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Review averages

  • 94 employees say

    Excellent (26)
    27.659574468085%
    Good (39)
    41.489361702128%
    Satisfactory (16)
    17.021276595745%
    Subpar (13)
    13.829787234043%
    3.32
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

Reviews for First Student, Inc.

Reviews - What employees say

3.32 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • Policies are put in place for a reason. Hold us each accountable for them. Dont give one person a "pass" and discipline the others. Policies need to be upheld. Communication could be better. Thank us for doing a good job once in While.

What I like about the company

Have made some great friendships. Met many great kids. Love seeing how a "bad" child grows into a good kid when given support. Still have children and their parents come up to me at different places and tell me I was a great driver and they really appreciated the fairness and helpfulness I showed to them. Love seeing "my" children become great with their lives.

What I dislike about the company

Management and the way they speak to us. If one or a few employees are having issues, then call them into office and deal with the situation. Dont get on radio and berate all of us when it's a few. Dont treat us all like children. Be firm but dont berate us. It makes us not want to help when needed.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
2.00
Job Security
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00
  • Company
    First Student, Inc.
  • City
    Buffalo
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • I think we should have more company events. I think we should have at least two days of paid sick leave without being penalized. I think we should receive bonuses for showing up to work every single day like the last company I worked for did.

What I like about the company

If you just stick with what you have to do it's a great place to work. I love my job. Being a school bus driver means I get holidays off and the Summers. We also get unemployment which is very good incentive.

What I dislike about the company

As with any large company there's a lot of politicking going around. A lot of unfriendly people. Lot of teachers pets so to speak. I think we need to be encouraged to get along with everybody. Maybe have a little more picnics or some company fun stuff to do. I worked for Durham school services for 14 years and that was a lot better experience than working for First Student. So I miss the camaraderie with the other company

Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
2.00
Teamwork
1.00
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
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    First Student, Inc.
  • City
    Lewisville
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • The workplace is fine, and my immediate supervisor is terrific and she really cares about us. It is the upper management that I feel i’m more about the corporate and they are about us in please. These are people that do not even know us little people, and they act like they do not care.

What I like about the company

My coworkers and I or like a family, and I’ve been with the company for 27 years so he must be doing something right. It is excellent pay The hours that I work.

What I dislike about the company

I wish that they gave me more appreciation to every worker.

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

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered 401(k) is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    First Student, Inc.
  • City
    Stamford
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

Employee discounts is offered

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Review averages

  • 94 employees say

    Excellent (26)
    27.659574468085%
    Good (39)
    41.489361702128%
    Satisfactory (16)
    17.021276595745%
    Subpar (13)
    13.829787234043%
    3.32
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    0.00

kununu score comparisons

First Student, Inc.
3.32
94 reviews

Industry average (Transportation and Logistics)
3.04
65,994 reviews

kununu average
3.32
2,946,000 reviews