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FedEx Pittsburgh Reviews

Updated April 4, 2017
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  • Targets / too much of pressure / no work life balance (in 48 reviews)

  • Long hours for some others not working 40 hours (in 81 reviews)

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  1. "Never Doubt Mr. Smith"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technology Analyst in Coraopolis, PA
    Former Employee - Technology Analyst in Coraopolis, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Dynamic Legendary Leader and Founder
    Fascinating Company
    Really takes care of FedEx Employees
    Absolutely Superior Products and Service
    Best Customer Service in the Industry
    A leader and company that just can't fail.

    Cons

    Tend to be lenient on under performers
    Outsourcing and offshoring
    Some establishment, good ole boys clubs, and deadwood
    Some bad managers

    Advice to Management

    Look for the loyal and dedicate and make sure they are getting their right rewards and recognition over managers.


  2. "Strategic Pricing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Corporate culture and friendly employees

    Cons

    Work load at times is a bit extreme

    Advice to Management

    Review employee survey results with employees.


  3. "Worldwide Account Manager, FedEx Services"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Worldwide Account Manager, FedEx Services in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Worldwide Account Manager, FedEx Services in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FedEx full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People-Service-Profit philosophy
    extensive training
    great teamwork
    global size and scope and in turn, opportunities
    very innovative company

    Cons

    Prefer to skip this section as far as cons


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  5. "Sales"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FedEx full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, wonderful leadership teams, work- life balance, great compensation ( salary, health benefits, pension, 401k etc ) and the company lives by the people service profit philosophy in all aspects.

    Cons

    Relocation is a must for advancement more often than not.


  6. "Dock Worker"

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    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Gibsonia, PA
    Current Employee - Dock Worker in Gibsonia, PA

    Pros

    I enjoy working here, lot of good people.

    Cons

    Some people do not work and therefor others have to pick up the slack

    Advice to Management

    I got None


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Not great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Pricing Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people who would help you rather than pulling your leg.
    Manager won't ask you why you need a leave
    Good for introvert people as employees are mostly busy in their work so very less social life

    Cons

    Less salary
    Only work and no fun
    No eagerness to appreciate employees for good work
    No casual conversations
    No teem lunches and activities


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, great culture, but a slow-moving giant!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Auditor in Moon Township, PA
    Current Employee - Auditor in Moon Township, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FedEx full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Positive Culture. Flexible Management. Cafeteria/Gym in Building. Pension. Free Parking. Lots of Opppourtinity.

    Cons

    Lack of Resources. Lack of Young Talent. Too Structured of a Pay/Promotion Scale. Lack of Work From Home Options / Flexibility. No Free Coffee. Tenured Employees / Political Enviroment.

    Advice to Management

    Update to compete in a modern work environment! Talented employees want more options and flexibility! Streamline to get things done quicker and more effectively!


  9. "Operations manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Operations Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Part Time Operations Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FedEx (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    There are Language barriers and temperatures


  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Developer/Lead in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Developer/Lead in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at FedEx (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment, culture,work life balance

    Cons

    Slow in adopting modern approaches, more dynamics and politics


  11. "sales"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Account Manager in Coraopolis, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Account Manager in Coraopolis, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, excellent PTO, benefits, 401, great network with a name everyone knows and trusts which is a huge help when trying to sell a brand.

    Cons

    Long hours, sales can be tiring at times in addition to a drain when you hear no no no no all day long but thats sales for you. Extremly high turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the people who want to stay, do whatever is possible to help make them successful Work on removing the extremly high turnover


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