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The United States Postal Service, founded in 1971 and headquartered in Washington, is an independent agency of the executive branch and is under the command of the U.S. Federal government. The agency is responsible for providing postal service in the United States and is one among the few agencies authorized by the U.S. Constitution. The policies, procedures, and postal rates for services rendered are decided by the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service. There are nine members in this board, out of which nine are directly appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Employees at United States Postal Service receive annual sick leaves, health insurance, basic life insurance, employee assistance program, and more. They offer jobs for Personnel Processing Associate, Clerk Assistant, Mail Processing Assistant, and more.

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Postal Service Companies
What departments US Post Office employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation57.9%
Administrative - Other42.1%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do US Post Office employees have before joining?
Years of experience at US Post Office: Newcomers: 24%, Experiencers: 16%, Experts: 20%, Veterans: 40%. US Post Office employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did US Post Office employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before US Post Office: Abbott Plumbing Inc, AMERICAN EAGLE CONSULTANTS, INC., Arby's. Typical US Post Office employees have worked at Abbott Plumbing Inc.
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Abbott Plumbing Inc
AMERICAN EAGLE CONSULTANTS, INC.
Arby's
What industries did US Post Office employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of US Post Office: National Security, Colleges / Universities, Employment Services Companies, Consulting Companies, Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms. US Post Office employees most likely come from a National Security industry background.
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Where did US Post Office employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at US Post Office: Small: 23%, Medium: 9%, Large: 68%. Most US Post Office employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at US Post Office study?
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Where did employees at US Post Office study?
Abraham Lincoln High
Al-Ma'amoon Univeristy College
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at US Post Office?
Time employed at US Post Office: <1: 2%, 1-3: 12%, 4-8: 19%, 9-13: 7%, 14-20: 13%, 20+: 47%. Most US Post Office employees stay with the company for 20+ years which is more than the industry average.
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How does US Post Office rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at US Post Office: 75.2% Male and 24.8% Female. Age ratio at US Post Office: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 15%, 31-40: 18%, 41-50: 16%, 51-60: 38%, 60+: 13%. US Post Office rates - 0.2% less female than the industry average. Most US Post Office employees are 51-60, which is above the industry median age range.
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What are the top roles at US Post Office?
Top roles of US Post Office: Carrier, Mail Carrier, Rural Carrier Associate, Clerk, Postal Clerk. The top role at US Post Office is Carrier.
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Mail Carrier
Rural Carrier Associate
Clerk
Postal Clerk

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How does US Post Office rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at US Post Office: very low. US Post Office ranks very low for career advancement which is below the industry average.
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What’s the gender distribution at US Post Office?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
24.8% female, 75.2% male.
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What industry is US Post Office in?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Customer Service, Transportation/Logistics, Accounting/Finance.
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What’s the average length of tenure at US Post Office?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Typically 20+ year(s).
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what kind of companies did US Post Office employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before US Post Office.
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are my chances high for career advancement at US Post Office?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
no, chances of career advancement are very low.
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who are employees usually hired by after leaving US Post Office?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Access Services, AlliedBarton Security Services, American Family Insurance, Antelope Valley College, AquaPro Systems LLC, Self Employed, United States Postal Service, US Postal Service.
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Who are the top previous employers of US Post Office employees?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Abbott Plumbing Inc, AMERICAN EAGLE CONSULTANTS, INC., Arby's, Baptist Bible College, Booz Allen Hamilton, United States Postal Service, US Army, US Navy.
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What’s the average age at US Post Office?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
51-60.
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Where did most of US Post Office employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Abraham Lincoln High, Al-Ma'amoon Univeristy College, Al-Ma'amoon Unversity College, Longwood University, US Army.
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Do you think the company pays the best in the industry?
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11 months ago
Pay is good for directly managed however franchises are normally minimum wage
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10 months ago
Some managers give everyone really high scores and others refuse to give anyone above average😤
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i am currently interning at this company and its been a great opportunity to learn and grow
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A year ago
OMG, i was not even thinking of it now i know why some of my friends are not applying 😅
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A year ago
well yes there are both paid and unpaid, definitely feeling the financial strain, but I know that the experience and connections will be worth it in the long run 💼
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i believe pay transparency is the right thing to do, It helps create a fairer workplace for everyone 💯
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11 months ago
Pay transparency is a win-win for both employees and employers 👏
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11 months ago
i dont think its really a important thing to discuss
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what do you think are some ways the company can better support working parents? lets brainstorm! 💭
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A year ago
i think let the management brainstorm it
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A year ago
We should better work on our resume improvments 💯
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i think more companies should follow this one's lead and offer a fuel card or mileage incentive, its a great way to show employees that you value their time and effort 🚗
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11 months ago
yeahhh that would be good of course but you can not compare 🫥
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11 months ago
I think its a good benefit but not that much basic to be on frontline
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i am all for work-life balance, but when you r sick, you r just not gonna be as productive anyway, better to take a day and rest up 💪
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A year ago
amm no worries every one have down times 🫥
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A year ago
good luck for quick recovery bro
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how long does it take to receive a pay raise in our company ?
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11 months ago
i got it in 2 years before 2 years
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11 months ago
Still waiting men, i dont really care now
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Guys how long does the drug test process usually take? ⏱
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A year ago
The fastest they can do is 2 days but mostly it takes 1 week 🤷
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A year ago
1-2 week is average time
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Do you feel like the management here is invested in your success and growth?
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11 months ago
indeed. i have to agree this, because they are really commited to organizational along with employees's development as well
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11 months ago
i dont know if they are truly into it, but seems like they are very good at this
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The background check process was simple and straightforward, just make sure to be honest about your history and you should be fine 👍
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A year ago
yeah they can go 15 years back and will expose everything
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A year ago
Its a rule, and a policy made for employees' safety we should respect and follow it
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i truly believe that the future of employees of this company is bright, the services are innovative, and the team is constantly working on exciting new projects 🔆
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11 months ago
I truely believe that with a team dedicated to exciting new projects, and a commitment to innovation, the sky is the limit for what you can achieve, keep dreaming big guys 🚀
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11 months ago
I think good future more productive in next few years
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How is the behavior of theco-workers here? I am really scared of entering into the toxic environment. I just hate corporate politics.
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A year ago
Lovely people, always willing to help and support, excellent onboarding process with great easy systems to use
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A year ago
Good values and colleagues to work with.💗
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Hi guys, i want to get some internal insights, please tell me how your typical days are going at work at this organization
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A year ago
I enjoy the fast pace environment ⭐
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A year ago
Its so good, no downtime, which i either dont need i want to work and working is my passion
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I have heard that employees do not get many benefits regarding sick leaves.
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A year ago
After qualifying period the sick pay offering is very extensive and generous. As normal managers have the ability to show discretion.
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A year ago
I understand they will pay sick pay without much challenge.
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guys what i think that the layoffs can be devastating, especially if you r the one who gets let go, what kind of benefits do they provide during this time? 💸
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A year ago
Amm true, and i dont know/think if there are any benefits in that period
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A year ago
i am here, hoping you never have to experience it 💔
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AFAIK, they dont allow employees to have tattoos or piercings that are visible during work
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11 months ago
piercings and tattoos can be allowed, some managers prefer they be in places under your clothes 🙈
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11 months ago
I think they are allowed i have seen very few people having tattos
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Amm, mixed experiences with communication between local and top management, sometimes its great, other times it seems like our concerns are not being heard 🤷
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A year ago
Remember that your voice matters, and there are resources available to help you feel heard 🤗
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A year ago
i think it can be frustrating when you feel like your concerns are not being heard, and I'm sorry to hear that you have had mixed experiences with communication
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curious to know does the company provide a uniform for their employees?
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11 months ago
no uniform provided, but they give you an allowance after may be 2 months
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11 months ago
Its not very strict but specific, casual leather like shoes, no open toe heels tennis or fabricated shoes must be noslip shoes 🤵
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I heard there is some work from policy upcoming and will be applicable soon?
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11 months ago
no work from home option currently 😬
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11 months ago
haha no this company does not offer work from home positions currently
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what are some ways that we can continue to make our workplace more inclusive and welcoming to all, I would love to hear some ideas from my fellow employees 🤔
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11 months ago
Yep making a culture is the work of employees company can just support in it
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11 months ago
i think we should respect and stop the stereo types 😏
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i am currently in the process of changing departments and i found the HR team has been really helpful
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A year ago
it was a nice change of dept for me as well 🎉
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A year ago
I worked in various shift and have a lot of work with HR thankfully they are fast
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The retirement plan is just one of the many ways that this company values its employees, good to be covered with the benefit 💪
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11 months ago
hehehe brother just dont forget to send us a postcard from your tropical island getaway 🌴
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11 months ago
haha you r all set for a luxurious retirement!
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Working for a while and i can say, the training has been instrumental in my growth and success here 🌟
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A year ago
Every employee receives 3 days classroom orientation as training
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A year ago
It was not really enjoyable but not too long or boring so i would say it was ok 🤘
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just got confirmation that being laid off does not affect your eligibility for re-hire💡
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11 months ago
thats really interesting! 🤔 i had no idea that being laid off would not affect your eligibility for re-hire
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11 months ago
I think thats good step to help and support employees and offer second chances
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i have a nice experience here, i remember when I first started working here i was pleasantly surprised by the generous employee discount, and its definitely a perk that keeps me loyal to the company 😍
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A year ago
good to see company is providing extra perks to keep you motivated 👍
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A year ago
hahahah who needs friends and family when you have that employee discount? 😂
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i think hybrid jobs are the way of the future, its the perfect balance between working from home and having face-to-face interaction with colleagues, what do you guys think?🤔
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11 months ago
they are the best of both worlds! just make sure you dont accidentally wear your pajama pants to the office 😉
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11 months ago
haha yess everyone likes hybrid and home jobs but that also has some proven drawbacks
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is it just me or the cost of our health benefits going up a bit too much? 💸
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11 months ago
Same 🙄
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11 months ago
I also think the same seeing the inflation its understandable
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What kind of opportunities do people get while working here so that they can advance in their careers?
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10 months ago
Lots of opportunity to get involved with projects outside your initial positions scope🙏
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10 months ago
There are several things to do forward facing and behind the scenes so your daily jobs can be ever changing.
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its great to know that my furry friend is always welcome, i am glad to have such a nice pet policy here 🐾
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A year ago
I dont know if they allow or not, i could not have enough courage to ask for it
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A year ago
I will be happy if you bring it then may be i also get motivation to bring my little puppy 🐶
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i prefer weekly bonuses over monthly ones, nice to have that extra cash in your account every week 💰
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A year ago
I love to have the OT pay with salary every week ❤
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A year ago
good to have so many perks from the cmpany
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just started working the early morning shift and its tough, but I love the quietness of the workplace 💤 anyone else have tips for adjusting to early mornings?
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A year ago
brother, try some coffee or tea to get going! ☕
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11 months ago
AFAIK, consistency is key 🔄 try sticking to the same sleep schedule even on your days off to help your body adjust
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Is there anyone who can share his/her interview experience/stories with me?
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A year ago
Very friendly and welcoming. The interviewer was extremely nice and made me feel very comfortable and at ease. It was more of an informal set-up with me sitting on a spin chair and the interviewer standing writing answers and details on a form.
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A year ago
Was interviewed by the manager, Very nice process, easy to get through! Easy going!!
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Company's retirement is just awesome, the matching contributions and investment options are great. 💵
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A year ago
i really enjoy hearing this all the time
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A year ago
haha do we need to contribute for our retirement plans? 🤔
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i have been with the company for 5 years now and I have had 3 promotions WOW, i am very satisfied with the opportunities for growth here 💯
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A year ago
ohh thats so good from you, your performance and hard work gave you back today, congratulations from all of us
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A year ago
u are on a roll, maybe I should ask you to be my career coach 😂
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the interview process can be a bit intimidating but just remember to be yourself and showcase your skills. You will do great
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A year ago
process is long 🙄
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A year ago
I found it just perfect and easy
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i am so impressed with the work pace at the company, quick, but not overwhelming, and there is always support available👌
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A year ago
Its no wonder we are so productive 🚀
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A year ago
thats true, the support from colleagues and management definitely helps keep the pace manageable 🤝
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what is the overall process of promotions here? how many stages?
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11 months ago
Non-experience or performance based, solely seniority based 🫠
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11 months ago
Its all about how much time you gave to company
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How good can you say is the office location? Are there any nearby transportation facilities if I have to come from a distant town?
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11 months ago
the office is located in a very good place it is near my home so I don't have any problem reaching here.👍
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11 months ago
Very difficult to reach here, that's why I quit from here👎
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i saw the working hours here are pretty standard, just like any other job. Nothing too crazy
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11 months ago
Work hours are just ok
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11 months ago
I thankfully get time for my wife now <3💞
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I believe this company has a fair overtime policy that compensates employees for their extra work hours 💰
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A year ago
yes they pay for your extra work because you work extra, that is not generious haha
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A year ago
I am glad to get good hours and paid along with the weekly pay
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Guys i am so happy to get a job here and i am trying to weigh the pros and cons of the probation period, what are some benefits and limitations of it?
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A year ago
During the probation period, you have the opportunity to showcase your skills and work ethic
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A year ago
yeah, Its also a chance to learn more about the company culture and expectations. 💞
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what do you think is the best part of working here?
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A year ago
I love many things but on the top it will be the pay
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A year ago
The management and the fellow workers 😍
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according to my personal experience, I think the management really esnure that employees feel supported and connected when they transfer to a new location
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11 months ago
OMG i had the opposite experience! 😬
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11 months ago
thats so lucky and blessing for you more good luck to you
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I recently had to use my insurance after an accident, and I was satsfied with how quick and easy the process was
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A year ago
kudos to management as well ✴
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A year ago
ahhh i hope you get better soon
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How often are new vouchers/discount cards offered to employees? 💳
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11 months ago
hahah i think whenever they want there is no defined time
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10 months ago
after one two times, no one is intrested about it 🥴
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are there any restrictions on the number of free meals we can have in a day? 🍽:D
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A year ago
i dont know if they offer free meals btw how can i get one? 🤷
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A year ago
yess else you know what we do with free things....
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i love the contract jobs, they can be great if you are a self-starter and enjoy taking on new challenges
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10 months ago
The contract jobs do not give you a level to be a full timer
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10 months ago
Also, they can be temp 🥲
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The working environment here is really friendly and positive atmosphere that makes coming to work enjoyable 😃
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A year ago
It makes all the difference when you r surrounded by positive vibes 😊
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A year ago
yepp i love it
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How do employees feel about working conditions at the organization?
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A year ago
Genuinely trying to change the culture in a positive way- it's working but culture change is a slow thing and will take time, seeing some positive changes though.
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A year ago
It is a really welcoming and supportive culture which is going through an exciting transformation. 💝
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working here really feels more professional and i have a greater sense of impact on the company's success
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A year ago
glad for u finding your work meaningful and impactful
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A year ago
its great men, keep up the great work 💼
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ARe the benefits goven by the company really useful or worthless?
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A year ago
haha............. non except Parcel force would give you a half price offer on postage at Christmas for large items.....
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A year ago
company pension car allowance bonus dependent on targets👍
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The R&D dept is really the lifeblood of the company, they are constantly working on new and innovative ideas, and they are always looking for ways to improve, it feels so good 💡
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11 months ago
i love it, they really have to be one step above then us for us
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11 months ago
they are wizard, in a good way, hats of to their constant stream of innovative ideas 🧑
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i believe that having a diverse team leads to more creativity and innovation when everyone thinks the same way, its easy to get stuck in a rut but when you have different perspectives, it opens up new possibilities 🤩
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A year ago
There is almost no time for personal stuff in peak times, but i am happy that we are busy at work and days pass so quickly
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A year ago
that makes very good work ethic, rich excellent work culture 💯
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How is race or ethnicity talked about at US Post office?
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A year ago
Everything about the company is awesome. I love to see people from all backgrounds working together as a family here.
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A year ago
Inclusive culture. Never felt any discrimination although I belong to a minority.
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I heard the company has a great track record of promoting from within and providing employees with opportunities for growth and advancement 👌
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11 months ago
they have so good training plans within, we dont have to go out we learn within and grow within
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11 months ago
Thats why so many faces are very old here, people love to be here they dont leave
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My younger brother wants to work in this companyas a fresher, but I am a little confused. Is it the right place for a fresher to join?
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A year ago
Had good professional structure, Training and looked after staff well
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A year ago
Excellent work environment for part time work.👌
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what's the best incentive you have ever received at work 💸
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11 months ago
It was nice, i have got only few times, but enjoyed every time, i mean who does not enjoy extras?
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11 months ago
It was a shoulder tapping appreciation by my manager 😅
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I am willing to work at this company, and am also very curious to know about the parking situation in the company, is there enough space for all the employees
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A year ago
hahaha come early and find the best spot 🤭
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A year ago