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Very Good

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Project Engineer in Towson, MD
Current Employee - Project Engineer in Towson, MD

I have been working at Black & Decker

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Encouraging and lively environment to work

Cons

Exposure is not that great

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  1. FDP

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    Former Employee - Financial Development Program Associate in Towson, MD
    Former Employee - Financial Development Program Associate in Towson, MD

    I worked at Black & Decker

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Great products, great history
    2. Culture of inclusiveness, politeness
    3. Open door policy for most managers
    4. Easy moves within company and geographies
    5. Very global

    Cons

    1. Can get too conservative (read history of acquisition by Stanley)
    2. Relies heavily on housing and automobile sectors
    3. Historical baggage

    Advice to Management

    1. Be creative
    2. Allow new talent to advise old guard
    3. Be proud of the history, yet not get lost in it

  2. Why work here?

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Towson, MD
    Current Employee - Engineer in Towson, MD

    I have been working at Black & Decker

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

    Pros

    Generally nice people, fun products to develop and use, nice location

    Cons

    Low pay, lack of confidence of managers in new talent, some people need Master's or higher to promote while other persons with no degrees get promoted, unequitable performance reviews, lousy HR attitude toward employees

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you have been doing.

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