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"Great experience - highly recommended"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Crew Support in Saint George, UT
Former Employee - Crew Support in Saint George, UT
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at SkyWest Airlines full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Worked in the St. George office 2005-2007. Management was open, honest, and available. Benefits were tremendous, and helped make up for lower salary. Lots of great people working here that really give a lot to the company.

Cons

There were quite a few 'cliques.' People tended to bring their personal dramas to work frequently to share with everyone - it's the hazard of a cube farm. Salary was on the lower side for the skills applied to most positions. Using your flight benefits requires serious planning and backup strategy.

Advice to Management

Keep those doors open. You have a tremendous group of employees. Try and encourage 'hat-hanging.' Hold on to employees that consistently meet and exceed goals by offering a salary instead of hourly wage.

Other Employee Reviews for SkyWest Airlines

  1. "Pay is terrible, and you get treated horrible if your injured on the job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel benefits
    Schedule flexibility after reserve status

    Cons

    Reserve status
    Getting injured on the job

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees


  2. "Great work atmosphere with some substantial caveats"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in San Francisco, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at SkyWest Airlines full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The workplace and the company as a whole had a great family atmosphere, everyone working together to get the work done and the customers on their ways in the face of regular, uncontrollable irregularities. Non-monetary perks such as the flight benefits were a major plus, as were other substantial travel discounts. Open lines of communication between employees and all levels of management helped maintain the family atmosphere even as the company grew substantially. There were some opportunities to take on additional responsibilities.

    Cons

    The pay was quite poor and shift scheduling had the tendency to be chaotic. There were substantial shortcomings in employee development and career planning. While there were opportunities to take on additional responsibilities, they never came with a raise and rarely provided an advancement path. Standard benefits like health insurance, 401k match, etc. were average to sub-par, and degraded over time. In certain situations employee-employer expectations were misaligned and it took months for the company to clarify, leaving affected employees in a last-minute lurch. With these positions essentially subcontracted work for cost-conscious major airlines, job stability is anything but guaranteed.

    Advice to Management

    Identify and develop high performers and provide them opportunities for advancement in ways that suit their skills and interests.

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