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  1. "ask questions"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Austell, GA
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Austell, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great benefits the pay is very reasonable when permenant

    Cons

    miscommunication with from the top of the leadership to employees

    Advice to Management

    please communicate with your employees


  2. "Production Scheduler / Admin Clerk"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Scheduler in Taylors, SC
    Current Employee - Production Scheduler in Taylors, SC
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Close to home. Good pay

    Cons

    Current local management. Don't know all their people

    Advice to Management

    Know all your employee s' abilities


  3. "Finishing"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finishing Lead in Randleman, NC
    Current Employee - Finishing Lead in Randleman, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caraustar full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great People and Management, everyone look out for each other and if you know what you are doing walking into the door they accept your help.

    Cons

    Older Machinery which puts us at a somewhat disadvantage to our competitors. But we have our niche and work it well.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the moral ethics of the place.


  4. "Good company, bad location"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance in Austell, GA
    Former Employee - Finance in Austell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is doing well financially. Great place with lots of good folks (in HQ).

    Cons

    No complaints other than location in Austell. Depressing location


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Caraustar is a great company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Dalton, GA
    Current Employee - Production Manager in Dalton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Caraustar full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Caraustar has a great Management Team

    Cons

    Bonus program not so great


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Good pay but not many opportunities for advancement."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Augusta, GA
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, easy work, great benefits, co-workers are usually easy to get along with, good opportunities to learn new job skills

    Cons

    Poor management, scarce raises, no recognition for good work, managers are now willing to spend extra money to raise employees ability to work more efficiently

    Advice to Management

    Consider suggestions made by employees to better serve the customer, consider suggestions to speed up production, be more willing to attempt to satisfy employees


  7. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Former Employee - Customer Service
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Caraustar (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice location, good benefits, with annual bonus available.

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Small teams and not a lot of red tape to work through to get things done.

    Cons

    Can't think of any at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "good factory job"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    pay, weekends off, good benefits

    Cons

    customers are going with cheaper products less quality

    Advice to Management

    lower your prices get your customers back, offer rock bottom discount on 1 year of 5 year contracts


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