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C.H. Robinson Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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C.H. Robinson Chairman & CEO John P. Wiehoff
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Pros
  • Great work life balance, which is difficult to achieve in IT (in 41 reviews)

  • Fast-paced & constantly changing environment (in 83 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance could be better (in 87 reviews)

  • Long hours - Not a ton of work/life balance (in 90 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Awesome job!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great leadership. Amazing opportunities! Challenging but enjoyable work.

    Cons

    I truly can't think of anything negative to say here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. You truly invest in your employees and provide a great employee experience. Thank you!


  2. "CHR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monterey, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Monterey, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Long standing stable company. Excellent core values.

    Cons

    Pay is not based on location which is difficult when you live in an expensive area.

    Advice to Management

    More competitive salaries should be addressed based on the workload expectations

  3. "Not a bad place to work and have a career"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Busy ,challenging and it forces you to think come up with solutions that balance profit and customer service .
    Decent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Upper management instead of coming up with efficient solutions and make things easy keep adding reports which overload employees with a lot more that they can handle .
    On top the system is inefficient ,slow and not user friendly while reporting is really bad .

    Advice to Management

    Think everything through before implementing changes.


  4. "Good Company, Frustrating Industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time

    Pros

    Good company with probably the best resources in the industry

    Cons

    May be the most frustrating and stressful job for the pay

    Advice to Management

    Do not micro-manage. Activity is not the same as productivity. Loosen the reigns and trust your people to make good decisions. Create a positive environment and you WILL GROW


  5. "Account Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work atomosphere. Relaxed place. Great Management. Great work life balance. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Stressful at times. Not enough accountability, employees and customers.

    Advice to Management

    Hold employees and customers accountable for their actions.


  6. "Review"

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

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment for building career

    Cons

    Long hours. Baca hard to take


  7. "Account coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at C.H. Robinson full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No bad to get foot in door for logistics

    Cons

    not enough pay, management should listen more

  8. "Buyer"

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

    I worked at C.H. Robinson (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fun young company, great benefits

    Cons

    Grind of dealing with truckers


  9. "Transformation"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at C.H. Robinson full-time

    Pros

    You get to work with a large diverse group of organizations and immerse yourself into their supply chains. It gives you a very good understanding of the domestic market and how supply/demand impacts rate structures and operations.

    Cons

    Company is currently transforming its overall structure and roles, Compensation changes frequently. Sales objectives are unrealistic. Very stressful environment, team growth objectives are inconsistent and unrealistic.

    Advice to Management

    Stop talking out of both sides of you mouths.


  10. "Career Path"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance and community involvement.

    Cons

    Very flat organization with an incestuous leader structure. No real career path.


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