International Paper
3.5 of 5 177 reviews
www.internationalpaper.com Memphis, TN 5000+ Employees

International Paper Reviews

Updated Jun 8, 2014
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3.5 177 reviews

                             

85% Approve of the CEO

International Paper Chairman and CEO John V. Faraci Jr.

John V. Faraci Jr.

(99 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great Place

    IT Analyst (Former Employee)
    Memphis, TN

    ProsGreat benefits, pay & work environment

    ConsSome departments are less diverse.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Project Engineer (Current Employee)
    Cincinnati, OH

    ProsGreat culture for developing employees. Great Benefits.

    ConsThe amount of travel and relocation to move up can be difficult

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company to work for

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat company, awesome work environment. They make a true effort to be a good place to work.

    Consunless you are and engineer, there isn't much room for advancement

    Advice to Senior Managementthere is more talent than the engineering department.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Small Cog in a Very Large Wheel

    IT Manager (Former Employee)
    Memphis, TN

    ProsThe company offers structure, formalized policies, career path (if at corporate), and decent benefits. There is also a degree of autonomy provided to mid-level managers.

    ConsIt is working for the "Old Guard". It is not a nimble/agile organization. It takes months for decisions to be finalized. For those in the know, it is a SAP shop. Enough said...

    Advice to Senior Management"Lifers" need to be cut from the pack if they have remained in the same position for years and years and years.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Positive career and growth environment

    Technology (Former Employee)
    Erie, PA

    ProsPeople focus is very good. Professionalism in the workplace and community.

    ConsLots of travel, but it balances in total to a manageable work/life balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementYounger talent is not a commodity, it is your vehicle to thrive in a customer focused environment.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Big company with great benefits.

    Executive Assistant (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsStability, fair compensation, good work-life balance. The CEO is extremely focused, diligent and does a great job.

    ConsCulture can be pretty old-school and innovation did not seem like a high priority.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery safety conscious, nice kitchens, clean, good location (Elk Grove, CA), very secure network, nice to the permanent employees, good reputation.

    ConsThe amount of work I had to do only took 4 hours a day. They wanted a body for 8 hours, so 4 hours a day I was bored.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep buying up competitors!!!

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    Great

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood veteran program making it one of the best companies to work for if you are either a reservist or national guard veteran

    Conssome bad managers that need to be in touch with their employees especially the hourly employees

    Advice to Senior Managementreplace the aging leadership structure with young managers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A great company to work for......

    Maintenance/Machine Repair (Former Employee)
    Indianapolis, IN

    ProsThe company is well organized & encourages individuals to be they're best by supporting personal effort through continuing education & advancement opportunities.

    ConsNone that I can think of......I enjoyed my time while being employed with them.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to encourage individual growth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good experience working with all types of people

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat learning experience. Learning most every job and working with every worker. Secured job

    ConsPlant closed. Miss having a permanent job to wake up and go to every day. Miss working with the people.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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