Black & Decker Reviews

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Black & Decker Chairman, President, and CEO Nolan D. Archibald
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    Good until Stanley Bought them

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Black & Decker

    Pros

    Great culture until Stanley bought them.

    Cons

    Stanley operates as a type of private equity company. They buy companies, strip all cost out, and look to sell them.

Black & Decker Interviews

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    Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  McAllen, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in McAllen, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Black & Decker in November 2009.

    Interview Details

    I was recommended by my previous boss so the interview process was easy, there were not so many questions about my performance because they already know about my capabilities.

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    I did not negotiate and just accepted the offer they made.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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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