Helena Reviews

Updated Dec 29, 2020

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70%
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  1. "Helena is Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Helena full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Very people oriented.

    Cons

    None that come to mind.

  2. "Technical Lead"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at Helena full-time

    Pros

    great place to work. friendly environment.

    Cons

    less opportunities for career growth.


  3. "Love the Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Salesman 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Helena full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people to be around and even better customers

    Cons

    Spend 8 days a week working

  4. "Frustrating but can sometimes be rewarding when talking to growers."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pesticide Applicator in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Helena full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ok pay and unique work

    Cons

    Life work balance is lopsided and constant training of new employees due to high turnover

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  5. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at Helena full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for. Lots of freedom

    Cons

    Very high stress environment to work in.

  6. "Love It"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vender Services Agent 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Helena full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits here.

    Cons

    I can not think of any big cons.

  7. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Collierville, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Helena full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Tight knit, family feel in the work environment

    Cons

    Lean workforce so it may get hectic at times

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Helena"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Helena full-time

    Pros

    Freedom and flexibility to work your own schedule

    Cons

    No support. No training. Left to figure everything out for yourself.

  9. "Good Company bad Management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Seed Specialist 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Helena full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay Work environment Great Customers

    Cons

    Management let’s employees steel from them Local management doesn’t explore issues

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    Helena Response

    February 24, 2020Recruitment & Retention Manager

    Thanks for the feedback. We will certainly bring your concerns forward to our management team.

  10. "Outstanding place to work , plant mgr went out of his way to train me. Really wanted to stay but financially had to go."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Helena

    Pros

    Sense of family, friendly environment

    Cons

    Pay could be better, but not bad. Room for advancement

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