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Excellent company to work for, I am highly satisfied!

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Current Employee - Manager  in  Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Illinois Tool Works full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Initiative, Core values, Employee development

Cons

Employee Incentive Program can be improved and reviewed

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please keep up the great work developing young & talented employees.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Illinois Tool Works

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Highly political, non-progressive, work environment.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Illinois Tool Works full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits and Easy commute.

    Cons

    Not open to inputs from employees. No training for employees. Poor professionalism. Cronyism.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make Decisions. Making no decisions is the worst decision you can make. Businesses that don't embrace change, will eventually become extinct!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Solid but lacking direction for interns.

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    Former Employee - International Tax Intern  in  Glenview, IL
    Former Employee - International Tax Intern in Glenview, IL

    I worked at Illinois Tool Works as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Most interns are placed into a "bullpen" which is great for establishing a team and breaking the ice fast. Some employees really showed care for their jobs and genuinely would do anything necessary to bring success. Intern pay was definitely above average at $22/hr.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, interns are used typically as cheap labor. The work is good, but it could be explained better. I wanted to see how I fit into the picture better instead of just hearing what I needed to do on a spreadsheet. I wanted to understand my work rather than be evaluated on the number of tax returns I could prepare.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The interns I worked with made working an enjoyable experience, but it did make me feel disconnected from the rest of the employees. There should be better integration so that both sides understand each other better and the work ethics can be seen in person.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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