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Updated 15 January, 2018
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  • Work-life Balance is challenging (in 74 reviews)

  • Given the industry, it sometimes calls for long hours when the workload is heavy (in 78 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Driver"

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    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people lots of a support good health insurance good money

    Cons

    Slow trucks slow speeds for now


  2. "Stable company, but not much advancement for minorities."

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    Current Employee - Driver
    Current Employee - Driver
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company is very stable and safety conscious. Some managers have the knowledge to operate profitably.

    Cons

    Pay raises are virtually non exsistent and corporate environment offers no room for advancement for minorities "you can work for the company, but you can't manage the company" attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more opportunities for employees looking to advance.

    J.B. Hunt Response

    6 Nov, 2017 – Sr. Director of Human Resources

    Thank you for your response, and your mention of our strong safety culture. I'd like to learn more about your thoughts on advancement opportunities. Please contact me at 479.820.0000


  3. "Stability and Consistency"

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    Current Employee - Regional Driver in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Regional Driver in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Consistency, competitive pay, EXCELLENT equipment and great reputation in the trucking industry.

    Cons

    Need more communication.

    Advice to Management

    Expect the same standard across the board with ALL drivers.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "truck driver: Dedicated account"

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    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Lansing, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Lansing, MI (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Home every night. Disapatchers are easy to talk to, and actually work with the driver.

    Cons

    inconsistent miles. Takes too long to get truck fixed.

    Advice to Management

    Answer an email every once in a while


  6. "Operations Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time

    Pros

    Positive working environment, well-rounded management

    Cons

    Opportunities to grow and diversify skill set


  7. "operation supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and pay for entry salary

    Cons

    management has alot of uncertanity with overall location


  8. "Driver"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at J.B. Hunt full-time

    Pros

    Great people and company to work with

    Cons

    Big company lots of different people


  9. "Management Position"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time

    Pros

    Independence. For the most part I could manage this account without too much intervention.

    Cons

    No support from higher ups. Unrealistic expectations. Upper management completely detached from the reality of regular operations.


  10. "Carrier Sales Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR (US)
    Current Employee - Carrier Sales Coordinator in Lowell, AR (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is a lot of opportunity. The culture is welcoming, and there is great sense of community. The job is a starting point for a great career.

    Cons

    This job does not have the highest pay. It can be stressful dealing with carriers. There are better starting points within J.b. hunt.


  11. "J.B. Hunt - not that bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J.B. Hunt full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They are the leader in Dedicated and Intermodal freight. They are forward thinking, driver centric, and technology driven.

    Cons

    There is no work life balance and salaries can be below national averages. It can be difficult to promote in certain areas/locations.


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