Production & Retail Team Lead (Former Employee) – Sterling, VA – May 1, 2017
I loved working for GW but regionals are not to great they do not do thorough investigations on certain things. I learned great communication skills and patience working there. I love how they are different cultures there.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – Castle Rock, CO – August 12, 2018
the typical day was fast in donations with people lining up around the building, I leaned more effective ways to clean the management was great the workplace culture was fine if you keep everyone at arms length, hardest part of the job is dealing with lines of donations and the most enjoyable part is completing tasks
Lots of variety with different clients, but difficult work-life balance.
Job Coach, Vocational Support (Current Employee) – Menasha, WI – August 12, 2018
Very rewarding to help clients learn and reach their employment goals, but the hours are too variable/difficult, and the pay is unbearably low. It's challenging to have a work-life balance when the hours are so all-over-the-place.
My experience there was bad except for working with my fellow co workers. The management lies about being good for disabled Veterans. There's no way a person could survive on what they pay. I would never recommend anyone work there unless they like low wages and bad managers. Michele Eachen
Low wages. People talk bad about you behind your back.
Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Russellville, AR – August 12, 2018
A nice place to work. The customers can be harsh as it's usually the worst around the community. The company really only cares about sales and money, so very typical. My coworkers were great as well as the management. I would recommend as a temporary job as the pay isn't good at all.
It's a very drama field atmosphere no way of advancing in my career there they have taken away our good insurance and replaced it with nothing and the
Production Worker (Current Employee) – Fredericksburg, VA – August 12, 2018
I'm glad they give me the opportunity to work with them but it's time to move on I feel that I can put my experience in time in another place that would benefit me and my employer I love working with people I enjoy making money I would just like to have this opportunity now just to move away from Goodwill Industries
Book Processor (Former Employee) – Ferguson, MO – August 12, 2018
You had to watch your footing when you walked around in the store. You would have to constantly stay on your toes or be yelled at if you don't move fast enough. It really isn't a great place for people to work if they have disabilities.
Was a good company to work for but in past 5 years they have changed. Now they are more about the money and less on caring about their employees..The people that Goodwill is expose to stand for are no longer welcome there to work .
Cashier (Former Employee) – Rockford, MI – August 11, 2018
I loved my job at the Goodwill but after working there for 3 years, I had never received a raise and my benefits were slowly cut. I probably made more money beginning my career there till when I ended it. I had to quit for there was no progression.
While a productive work environment, the daily quotas are not ideal for stores, as the amount of employees cannot meet the requirements most of the time, thus not earning their salary bonuses. The administrative process is ideal and the training is through and engaging, often engaging seminars to update employees of new company policies.
Short breaks (2 breaks of 15 minutes), lunch breaks (30 minutes)