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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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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at General Cable

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

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 Management

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

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  1. Helpful (4)

    It's a job.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at General Cable

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    For some people, the work is satisfying and challenging. The company has grown over time. It is a market leader in many areas. Tolerant of different cultures.

    Cons

    Cutbacks are severe when times are bad. Politics dictate who succeeds and who does not. If you are not on the fast track right away, and desire to move up, then it is time to move on.

    Advice to Management

    No advice.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Effective communication is key to success . . . and knowledge is power.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at General Cable

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice coworkers. Opportunity for professional development, even if advancement is unlikely.

    Cons

    Must be part of the "in crowd" to succeed. Watch your back!

    Advice to Management

    Effective communication is key to success . . . and knowledge is power - SHARE IT!


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