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Volvo Group Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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  • Slow decision making and tend to lose plot/strategy sometimes (in 19 reviews)

  • slow decision making, leadership jitters recently (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Good experience for intern"

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    Current Employee - Supplier Quality Engineer Intern in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Supplier Quality Engineer Intern in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very helpful and very good mentoring

    Cons

    Not a lot of responsibility due to intern role

    Advice to Management

    Give interns more responsibility. Because graduate interns require it


  2. "Financial Analysis intern"

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

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    I have no cons for this company

    Advice to Management

    i have no advice for this company

  3. "Good Pay, Long Hours"

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Escondido, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Escondido, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay once you get familiar with the vehicles

    Cons

    Terrible Marketing Team

    Long Hours (10 Hours on Avg.)


  4. "Great potential for this co.pany"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Volvo Group full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and go so organization

    Cons

    Too caught up in their own ways of doing thing and not open to improvements.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees in tree trenches. They know what works.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "GeneralManager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southborough, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southborough, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Location, brand, opportunities for advancement. Volvo is moving up in the world and it's great to be part of its renaissance.

    Cons

    Nothing except typical automobile retail situations, but lesser as Volvo clients are much more loyal than other brands.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Stay focused on training & retaining key employees. Everything else is fine.


  6. "Commercial and Dealer Development"

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    Current Employee - Retail Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Retail Development Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Volvo Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    This is a Worldwide organization, with operations in more than one hundred countries. Very diverse and broad, so there are opportunities in different countries

    Cons

    A very large organization is always a challenge to administer, set the right processes in place and keep up with market demands at the same time


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A 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 Volvo Group full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to directly work with business and being involved in business transformation projects. New CEO has set up some ambitious goals and definitely IT will play an important role . Decent hikes, respect for people and flexibility in ways of working to meet the deliverable .

    Cons

    Bit slow in adopting new technology ,but in right direction. Career options and growth for senior folks is limited. However organization is working to address this by coming up with a career model and possible paths.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the up the Trust in people and challenge people. Create more opportunity for team.

  8. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends

    I worked at Volvo Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits with professional environment and business culture.

    Cons

    Too much reorganization too often.


  9. "Great Place to work"

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

    I worked at Volvo Group full-time

    Pros

    Excellent Pay, Generous PTO Plan, Competitive Benefit plans

    Cons

    Very difficult to advance due to favoritism. Many unqualified people are promoted based on their friendships rather than skills

    Advice to Management

    Leadership starts at the top . Require leaders to adhere to a code of ethics.


  10. "Continuous Improvement Intern"

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

    Pros

    Free housing. Good hourly pay.

    Cons

    Sometimes the workload is less.


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