Gordon Food Service

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great company
Delivery service Rep (Current Employee) –  Victoria, BCMarch 15, 2013
pick up trailer deliver food
Management great with very small exception
co workers great!
dealing with some of the loads and how they are built
some arogant chefs out there thinking you are beneath them
satisfaction of an empty trailer and the pay check!
Pros
great equipment great benifits
Cons
long hours
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good place. little values
Driver (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONJanuary 12, 2013
Terminated for an eye infection that prevented me from being able to work/drive.
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good company
Swamper (Former Employee) –  Westbank, BCDecember 19, 2012
I enjoyed working for GFS. long day and hard work and good pay. Makes you feel like you earned your money. Was treated good by bosses and management.
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Used to be a great place to work
Worker (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, ABNovember 29, 2012
Senior Management unqualified and disconnected from the market/industry. Laid-off employees last year and more are imminent (outsourcing to the US). They do not follow their Cornerstone Values, just words on the wall. Pride themselves on being family owned but don't act as such. Micro-manage employees. Expect increased results with decreased resources. Push till you break mentality. The atmosphere is very negative and unhealthy to be around. Pay is not competitive to the market. Used to be a great place to work. If Management was replaced it could again be a great to place to work.
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Poor management, they cant make up their minds and lots, lots of politics.
DSR (Former Employee) –  OttawaNovember 18, 2012
I had to listen to stories that involved senior mgmt being stars all through training and when I got in the field found out it was an "old boys club" at the top and they were all essentially incompetent and discrimatory towards employees in a sneeky and under hande3d fashion. Those were the words of current top achievers in the field.
Cons
car allowance sucked, huge territory and they dragged me to milton whenever they felt like it.
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3 months contract
Accounts Payable Clerk (Former Employee) –  Delta, BCOctober 23, 2012
That was my first job as an accountant, I was doing my practicum there and after that they hired me as a contract , handling A/P , data entry for about more than 100 invoices, bank rec.
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Huge pressure to increase sales in a down market
District Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  British ColumbiaOctober 11, 2012
Job culture had changed drastically in the past five years. Poor over-all employee moral as many employees have been laid-off as much of the internal transactions have been relocated to US head office. Remaining employees worry about loosing their jobs.
Pros
daily autonomy, customer relationships, travel
Cons
performance pressure, declining remuneration
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Terrible
Lumper (Former Employee) –  Milton, ONSeptember 26, 2012
Couldn't stand the place, Half the building didn't get along with the other half, everybody was always doing something wrong in the managers eyes and you got worked 20 times harder than the people on the lift trucks who make almost 2x as much as you.
Pros
...
Cons
everything else
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Gordon Food Service
Driver (Former Employee) –  Hamilton, ONAugust 15, 2012
Overall a ok company to work for. Lacks certain values of employee/employer relationship. Same run and work everyday. Lots of heavy lifting.
Pros
consistent work
Cons
long hours.
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Great Team Environment
Camp Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, ABJune 20, 2012
This has been a great place to work. A great team of people working towards a common goal.
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