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Worst companies to work for in America

Last updated on: January 18, 2013 07:57 IST

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There are some companies that take care of their employees, while there are some that focus more on profits than on workers.

Let's take a look at some of the worst companies to work for in the United States.

Source: 24/7 Wall St

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Image: Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge is seen from the 90th storey of One World Trade Center in New York.
Photographs: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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Dish Network

Rating: 2.2

CEO approval rating: 32 per cent for Joseph Clayton

One-year stock price change: up 37 per cent

Employees: 34,000

Overall rank: 1

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Image: Dish Network CEO Joe Clayton in San Francisco, California.
Photographs: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

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Dillard's

Rating: 2.4

CEO approval rating: 22 per cent for William Dillard II

One-year stock price change: Up 43 per cent

Employees: 30,000

Overall rank: 2

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Image: Dillard's has 30,000 workers.
Photographs: Source: dillards.com

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RadioShack

Rating: 2.4

CEO approval rating: 32 per cent for James F Gooch

One-year stock price change: Down 78 per cent

Employees: 34,000

Overall rank: 3

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Image: A shopper looks over mobile phones displayed at a Radio Shack store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Photographs: Brian Snyder/Reuters
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Hertz

Rating: 2.6

CEO approval rating: 43 per cent for Mark P Frissora

One-year stock price change: Up 14 per cent

Employees: 23,900

Overall rank: 4

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Image: A Hertz rental car sign near Detroit Metropolitan airport in Romulus, Michigan.
Photographs: Rebecca Cook/Reuters
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OfficeMax

Rating: 2.6

CEO approval rating: 39 per cent for Ravi K Saligram

One-year stock price change: Down 12 per cent

Employees: 29,000

Overall rank: 5

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Image: OfficeMax store in Glendale, Arizona.
Photographs: Joshua Lott/Reuters

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Sears Holdings

Rating: 2.6

CEO approval rating: 30 per cent for Louis J D'Ambrosio

One-year stock price change: Down 19 per cent

Employees: 293,000

Overall rank: 6

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Image: Sears department store at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, Virginia.
Photographs: Larry Downing/Reuters

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Robert Half International

Rating: 2.7

CEO approval rating: 55 per cent for Max Messmer Junior

One-year stock price change: Up 18 per cent

Employees: 11,300

Overall rank: 7

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Image: Robert Half International has more than 11,000 employees.
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Hewlett-Packard

Rating: 2.7

CEO approval rating: 82 per cent for Meg Whitman

One-year stock price change: Down 38 per cent

Employees: 349,600

Overall rank: 8

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Image: Hewlett-Packard's Belgian headquarters in Diegem, near Brussels.
Photographs: Thierry Roge/Reuters

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Rite Aid

Rating: 2.7

CEO approval rating: 31 per cent for John T Standley

One-year stock price change: Up 3 per cent

Employees: 91,000

Overall rank: 9

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Image: A Rite Aid store in New York.
Photographs: Keith Bedford/Reuters

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GameStop

Rating: 2.7

CEO approval rating: 32 per cent for J Paul Raines

One-year stock price change: Down 21 per cent

Employees: 17,000

Overall rank: 10

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Image: A GameStop store in Carle Place, New York.
Photographs: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

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Bank of New York Mellon

Rating: 2.7

CEO approval rating: 63 per cent for Gerald Hassell

One-year stock price change: Up 7 per cent

Employees: 47,800

Overall rank: 11


Image: Bank of New York Mellon in Brussels, Belgium.
Photographs: Sebastien Pirlet/Reuters

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