Eastman Kodak
3.0 of 5 349 reviews
www.kodak.com Rochester, NY 5000+ Employees

Eastman Kodak Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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Eastman Kodak Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey J. Clarke

Jeffrey J. Clarke


28% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "good work/life balance, shuttle bus, better relationship between colleagues,"
    in 25 reviews
  • "Excellent managers who had a vested interest in developing good people"
    in 22 reviews
Cons:
  • "Atmosphere was not very good after going in to Chapter 11 in 2012"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Upper Management is is clueless with rest of the company businesses"
    in 15 reviews
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Film manufacturing

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Eastman Kodak for more than 10 years

ProsGreat people, good benefits, competitive pay

ConsDeclining business, constant downsizes, poor morale,

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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The yellow box

Project Management (Former Employee)

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 10 years

ProsMajor company in Rochester NY, work flexibility.

ConsAlways having to lay people off. No raises in 4 years. Work 50+ hrs week.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your people. Recognize and reward contributors, not just management.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Low Morale and Uncertain Future

Legal Department (Former Employee)
Rochester, NY

I worked at Eastman Kodak as an intern for more than a year

ProsDepartment I worked in was very nice, senior staff were very friendly

ConsTerrible morale due to layoffs in many other departments. Everyone was wondering "who is next?" and made for a very poor work environment
The State Street location parking lot is unsafe

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Adventurous, challenging, and fruitless.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 5 years

ProsKodak has big pockets and multitudes of resources begging to be bought. The corporate campus was the envy of major corporations.

ConsA corporation cast in risk adversity, with cemented feet and ostrich syndrome, qualified the sites as ground zero locations for corporate combustion.

Advice to Senior ManagementAttend and graduate from business schools to learn modern, proven practices and procedures.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Not an easy job, but fun!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Eastman Kodak

ProsWork in a fun environment
Constantly meeting new people

ConsIn outdoor venues you're subject to extreme heat and/or cold
Sometimes unrealistic goals

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer solutions rather than just criticism.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A cancer of a company

Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Rochester, NY

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 5 years

ProsAn opportunity for networking. Gain experience of a business case that should be avoided at all costs in your next opportunity.

ConsAntiquated thinking. Arrogant long time engineering based employees. Lack of marketplace understanding. Myopic vision. Titanic sized organizational roadblocks. Hidden agendas among key executive management.

Advice to Senior ManagementResign and let the newly birthed small company determine its own fate.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good group of people

Field Support Manager (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood group of supporting people

ConsTop management lack of insight to market development

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Once a great place to work.

Key Account Manager (Former Employee)
Hollywood, CA

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 10 years

ProsOpportunities, great customers and stability.

ConsNot always sure where we were heading.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay ahead of the technology curve.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Rochester, NY

I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time for more than 5 years

ProsCoworkers were smart, reliable and collaborative. Great teamwork. Many career opportunities to move within different divisions.

ConsHad to take furloughs to help company save money. Removal of 401K company match. Mixed messages from Senior Management. Phone Messaging system removed to save money.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake decisions that are right for both customers and the company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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VP Service

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Eastman Kodak

ProsGreat People to work with

ConsSenior Team is not the best I have seen

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