ConAgra Foods

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ConAgra Foods Reviews

Updated 26 January 2015
Updated 26 January 2015
307 Reviews
3.1
307 Reviews
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ConAgra Foods President, CEO, and Director Gary M. Rodkin
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance can be good depending on your manager (in 33 reviews)

  • Excellent pay and benefits, and the company values are outstanding (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance because of cutting positions to the bone (in 9 reviews)

  • Upper Management need to create co-authorship with employee (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - SummerGlobal Sourcing in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - SummerGlobal Sourcing in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked as an Intern in the GLobal Sourcing department in india. It was a good experience. Got to learn from very experienced heads. Very professional work culture. They respect weekends.

    Cons

    I was commended on my project report and promissed that I would be getting a PPI but then because the HR dept didnt approve I was called back.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    The Indian subsidiary is not a great place to work or learn at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Brand Manager in Bangalore

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Small company, access to people, Good sales training ground

    Cons

    Very few systems in place, Quality of management expertise is quite low, Poor HR practices

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    An overall good company to work for.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods

    Pros

    Opportunities to make a difference by being a leader in the consumer foods sales space

    Cons

    Selling the brands we have can be difficult. We're number one in a lot of declining categories, hopefully we'll turn them around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management teams do a really good job

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  5.  

    Manager HR

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Human Resources in India, MS (US)
    Current Employee - Manager Human Resources in India, MS (US)

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Culture, Very empowering- promotes innovation

    Cons

    Work-life balance, HR to be more business oriented

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on people development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    GREAT PLACE

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Omaha, NE (US)
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Omaha, NE (US)

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods

    Pros

    THERE is honestly not a down side they treat you like family and is normally very understanding. The pay is equal to the work even the overtime.

    Cons

    Hard to advance to the next level. Training could be a little better and more focused. The boss
    biggest thing would be the better communication between the department's

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better mixing of the training for the middle and entry level employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    worked with great people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Demand Planning Analyst
    Former Employee - Demand Planning Analyst

    I worked at ConAgra Foods full-time

    Pros

    organized managers committing to helping employees

    Cons

    work could be boring due to limitation of job tasks and many meetings

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Fun and Productive Environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Co-Workers
    Benefits/Paid time off
    Relationship building
    Great communication

    Cons

    Hectic workload occasionally
    Pay could be a little higher

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    ConAgra has been a great place to work while starting my family and needing flexibility in my work-life balance.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Omaha, NE (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Brand Manager in Omaha, NE (US)

    I have been working at ConAgra Foods full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The work-life balance is great. Half-day Fridays in the summer, flexible work arrangements and ability to work from home are awesome perks.

    Cons

    Company changes like the wind. Lots of turnover and unclear expectations at the lower levels make daily work environment frustrating. There's also a serious diversity problem. If you're a white male wtih a finance background, you'll do very well at ConAgra.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start valuing diversity of thought, background, and leadership style. Just because someone isn't like you doesn't mean they aren't valuable and worth advancing in the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Once a respected workplace....

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ConAgra Foods

    Pros

    Satisfactory pay and good benefit packages with wellness benefits & a retirement plan along with vacation eligilbity shortly after being hired.

    Cons

    I started working for the Company in the early 90s and it was a very respected workplace. Through management changes this has resulted in a complete turn around. At the end of the day, your performance was not rated on your education or work ethics, but rather how close of a relationship you had with your supervisor. This was also a factor when non-bargaining unit jobs were eliminated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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