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Great place to get started

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - IT Analyst in Des Moines, IA
Current Employee - IT Analyst in Des Moines, IA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at John Deere full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

They pay very well compared to other companies for similar positions. Treat employees very well.

Cons

Location sucks. Not much opportunity to relocate outside of the midwest.

Other Employee Reviews for John Deere

  1. real world experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part-Time Student in Waterloo, IA
    Current Employee - Part-Time Student in Waterloo, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    real world experience that not many college students can say they've had. Pay is good and the tuition benefits help. If you get lucky you can get direct experience for your major if not then you still get the corporate business feel. Managers are great with working with students. Deere also takes safety very seriously and often gives gifts to employees.

    Cons

    Having to work during the times you would normally be in class puts strain on you Monday through Friday. Students are not treated as well as Interns (in pay/benefits) and often the students are almost as qualified as interns. This leads many students to look for internships at other companies who will pay them better and give better experience in there career. HR isn't very helpful.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good company but HR rarely walks the talk

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Dubuque, IA
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Dubuque, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John Deere full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging work. Friendly co-workers. Great teamwork. Modest efforts have been made in recent years to correct some imbalances in resources and compensation. Moving in the right direction.

    Cons

    No technical career path...except on paper. There is a big difference in resources between different locations. There is a big difference in responsibility versus compensation between locations and also across product lines. HR seems to be so worried about getting sued that they will create a lawsuit for themselves. Good technical people are made into managers...making bad managers with no good technical help.

    Advice to Management

    Understand that your employees know as much or more about what goes on than you do. We are insulted when told misleading answers or motivations.


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