Hu-Friedy

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Hu-Friedy Reviews

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    Great company to launch a career at

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hu-Friedy full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The culture here was phenomenal. Great co-workers that truly live the values of the company. No matter where you go, you will run into negative co-workers, but Hu-Friedy limits that through the cultural interview process and making sure people are the right fit for their culture. Development was also big at Hu-Friedy. Lots of opportunities to attend in-house training and other external seminars. They truly want to promote within the company and are on a great path for growth. The team I worked with was also tremendous. Teamwork is big there and it was refreshing to be able to go into work everyday and enjoy it.

    Cons

    Pay was extremely low. Compared to what others in my field were making, I knew it was time to leave when I did. I received a decent merit increase after my first year, but still felt very underpaid. My decision to leave was based solely on this, other than pay, it was a great experience.

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    I noticed a lot of turnover during my tenure there. If they left for money as well, it would make sense. Most people I spoke to there felt very underpaid compared to other people in their field. I completely understand your strategy to pay low and sell the great culture, but it won't work in retaining your top talent. I am currently working somewhere that offers great pay and has an almost identical culture. It can be done and your retention will be better.

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Hu-Friedy Interviews

Updated Aug 20, 2014
Updated Aug 20, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
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    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Hu-Friedy.

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    Interview process was very quick.. received an offer in a short amount of time. Had some issues with the post offer review though. Seemed to take longer than expected. Had the process gone faster and more smoothly, I would have happily accepted the job.

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Website www.hu-friedy.com
Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1958
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Hu-Friedy Manufacturing Company makes the tools that keep your chompers in good chomping order. In business since 1908, the family-owned company makes instruments that dentists and dental hygienists use to numb, probe, scrape, pull, and cut teeth and gums during dental visits. It also makes the Hu-Friedy Instrument Management System, an integrated system for sterilizing, storing, and organizing instruments. The company handcrafts more than 7,000 of the 10,000 products it sells for use in general dentistry, dental surgeries, orthodontics, and periodontics. Hu-Friedy sells... More

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