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Maersk Line Reviews

Updated January 17, 2019
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  • "Challenge to maintain work life balance" (in 28 reviews)

  • "No room for growth or advancement" (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "salary student Maersk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maersk Line part-time

    Pros

    good job conditions
    a lot of benfits: gym etc.

    Cons

    Average salary for Copenhagen compared to other companies


  2. "Great Company, Cares about Employees"

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

    Pros

    Cares about employees
    Teams are like family
    Workload reasonable
    Benefits
    Room to grow with the company

    Cons

    Salary is about average
    A lot of restructuring

    Advice to Management

    Work to cultivate more team building within certain departments

  3. "Great Culture"

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

    I have been working at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, good training, global opportunities

    Cons

    kind of stodgy, big - so political


  4. "Good introduction to shipping industry. Salary below industry average."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were good in 2016, but this may have changed. Best perk is PTO, which starts at 15 days/year and goes up at 3 & 10 yrs.

    Cons

    Very little room for growth. Too few supervisory/management positions, so it can take years to see any kind of promotion. Even as an individual contributor it can be difficult to get a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Look at ways to promote from within and provide in place promotions.


  5. "Senior process expert"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Maersk Line full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging field and good atmosphere

    Cons

    Time management skills from top leads.

    Advice to Management

    Maersk is good place to work around dint change anything in future


  6. "Excellent"

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

    I worked at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    I enjoyed the Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Slow to Change and respond to Market forces


  7. "customer service representative"

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

    I worked at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    great company culture, feel respected; good training

    Cons

    frequent structural changes; I do not like too many changes

  8. "Okay company but need to do better inorder to Keep talent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Made friends in immediate dept.

    Cons

    Too many processes that don't make sense. KISS (keep it simple silly) Need better training and training that actually makes sense to job role.

    Advice to Management

    Review AS is processes and excute accordingly. Smart Goals are the best way to enforce KPI that actually are goal-role specific.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    Great people and great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours on Friday nights

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work in providing excellent service


  10. "Good opportunities"

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

    I have been working at Maersk Line full-time

    Pros

    Freedom to work
    Good opportunities
    Global company

    Cons

    Low flexibility in many departments