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Great Dane Reviews

Updated April 18, 2019
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Pros
  • "Good benefits, hours only during the week" (in 7 reviews)

  • "Good pay and great learning experience" (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Heat, low pay, slow software, entry level people doing as little as possible, lots of Saturday, only 30 minutes for lunch" (in 3 reviews)

  • "Their were no cons that I encountered" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Treat you like family and have a pension.

    Cons

    Only 2 weeks vacation up to 10 years


  2. "Great Workplace"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Dane full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company is run like a family. They truly care about their employees.

    Cons

    It is still a job.

  3. "Review of great Dane trailers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trailer Builder in Wayne, NE
    Former Employee - Trailer Builder in Wayne, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good paycheck, great friends bottom line

    Cons

    Terrible management, unsafe policies,

    Advice to Management

    Quit


  4. Helpful (1)

    "If you are looking for a fast paced work enviroment this is a good start."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Statesboro, GA
    Former Employee - Assembly Line Worker in Statesboro, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Health Insurance options after 90 days, Employment hours are full time, Great people to work with.

    Cons

    The work hours vary due to possible overtime during peak season.

    Advice to Management

    I loved the work experience and the job knowledge that I was able to obtain.


  5. "outside sales rep"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Dane full-time

    Pros

    health care, 401k, pension available

    Cons

    too corporate, pinch pennys when should be more focused on long term

    Advice to Management

    give local reps more reign to build relationships instead of pinching pennys


  6. "Slowly getting there"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great attitude and desire to achieve. Constrained on improvement resources but getting there!

    Cons

    Too much Corporate management and not enough strategy.

    Advice to Management

    Pick a strategy and have everyone work towards it instead of meandering through the murk.


  7. "Working at Great Dane"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Great Dane full-time

    Pros

    Good pay
    Job advancements
    Overtime
    Holiday Pay
    Good reference

    Cons

    Coworkers
    Management
    Company Overall
    Shift Leaders
    Have to meet numbers every night

  8. "Great Dane is totally awesome"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Statesboro, GA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Statesboro, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is good. Wonderful people work here. I miss them all

    Cons

    No cons. This is a excellent employer.

    Great Dane Response

    Dec 17, 2018 – Corporate HR Generalist

    Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback. We appreciate
    your input and are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience
    here! If you have any further feedback to share please email us at... More


  9. "Only be here if you need to"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer
    Current Employee - Product Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Great Dane full-time

    Pros

    Laid back environment usually. Job isn't too difficult.

    Cons

    Low pay, vacation is lacking, communication is horrible.


  10. "Well Established Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Dane full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of advancement and growth opportunity

    Cons

    Business can be cyclical

    Advice to Management

    Innovate