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G&K Services Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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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 35 reviews)

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

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  1. "Talent Acquisition Specialist"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Recruiter in Kingsport, TN
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition Recruiter in Kingsport, TN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G&K Services full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Team Environment, Family oriented, Good Pay and hours

    Cons

    Company Sold to another company


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fantastic Company and Benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Analyst in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Human Resources Analyst in Minnetonka, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people, great pay, great benefits

    Cons

    Advancement is more difficult so it is harder to rise up

    Advice to Management

    n/a

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, not much else. Everything went out the door with Cintas.

    Cons

    Company sold out. Cintas is pushing quality people out

    Advice to Management

    Find new jobs


  4. "Sad to see this business acquisition close corporate office"

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

    I worked at G&K Services full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    customer promise, technology improvement commitment

    Cons

    Company was sold to Cintas and Minnetonka Corporate office is being shut down.


  5. "Management Trainee"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Trainee
    Current Employee - Management Trainee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hands on experience in service, production and sales.

    Cons

    If you actually get to work in each department as planned.

    Advice to Management

    Not for someone who likes to sit behind a computer all day.


  6. "Maintenance Technician"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minnetonka, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Busy workload, overtime opportunities, advancement opportunities,

    Cons

    Management, unreasonable expectations in relation to support and training provided

    Advice to Management

    As a leader, you are required to use a multitude of tools. A sledge or jack hammer is not a one size fits all.


  7. "Payment Coordinator"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at G&K Services full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment & great opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Recently acquired by Cintas Corporation.

  8. "HR professional"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open culture, transparency is a big thing here.

    Cons

    Being sold to Cintas. Not the same culture


  9. "FSM"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - FSM in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - FSM in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Work Environment Great Compensation

    Cons

    Sold out to a competitor.

    Advice to Management

    Good luck to all former employees


  10. "Senior Accountant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Minnetonka, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, benefits and team

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a lack of opportunities


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