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Ashland Chairman and CEO Jim O'Brien Jr.
Jim O'Brien Jr.
54 Ratings
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    good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Tech  in  Hixson, TN
    Current Employee - Senior Tech in Hixson, TN

    I have been working at Ashland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    easy hours, and great training

    Cons

    poor pay no benefits for part timers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

Ashland Interviews

Updated Sep 4, 2014
Updated Sep 4, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Senior Research Scientist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Wayne, NJ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wayne, NJ
    Application Details

    I applied through other source - interviewed at Ashland in January 2012.

    Interview Details

    I was hired after one interview. I was mostly questioned about my prior accomplishments and what thought processes led to these successes. My interviewer was very interested in my work ethic and asked questions that would address work ethic without directly asking. Also appearing o be important to the interviewer was my ability to work on a multi-functional project team and my ability to get along with coworkers.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked what my most relevant work related failure was or my greatest weakness.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation phase
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Ashland Awards & Accolades

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Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

Additional Info

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Website www.ashland.com
Headquarters Covington, KY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1878
Type Company - Public (ASH)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Arkema, Momentive, Brenntag

Ashland's four business units are built on chemicals and cars. Ashland Performance Materials makes specialty resins, polymers, and adhesives. Ashland's Water Technologies unit provides papermaking chemicals and specialty chemicals to markets such as pulp and paper, food and beverage, municipal, and mining. Consumer Markets, led by subsidiary Valvoline, runs an oil-change chain in the US and sells Valvoline oil and Zerex antifreeze. In 2011 Ashland acquired International Specialty Products (ISP) and combined it with Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients to make up its... More

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