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FedEx Career Development FAQ

Read what FedEx employees think about career development at the company. Employees have questions about everything from promotions and mentoring to job security.

FedEx has a career opportunities rating of 3.6.

All answers shown come directly from FedEx Reviews and are not edited or altered.

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7 English questions out of 7

11 December 2020

How are the career development opportunities at FedEx?

Pros

Great benefits and a lot of opportunities in the company to explore other jobs, fast paced environment not a dull moment

Cons

have to be able to teach yourself at times

Great benefits and a lot of opportunities in the company to explore other jobs, fast paced environment not a dull moment

11 December 2020

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24 June 2021

What kind of career opportunities exist at FedEx?

Pros

Great benefits and culture with opportunities to grow and work in different areas of the company

Cons

The company is very large and hiearchal and it takes a long time for things to move forward

Great benefits and culture with opportunities to grow and work in different areas of the company

24 June 2021

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2 September 2020

Does FedEx have any sort of mentoring programme?

Pros

Learning small time sales negotiations.

Cons

Depending on where you are; lack of proper training, no stable schedule, cheap company, expected to learn everything from the bottom to top(manager level knowledge) and lack of real opportunity to move up. Expected to move around constantly with no say beforehand.

Advice to Management

Give proper health and wellness benefits to associates for being essential workers. Warn them if they're going to be commuting and give them a say before shoving off 30 miles to other places for below $15.00 an hour and irregular schedules.

Depending on where you are; lack of proper training, no stable schedule, cheap company, expected to learn everything from the bottom to top(manager level knowledge) and lack of real opportunity to move up.

2 September 2020

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1 January 2021

How are promotions handled at FedEx?

Pros

The job can be fun and allows you to be creative at times. Teaches you management skills. Decent benefits for insurance and PTO

Cons

Work Grueling hours for the Christmas Holiday and get hours cut the rest of the year. Opportunities for advancement are high but don't expect to get much of a raise for your promotion. Expect do the same work as your superiors without a promotion or increased pay. Hire in new employees at a higher starting salary than you are currently making, especially if you've been with the company for several years, but won't give you a raise to compensate. Basically on call at any time. It's very hard to get a decent shift, unless you like to work evenings. Shared as an employee with other FedEx Offices all over the district.

Advice to Management

Give your senior staff raises to compete with the rising market. If you keep bumping up the pay for new hires but leave your loyal, long-term, employees in the dust, you're going to lose a lot of talent that you could have kept if you'd just treated them better and made pay more fair.

Opportunities for advancement are high but don't expect to get much of a raise for your promotion.

1 January 2021

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2 September 2020

How do employees feel about their professional development opportunities at FedEx?

Pros

Learning small time sales negotiations.

Cons

Depending on where you are; lack of proper training, no stable schedule, cheap company, expected to learn everything from the bottom to top(manager level knowledge) and lack of real opportunity to move up. Expected to move around constantly with no say beforehand.

Advice to Management

Give proper health and wellness benefits to associates for being essential workers. Warn them if they're going to be commuting and give them a say before shoving off 30 miles to other places for below $15.00 an hour and irregular schedules.

Depending on where you are; lack of proper training, no stable schedule, cheap company, expected to learn everything from the bottom to top(manager level knowledge) and lack of real opportunity to move up.

2 September 2020

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