Questions and Answers about Archer Daniels Midland

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What would you suggest Archer Daniels Midland management do to prevent others from leaving?

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Pay attention to people, invest and train the existing talent, hire people not because they can sell themselves well but for actual knowledge. "Cheap man pays twice." Plenty of examples in the last years where ONE knowledgeable employee was fired, but 3 muppets were hired to take on the old role. Yeah, ok each one was cheaper, but not the sum of them.

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Most of the supervisors are engineers. Most engineers do not have management training. If you want good quality supervisors hire ex-military. For upper management I do believe they should have degree in bussiness

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Promote talent, offer professional growth and advancement, utilization of useful technology

Answered - broker (liquidation express) (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL

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Treat union employees like human beings not a number.

Answered - Mill operator (Current Employee) - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Hire more employees to cover vacations and training.

Answered - Production shift Supervisor (Current Employee) - Decatur, IL

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Raise pay rate and replace current management 4cv

Answered - Production Assistant (Former Employee) - Lodi, CA

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Keeping as many full time employees as possible.

Answered - Elevator man (Former Employee) - Dodge City, KS

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Lower the medical taxation. ADM owns over 60% of Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance where in the past it was a lot cheaper to have a medical insurance, but when I worked there that they took a good portion of my pay enough for me to pay for rent and not enough for food, electricity and other bills which I had to make a choice in my life to take a different course of action to better my life situation.

Answered - Facility Maintenance (Former Employee) - St. Louis, MO

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Most people leave due to location issues. Most plants are located in rural, small town areas.

Answered - Production Engineer (Current Employee) - Cedar Rapids, IA

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Determine what an employee wants and work with them to help make them happy when they are hired.

Answered - Environmental Compliance & Food Safety Coordinator (Current Employee) - Valdosta, GA

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