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It's a decent company to work for

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Current Employee - IT Analyst in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - IT Analyst in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Newell Rubbermaid full-time (more than 8 years)

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

Pros

Utilizes alot of new technology -- always growing and improving

Cons

don't count on staying there until retirement

Advice to Management

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  1. Great place to work!

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

    I have been working at Newell Rubbermaid full-time (more than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    - Challenging projects
    - Rapid career growth
    - Above average compensation packages
    - Excellent employee discounts!
    - Great facilities.
    - Global brand names.
    - Not afraid to adopt upcoming technologies.
    - One of the most successful SAP implementations in Atlanta.

    Cons

    - Long hours including weekends!
    - Not a lot of people know the parent company (Newell).

    Advice to Management

    Build brand equity and continue to invest in great people and technology to help sustain a competitive advantage.

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    Clueless about running Mimio

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Newell Rubbermaid full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Mimio: great team spirit and cross functional department. Cambridge location is nice.

    Cons

    - Slow growth. Inconsistent career opportunity from department to department.Pays less than market rate.
    • WEAK business strategy- R&D managers call the shots with many short sighted decisions and little to no long term benefit.
    • LACK of discipline and focus- the leadership team chases after everything, stretching resources way too thin.
    • CONSTANT restructuring across teams and company. Damaged the ability to move the company forward and stay competitive.
    • CHOKING on process. Corporate structure is overly complicated and shared resources with sister companies not in the same business is inefficient and wasteful. Formality and inefficient tools like making all staff use SAP has bogged down the department.
    - CONSTANT restructuring and layoffs on a quarterly basis. Bloated corporate infrastructure is killing the entrepreneurial company.

    Advice to Management

    Sell off the company! Your bloated process and infrastructure is choking and non-competitive. Start recognizing your strong talent and make an effort to nurture and retain it. A LOT of strong talent has left over the past 2 years.

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