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Matson Reviews

Updated October 29, 2017
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  • I think there isnt much room for growth unless you are hired directly into higher level positions (in 3 reviews)

  • there is absolutely no work life balance, if you are in I (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good business"

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer/Architect in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer/Architect in Irving, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Matson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good growing business, good work environment

    Cons

    mess IT management , mangers all level are lack of basic knowledge

    Advice to Management

    The IT management is joke, know nothing and do nothing.
    so many non-sense managers, little people can do real work


  2. "Account specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends

    I worked at Matson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Good pay and PTO

    Cons

    Long hours, stressful at times.

  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Internship in Oakland, CA
    Former Employee - Internship in Oakland, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Matson (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible mentorship, a ton of hands on experience, meaningful work, and the interns are all treated very well by other staff members.

    Cons

    Definitley a steep learning curve but after a few weeks I settled in and enjoyed the difficult tasks.

    Advice to Management

    Increase initial training for incoming interns.


  4. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Matson full-time

    Pros

    Good people and good benefits

    Cons

    Poor leadership, little opportunity for advancement

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with staff more, improve incentive programs, better reward best performers


  5. "Not technically strong"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matson full-time

    Pros

    There were some flexibility to choose the technologies.

    Cons

    Kind of old technologies. Did not emphasize the best practices.


  6. "Awful place"

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    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Oak Brook, IL
    Former Employee - Dispatcher in Oak Brook, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Matson full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, nice having a set Monday thru Friday, work with mostly nice people, easy parking, nice amount of time off.

    Cons

    Boss has family and friends working directly under her making the environment very frustrating, will give family and friends days off that aren't in calendar, very unprofessional boss all around.

    Advice to Management

    Check your management- you need to start over with a few!


  7. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very relaxed and open atmosphere

    Cons

    Typical office work and clerical duties

  8. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Vessel Planner in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Vessel Planner in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -benefits
    -great pay
    -good work environment

    Matson makes their employees feel like they are part of the great OHANA (family)

    Cons

    long days (12 hr shifts) make one miss out on family time

    Advice to Management

    none at the moment


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Matson full-time

    Pros

    Excellent management/employee relations here.

    Cons

    Health benefits could have been better.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Look Elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Beach, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some very good and dedicated employees

    Cons

    Very unsophisticated corporate culture. Leadership non-existent

    Advice to Management

    Get a clue


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