Alcoa
3.1 of 5 173 reviews
www.alcoa.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

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Alcoa Inc. is Best-in-Class

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

Pros- States publicly its values and lives them.
- Has an environmental sustainability position and actively pursues it.
- Best in Class research organization.
- Worldwide presence.
- Has navigated the economic climate better than others.

Cons- Large company that sometimes moves like one (bureaucracy).
- Expects to hire the best, but aims at the 50 percentile on salaries.

Advice to Senior ManagementCurrent CEO is also Best in Class. Keep him!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The Corporation, values and benifits are great. The Work environment and culture can drastically improve.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Alcoa full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Their benifits package is 2nd to none, as is their… Cons: The corporate environment is very data and numbers driven, and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Going Downhill Fast

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Alcoa full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Benefits, vacation time, bonuses and relaxed environment Cons: too many middle managers, too much micromanagement, alot of execs… Advice to Senior Management: Look under your nose to see what is truly going on in your company. Don't… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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