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G&K Services Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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G&K Services CEO and Chairman of the Board Douglas A. (Doug) Milroy
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Pros
  • G&K has a focus on its people and culture that is outstanding (in 37 reviews)

  • Great company but unfortunately it was bought by Cintas (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • I'm on route so the long hours is almost expected not really a con (in 34 reviews)

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

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  1. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and senior leadership team.

    Cons

    Sold to a competitor and it is likely the culture will change.


  2. "Sr. Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time

    Pros

    It is the teams that you create to service the customer

    Cons

    Acquired in the last year. Policies will change

  3. "Anonymous"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Minnetonka, MN
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Many hardworking employees. Great co-workers.

    Cons

    Poor communication with employees.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate clearly to all areas about information and changes that directly affects their work.


  4. "HR Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    no longer in business since it was acquired by Cintas


  5. "Sad it's gone"

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    Former Employee - Corporate Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Corporate Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Short commute, great people, great work, fast pace

    Cons

    Most of the corporate office has been disbanded


  6. "No longer in business"

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    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Sacramento, CA
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at G&K Services (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great family atmosphere until the merger

    Cons

    Sold to competitor no longer a stand alone company


  7. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance culture.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities for development or advancement.

  8. "Working at G&K Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time

    Pros

    Was a great place to work in Minneapolis.

    Cons

    It is part of Cintas now.


  9. "DC Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at G&K Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Team environment from Corp. Leadership Team.

    Cons

    Company was sold to competitor


  10. "OK job"

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    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Ontario, CA
    Former Employee - RSR Route Sales Representative in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Pays better than most jobs for no experience 45000 to 50000. Weekends and holidays off. Most days are under 10 hours.

    Cons

    No support when your loads are coming up short and you don't have what you need for your customers. No AC in trucks, not very diverse

    Advice to Management

    Be more proactive and responsive


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