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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Such a great experience working with this Fortune 500 Company - would not think of leaving!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Highland Heights, KY
    Current Employee - Associate in Highland Heights, KY

    I have been working at General Cable full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    General Cable has always been kind to me and given me many opportunities to learn and grow within the company. The company has invested thousands of dollars in my development with industry training. They just instituted an awesome vacation purchasing program where we can buy up to an additional week of vacation and the medical, dental and life insurance benefits are fantastic!

    Cons

    In every company there are politics the higher up the ranks you go. One of the biggest challenges is the company's matrix organization where you may report directly to a manager but have several dotted line managers. Everyone has their own agenda and none of the managers talk to each other, so you can be pulled in a lot of direction. To be successful, you really have to be flexible and patient. But the work is engaging and keeps you challenged every single day. Every day is a learning experience!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communication to all levels of the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Cable full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and job opportunities

    Cons

    No downsides that I saw

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    very professional folks - great environment - positive, professional attitudes, contemporary philosophies, practices

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Highland Heights, KY
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Highland Heights, KY

    I have been working at General Cable as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    top notch people, methodologies...relaxed atmosphere.

    Cons

    haven't really found any as yet

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing what you're doing !

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    excellent company for interns

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    -laid back, friendly environment
    -generous benefits for management employees

    Cons

    -disorganization in management
    -unfriendly operators
    -no support to make decisions

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    I worked at General Cable full-time

    Pros

    Autonomy, you set your own break schedule, was given the freedom and resources to implement your own ideas, family atmosphere, people were great, highly rewarded for safety.

    Cons

    Company closed facility,hourly pay could have been better.

  7.  

    Great Place, too bad it ended

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Suffern, NY
    Former Employee - Engineer in Suffern, NY

    I worked at General Cable

    Pros

    The pro's were the people in the group. They were very helpfull, and they encouraged you to go for it more in terms of finishing projects.

    Cons

    Upper Managment didn't have the company very stable. It lead to the office being shut down. The cons was that the company laied off a lot of workers due to the move from Suffern, NY to Highland Heights, KY

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to haveto have better upper management so that you don't kill the chemistry of the groups.

    No opinion of CEO

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