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Dole Food Reviews

Updated September 9, 2018
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A great company to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Manager in Watsonville, CA
    Current Employee - Accounting Manager in Watsonville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great organization with wonderful people in a positive work environment.

    Cons

    No cons however business decision to close our Watsonville office will unfortunately soon eliminate my position.

    Advice to Management

    People are your greatest assets.


  2. "Flexible company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dole Food full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Company, Good Pay and Benefits

    Cons

    Old School Sales Department, Lack of Opportunity for Advancement

    Advice to Management

    Owner needs to start investing in the company

  3. "Sanitation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atwater, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atwater, CA

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

    Pros

    I'm currently working at Dole through full steam.

    Cons

    I happy working at Dole

    Advice to Management

    I'm a hard worker and enjoys working at dole for santitation.


  4. "Dole Food"

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

    I have been working at Dole Food full-time

    Pros

    Great cafeteria food available for fair price.

    Cons

    Communication to employee is limited and impact is great.


  5. "Toxic"

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

    I worked at Dole Food full-time

    Pros

    Healthy food in cafeteria
    Good location, commute against traffic

    Cons

    Sr management out of touch with real world. No ethics. Got to watch your back all the time. Waste of energy.


  6. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Driver in Plant City, FL
    Current Employee - Driver in Plant City, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are great the days off are very flexible the equipment is always kept in good condition and new

    Cons

    Seasonal work sometimes there isn’t a lot of work during the summer months and they won’t let us find others loads to run

    Advice to Management

    Upper management needs to keep work all year


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Working at Dole"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dole Food full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy work environment
    Independent work flow

    Cons

    Growth takes time
    Salary and promotion is stagnant

  8. "Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Great people, great benefit, excellent mgt. Very profitable.

    Cons

    I have not seen any negative. This is an awesome place to be and continue work hard and enjoy.

    Advice to Management

    No advice at this point. This is a very successful company and listed all over on the exchange


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Poor management caused business failure"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in Watsonville, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative in Watsonville, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers that should be valued

    Cons

    Poor management
    Toxic misguided leadership or no leadership

    Advice to Management

    Dole should hire managers that can lead by example and create a positive working environment for employees to perform at their best capacity.


  10. "Warehouse / Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dole Food full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, OK Pay, 401k

    Cons

    Upper management doesn't have a clue how to run a department. Does not care about personal issues an employee has.

    Advice to Management

    Care more about your employees well being


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