U-Haul
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U-Haul Reviews in Houston, TX

Updated Feb 24, 2014
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U-Haul CEO Joe Shoen

Joe Shoen

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Eventful, challenging, rewarding

Rental Clerk (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at U-Haul part-time for more than a year

ProsMeeting new people. Helping people.

ConsCan't always satisfy every customer.

Advice to Senior ManagementAlways have a manager onsite.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Long hours, endless to-do lists

General Manager (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at U-Haul full-time for less than a year

ProsWork your own property, meet a lot of nice people, help relieve moving stress, qualifying for monthly bonus is a plus, apartment and utilities are provided

ConsWorking 12-13 hour days, have to work weekends and holidays, health insurance has high deductible, outside work in extremely hot conditions, endless to-do lists from MCP, getting phone calls from storage customers in the middle of the night, having multiple one way trucks dropped off on property overnight, house keepers that make their own schedule and upper management - when questioned - says they have been with us a long time so we're lenient with their hours/days,

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Area Field Manager (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at U-Haul full-time for more than 8 years

ProsField support was ok. The dealer's within the route for the most part were an extended family, and the company benefits were good.

ConsLocal management constantly pulled you off of what you were doing to address something that could have waited which simply created more work. Long hours for little pay

Advice to Senior ManagementMarkeing Company Presidents have to much freedom to add to the Area Field Manager's or General Manager's work, which is in direct contrast to company policy. Usually at the request of their supervisor or Area District Vice President. The quality of the work done is poor and simply has a trickle down effect to customers, and company employees.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Fun.

Pilot (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at U-Haul

ProsGood schedule and good airplane to fly

ConsPay needs to be upped to industry standards or better.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Okay job, but.

General Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at U-Haul

ProsExcellent benefits for full time employees once you are eligible.
U-haul is nationwide so plenty of opportunities to work for U-haul

ConsLow paying job for the work that is expected.
Lack of formal training for employees.
Management of the company is somewhat old school and stereotypical, there tends to be the idea that females belong in certain rolls within the company and males belong in others.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay people better or lighten the workload some how. Also come up with some type of formal training program for general managers

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