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jdl40

Corbin, KY

#31 May 15, 2012
No they wont want to listen to your concerns. You still will get pushed aside if you try. Even when the clients love and appreciate you, comfort keepers will not recognize YOUR care and compassion, and get paid for 30 minutes to drive for a hr and a half. My heart was broken by this company!
Sassy

London, KY

#32 May 15, 2012
C/K expect too much & pay too little!
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Since: Mar 12

Location hidden

#33 May 16, 2012
Is their license posted for the public to see/read?
Shady

Navan, Ireland

#36 Feb 19, 2013
I was employed wot ck in September And not one days work have I received from them ...waste of time and money never again
Shady

Navan, Ireland

#37 Feb 19, 2013
By d way it's now February
Anonymous

United States

#42 Jan 7, 2014
I have been desperately looking for work elsewhere! I have been an employee at CK for over a year and a half, too long. I recently checked my pay because of the go green BS! I have not been getting milage for errands holidays or anytime over the scheduled hours, of course I called and they had a reason for everything I spoke to 4 people and no help was given! This is how it has been the whole time employed at CK. They change the rules as they see fit for the situation. I said I would NEVER go back to work at a nursing home but right now. I think it looks pretty good. Then I could get the pay Vaca. & sick days I deserve and have worked my butt off for. Most clients have also said they would not recommend CK to anyone. I love my clients they are the only reason I am still here! This company does not know what they are doing, they actually wonder why no one will stay with them. Do not work here!
Lakport1061

Somerset, KY

#43 Jan 9, 2014
Shady wrote:
I was employed wot ck in September And not one days work have I received from them ...waste of time and money never again
well if you never got any work from them then you weren't really out any money or much time were you?
Curious

Baltimore, MD

#44 Jan 9, 2014
How often were there pay periods
pitbullie

Versailles, KY

#47 Jan 10, 2014
From what I've seen, most local employers treat their employees badly. The ones that value employers are the exception not the rule.

Unless you are politically connected, have an education in certain areas, your job will likely come with a big serving of crap to swallow. You be cleaning up messes made by idiot relatives, working long hours and expected to act thrilled to have a job.

I work for myself, and my employer is pretty harsh, too. HA
Former Employee wrote:
I think they pay bi-weekly. I worked there about 4 years ago, and it was a learning experience, to say the least! When I did get my checks I almost felt as though I had been out more in gas money than what my check was. I was continuously sent to Brohead, London and Monticello for 2-3 hours a couple of times a week. Mileage doesn't start until the 20 mile mark. That means, you foot the bill for most of the drive to these places. I'm not sure, but I am thinking that you either don't get paid for the drive back, or you only get whatever is left after 20 miles. I got "stuck" working a double shift because "on-call" wouldn't answer the phone after my relief didn't show. I explained to Sarah and Mary that I was a college student and that came 2nd; first was my daughter. My job came third! I was scheduled to go to Brodhead to work on a day I had classes. That was the breaking point. I went in and spoke to one of them about it. I think it was Mary. She told me I had to go or I didn't have a job. I chose to not have a job, at least there!
Common Sense Person

Somerset, KY

#48 Jan 13, 2014
Judge-Me-Not wrote:
I sit in on an orientation. After a hefty background and credit check they offered me a job starting out 1 day a week and be on call the rest. They said I would get paid or being on call 5 hours a day.
I took another part time job instead because it was more reliable.
I have to say, they seemed like they had a good company going and took care of the employees from what they told us during the orientation.
Orientation is all great and good, but it's what happens afterward that counts. Orientation, unfortunately is only lip service a great deal of the time...it shouldn't be but is. Once a person gets out of a lot of company's orientations, they soon find out that the job or company for that matter is totally different than what is presented in orientation. I can't speak for CK though as I have never worked there but I am talking about organizations as a whole.
My name is Lizk

Valencia, CA

#54 May 21, 2014
Sarah wrote:
Hi, this is Sarah Short, Owner of the local Comfort Keepers. We take pride in treating our employees well and are sorry you feel you were not treated in such a fashion. I would be more than happy to discuss your concerns with you. You are welcome to call our office and ask for me directly. I look forward to hearing from you.
I happened to see this post. I have the same concern just this these folks are complaining about. I don't fee that we are being treated fairly. The issue is Low pay, Use of out cars. my car takes a lot of gas. I have to pay car repairs, tires and Car Insurance. By the time I pay for all this what am I left with. The one in California I work for is no different than other states. Why don't they reimburse us for car costs. It's not an easy job to take care of Elder Folks, but most of us love doing it.I know from experience in our company, people don't stay around too long. I can't see this since It cost money and time to train us.

Thanks,
Liz
Happy at CK Virginia

Washington, DC

#56 Jul 24, 2014
I am sorry that you had a bad experience with Comfort Keepers.

The Herndon, VA office is great! I have worked for them for a little over a year.
I get paid for miles traveled with clients or for clients. This is the first part-time job that I have ever had that gave me vacation time as a part-timer and online and classroom training on site.

The Herndon office seems to care about the staff.

I pray God's best for you in your endeavors to help seniors. They deserve people who really care about them.

Since: Mar 15

Brownsville, TN

#58 Mar 10, 2015
has anyone worked for the local somerset comfort keepers and took forever to get pto paid , if ever at all
What are they thinking

Chicago, IL

#59 Apr 2, 2015
After reading this stuff i wouldn't apply for a job,I was going to but not now WOW unreal we are the only ones that make their company money and to get little to nothing i wouldn't work for this company i have to much experience 15yrs it would be like a slap in my face
Krista

Scottsdale, AZ

#60 Friday Apr 17
Seems to be national for this employer. Employees are underpaid and under appreciated. Home care is extremely stressful industry and this employer really cares nothing for employees or clients. Everything is the almighty dollar. Caregivers are routinely sent to a client without having had a TB test, without CPR certification and without adequate training. Management is just interested in filling shifts not with the quality of care. In addition, employees have been told to move good caregivers from medicare patients to the more lucrative private pay clients. The lack of integrity makes this a very difficult place to work.
ldunnebeck

Gaylord, MI

#61 Tuesday Apr 21
Well i got lucky. I work half a block from home and have been for 2 months. All u have to do is say no to an assignment. They have plenty of willing workers there
ldunnebeck

Gaylord, MI

#62 Tuesday Apr 21
What are they thinking wrote:
After reading this stuff i wouldn't apply for a job,I was going to but not now WOW unreal we are the only ones that make their company money and to get little to nothing i wouldn't work for this company i have to much experience 15yrs it would be like a slap in my face
Dont listen to negative p they pay you according to your experience. Old ppl need us!!

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