Carlson Companies Reviews

Updated Aug 19, 2021

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3.3
53%
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63%
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Carlson Companies CEO Trudy Rautio
Trudy Rautio
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "The department I worked in cared about work life balance(in 6 reviews)

  • "Great place to learn the cnc machinist trade(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management ruthlessly rules the tribe with the ever-effective Attila The Hun management style(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      Aug 19, 2021 - Manager in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work with

      Cons

      Great company overall. Its great

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Quality

      Aug 2, 2021 - Quality Assurance Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Moderate, But sometimes Hectic. Overall can try

      Cons

      Management needs to be more employee centric

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    3. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Not a good place to work

      Jul 28, 2021 - Client Program Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None that come to mind (unfortunately)

      Cons

      Favoritism, lack of advancement, Senior Management continues to be always scrambling with little to no respect for their employees that do the work. Unfair tactics with customers.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing

      May 25, 2021 - Director in Phoenix, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Privately owned, fast paced, interesting industry

      Cons

      Rotten leaders, teams too insular

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      very reactive not proactive

      Jun 23, 2021 - Inside Support Specialist in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      none, they are not forward thinking

      Cons

      leadership constantly changing no consistency and reactionary and not open to hear front line experience

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Great company, years ago

      May 27, 2021 - Senior Director of Finance in Wayzata, MN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great co-workers. Majority privately owned company

      Cons

      New top leadership is more interested in bottom line than the well-being of the employees, especially during COVID.

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Poor

      Jun 14, 2021 - Senior Consultant in Phoenix, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Coworkers and able to work from home

      Cons

      Management and them sending the full time jobs overseas

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Salary

      Apr 23, 2021 - Project Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment and peoples

      Cons

      Below par salary and oppotunity

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Undervalued employees

      Feb 17, 2021 - Corporate Travel Consultant in Minneapolis, MN
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amount of vacation that was given

      Cons

      Micro managed. Did not value employees.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good Company

      Dec 20, 2020 - Implementation Project Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company to work for.

      Cons

      I enjoyed working for CWT

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