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ConAgra Foods Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 234 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

ConAgra Foods President, CEO, and Director Gary M. Rodkin

Gary M. Rodkin

(155 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance and summer hours are the most positive point (in 28 reviews)

  • Lots of different experiences with different teams, good pay, good chance of getting a job (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance largely depends upon your manager (in 8 reviews)

  • Upper Management need to create co-authorship with employee (in 10 reviews)

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    Close-knit culture, everyone is extremely helpful and friendly

    Assistant Brand Manager (Former Employee) Mississauga, ON

    Pros- Mid-sized team with rockstar brands. For me this was the perfect balance because I was able to thrive in a close-knit culture but also have the visibility on working on household names.

    Cons- I was there on co-op so I wish my term lasted more than 4 months! Aside from that, everything was a fantastic learning experience.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Deduction Analyst (Current Employee) Mississauga, ON

    ProsThere is a Good team

    ConsNo mentorship of new employees

    Advice to Senior ManagementToo much politics

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people, horrible management

    Junior Accountant (Current Employee) Oakville, ON

    ProsThe overall environment at the company is great. Has a small company feel. Young and energetic people to work around and get to know.

    ConsVery slow process approval time, tight deadlines, which are hard to meet when upper-management delays meetings/approvals due to golf vacations.

    No promotion/skill development. I held the job of junior staff accountant for
    4 years, with a tiny bump in my salary annually and the same work. Saw co-workers get frustrated after years of no salary improvements or promotions and leave.

    Layoffs can happen at anytime, and production faults will be blamed on other departments to justify cuts. Be warned, if you are offered a position on a contract to perm basis, they WILL not give you a permanent job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart appreciating employee work, and give them a percentage of the perks you enjoy. Fed up!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Unstrategic. Bully.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPay is very strong and lot's of autonomy.

    ConsPolitics are so thick that engagement is so low.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLose the politics and become miuch more strategic. Show respect for all functions. Then you will meet plan.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work with a bright future.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsMy salary was always competitive and there were plenty of opportunities learn and grow within the area.

    ConsI experienced good managers and not-so-good managers, the latter of which were clueless and damaging to team morale and productivity. Health insurance is comparatively expensive, and coverage minimal. Annual wellness hoops were a pain. Advancement opportunities were few and far between.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake better choices when choosing your management team. Don't cut off your nose to spite your face.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome first job!

    Retail Sales Representative (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work-life balance, awesome management. Incredible benefits.

    ConsThe overall company culture could be better.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good internship project.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFun work environment. Had summer hours.

    ConsVery compartmentalized. Hard to shift business units.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A good company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOffers good benefits and relocation packages.

    ConsLong hours and a lot of weekends if working in a plant.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLarge company, lots of opportunity

    ConsEasy to get lost in the company

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    Processor (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat place to work, good income, great boss and coworkers. increase pay fast during first year, duties are not hard or complicated

    Consoften have lay off periods in which you may or may not be called back to work, sometimes work late or 6 days a week if production is up or you could only work a few days a week when production is down.

    Advice to Senior Managementopen up plant duties to secure more contracts for the company,

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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