Black & Decker Reviews

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Black & Decker Chairman and CEO John F. Lundgren
John F. Lundgren
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
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    Pros

    Great Product, excellent training, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Some district manament had their own agenda

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with products that are new and innovative


Black & Decker Interviews

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    Electrical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Towson, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Black & Decker (Towson, MD).

    Interview

    I met with hiring manager and other members of the team on an on campus recruitment event and was invited to come in for an interview. Interview involved me sitting in one room and five employees coming in one after another. I then got an email offer and then invited to come in again for a presentation where incoming recent graduated were given an overview of the company.

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    Negotiation

    There was a set entry level offer. I asked for a sign-on bonus but did not get one.

Black & Decker Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
Best Places to Work in Orange County (Large), Best Companies Group, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.bdk.com
Headquarters Towson, MD
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1910
Type Company - Public
Industry Unknown
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Danaher, Makita

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