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"Technology department is extremely unorganized"

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Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Dallas, TX
Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Dallas, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Southwest Airlines as a contractor

Pros

It sounds impressive
Listed as one of the top companies in Dallas
Met a few nice people

Cons

Technology is unorganized, does not share vision except with "the chosen few"
Lets professional services companies run the show without concern or regard for their own employees
Very strict with telecommuting policy and hours in office each day and each week
No regard to work-life balance
Does not assume employees are adults and can be treated as such
Leaders are not trustworthy

Other Employee Reviews for Southwest Airlines

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Fabulous Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Southwest Airlines full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A caring, fun place to work. Genuinely people-centric, great benefits, and a profitable business with exciting plans for the future.

    Cons

    At the senior levels, trajectory is tough as there is not much movement (strong retention, which is great, but makes career progression more difficult.


  2. "Great company for people with families not so great for talent retention"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internal Auditor II in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Internal Auditor II in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible and and offers a great work/life balance program
    Very rich in company culture and family feel
    Employees are some of the greatest people you will ever meet
    Great benefits* low insurance costs

    Cons

    Salaries aren't as competitive due to flight benefits
    Flight benefits aren't worth lower compensation because they are standby and flight loads are always full.
    Very hard to progress into roles that are management and above
    Working on diversity issues but there are not many minorities in Management.
    Does not support affinity groups to retain or recruit diverse talent
    Politics seems to play too much of a role in career progression
    Too much emphasis on culture
    75% unionized

    Advice to Management

    Diversify Management and executive leadership, increase salaries for non-contract employees, develop more talent retention programs,

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