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Land O'Lakes Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    "Really great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My favorite things about this company are the people (down-to-earth, genuine, and hardworking) and the purpose. Feeding the world in innovative ways is an exciting journey to be a part of. There are huge growth opportunities here if you take advantage of them. The company also pays well and genuinely cares about employees. Work-life balance is a big deal to me and I feel like I have it working here.

    Cons

    Honestly can't think of any that stand out - this is a special place, especially compared to other comparable organizations.

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to employees and driving the success that you have been.


  2. "Customer Operations Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Operations Specialist in Statesville, NC
    Former Employee - Customer Operations Specialist in Statesville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work/life balance, the best benefits available, a recognizable brand, and amazing co-workers.

    Cons

    Internal hiccups caused issues for customers that made it difficult for us to answer, and lack of advancement opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    While this position is probably one of the lowest on the totem poles, we do have really good ideas of ways to fix some internal issues. Ask us!

  3. "general labor"

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    Former Employee - General Laborer in Kiel, WI
    Former Employee - General Laborer in Kiel, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    stayed busy new things to do all the time

    Cons

    to many weekends worked


  4. "Flexible Work Environment"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Arden Hills, MN
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Arden Hills, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company moving toward open work environment, exciting changes

    Cons

    Will be a big adjustment

    Advice to Management

    Always good communication from upper management on my team


  5. "A great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Communications Manager in Arden Hills, MN
    Current Employee - Communications Manager in Arden Hills, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Employees are motivated, capable and caring. There's a plan and a reason to work towards achieving it.

    Cons

    It's still an older culture (though that's rapidly changing) that sometimes struggles with adopting new methods and processes.


  6. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden Hills, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden Hills, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strategic approach to Company growth
    Highly ethical - focus on stewardship and sustainability
    Participate in planning for the ability to feed growing population on earth

    Cons

    Agricultural industry is lagging in some widely accepted business best practices


  7. "Excellent"

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    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Excellent benefits .have the ability to educate yourself. They offer teaming classes

    Cons

    Some management. Not a lot of cons especially 20 words worth.

  8. "Great place to work!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden Hills, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden Hills, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Outstanding CEO, collaborative team environment, company is supportive of their employees, flexible work environment, innovative, great people, strong values and ethics, gives back to the community.

    Cons

    Can't think of any - love working here!


  9. "Merchandising Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Merchandising Coordinator in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Merchandising Coordinator in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Profit sharing, competitive salary & bonus

    Cons

    Satellite office seems to be ignored from corporate level. On-boarding took 2 weeks to get all computer programs and essential tools to do the job. I.T. department is too compartmentalized and doesn't resolve issues very timely. No opportunity for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Be more engaged with your subordinates.


  10. "Great Company!"

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

    I have been working at Land O'Lakes full-time

    Pros

    Truly value each and every employee as a person and integral part of the business.

    Cons

    Corporate can be a better experience than the manufacturing plants for some people and provides a different culture, but you're experience depends on your preferences.


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