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Very Good

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

I have been working at Black & Decker

Pros

Encouraging and lively environment to work

Cons

Exposure is not that great

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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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

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
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    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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you have been doing.

    Doesn't Recommend
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