Shaw Industries Reviews

Updated October 30, 2014
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  1. Co-op

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Engineering Co-Op in Cartersville, GA
    Former Intern - Engineering Co-Op in Cartersville, GA

    I worked at Shaw Industries as an intern (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Plant 15 in Cartesville is very young and upbeat. I really enjoyed all of the people and my boss and upper management were great. If you can prove yourself then they will give you a lot of opportunities with cool projects.

    Cons

    If you get stuck co-oping anywhere except Plant 15 (i.e. Dalton plants) then most of the work they give you is remedial, lots of filing and stuff. The plant I worked in was a very hands on loud and dirty job. I didn't mind but you might.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure all managers that have a co-op are giving the co-op at least one relevant project per term.

  2. Working for three years with yourain departments of tweetin,creeler and gessen or sussan. Also as utility and packer.

    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lever I Rework in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Lever I Rework in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    woul have goods benefitis,good pay and all i'm five minutes ftom may home to work and would have have time to ge n reasonable, workwhile me my presents some inconvenience in tranportation

    Cons

    I usually never disficul always work on me stand ouside the laws of the company I do not like to discuss that brings many consecuensias, I try do my job

    Advice to Management

    I always alert to any keep things that can improve my work and performance of my companion and the company in general on all safety and the good work performe

  3. Helpful (1)

    Experience was good, but felt job scared

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Lead Customer Service in Cartersville, GA
    Former Employee - Lead Customer Service in Cartersville, GA

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Office environment, work is not hard, friendly environment,

    Cons

    Being watched and monitored on every aspect of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Reward more for all the good employees achieve. Try not to magnify errors. The company values were good.

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  5. Great Pay, Bad management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Pros of working here is one week of vacation first year, two weeks the second - fourth year and then 3 weeks 5th year. Pay is unbeatable for entry level around the area.

    Cons

    Management pretends to care about what you need, but they do nothing to help you. They have no idea how to do any job, so don't expect to get anything out of them.

    Advice to Management

    Show your employees you care, and not by cooking popcorn and handing out a couple drinks...

  6. Helpful (2)

    Keep on using me...until you use me up.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SCG Contract Specialist in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - SCG Contract Specialist in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Busy, steady, get breaks(long enough to only go to the toilet). HR dept (very, very rude, non-confidential, promote their friends, makeup phony cases to prevent promotions). Promote(people who are trashy, wear clothes with breasts revealing & TMs complain don't handle their work).

    Cons

    Pay is lousy, lousy, lousy. Not a living wage. Can't afford medical copays. No advancement unless friends with management. Workload extensive for time to complete; thus errors and then you're dinged. . Most mgrs unbelievably dumb, few with college degrees; no promoting those with degrees then. Solicit PI/PA requests then do not implement or steal your ideas & give you no credit. 2 10 min. breaks a day - leaves you time to go to the toilet and that's it.

    Advice to Management

    Hire mgrs with a brain instead of those who think talking in circles is intelligent. Too many layers of management. Hire people who have a sense of urgency - most product doesn't get out the door because the work ethic is too Southern - too SLOW.

  7. Helpful (1)

    Decent pay, Robot Life

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Paid weekly, decent benefits, flexible with workers who go to college

    Cons

    repetitive job tasks. Very robotic

    Advice to Management

    Stop asking as if your job is tough. What's tough is taking 200 calls a day from people who are rude.

  8. Good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Cartersville, GA
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Cartersville, GA

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fair pay for fair work

    Cons

    Sometime the senior management team can be over bearing.

  9. They treat employees great.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Maintenance in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The market for carpet is doing good.

    Cons

    The way they pay you for vacations.

  10. Oh the frustration that results from misplaced management.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Level in Cartersville, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Level in Cartersville, GA

    I have been working at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The security that comes from working for a company backed by Warren Buffet is nice. The only thing that beats that is a salary hourly position-yes paid OT. The Brand teams are smart and are utilizing the expertise of some talented and smart agencies. Great benefits. Lots of sincerely good people.

    Cons

    Misplaced Management. Too many unqualified people in leadership positions. Lack of process and follow through. Reactionary. (Departmentally specific)

    Advice to Management

    Survey departments/divisions (not just a multiple choice survey). You are missing vital feedback.

  11. Helpful (1)

    Worked for them before and would work there again

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cartersville, GA

    I worked at Shaw Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive pay for area. Good managers. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Like any real world corporation they need you for the hours you are hired. If you are late or out so many times they will write you up, but that was no a problem for me. The biggest down side was no sick time. If you/child are sick you had to use vacation days or accrue an occurrence (point)

    Advice to Management

    People genuinely get sick. Sick days would be a big plus. And training new managers without promoting the trainers into management position gets discouraging. College degrees are not the Holy Grail

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