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Review averages

  • 73 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    8.2191780821918%
    Good (15)
    20.547945205479%
    Satisfactory (15)
    20.547945205479%
    Subpar (37)
    50.684931506849%
    2.22
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    25%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (3)
    75%
    1.89

Reviews for Brink's

Reviews - What employees say

2.22 Employees say
1.89 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • Overall the company offers a lot of benefits. An increase in starting pay, and an increased match percentage for the 401k would be nice additions.

What I like about the company

Brinks is always looking to congratulate hard workers. This has become a new directive with the launch of our company app and also the increased focus on employee of the month, in each location. While hitting my most recent length of employment milestone, I was given a certificate, a choice of options for a gift, and also my picture was posted on the Brinks app with my direct manager. While I am not a person that needs positive reinforcement, it is refreshing to see a company focus on it's employees.

What I dislike about the company

Due to the type of work we do, there is a lot of turnover. It would be nice to see the company pay a little more and try to retain our employees. This will also cut back on the overtime and lack of work/life balance.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    Brinks Incorporated
  • City
    Charlotte
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I would re-establish eroding benefits package and increase salaries to market rates to attract top talent and hold employees responsible for their performance - poor performers unfortunately should be released in a timely fashion, for their own good as well as the companies.

What I like about the company

Stable can’t many with proven record as the industry leader. Management is fair, pay is slightly below market but getting better.

What I dislike about the company

Management is slow to embrace change, 150 + years in business has created some ‘traditional’ habits that are inefficient in the current environment. Fresh, new talent equals fresh new ideas - just need management to be open to the new ways of doing things.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Parking is offered 401(k) 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
    Brink's US
  • City
    Coppell
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Health and wellness programs is offered Vehicle allowance is offered
  • 21.Aug 2017
  • Employee

Support from management

No real support from management.

Overall compensation for your work

Unfortunately this company is well known for its low paying jobs and not paying for performance. Theu do not meet market level rates on professional or field side of business.

Office / Work Environment

Lap tops that dont properly function and chairs that are ragedy and dirty.

Job Security

Organizational structure is non existent.

Handicapped Accessibility

Company has a great brand but does not live up to thise expectations. The sense of urgency os always with knee jerk reactions and no real fulfillment or motivation. Unfortunately I do not recommend this company.

Challenging Work

Proud of work that was done but no appreciation for going above and beyond.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    Brink s Inc
  • City
    Coppell
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    Human resources/recruiting

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Review averages

  • 73 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    8.2191780821918%
    Good (15)
    20.547945205479%
    Satisfactory (15)
    20.547945205479%
    Subpar (37)
    50.684931506849%
    2.22
  • 4 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    25%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (3)
    75%
    1.89

kununu score comparisons

Brink's
2.20
77 reviews

Industry average (Transportation and Logistics)
3.05
61,739 reviews

kununu average
3.32
2,788,000 reviews