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Goodwill Reviews

Updated February 18, 2017
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  1. "GoodWill"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wellsboro, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wellsboro, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goodwill part-time

    Pros

    Very nice people to work with. Very good conditions also good environment.

    Cons

    When someone was not putting enough effort into getting the list of things done.


  2. "Okay place to work"

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    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Glastonbury, CT
    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Glastonbury, CT
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goodwill part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management is very flexible with scheduling, will work around school and other conflicts.
    Coworkers are awesome.

    Cons

    Management did not always respect or care about employees.


  3. "Decent Company, Infrastructure still developing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, great values, great mission

    Cons

    Lack of communication, dedication to training and development


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  5. "Manager of Banking & Financial Reporting"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The mission of the organization is to put people to work. I feel like everyone plays a part in accomplishing this mission

    Cons

    Not much growth opportunity within my department


  6. "Great place(:"

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    Current Employee - Textile Production/Cashier in Frankfort, IN
    Current Employee - Textile Production/Cashier in Frankfort, IN
    Recommends

    I have been working at Goodwill part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I've seen a few pets come through our store that are just a joy to have. It makes me happy to know at any moment we could have an adorable pet come through the doors. Seeing cute pets just make the job that much better.(:

    Cons

    No down sides at store 35, we are a great team(:


  7. "Textile Processer"

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    Current Employee - Textile Processor in Napoleon, OH
    Current Employee - Textile Processor in Napoleon, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodwill part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy Job and it's got nice people

    Cons

    Time vs. amount of products we must put out is a little crazy.

    Advice to Management

    It's fine.


  8. "goodwill"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    friendly people, relaxed environment easy work

    Cons

    poor management in corporate and in the stores


  9. "Good job for learning skills"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Leader
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Leader

    I worked at Goodwill full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent Insurance; Good opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Management had a lack of communication and made very brash decisions.


  10. "Okay place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    good hours
    the people I work with are amazing
    PTO
    good benefits

    Cons

    management
    the wages are not very much only minimum wage


  11. "A great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Tyler, TX
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Tyler, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodwill full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone I worked with. Giving individuals with trying pasts a chance to reenter the workforce.

    Cons

    Absolutely none, loved working with everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Just take the time to talk to the people you are over.



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