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Large company, variety of I/S projects large and small, high proportion of IT staff comes from major consulting firms.

Information Systems (Former Employee) Philadelphia, PA

ProsTop in its industry
Acquires other companies that match its strategic growth objectives
Excellent employee stock purchase plan
Good overall benefits
Salaries competitive with industry and within IT
Good growth/development opportunities

ConsLarge projects are have tight timelines, tight budgets and less than desirable staffing for the workload
Medical benefits are good - monthly cost low for employees, but as with most companies, each year requiring higher co-pays, out-of-pocket and prescription costs

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue good work begun already to increase / improve communication between management and staff. Increase communication methods beyond email (as email volume has spiraled out of control in today's workplace; thereby losing its effectiveness). Continue to embrace innovation and flexibility in work processes over traditional/historical ways the company has done business in the past.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work, decent pay

    Run Plant Engineer (Former Employee) Freeport, TX

    I worked at Dow Chemical

    Pros: Well organized. Great people. Great training programs. Cons: Lots of beauracracy type paperwork and red tape. But it comes with any… Advice to Senior Management: Check salaries at other companies and match. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Not much room for advancement

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Plaquemine, LA

    I have been working at Dow Chemical

    Pros: Overall a pretty good place to work. Cons: The training takes at least 6 years in my plant… More

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