I have been working at Lone Star Coffee as a contractor
- None that I can think of.
- Really shady and off-putting manner of dealing with people. They place large emphasis on their customers but turn around and treat their employees with little respect.
I was told originally in my interview that they were looking for someone full-time and that would be in it for the long haul. The way the hiring manager keep repeating himself regarding having someone commit to the company before work had even begun, raised a huge red flag with me. So I expected there was a VALID reason why everyone they hired ended up quitting within the month. Sure enough, I witness a myriad of reasons as to why LSC cannot keep drivers long-term.
They require that you check in every time you get to a stop, and every time you leave one.
They're constant problems with orders: either they're missing items, or they load the truck with the wrong items.
They will take an hour off your workday even if you do not take a break.
Their uniforms are ugly and in poor taste.
Overall, I'll have to echo the negative sentiment found here and possibly elsewhere. These people really do act shady. I felt like an outsider when I started, with the supervisor and owner completely disregarding my presence even when I attempted to engage with them verbally. This stands in stark contrast to ACTUAL PROFESSIONALS that I've dealt with in the past.
Not only that, but originally I was hired to make deliveries. So It was a surprise when they started asking me to do warehouse work (I HATE warehouse work) after the warehouse worker quit. I also do not get full-time work, as they keep notifying me when to come and when not to come.
This company has been the worst, most disorganized company I've ever worked for. I have only become more disgruntled with time.
As soon as I get another job offer, I'm leaving this place. I cannot work for a company I absolutely do not respect.
Advice to Management
Stop taking yourself so seriously. Your company is a joke. You come off as nothing more than a team of self-important clowns, stuck in their own world. Good luck with that.
I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Lone Star Coffee (Houston, TX) in September 2016.
I was interviewed at a table about 20 feet in the warehouse with workers present. I was asked what kind of experience I had in warehouse or driving a box truck. Also what pay was I seeking. No specific questions other than that were asked. More of a summary or sales pitch of their company. Interviewer complained about current employees work ethics while workers were near by and made job seem harder then it was.
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