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Emerson - Good opportunities.

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Current Employee - Analyst in Saint Louis, MO
Current Employee - Analyst in Saint Louis, MO

I have been working at Emerson

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Emerson is an organization full of opportunities for growth especially for people with backgrounds in engineering or science. Co-workers are congenial and opportunities abound at headquarters and the various divisions. Most employees are welcoming and willing to share their experiences and offer advice to new employees. Work-life balance has never been a problem. Most divisions are willing to work around family obligations so that employees can maintain a good balance between the office an home.

Cons

Emerson is a very conservative, process oriented organization. If you are looking for innovation and flexibility, this might not be the best place for you. It is sometimes difficult to navigate the matrixed nature of the organization.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

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  1. A good place for growth

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    Current Employee - Sales Director in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Emerson

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are lots of opportunities to pursue your interests. The company is stable with a good reputation amongst its peers.

    Cons

    It is a very large corporation which often makes it challenging to get things accomplished.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your employees to make decisions. A lot of time gets wasted due to lack of authority from employees.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Good place to work if you never want to advance your career.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marshalltown, IA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marshalltown, IA

    I worked at Emerson

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Small town, where they are the largest white collar worker. Salary is decent given it is a small town and the cost of living is cheap. You know pretty much everyone in the company. The local level employees work well together excluding upper management. A good age mix of people working at emerson. Don't need a 4 year degree to work there. The company is relatively stable and has been for years, the customer base has core customers that I have not seen leave. If you don't like to travel you are not required to travel at all. People like to drink a lot if you like that.

    Cons

    Technologies are old and out dated, working in the job for to long is a dead end for your career. Management has only one selection criteria for promotions, and that's if you are best friends with the manager that is giving the promotion. Lazy people are often shuffled around when they are poor at doing their jobs, they are never ever fired. Don't need a 4 year degree to work there. Quality travel assignments are handed out to those that are liked sales cruises for favorites in engineering, trips to the north slope in Alaska during october/november if you are not a favorite.

    Advice to Management

    Drop the favoritism, hand out fair raises, give people quality travel assignments, create paths for advancement.


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