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I worked at Gates Corporation full-time (More than 8 years)
Lots of opportunities for entity level work force. I had 6 jobs in 10 years all with increasing responsibility and pay. benenfits and pay were average
Good ol' boys club was heavily entrenched . Consistent unrealistic expectations from management and internal competition for resources made for a very stressful work environment that resulted in a a disengaged workforce. Hard for even the brightest and best to keep their internal fire stoked...
Advice to Management
Figure out how to communicate company goals so it is about more than numbers and money. By now, I hope that the flavor of the week style of implementing new programs and initiatives is gone and that the business is taking a more reasonable approach to change. Very talented resources have been let go in the past because they didn't fit the mold in the upper ranks but we're well respected and liked by the masses. Pay attention to who has influence and where's before making decsions. Influence wihtout authority was very important while I was at gates...
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Gates Corporation (Denver, CO) in August 2015.
Contacted by internal Executive Recruiter via LinkedIn. Thorough and Efficient process. Met with several members of the team to gain a 360 view of the job and the organization. Positive experience.
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Success is no stretch for Gates Corporation. Formerly The Gates Rubber Co., the company rivals the largest manufacturers of automotive and industrial belts and hoses. Gates manages three worldwide product groups: automotive hoses, power transmission, and hydraulic and industrial hose and connectors. Its line of industrial belts help power rock crushers to snowmobiles; Gates' hoses keep cars and heavy equipment engines cool; automotive belts are used in air conditioners to alternators, and its hydraulic hoses channel fluid in mining and construction equipment. Gates ...