3.2 of 5 80 reviews Covington, KY 5000+ Employees
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Ashland – Covington – “Ashland Inc”

Company - Public (ASH)
Business Services
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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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Employees say it's “OK”   80 ratings


58% Approve of the CEO   50 ratings

Ashland Chairman and CEO Jim O'Brien Jr.

Jim O'Brien Jr.

Chairman and CEO

Good company

 Former Director of Marketing in Dublin, OH

Pros: Much upward mobility and many different divisions if you have the desire to work hard, put in a lot of hours, and learn new things Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Dublin, OH Mar 2010 Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details – Panel interview - it was efficient as candidate does not have to repeat himself. Ashland uses the "STAR" methodology: Situation, Task, Action, Results when evaluating candidate answers. This is actually a very good methodology for any candidate to base his answer on.Full Interview

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There was not one really - the most difficult part is that there are 3-4 people pummeling you with questions, but it's an efficient interview process. You don't have to repeat yourself. Answer Question

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

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