G&K Services Reviews

Updated Feb 18, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.5
56%
Recommend to a Friend
73%
Approve of CEO
G&K Services CEO and Chairman of the Board Douglas A. (Doug) Milroy
Douglas A. (Doug) Milroy
314 Ratings
Pros
  • "G&K has a focus on its people and culture that is outstanding(in 38 reviews)

  • "Great Company Support for workers(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "I'm on route so the long hours is almost expected not really a con(in 36 reviews)

  • "Unfortunately G&K is now no longer(in 32 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Solid Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Territory Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company Great people Family atmosphere Focused Great Opportunity Culture Values Upper Management visits often and really seems to care .

    Cons

    None - Put the work in like everyone else has to .

    G&K Services2019-08-31
  2. "It is all about the team"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere with helpful senior training.

    Cons

    Long hours with attention to any and all employee shifts.

    G&K Services2020-02-18
  3. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Operations in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Strong leadership in place at time of sale

    Cons

    Sold to Cintas and company took a turn for the worse

    Continue reading
    G&K Services2020-01-18
  4. "Biased company with no growth opportunity and horrible management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Coordinator in Laurel, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Building work relationships with employees

    Cons

    Management, lack of training and accountability within managers.

    Continue reading
    G&K Services2019-12-18
  5. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Unit Secretary 
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time

    Pros

    The staff was great and everyone worked well together.

    Cons

    Can be very demanding at times.

    G&K Services2019-05-19
  6. "Company was like a family"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Support Analyst in Minnetonka, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Team atmosphere Somewhat casual environment Good communication to the team members Many long-term employees

    Cons

    Advancement opportunities were somewhat limited

    G&K Services2019-04-25
  7. "Glad they sold"

    2.0
    Current Employee - General Manager 

    I have been working at G&K Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great pay for the job

    Cons

    terrible culture to work in.

    Continue reading
    G&K Services2019-04-23
  8. "Territory manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Territory Manager in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great teams, was a good company shame it sold

    Cons

    Turn over is large, in sales and it sold

    G&K Services2019-04-16
  9. "Bought out by Cintaa"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people in the plant were great. 2 of my managers were also great.

    Cons

    A couple of unethical sales representatives. High turnover is sales. Bought out by Cintaa.

    G&K Services2019-04-05
  10. "Manager of multi location operation."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and company culture.

    Cons

    Very demanding in the number of hours required each week.

    G&K Services2019-01-06
Found 527 reviews