International Paper

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Current Employee - Manager in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Manager in Memphis, TN

I have been working at International Paper full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Great benefits, especially the 401k matching and healthcare options. Excellent career path development. Good coworkers who genuinely care about each other and doing a good job. Compensation is very competitive. Strong commitment to the environment and sustainability. The opportunity to follow your career path to other locations (some even international!).

Cons

The union leadership in the manufacturing facilities can be challenging to work with at times, however some of the union guys have been the best guys to work with in terms of knowledge and commitment.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamlining the software and hardware technology adoption curve. Still using Office 2007 in 2014. Still using dated Dell laptop specs, etc. The move away from the BB to the iPhone was a good example of moving forward.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Worst Culture I've worked In

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    Current Employee - Sales in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Sales in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at International Paper full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation is great, training is great, benefits are great

    Cons

    International paper's management positions are predetermined and minorities are not treated equally when being considered. During training instructors in their late 40's were drinking with new employees like a frat party. They also made goals and training for minorities harder than their peers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sales associate program needs new leadership. You are losing amazing reps that could help your company in a changing environment. Trainers look at people of different races with skills they don't have and see them as a threat. It secures their place in the company but weakens IP's chances with competition. Your company is not as diverse as you may think it is.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dying Business

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    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at International Paper full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Highly regarded company with good benefits..401k, health benefits, etc..

    Cons

    Management is tough. They give you double signals. You never know where you stand. Lots of turnover.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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