Arkema

  www.arkemagroup.com
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A company that cares about its employees

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Intern  in  Pierre-Bénite (France)
Current Employee - Intern in Pierre-Bénite (France)

Pros

- Leader in the specialty chemical industry
- Good work atmosphere: courtesy and trust
- Lots of attention given to training and safety
- Fair amount of days off permitted
- Interesting offers by the Company commitee (CE)

Cons

- Few possibilities of being hired as a permanent employee
- Interns not integrated/taken seriously as proper employees

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Consider the long-term interns (6-month or more) as "real employees"; be demanding, give feedback and integrate them to the decisions.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for Arkema

  1.  

    Great pay and benefits, Not enough updated equipment

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

    Pros

    Pay is excellent
    Benefits are excellent
    Work/Life balance is good
    Safety is highly rated
    Pension plans are good for union employees

    Cons

    Never know if management will actually take your advice.
    France owned company means you are just a number.
    Many plants are shutting down including my plant

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want everyone to contribute good feedback, then act as if we know what we are talking about.
    Give employees a non-sugar coated story about company status.

    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great internship but no intention of hire people at the end of it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Communication  in  Colombes (France)
    Current Employee - Communication in Colombes (France)

    Pros

    Colleagues mentality/ Result oriented/ Always motivvating

    Cons

    Hard to step up the ladder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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