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Goodyear Reviews

Updated October 17, 2018
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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  • "Work life balance is my major concerns" (in 45 reviews)

  • "Extraordinary job pressures/No work life balance" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Commercial Store Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Commercial Manager in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    One of the largest tire manufacturer in the world

    Cons

    Be the number one service provider

    Advice to Management

    The staff members is one of your biggest assets if you look after them they will look after your business


  2. "Production"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You only work 14 days a month

    Cons

    You have to know somebody to move up

  3. "Great"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging, Experience builder, really feel if you can make it here you can be successful anywere

    Cons

    communication skills lack from top to bottom

    Advice to Management

    take a hard line, develop a plan, and stick with it long enough to see it succeed or fail.


  4. "Tire and lube"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    Paid every week
    Can move up

    Cons

    Cost of tools eat much of your pay
    Lots of shady practices like your work being stolen and given to other techs to make them happt

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees issues , try to find a middle ground


  5. "It's a living"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate Factory Outlet in Fayetteville, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate Factory Outlet in Fayetteville, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive salary for unskilled workers
    Union shop

    Cons

    The schedule takes over your life

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro managing employees

    Goodyear Response

    Oct 11, 2018 – Candidate Experience Manager

    We appreciate your work at Goodyear. We want all our employees to obtain an ideal work/life balance. Thank you for your review.


  6. "Mechanical Engineer Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay and focus on interns

    Cons

    Tires have varying levels of interest


  7. "Quality Company"

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    Former Employee - Internship in Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Internship in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very laid back environment. Everyone was willing to help you. Very Friendly.

    Cons

    Things did not move very quickly. If you needed changes made it would take two or three weeks for process to be in place.

    Advice to Management

    Use more teamwork and collaboration . Talk to your team to see what Goodyear can do better.

    Goodyear Response

    Oct 11, 2018 – Candidate Experience Manager

    We appreciate your honest feedback. We pride ourselves in creating an environment where every employee feels supported and motivated. At Goodyear, teamwork and collaboration are very important to us... More

  8. "Positive Perspective into Engineering"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Worked on their beautiful Akron Campus

    Cons

    Transport is not provided and the bus system can be tricky


  9. "Just okay but no loyalty from the company."

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Topeka, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and salary. Work/life balance was terrible.

    Cons

    Work/life balance; company loyalty terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Grow and invest in your talent.

    Goodyear Response

    Oct 11, 2018 – Candidate Experience Manager

    Thank you for your honest feedback. We are glad to see you’re satisfied with our employee offerings. At Goodyear, work/life balance for all our employees is important to us. If any of our employees... More


  10. "office/financial manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goodyear (More than a year)

    Pros

    people are great to work with

    Cons

    the place that I worked was not clean.


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