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Review averages

  • 148 employees say

    Excellent (38)
    25.675675675676%
    Good (53)
    35.810810810811%
    Satisfactory (37)
    25%
    Subpar (20)
    13.513513513514%
    3.22
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    100%
    1.90

Reviews for Acosta

Reviews - What employees say

3.22 Employees say
1.90 Applicants say

Company Culture

I never see other Employees from my job since this job is working individual

Support from management

If I need anything I have a GM that is welling to do what they can to help.

Teamwork

In my company you don't see any one from the company.

Freedom to work independently

Yes you have to be responsible and able to make good decisions based on yiur call

Internal Communication

The company I work for you don't see other employees since your more of a independent worker

Gender Equality

Yes you get treated like everyone else.

Attitude towards older colleagues

Not really a great position for older people, it requires you to lift 50 plus lbs.

Career Development

No growth opportunities.

Overall compensation for your work

It's a great starting rate but in 5 years no raise or extra compensation

Office / Work Environment

My company provides what you need to make every call successful

Environmental Friendliness

Im over a Walmart Store and they recycled everything they could.

Work-Life Balance

The company I work for has a great work balance with life, you can make your own schedule as needed for the week.

Company Image

My job is mostly stocking for customers so it's not the proudest moment of my life.

Job Security

There's so much change that you never know from day to day if your going to get laid off.

Handicapped Accessibility

Yes I wok for a company with nice bathrooms at every location

Workplace Safety

My job is mostly common since and you have to figure it out with little to no help from Mangers.

Challenging Work

It's more of a time consuming job, not hard.

Inclusive / Diverse

Sure

Suggestions for improvement

  • Paid vacation Raises each yearCar allowance Christmas bonus

What I like about the company

As a single mother this job has been a good paying job with a lot of flexibility.

What I dislike about the company

The fact that there is no room to move up in this company.

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
2.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered
  • Company
    Acosta Marketing and Sales Inc
  • City
    Miramar
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Company Culture

Leadership is not good. So many issues, it’s one large cluster cover up.

Support from management

For the majority of the workforce, there is not enough support.

Freedom to work independently

Freedom to work independently but with devices for managers and field employees that not only track for GPS/mileage purposes, the company is using spyware installed on employee’s handhelds to collect intel/data on customers, clients and employees. They can, and do, remotely collect information via pictures, take videos, listen and record audio of anything and anyone within a certain proximity to a company provided handheld device. Unethical business practices by many, not all, but many.

Gender Equality

They promote women because they have to.

Attitude towards older colleagues

Depending on how old, Acosta does employ a large number of people over 40, however, there have been open discussions among managers regarding a strong desire to not employ ‘older’ people. A specific desirable age range has not been stated.

Company Image

The company image, according to outsiders, is from neutral to questionable. It used to be favorable.

Job Security

Large layoffs occurring. Not giving 60 day notice.

Inclusive / Diverse

Depending on the market, there is no racial diversity.

Suggestions for improvement

  • It’s likely too late but the CEO should go. Some on the Board of Directors, should leave too. The hierarchy should pay attention. Don’t believe everything you hear. Conduct your business practices with the same transparency as you have towards your employees, clients and customers. Start there.

What I like about the company

Some of the incredibly talented and ethical people I’ve worked with.

What I dislike about the company

Acosta is short changing their clients. If conducting business in an ethical manner, matters to you, do not apply here. The recently reduced all vacation/PTO. They do not treat their employees well. Very few exceptional managers, some are good, most should be terminated. I’m going to resign.

Company Culture
1.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Flexible spending account is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Acosta Marketing and Sales Inc.
  • City
    Cincinnati
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Others

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Employee discounts is offered Vehicle allowance is offered
  • 16.Jan 2019
  • Employee

Company Culture

My division is good, the company as a whole has no clue on how to take care of their people

Support from management

My division is good, the company as a whole has no clue on how to take care of their people

Teamwork

They encourage it in words, but actions don't match

Freedom to work independently

Too many issues

Internal Communication

They send out contradictory statements

Gender Equality

1 thing they do a good job at

Attitude towards older colleagues

As long as they aren't making much more than younger ones, they aren't on the chopping block

Career Development

They have a horrible recruiting and retention dept, internal candidates barely ever get called or emailed to acknowledge receipt of a resume/application for any positions. Managers have to fight and push hard just to get someone to call an employee they refer for a position.

Overall compensation for your work

They are cheap, the industry is cheap, no raises or cost of living increases either

Office / Work Environment

Nice buildings and we ( many) can work from home

Environmental Friendliness

Yes

Work-Life Balance

No, they preach it, bit ask a lots

Company Image

They are a mess when it comes to keeping their word, because too many people are giving it in conflicting directions

Job Security

As long as I perform better than everybody it is, they have no clue

Handicapped Accessibility

Yes

Workplace Safety

Video training and we send out tips and tricks for safety, but many of our people go to other companies stores where you can try to be safe, but your environment migjt not be

Challenging Work

The company has a sales driven mentality, no Operations side to keep it in check, sales makes some impossible promises & never takes a reality check.

Inclusive / Diverse

Yes

Suggestions for improvement

  • Replace anybody who thinks just because you are sales, you can manage. The skills are not the same, you need to value and empower operations to be that reality check so they are not over promising and under delivering regularly

What I like about the company

My boss is supportive, although he has no resources to do anything other than say thank you

What I dislike about the company

Quit thinking everything except pay matters

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    Acosta Sales & Marketing
  • City
    Lombard
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered

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Review averages

  • 148 employees say

    Excellent (38)
    25.675675675676%
    Good (53)
    35.810810810811%
    Satisfactory (37)
    25%
    Subpar (20)
    13.513513513514%
    3.22
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    100%
    1.90

kununu score comparisons

Acosta
3.21
149 reviews

Industry average (Marketing, Advertising & PR)
3.61
55,710 reviews

kununu average
3.39
3,808,000 reviews