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Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Chicago, IL

I worked at James Hardie full-time (more than 8 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Promotes success, personal initiative is rewarded when successful, lots of positions open to those that will relocate

Cons

performance management company; the bottom 10%+ or turned over yearly,

Advice to Management

They hardly stay around long enough to give advice to

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    Worked for them for over 7 years.

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    Former Employee - Account Representative in Anaheim, CA
    Former Employee - Account Representative in Anaheim, CA

    I worked at James Hardie full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - If you can play the politics game, you'll do great.
    - Pretty standard for the industry pay, but above average benefits.
    - Produce results and you will climb the ladder - for the most part.

    Cons

    - Politics.
    - Get a new boss every 6 months. Most of the time from some other division or another company that acts like they know everything about the job you have been doing for years.
    - Work/life balance was getting better but if you want to move up fast, prepare to give up your free time.

    Advice to Management

    Stop restructuring the entire company every 6 months.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Very rewarding place to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Salaried in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Salaried in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at James Hardie full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growing organization with lot's of career opportunities. Excellent benefits. Personal growth and compensation are based on results and potential not tenure. Recently doing a lot more with personal development and appreciation. Very dynamic company with year over year positive margins.

    Cons

    If you are not a self-driven individual, i.e. you wait to be told what to do, this is not the place for you. Expectations are very high and this can be overwhelming to some.

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