General Cable

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2 people found this helpful  

Exciting environment with lean focus

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at General Cable

Pros

I like the dynamic continuous improvement environment

Cons

too much power given to the wrong people
management authority given to people with no management skill or experience
too much bias and favoritism

Advice to ManagementAdvice

examine reporting structure and competency of those with "power" over others

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people on the production floor with bad upper management in the office

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable

    Pros

    good benefits, good salary, lots of overtime, great safety record, lots of training available, good support for production operations, clean and safe plant

    Cons

    lots of overtime, unattentive upper management, too much politics, too much CYA,

    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Not a bad place to work, but you generally need to come into management already trained in your field and as a manager.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable

    Pros

    Few layers of management
    Reasonably quick decisions (except for hiring)
    Generally has small company feel even though it has become large
    Can move across funtions

    Cons

    Management are not well trained as managers
    People are not treated like an asset
    Minimal training for employees
    Expectations are very high, especially for management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people like they are a valued asset. Get some people in Human Resouces that are actually friendly to Humans.
    Provide more management training.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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