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It is a great place to work for and I am proud to have worked there.

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Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Saint Paul, MN
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Saint Paul, MN

I worked at Ecolab

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

If you get in through the Finance Rotational Program, you get to move around the organization three times and learn a lot about how Ecolab conducts its' business. Managers are very supportive in growth and development of their employees. There are a lot of lunch and learn sessions done where you get to learn about an aspect of the business or hear a speaker talk about their area of expertise.

Cons

It is sometimes difficult to get promotions or move around due to limited vacant positions.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Influx of new Management from Nalco is hurting

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong financial performance Desire to do the right thing Company mission and purpose Community involvement Corporate responsibility Associate networks Downtown St. Pau location

    Cons

    Prior Culture and Inclusion efforts to drive up employee engagement has all but died. In a shared services area, the competition inside the company is creating divisivness and/or apathy. After years of liking the job, then, when a true look and push towards inclusion took hold, loving to come to work - all to be destroyed by concentrating more on the technical aspects of integration versus the people side of integration. I expect productivity, quality, and many other things to suffer.

    Advice to Management

    Remember - the best chemicals and services are worthless without an engaged workforce. People are loosing the motivation to make things great.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Overall good, but this is on a downward trend

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    Current Employee - Street Sales Development Manager in North Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Street Sales Development Manager in North Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Ecolab

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, it is fun, good friendships are built within the organization, micro-management is to a bare minimum. Fully expensed with company car, gas card and corporate card. Pension, but I don't think they offer that anymore. Big company so stability seems to be there and growing!

    Cons

    Compensation of the SSDM position sucks, growth opportunity for promotions gets pretty stagnant and when promotions are administered there is no real protocol to how those are given. Sometimes people are brought in for interviews and sometimes people are just "given" the promotion. The attitude is always, "what have you done for me today?" Constant realignments and changes to commission structures throughout the company that inevitably just limits your commission potential. Hate the way promotions and "raises" are given as they all are dependent on what you made the previous year; there should be some sort of floor salary for each promotion.


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