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Boise Cascade Reviews

Updated April 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people, good benefits, job security (in 7 reviews)

  • Offer good benefits, Safe, Clean, Enviroment, training, cross-training, promotes from within, vacation package, open door policy, personally I love it (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Low Pay, long hours to make money (in 4 reviews)

  • They just fluff the title to try and compensate for the low pay, I guess (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Boise Cascade Overview"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boise Cascade full-time

    Pros

    Awesome crews, Great Management, decent pay

    Cons

    insurance is OK not the greatest


  2. "Applications Programmer"

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    Former Employee - IT Applications Programmer in Medford, OR
    Former Employee - IT Applications Programmer in Medford, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and work life balance. Descent salary.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    None

    Boise Cascade Response

    Jun 14, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for investing three years with our company. We strive to be a great place to work, and it's good to hear you enjoyed your time with us and left with a positive feeling. Thank you for taking... More

  3. "Great People"

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

    I have been working at Boise Cascade full-time

    Pros

    - Great people to work with
    - Laid back environment

    Cons

    - Corporate is too controlling
    - Politics are involved
    - Underpay employees


  4. "Shipping Technician"

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    Former Employee - Shipping
    Former Employee - Shipping
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the pay was excellent. i started out at 14.00 hr and after being there 3 years was making 23.14 hr. match you on 401k. lots of freedom in the shipping department, guys inside are watched like a hawk

    Cons

    Management plays favorites and holds grudges. once you top out at level 5 thats it, no where else to move up to. worked with guys who had been there almost 20 years and was making same as me.

    Advice to Management

    they wouldn't listen to it anyways.


  5. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Industrial Engineer in Rock Hill, SC
    Current Employee - Industrial Engineer in Rock Hill, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boise Cascade (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to advance, good management, plenty of work to do, PTO, good benefit options, friendly environment, resources available for help

    Cons

    slow market, average work life balance, too much grunt work, not enough work requiring degree

    Boise Cascade Response

    Jun 14, 2017 – Human Resources

    Thank you for your feedback. It's good to hear we're meeting your expectations with our benefits, environment, advancement opportunities, and management. We have shared your constructive feedback... More


  6. "Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Chester, SC
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Chester, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay and people.

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes mixed messages about expectations

    Advice to Management

    Have better relationships with employees


  7. "Employed me without experience and was willing to train"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company provides uniforms and a truck for service. They are willing to train you. Staff seems friendly and there seems to be plenty of work

    Cons

    I do not have much to say as far as cons. Perhaps the wage is a little lower than desired.

  8. "Inside sale intern"

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

    I worked at Boise Cascade as an intern

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, occasional free lunch, good experience to gain

    Cons

    Find things for interns to do to get full time hours


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Packager in Medford, OR
    Current Employee - Packager in Medford, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boise Cascade full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, Excellent benefits, Paid time off and sick days, Possible yearly bonuses.

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime when busy, short lay-off periods when slow.

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Data Analyst"

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    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Former Freelancer - Anonymous Freelancer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great salaries, open-door policies. Pays for education.

    Cons

    Cubicle City; no privacy, hard to have quiet time, if you work better with quiet.


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