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If money is the best part of you job then maybe.......

Corporate (Former Employee) Midland, MI

ProsWages are higher; benefits decent.

ConsLots of layoffs, experienced downsizing every four years during my career. Advancing in career depends more on who you know than what you do.

Advice to Senior ManagementPractice what you preach. Employers should be your most important asset and my advice is to do a better job to make the employees feel valued. Try to find a way to avoid so many downsizings. It hurts hiring and ruins reputations.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Product Director (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    I worked at Dow Chemical full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Company on which you learn a lot during your first… Cons: Leadership, Andrew Liveris has the policy to switch the responsibilities… Advice to Senior Management: Try to not shift strategies every 18-24 months Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    a company in decline, rotting from the inside

    Lead Chemist (Current Employee) Midland, MI

    I have been working at Dow Chemical full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: the salary is good, flexible work hours. for almost any engineering or scientific challenge, there's an… Cons: Management is terrible - bad decisions at all levels, they just don't know how to run an organization or lead people... they're just out of… Advice to Senior Management: Management should be evaluated based on feedback from employees, like at Google. Take that data and put lots of resources into re-training management... if… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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