Northwest Airlines

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Worked at NWA 18 years

Business Analyst (Former Employee) Eagan, MN

ProsInteresting business domain
Coworkers very nice, cooperative
Smart people in the IT group I worked in

ConsFinancially unstable industry
IT management largely incompetent
Wastes a lot of money on offshoring, gets poor results

Advice to Senior ManagementYou get what you pay for.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    I miss the red tail

    Staff Manager, Corporate Purchasing (Former Employee) Eagan, MN

    I worked at Northwest Airlines


    Pros: - Good people (hardworking yet still very social at lunch and after hours) - Colleagues and leadership demonstrated intelligence and high… Cons: - Was acquired by Delta Advice to Senior Management: NW will be remembered as of the best managed legacy… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Meritocracy; though some questionable ones slip through

    Director (Current Employee) Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at Northwest Airlines


    Pros: - Somewhat cliche, but hard work gets recognized and rewarded - Overall compensation is decent relative to peer… Cons: - Constant crisis / firefighting, particularly with unions, gets tiresome - Negative public image never subsides; constantly defending yourself with neighborhood friends - Many lifers get into… Advice to Senior Management: - Too late, but don't sell out to the saps in ATL. Or maybe… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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