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Acosta Reviews

Updated August 13, 2018
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  • "Low pay, no raises, no promotions" (in 202 reviews)

  • "Very low pay for a sales job with no commission" (in 75 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Law clerk"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Acosta full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to a variety of work, and laid back congenial office culture that focused on results and not on mindless billing

    Cons

    Some inconsistency with the amount of work available during slower months, and less opportunities to interact directly with clients

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great atmosphere for employees! Focus on integrating associates and law clerks into all aspects of the work.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Positive experience, but the cons really outweigh the pros. You will outgrow Acosta and what they’re offering."

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    Former Employee - Accounting Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Accounting Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acosta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    • Different food trucks every week
    • Acosta associates are overall friendly
    • Well respected company

    Cons

    • Career growth is nonexistent
    • Underpaid for the amount of work expected of you
    • Wages are not competitive whatsoever
    • Company is not doing too well, changes in CEO’s frequently
    • Unhappy coworkers leads to toxic work environment
    • High overturn rate due to low wages
    • Eventually you will become stagnant in your position

    Advice to Management

    Change the environment at Acosta, offer more incentives that make Acosta a desirable place of employment.

  3. "Cust Svc Rep"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Little Rock, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Acosta part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work with people
    interact with various types of people]
    set your own schedule]
    flexible
    easy

    Cons

    not any incentive
    push you to sell
    want their products on shel
    no drive to do a better job
    low pay

    Advice to Management

    incentive pay would help


  4. "Retail"

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    Current Employee - Representative in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Representative in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Acosta part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Creative projects to execute independently

    Cons

    Not enough hours leading to another part time job needed

    Advice to Management

    allow more hours on schedules


  5. "BMA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supervisors are flexible with family obligations

    Cons

    Upper management does not have much involvement with employees and not a lot of opportunity of growth.


  6. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Acosta full-time

    Pros

    Too many Pros to name them all

    Cons

    Too few Cons to list them all.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on retaining and training employees. The compensate them accordingly.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Retail Coverage Merchandiser"

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    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    No Paperwork All Store Calls Loaded on Tablet

    Cons

    No Pay Increases and Low Mileage Reimbursement.
    Unit Managers will follow you around and show while you're working without notice. Extreme MicroManaged. No morale.

  8. "DAM"

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    Former Employee - Distributor Account Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Distributor Account Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Acosta full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Independence of planning and working a plan

    Cons

    Financial stipulations of earnings increase

    Advice to Management

    Focus on employee


  9. "Business Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Minneapolis, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Acosta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    As a BM you drive the business. You truly help your clients.

    Cons

    Senior leadership lack of follow up. Workload is contually growing, so perform will drop unless you work much longer hours.


  10. "RCM"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Acosta part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    No Micro Management, freedom to set own schedule

    Cons

    Driving everywhere, wear and tear on your vehicle

    Advice to Management

    Pay more money


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