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- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
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challenging work; exposure to management; endless opportunities across Koch companies; global presence, multiple industries; company reinvests 90% of earnings; privately held which results in longer term decision making; compensation structure is performance based
work/life balance can be a challenge; no matter how much time you put in, it feels like it is never enough, which can be taxing after a while; company operates very lean
Advice to Management
hire more people when necessary, as there is plenty of work to go around; when people are as overwhelmed as they are, work quality and job satisfaction suffers, not to mention work groups are in a bind if someone leaves; end up digging a grave that is nearly impossible to get out of/ahead
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeks – interviewed at Koch Industries (Atlanta, GA).
Situation, behavior, outcome based - they follow the book.
HR, Managers and directors conduct the interviews.
Most of the time they make you comfortable and relaxed.
Office visits are offered, phone interviews and face to face interviews.
- Tell me of a time when..., what did you do, what was the outcome, what did you learn Answer Question
Bad place to work.
Koch (pronounced "coke") Industries is the real thing, one of the largest (if not the largest) private companies in the US. Koch's operations are diverse, including refining and chemicals, process and pollution control equipment, and technologies; fibers and polymers; commodity and financial trading; and forest and consumer products (led by Georgia-Pacific LLC). Its Flint Hills Resources subsidiary owns three refineries that process more than 800,000 barrels of crude oil daily. Koch operates crude gathering systems and pipelines across North America as well as cattle...