Eastman Kodak Reviews

Updated July 29, 2015
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  1. Were very good to me while it lasted

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Director in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Eastman Kodak

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive pay, challenging assignments, great people

    Cons

    The company still has significant challenges

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to employees' needs


  2. Good company, but to much overhead to get things done

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Support in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Support in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The salary and benefits in the 10 years between 2000 and 2010 were good.

    Cons

    New products are needed for future growth. Less red tape too.

    Advice to Management

    See Cons


  3. Was a good company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Field Service Engineer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Eastman Kodak

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people to work with locally

    Cons

    Upper management is clueless, benefits are shrinking and no raises


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  5. Overall

    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Product Development Engineer in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Eastman Kodak

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    A great place to work. Great people.

    Cons

    Poor management. Can not make any money.

    Advice to Management

    Make better decisions


  6. Environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Eastman Kodak full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The folks still at Kodak care about their responsibilities & product delivery.

    Cons

    Constant lay-offs that are always in the back of folks minds and a part of conversations during day-to-day activities.


  7. Sr. Software Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Eastman Kodak

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Core company values are adhered to and respected by everyone in the company. Pay and benefits are great. Flexible work hours (within reason).

    Cons

    Management is rigid. Morale is down.

    Advice to Management

    Take more risks. Decisions have to be made quickly.


  8. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Warehouse work was back breaking sometimes

    Advice to Management

    work more


  9. Good company to work for from an IT perspective.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eastman Kodak

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good technology offerings; lower level management seeks good opportunities for employees; opportunity to work across a number of industries and geographies.

    Cons

    Takes too long for decisions to be made; direction gets set and then changed half-way through; the company comes up with great products but can't get them quickly enough to market

    Advice to Management

    Allow more decisions to be made at lower levels; avoid decisions that appear as "knee-jerk" reactions; make decisions quicker.


  10. Kodak is being reorganized to drive needed operational and cultural changes. Should really help.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Eastman Kodak full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and technology, respectful culture, fast paced turnaround environment under new leadership.

    Cons

    Still too much complexity in some areas.

    Advice to Management

    Keep driving the changes needed for Kodak to be a faster moving company.


  11. Company under pressure to revive itself.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Engineer in Rochester, NY

    I have been working at Eastman Kodak full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Mid-sized city with very good public schools in suburbs. Family oriented. Work-life balance, Was a very diverse company with great opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Lot of wrong strategic decisions that burn up cash. Sold profitable businesses to support unrealistic new ventures.



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