefits, compensation, driving commute

    Cons

    Poor direct management , especially upper HR level management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    Funny...two good reviews by a current employee, and both for 8 years?

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Seaboard Marine

    Pros

    None. Hasn't been a good working environment for the last 3-4 years.

    Cons

    Toxic from the time you pull in till you clock out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I smell a rat. Or, someone ordered to fix the situation of bad reviews by former employees. Anyone else smelling what I am?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Don't waste your talent nor your time with this company.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Benefits from day one. Something you don't see in most big companies.

    Cons

    This company is run like a banana republic. Only those who are in the innner circle or family members of management will get good reviews and promotions. Also once management wants you gone, they will make your life a living hell, so that you can uit. Emplooee turnover is incredible; most employees don't last a year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire leaders, not bosses. Hire personel with people skills and your company will be more successul.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Terrible Leadership. Bad Culture.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Seaboard Marine full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and few good long timers. Has lead the shipping industry. Good cargo handling equipment and some facilities.

    Cons

    Small power groups control everything and give few opportunities while creating a seriously toxic working environment for the majority outside the inbred circles. Closed back-door dealings leading to questionable business decisions and practices. Employees for positive change are pushed out of the company. Huge turnover in the last two years...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ship is going down unless you get rid of the power hungry idiots that are destroying the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Very good benefits, great people to work with, but management needs to improve

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

    I worked at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I learned a lot of the transportation industry, especially the impact the company has on our South Florida community. I also learned many essential skills within my department to make it a well-rounded experience. The people within my department, as well as other departments are great to work with. Plenty of work to go around, so you get to interact with people of diverse backgrounds. The company also offers great benefits to attract good people (most of the positions provide benefits upon the first day of hire)!

    Cons

    Some managers within different departments don't know how to lead their employees effectively. Some of them became managers due to their long tenure with the company. Due to this "tenure status", it does not allow for good people to grow within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Evaluate all of your managers to make sure that they can foster its growth for the next thirty years. As a first step, make sure to communicate the company's vision to all of your employees so everyone is on the same page of how this great company can continue its presence within the 21st century.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. A great company to work for...

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medley, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Medley, FL

    I have been working at Seaboard Marine full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excelent benefits, 401K, health & dental insurance. Great deal of camaraderie!

    Cons

    Not enough communication between departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Commercial divisions need to follow same standards.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. I worked at Seaboard Marine full-time

    Pros

    Good company w good benefits

    Cons

    Supervisor for the 807 dept. needs better supervisory skills. When she sets her eye on someone she is definitely out to get them. She harasses people that do not fit in her clan. Definitely is one thing when her boss isn't there and another when her boss is. I hope they take all reviews in consideration.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to reevaluate the supervisory skills their management posses

  11. Neutral

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Team Leader in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Team Leader in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Benefits package is very attractive, not including the salary

    Cons

    Co-workers that has been working for the company for many years, always block advance for the new employees. Not good management attention.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Yes, to one of the vice-president

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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