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139 Reviews
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Tyson Foods CEO Donnie Smith
Donnie Smith
55 Ratings

    Don't expect Tyson to be a great place to work based on the stock growth.

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    Former Employee - Product Manager
    Former Employee - Product Manager

    I worked at Tyson Foods full-time (more than 5 years)


    Northwest Arkansas is a great area to live.


    The standards for employment, development and communication are too new too recommend this as a career company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The culture turn around championed by CEO Donnie Smith is not championed by his growing leadership team .The majority of Senior and middle managers are typically Arkansas born, Tyson experienced only and locally educated. Do not expect consistency in career path this decade .

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Tyson Foods Interviews

Updated 18 Nov, 2014
Updated 18 Nov, 2014

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Interview Difficulty




    Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bentonville, AR (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bentonville, AR (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Tyson Foods.

    Interview Details

    thorough process, but do not be fooled, the process is designed well, not the interview teams
    this is a company that was 24 hours from bankrupt 6 years ago. Many of the midlevel managers are not developed anywhere except Tyson. Make sure you carefully interview them as they interview you.
    Do not look for the sophistication or education or talent you might experience from other 40 Billion dollar companies. This company has grown through acquisition not genius of sales and marketing.

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    Negotiation Details
    bonus have been 30 % for 3 years , do not expect that forever
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Tyson Foods Awards and Accolades

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Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Website www.tysonfoods.com
Headquarters Springdale, AR
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (TSN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year

Think of Tyson Foods as a 600-pound chicken with a bullish attitude. One of the largest US chicken producers, Tyson's Fresh Meats division makes it a giant in the beef and pork sectors as well. In addition to fresh meats, the company offers value-added processed and pre-cooked meats, and refrigerated and frozen prepared foods. Its chicken operations are vertically integrated -- the company hatches the eggs, supplies contract growers with the chicks and feed, and brings them back for processing when ready. Tyson processes 42 million chickens, 390,000 pigs, and 144,000 head... More

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