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Goodyear Reviews

Updated November 28, 2017
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Goodyear Chairman, President, and CEO Richard J. (Rich) Kramer
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  • Work life balance is hard to maintain (in 42 reviews)

  • no work/life balance planning, expectations are for you to work 24/7 (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome experience"

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

    I worked at Goodyear as an intern

    Pros

    Company culture
    Exposure to a variety of projects

    Cons

    The intern orientation was a bit all over the place.


  2. "Area manager last year of work was 2011,would not take it in your box"

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    Former Employee - Area Manager in Fayetteville, NC
    Former Employee - Area Manager in Fayetteville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, nice working environment,professionist

    Cons

    Some departments are hot in the summer and cold in winter,long hours for manager

    Advice to Management

    Hire mor managers

  3. "Pretty good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, plenty of opportunities for various career paths

    Cons

    Slow moving, plenty of red tape, office politics

    Advice to Management

    Eliminate the office politics for improved productivity


  4. "possible employment"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    provides great leadership opportunity with good pay and added commission.

    Cons

    employee accountability can be better.

    Advice to Management

    apply more interaction with employees.

    Goodyear Response

    Nov 8, 2017 – Candidate Experience Manager

    Thanks for being a member of the Goodyear family! It’s critical that we keep the lines of communication open between all of our employees. We appreciate your feedback!


  5. "The Goodlife"

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    Current Employee - Product Quality Manager in Akron, OH
    Current Employee - Product Quality Manager in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very collaborative environment, great people, travel, excellent pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Few advancement opportunities and a very conservative culture.

    Goodyear Response

    Nov 8, 2017 – Candidate Experience Manager

    Thank you for your continued dedication to Goodyear. We really appreciate your feedback! We are always evolving as a company and remain open to other ideas on how to keep driving us forward.


  6. "Process Engineer"

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

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative and positive company culture - all associates I've encountered are friendly and willing to help you if they can
    Decent pay and benefits
    Plenty of career opportunities within the company - business or technology side of things

    Cons

    Corporate culture can make you feel irrelevant in the grand scheme of things
    Vacation time is slim, and you can't carry over any more


  7. "General Service Technician"

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    Former Employee - General Service Technician in Burtonsville, MD
    Former Employee - General Service Technician in Burtonsville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with your hands is always a rewarding experience.

    Cons

    The hours are long and the work is hard.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Goodyear Response

    Oct 23, 2017 – Candidate Experience Manager

    Thank you for your service to Goodyear. When you truly enjoy what you do, it makes a big difference in your experience. Your comment is much appreciated!

  8. "driver"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Goodyear full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits,Great pay, great time there.

    Cons

    can't think of any but time management could be better on loads.


  9. "Pretty awesome company"

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

    I have been working at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    They have overtime and great staff

    Cons

    The hours and that im hired through a 3rd party


  10. "Nice"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goodyear full-time

    Pros

    good company to work for sales experience

    Cons

    I have no cons that come to mind


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