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"JB Hunt is ..."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Chicago, IL
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Learn a lot regarding management skills and how to deal with different personalities.
- The starting salary is pretty good, possible structure for bonuses differ per account.
- More of a great learning experience.
- JB has different segments within the company: ICS, DCS, Intermodal, Van

Cons

- Very long hours which are not fair across the board. Some people work 7, some 12 a day and we all make the same salary.
- Not many opportunities for advancement unless you want to move out of the Chicago area.
- You plateau fast. 1 promotion within 6-9 months of being there, and then become stagnant.
- Lack of communication of where you stand.

Advice to Management

-Don't be afraid to tell the management team what a great job they're doing. Sometimes people feel like there hard work goes unrecognized.
-Be less secretive regarding promotions / growth. Let it be competitive, let people know what's out there and let them work for it.
-Customize salary in correlation to work ethic / account specific

Other Employee Reviews for J.B. Hunt

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A good place to work and a proud history of entrepreneurialism"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Lead in Lowell, AR
    Current Employee - Operations Lead in Lowell, AR
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative culture with a lot of room to move around

    Cons

    Hard to integrate silos of segments and we may be hanging on to legacy business too long

    Advice to Management

    Get out of your offices more and let the people see you and know what you are thinking about


  2. "You get what you deserve"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, AR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lowell, AR
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Opportunity for those that are motivated
    Relaxed atmosphere for most departments
    Excellent Benefits
    Right off the highway, easy to get to

    Cons

    Long Hours for salaried people
    Occassional Overtime occurs for some people
    Non competitive rates in the area
    Not located in a major city

    Advice to Management

    I think you are starting to approach the issues to correct them. You give your employees/managers a lot of latitude, however, I think a large portion of the marketing group needs additional training.

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