Goodwill Reviews

Updated February 9, 2016
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Goodwill President and CEO Jim Gibbons
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  • Great work/life balance was very good (in 28 reviews)

  • Helping people with donates and communicate people in public to have or used products from another people (in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Cook"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cook I in Great Lakes, IL
    Current Employee - Cook I in Great Lakes, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    Great place to advance,if you're willing to learn everything the company has to offer

    Cons

    Management has favoritism to many relatives working together

    Advice to Management

    Treat all employees equal, follow policy, there's to much play time.if management follow policy maybe the company would ran better


  2. "processor"

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

    Pros

    good working environment. friendly & helpful

    Cons

    not enough pay, hours vary,


  3. "Production"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Green Bay, WI
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Green Bay, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Feel like you make a difference

    Cons

    A lot of dust

    Advice to Management

    Great job


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  5. "Assembly line"

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

    I worked at Goodwill part-time

    Pros

    I love very welcoming and friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    If I could comment about the situation.N/A

    Advice to Management

    Very easy to get along with.


  6. "Good exposure to retail environment."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Retail Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and flexibility of Life/Work. This helps to priotrize everythin

    Cons

    Production (way too dusty). It gets really bad at times and makes you wanna hate the job.

    Advice to Management

    Doing good.


  7. "Great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work if you like small business and want a personal connection with customers and coworkers.

    Cons

    Rarely any cons. Like most retail you have good customers and bad customers.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing. Management is great!


  8. "foodservice"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodwill (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the goodwill is agood place to work..on the job training. Excellent. they find you good jobs.the people are very friendly

    Cons

    on the job training is not long enough. but I have nothing bad to say about the goodwill. I enjoy the company

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  9. "Good"

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    Former Employee - General Laborer in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - General Laborer in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I like the hard work I had to do

    Cons

    Not enough hours and the time to work was not there

    Advice to Management

    Let people work who wants to


  10. "co manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FLORIDA in North Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - FLORIDA in North Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    meeting new people ..customer service

    Cons

    not able to help everyone


  11. "GOOD PLACE TO WORK"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    it can be challenging at times but the managers make it an enjoyable place and so do my co- workers

    Cons

    the job involves a lot of labor.



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