Brother International

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Brother International Reviews in Bridgewater, NJ

Updated October 9, 2014
Updated October 9, 2014
22 Reviews
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22 Reviews
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  1.  

    Stable Job, a Great Learning Experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Marketing in Bridgewater, NJ

    I have been working at Brother International full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    This is a stable company, with competitive pay and great benefits. Management has an open door policy and allows you to do your own thing and most managers don't micromanage. Great work space and overall infrastructure.

    Cons

    Can be political, growth based on visibility to Sr. Management and advancement opportunities are limited.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage the young workforce, keep them motivated by allowing them to grow within the company so they don't have to seek opportunities outside.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Not as good as it used to be.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Corporate in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Corporate in Bridgewater, NJ

    I have been working at Brother International full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The company was doing very well recently, and growing much bigger. Many projects. Nice facilities.

    Cons

    Newer management is clueless on how to run the company, so they brought a "Management Consulting company", a step which proves my point. Too many changes and projects with very doubtful possible benefits or ROI. Many failed projects. Most manager are able and good leaders, but few are, really, absolutely the worst I have ever seen. A lot of relatively new, stupid and unnecessary red-tape and "procedures".

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of bad managers, get confidence in yourself and simplify organization structure. Take some risks and come up with new products that customers actually want.

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Very challenging and comfortable place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Bridgewater, NJ

    I worked at Brother International full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very challenging and comfortable place to work

    Cons

    Too much of a work load, not enough time to focus on core skills

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Generally a nice place to work - but who you know counts for more than what you know and sometimes how well you perform.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Bridgewater, NJ

    I worked at Brother International

    Pros

    Good benefits, management generally respects employees, friendly coworkers, good working conditions.

    Cons

    Poor advancement opportunity, flat management structure, Japanese planning dept. and engineers think they know everything.

    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    stable company. nice people. no a lot of room for career development or growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bridgewater, NJ

    I have been working at Brother International

    Pros

    family atmosphere. Nice people. stable company

    Cons

    not much career progression. People promoted based on time with company rather then performance. do not empower employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    eliminate politics. empower employees

    Approves of CEO

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