I worked at Bridgford Foods full-time (More than 3 years)
Since it's a family owned business, everyone there was basically family. The Bridgford family itself cared a lot about their employees. I cannot say the same for upper management though.
Raises were based on a percentage depending on how profitably the company was. However, if you were not making much to begin with, you raise could just be a few cents.
They hired people who did nothing all day and upper management let it slide. Good, honest, hard working employees were let go due to downsizing.
Advice to Management
Raises should be based on performance. Do not lat off good employees to save money.
I applied online. I interviewed at Bridgford Foods (Atlanta, GA) in November 2012.
Very informal. Met in the snack bar of a motel. Interviewer reviewed the open position and I explained my qualifications. I think the interview as an interview went well. Additionally, I think both parties knew it wasn't going to be a good fit. This was due to geographical and salary issues.
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