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main reason for slow advancement

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Framingham, MA
Current Employee - Senior Design Engineer in Framingham, MA

I have been working at Bose full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

culture is so beneficial and technical opportunities are so great...few people leave. I've been at the company for 19 years and I'm about average. I don't plan to leave. If growth rate is not high enough, or if existing people do not leave, then new people will experience low growth opportunity.

Cons

this leads to slow growth opportunities...slow growth in title...still allows growth in learning which is what has caused me to stay for so long.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

generate much higher corporate growth rate. This seems to be the only thing that could remedy this. high employee retention is a very good thing overall.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to hone customer service skills

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    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Saint Augustine, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Saint Augustine, FL

    I worked at Bose part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great employee pricing. The products are cool and talking to customers about them is enjoyable.

    Cons

    Depending on the district you're in, it's hard to move up. The location I was at wasn't too fond of promoting internally.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote internally. Focus on selling the product instead of putting so much emphasis on shows just so that you're in the green for the month.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Bose

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist

    I worked at Bose full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Take good care of employees. Pay for most of your education with tuition reimbursement. Great employee discounts. Decent pay, not amazing.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for advancement. Corporate highly values people with engineering backgrounds. NEARLY impossible to become an executive without that.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None that they would consider

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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