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Not the same Alcoa

Analyst (Current Employee) Alcoa Center, PA

ProsCompetitive salary and benefits. Good work life balance in some departments.

ConsPersonality of the company has changed for the worse. Forced ranking introduced last year, which is a big demotivator, even for those who aren't forced to the bottom. The future of the company is unstable.

Advice to Senior ManagementThink of the masses who have spent their lives trying to build up this company and provide quality products. Think less about yourself and what Alcoa can do for your pocketbook..

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    High Demands and High Rewards

    Plant Manager (Former Employee) Cleveland, OH

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


    Pros: Plenty of opportunity for expanded roles and advancement. Cons: Culture is shifting to more of a short term financial… Advice to Senior Management: Keep going with Operational Accountability, but remember that sustainability should… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Will not be around in 10 years

    EHS Engineer (Former Employee) Newburgh, IN

    I worked at Alcoa full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Learned a lot. Great beginning job if you are a go… Cons: If you are not male, pack your bags. Advice to Senior Management: Get Real. It is the 2012 open your eyes. 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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