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Hormel Reviews

Updated December 3, 2017
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Pros
  • They like to promote from within, so there career advancement opportunities, (in 11 reviews)

  • Good benefits with plenty of overtime opportunities (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • No real work-life balance for production team members (in 30 reviews)

  • Long hours and lots of weekends (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Austin, MN
    Current Employee - Intern in Austin, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great internship and great people to work with.

    Cons

    Great experience for college students


  2. "Corporate Recruiter"

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

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for! Great people, culture and opportunities!

    Cons

    Food at every event and meeting. :)

  3. "Production"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Beloit, WI
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Beloit, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, health care benefits point system

    Cons

    Hrs, last minute fill in being required and mandatory work days

    Advice to Management

    Just stay fair to all employees regardless of seniority


  4. "Great People - Great Company"

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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
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Hormel is a growing company with great benefits and salary. Great place to build a long term career.

    Cons

    Located in a small town for a Fortune 500 company, but that might be why it has such a great benefits and compensation plan.


  5. "Production supervisor"

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

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good products for families

    Cons

    Little to no room for work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Need better balance for all employees, not just upper management


  6. "Not A Bad Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Austin, MN
    Current Employee - Production in Austin, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation and benefits are good. Hard to find anything like it in town.

    Cons

    Management is not the best at managing employees.

    Advice to Management

    Strive to be better.


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    They like to promote from within, so there career advancement opportunities,

    Cons

    Work life balance, It's hard to get time off when you really need to.

  8. "Hormel Foods"

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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
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Longevity and stable company. Always opportunities to advance your career.

    Cons

    More rural areas, but overall great process of getting people to meet other employees to hang out with.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing that I can think of


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Team Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hormel full-time

    Pros

    Continuous Training, Bonus', Employee Enrichment, Team Environment

    Cons

    The running joke is that a "Hormel Half Day" is anytime you work less than 12 Hours.

    Advice to Management

    Put more effort into promoting individuals who perform well, and less emphasis on time employed at Hormel


  10. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work experience and work environment

    Cons

    None that I know of.


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