Barnes Group

www.barnesgroupinc.com
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Hang on to your seat.. its going to be bumpy

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Cleveland, OH
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Cleveland, OH

I worked at Barnes Group as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

Opportunity for change, finally getting on board with current technology, open forums to voice your own opinion (at your risk though). Decent hours

Cons

Tunnel vision managers, bipolar managers, still have lots of legacy technology, favoritism, sometimes no chance to earn bonus. Employee awards seem to be given out arbitrarily.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Not the place to be if you want to make money

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Barnes Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Home based. Flexible hours. Good and helpful field reps.

    Cons

    HORRIBLE commision structure. Very low salary. Unrealistic yearly budgets. Zero help from inside sales. Have Business Develepment Specialists("Hunters"), who are non-exsistent. Poor and outdated technology. Average wait to talk to a CS person is 20 to 30 minutes. These are people in your own company. Poor follow-up from Product Specialists if there is a problem in the field. Car and fuel allowance woeful. Spend an average of 150.00 per month out of pocket for fuel purchase

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop short changing your sales staff. A 1 percent bonus as an incentive to make budget is laughable at best. Get with the 21st century technology wise. Increase company visability. Barnes supplies Nascar with nuts and bolts, why not use that as a selling feature?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Challanging and rewarding, but very corporate in structure

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    Former Employee - Business Manager in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Barnes Group full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Executive Management and leadership. Very solid financially. Been in business over 100 years.

    Cons

    Difficult to get things done quickly. Upward mobility is very difficult to achieve.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    look inside your company for growth opportunities for your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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