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"Sadly, inconsistent leadership compromises business success"

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Former Employee - Senior Manager in Bellevue, WA
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Bellevue, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great CEO & CFO
A company with a lot of promise business wise
Pockets of good leaders that work hard
Employees that are generally committed

Cons

Lack of HR support....way too lean and highly conservative. As a business leader, my hands were tied when it came to hiring and firing.

Advice to Management

Need to truly merge/align with Redbox. It is difficult to have employees in Chicago that experience one thing and others in Bellevue who experience something else. Coinstar should be one company.

Reinvent HR. It needs to be a value-added partner to us business leaders, not just policy enforcers.

Other Employee Reviews for Coinstar

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Talking about hypocrisy and backstabbing!"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Manager in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free Food and free DVDs

    Cons

    Way too many to list

    Advice to Management

    Be honest with your employees, don’t just talk about integrity, rather practice and believe in it. Having a bunch of lame and dis-honest manager will ultimately fail you. Promote with in rather than off the street


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Left hand has no idea what the right hand does."

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    Former Contractor - Field Technician in San Antonio, TX
    Former Contractor - Field Technician in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coinstar as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Decent benefits
    Company Car
    All in all its just a regular job, nothing so spectacular to speak of that it needs to be said here. About the most exciting thing is a Company car... OH and a 4G LTE smart phone :)

    Cons

    Management has no idea what is going on half the time, and they are quick to blame you for every bad decision they make. 0% supervision until it comes time for numbers and reports at the end of the month.

    Advice to Management

    Stop hiring at the top and concentrate on hiring and developing quality workers.

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