Tyco Reviews

Updated August 27, 2015
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Tyco CEO George R. Oliver
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Pros
  • The work/life balance is probably the best attribute to this company (in 16 reviews)

  • A very diversified company with some great benefits (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • A company that promotes work life balance but does not grant it to you (in 11 reviews)

  • Upper management is constantly breathing down employees necks (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Tyco

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to develop friendships and grow personally and professionally.

    Cons

    Difficult place to work right now because of current downsizing environment.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to provide as much training and support to your employees during your realignment.


  2. Security

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Growth, face paced, protecting people and property

    Cons

    Not a good team enviroment


  3. Supply Chain Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tyco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Diverse portfolio of products vital to business and personal security and safety. Many opportunities for different positions within the growing and changing global company. Strong focus on technology and innovation.

    Cons

    Disconnect between message and practice on employee appreciation. High volume and degree of change has tendency to delay and even paralyze initiatives.

    Advice to Management

    Align corporate messages with practical application.


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  5. Product manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westford, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westford, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tyco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    opportunities exist, but you better deliver.

    Cons

    a big business issue, but decisions are fast, doing the work is slow. Momentum continues bad processes

    Advice to Management

    Let people try and fail vs. try and your fired


  6. Global Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay, fairly stable company

    Cons

    Lots of HR policy Changes and restructuring of benefits.

    Advice to Management

    Need to consider employees as #1 asset.


  7. Administratiave

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Walnut Cove, NC
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Walnut Cove, NC

    I have been working at Tyco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    my co-workers in the SSO are great to get along with

    Cons

    not properly compensated for the amount of work that is required


  8. Helpful (3)

    Tyco Review

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Account Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - National Account Coordinator in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Days off, 401K, the little things, flex time etc.

    Cons

    Little to no advancement and company constantly shrinking labor force.

    Advice to Management

    Stop getting rid of people, you are not serving your customer properly.


  9. Technician, installer

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    Current Employee - Technician/Installer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technician/Installer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tyco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Im motivated and determine to do optain knowledge to seceed at what i do.

    Cons

    I dont have many years of experience but im able to learn anything that gets through in at me.

    Advice to Management

    Ill do just about anything to progress in this industry.


  10. Helpful (7)

    Core Commercial Sales Representative

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Core Commercial Sales in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Core Commercial Sales in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Tyco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits including Healthcare, Dental, and Vision, Vacation, Laptop, iPad, and Company Car with gas card, Accident and Travel Insurance.

    Cons

    Weak upper management, numerous meetings, conference calls, emails, and text messages to gather similar information and taking away from customer time. Lack of understanding longer sales cycle with commercial clients.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline reporting process to eliminate duplicate steps and creating more face time with clients. Bring back sector selling. Cut out middle management.


  11. Helpful (2)

    Tyco

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tyco (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The best reason to work here is they let you do your job. They give the freedom to employees to use their skills and knowledge.

    Cons

    It is a big company and you may get lost in all people that need to be involved in decision making.

    Advice to Management

    The sales people run this organization and it is all about sales. Need to focus on the delivery of the products - not sales.



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