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Dole Packaged Foods Reviews

Updated November 20, 2018
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  1. "Great Environemnt"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Dole Packaged Foods part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team effort. People go above and beyond to help each other.

    Cons

    Too many temp or part-time employees.


  2. "Learn and grow"

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

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn if you are a new graduate.

    Cons

    Low pay and limited promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Adjust salary compensation to match industry pay.

  3. "A positive, secure place to be"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dole Packaged Foods (More than a year)

    Pros

    For how large the company is, Dole does a great job at creating a positive company culture. It is clear they care about the well being of their employees. Communication between departments was smooth and the overall work environment is collaborative.

    Cons

    Depending on how you would like to grow in your career, you may find some limitations down the road.


  4. "Great Fruit Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Dole Packaged Foods full-time

    Pros

    Great company; great people; great team work

    Cons

    There is no cons at Dole.

    Advice to Management

    More Innovation


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Nice people. Not a lot of growth potential."

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    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dole Packaged Foods (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pineapple! Fun to work for such an iconic company.

    Cons

    Lower pay. Hard to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    consider reorganization of marketing department to remove silos and increase efficiency.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Maintenance Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Atwater, CA
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Atwater, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Dole Packaged Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits (If you live in Stanislaus County) and qualify for the Kaiser Plan, very decent salary, great place to learn new skills.

    Cons

    Favoritism, Sneaky Management, Worthless HR Department (Two or three great representatives) but Director is not for the people and can be two faced. Companies overall stability is a bit shaky.

    Advice to Management

    Be open with employees and fair across the board! Also show your employees that you actually value them!


  7. "Great place, lack of inter-department communication"

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

    I have been working at Dole Packaged Foods full-time

    Pros

    Employees are cared for, family focus environment. Company enables employees to pursue goals for self betterment

    Cons

    There is little to no communications between departments and others seem quick to either point blame or 'pass the buck'

    Advice to Management

    Encourage accountability so work done is appropriately credited to the worker while make sure the departments have a cohesive workflow instead of working against the others.

  8. "Poor out of date leadership"

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    Former Employee - Management in Atwater, CA
    Former Employee - Management in Atwater, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Dole Packaged Foods (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    some very good long term supervisors and managers

    Cons

    Leadership is out of touch with the people and business.

    Advice to Management

    modernize


  9. "Accounting Manager"

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    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dole Packaged Foods full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The Benefits package is pretty good.

    Cons

    The focus is not on developing employees. The work/life balance is way off.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees.


  10. "VP of IT"

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    Current Employee - Vice President of IT in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Vice President of IT in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Dole Packaged Foods full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good company. Great products. Leading edge technologies

    Cons

    Los Angeles cost of living.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work