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Goodwill Reviews

Updated February 25, 2017
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  1. "Great place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    Strong mission, dedicated employees, a non-profit run with business principles for success.

    Cons

    Potential customers have misconceptions about the organization, could distinguish that better with marketing.


  2. "Depends"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brown Deer, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brown Deer, WI

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

    Pros

    The Pros Are The Discounts You Get 20% Off Of Everything In The Store And You Can Stack Your Discount With The In Store Discounts So U Can Get Up To 95% Off If You Do It Right. Everyone There Is Cool And Its Fun

    Cons

    They Can't Afford Payroll They Keep Hiring And People Keep.Leaving And Then They Hire More Resulting In Less Hours


  3. "great job low pay"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Goodwill part-time

    Pros

    friendly and fat paced atmosphere

    Cons

    low paying ob with limited advance ment


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  5. "cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Cashier in Indianapolis, IN
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's really easy work, fun environment, laid back coworkers.

    Cons

    The pay is really poor.


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    "Team Lead at Goodwill"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Team Lead in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are plenty of opportunities to move up. You Have to perform
    multiple jobs in the same day, so you will never get bored.

    Cons

    Can be physically demanding work. Have to be on your feet for 8hrs per day. A lot of work for the pay.


  7. "Coordinator Placement Services"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Goodwill full-time

    Pros

    A Very supportive environment to work in.

    Cons

    Timing challenges and understaffed creates challenges.


  8. "Decent paying but alot of work."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Handwork and stressful at times

    Cons

    Good benefits and pay for management

    Advice to Management

    Prepare for miscommunications between store leads and higher ups.


  9. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Goodwill has a bunch of caring employees, who really want to help others.

    Cons

    Budget restraints prevent real investments which could reap significant benefits in future years.

    Advice to Management

    Make extra efforts to get out of your comfort zone, and take result oriented risks.


  10. "cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Above average pay and benefits

    Cons

    none I can think of


  11. "Great company that cares"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Goodwill full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for to help you get on your feet when needed. If you have the drive, they have the job. Flexible schedules and a wonderful, diverse group of people to work with. Everyday is something new.

    Cons

    It's a non-profit, so the pay is low in comparison to relative job positions.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being awesome and do what you do best. Changing lives!



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