Demanding Industry and Poor Work Life Balance
Manager (Current Employee) – Green Hills, PA – April 14, 2019
Penske is the industry leader. Very competitive environment with solid leadership, however, I can't imagine the incompetence at our competitors. Our technology is severely lacking and for a company who's entire existence is centered around others outsourcing their transportation needs, I can't understand why we continue to build our own clunky web apps. Penske teams are truly truck and transportation experts and the company as a whole is customer focused. As you can imagine, this is often at the expense of the employee's personal time and interests. Work life balance is not and has not ever been a priority in my time with the organization and I've been there over 15 years. Pay and benefits are acceptable, up to 4% match on 401k. Absolutely none of the modern business perks. Great upward mobility and career development if you can stand up to the constant pressures and ever changing directions. Lastly, the company used to be much more focused on developing leaders and leveraging that entrepreneurial spirit. Over the past few years the focus has changed much more towards the 'assembly line' approach.