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Agility Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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Agility Chairman and Managing Director Tarek Abdul Aziz Sultan Al-Essa
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Pros
  • Excellent work Environment; Free hand to deliver (in 9 reviews)

  • Good work life balance but it depends on team you are working with (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is disturbed , working locations are too far from the living area (in 3 reviews)

  • Less salary, Bad working culture (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Agility part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great co-workers, friendly customers, great work environment

    Cons

    Not too many hours, no weekend work hours

    Advice to Management

    Youre doing great!


  2. "Corp"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Finance in Irvine, CA
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some great people to work with! Best company atmosphere and friendliness....but sadly a great deal of those people still losing theirs jobs.

    Cons

    Foreigners have taken over management and have outsourced a majority of the workforce, while bumping up their bonuses. Due to cuts no advancement.

  3. "Forklift operator"

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    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Riverside, CA
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Riverside, CA

    Pros

    you learn new things that you didn't your last job. That prepares me for my next job.

    Cons

    It gets slow from time to time which sends you job hunting, it not stable enough for me.

    Advice to Management

    No thank you


  4. "No growth"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can start up young here learn as much as you can then take your skills to another company.

    Cons

    No raises, poor management, employer does not care about employees. Lay offs, work is just spread out, lack of support for employees.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your hard working employees.


  5. "Engaging and Diverse"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Diversity
    Culturally sensitive
    Fast paced environment
    Entrepreneurship spirit
    Global

    Cons

    US branches far apart - more challenging to build enriching relationships

    Advice to Management

    More updates on state of business


  6. "A Good start in this industry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Agility (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Workers are highly knowledgable
    Offices all around the world, all connected through a same internal os.
    Great company to start in this industry and to learn the business.

    Cons

    Old school on pretty much everything, open to changes but no open to change.
    Highly stressful work environment, which shouldn't be like that.
    A lot of of good IT tools, not fully used or not promoted at their potential by management team.
    Management Team pushing employees down instead of up.

    Advice to Management

    Work with our Team not against them, lessen to them too. Employees often are the future of a company, helping them to grown, you will grown too.


  7. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good people working there in lower positions

    Cons

    bad management that still did not changed

    Advice to Management

    you care for people, they will work better for you

  8. "It could have been better! Great people are gone..."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Agility full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly office environment, great learning experience for freshers if you want to get into the logistics industry.

    Cons

    No work life balance, terrible management, no company structures at all. Company politics is no joke. Most of good leaders are gone.


  9. "VP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Agility full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial environment
    Growing Fast
    Good Strategic Focus on Core Lanes & Solutions

    Cons

    Burning hours
    Competing Silos (Ops vs Sales)
    Acquisition target in the industry

    Advice to Management

    Improve talent retention


  10. Helpful (2)

    "STEER CLEAR!"

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    Current Employee - Worker in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Worker in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    No visible scars and there are plenty of therapists in NYC

    Cons

    Seriously maligned values. No respect for employees. Treated like animals. Attractive initially but a dangerous cult inside.

    Advice to Management

    See deep psychotherapy


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