is it hard to get hired at Smithfield?

is it hard to get hired at Smithfield?

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needingajobbad

United States

#1 Sep 19, 2011
Hey everyone, I recently lost my job (laid off) and desperately need a new job. I saw in the paper that Smithfield is hiring...I've never worked production, is it hard to get on there?

Any input would be appreciated,

Thanks.
sadly

Whitney, TX

#2 Sep 19, 2011
They are only hiring for 2nd shift. But they are hiring though.
needingajobbad

United States

#3 Sep 19, 2011
Ooo. Thanks..that'd work out perfect
The Truth

Ashland, KY

#4 Sep 19, 2011
Look at who works there, they will hire ANYONE! The pay sucks though.
sadly

Whitney, TX

#5 Sep 19, 2011
2nd shift starts at $10.25 an hour.
i know

Ashland, KY

#6 Sep 19, 2011
how much do they pay?
needingajobbad

United States

#7 Sep 19, 2011
That's not too bad..
The Truth

Ashland, KY

#8 Sep 19, 2011
Yeah, $10.25 an hour, that sucks... I wouldn't leave the house for less then $20.
i know

Grayson, KY

#9 Sep 19, 2011
you have to pass a drug test
The Truth

Ashland, KY

#10 Sep 19, 2011
Well that mean 75% of the area can't get a job there... lmao!
Needing a job

Elizabeth, NJ

#11 Sep 19, 2011
I was thinking about going thereand putting in my app. Can u put in a app any day of the week?
works at smithfield

Grayson, KY

#12 Sep 20, 2011
Needing a job wrote:
I was thinking about going thereand putting in my app. Can u put in a app any day of the week?
yes the hours are 9 to 4
works at smithfield

Grayson, KY

#13 Sep 20, 2011
The Truth wrote:
Look at who works there, they will hire ANYONE! The pay sucks though.
no they don't just hire anyone the pay is better than nothing
Wondering

Ashland, KY

#14 Sep 21, 2011
What benefits do they have?
Some info

Jersey City, NJ

#15 Sep 21, 2011
They have two wks pd vacation, more pd Holidays than most places. I have a friend whose been there less than a year on nights and he's making over 12.00 an hr now.
Some info

Jersey City, NJ

#16 Sep 21, 2011
The Truth wrote:
Yeah,$10.25 an hour, that sucks... I wouldn't leave the house for less then $20.
What line of work are you in? It sounds like your like Eddie from "Christmas vacation", holding out for a management position!
Lmao

Wagoner, OK

#17 Sep 21, 2011
The Truth wrote:
Yeah,$10.25 an hour, that sucks... I wouldn't leave the house for less then $20.
Well it could be that in this piss poor economy , you may have to eat your words or starve one !
Nunya

United States

#18 Sep 21, 2011
No u don't get 2wks paid vacation u have to be there 1yr to get 1 week paid vacation and there's no way he gets over 12 dollars an hour for less than a year of employment and u have to pass drug test and have recent employment oh yea u get 2weeks vacation after 3yrs
Some info

Jersey City, NJ

#19 Sep 21, 2011
Nunya wrote:
No u don't get 2wks paid vacation u have to be there 1yr to get 1 week paid vacation and there's no way he gets over 12 dollars an hour for less than a year of employment and u have to pass drug test and have recent employment oh yea u get 2weeks vacation after 3yrs
He works right at 50 hrs a week so it actually is more than 12 an hr once you average it out.
works at smithfield

Grayson, KY

#20 Sep 21, 2011
Some info wrote:
They have two wks pd vacation, more pd Holidays than most places. I have a friend whose been there less than a year on nights and he's making over 12.00 an hr now.
have to work there 2 or 3 years to get 2 weeks vacation there is no way he is making over 12.00 an hour

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