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Great place to learn; not particularly cutting edge technology

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Current Employee - Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Wilmington, DE
Current Employee - Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Wilmington, DE

I have been working at DuPont

Pros

Salary, flexibility, opportunity; Resources; Systems approach

Cons

environment does not facilitate creative solutions; One way of thinking; Corporate culture can be stifling; Most decisions are made by managers and leaders not allowing time for leaders to think strategically

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Leave run and maintain decisions to employees; Spend more time thinking strategically; Very optimistic about Ellen's leadership

Doesn't Recommend
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    A good company that used to be great

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    Former Employee - Technology Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Technology Manager in Wilmington, DE

    I worked at DuPont

    Pros

    Talented people
    Diverse and interesting job opportunities
    Encourage personal growth and development
    Respectful work environment
    Competitive compensation and benefits
    Strong brand and reputation

    Cons

    Slow decision making - particularly with tough decisions
    Fuzzy accountabilities
    Vision of what the company should be was vague and abstract for too long
    Haven't created a new blockbuster business in a very long time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company is committed to a major shift away from legacy chemistry and polymer-based businesses toward a biology-based future. Management must decide how to continue in this direction while retaining top talent in their legacy businesses. Nobody at DuPont wants to work in a cash cow.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Comfortable work environment, but too bureaucratic, stereotyped

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE

    I have been working at DuPont

    Pros

    fairly good work environment, flexible working schedule, supports balancing of work and life, values employees' safety, the pay is fair.

    Cons

    people tend to exaggerate the company's core value which is safety. the management is very stereotyped, communication is not enough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do not focus more than what is necessary on Safety issue. should make more effort on improving employees' working efficiency.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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