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Great Place to Work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Human Resources Lead in Toledo, OH
Current Employee - Human Resources Lead in Toledo, OH

I have been working at Owens Corning full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Great people company, innovative, market leader, good compensation

Cons

HQ located in Toledo, not many young people

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Good company that could be great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toledo, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toledo, OH

    I worked at Owens Corning full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Conservative midwest company that does not take risks
    World class technology, systems and people
    Financially sound in attractive industry structures
    Will be around for another 60 years

    Cons

    Constantly reshuffles the deck. Believes that org structure changes are good for the business and they constantly move people around.
    Too many vice-presidents, especially HR.
    CEO is well liked but he hires poorly. He likes to be the smartest guy in the room.
    Very political company. You need to be constantly on guard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop reorganizing the company every 18-24 months.
    Keep the focus on safety as leadership in this area has been exceptional.
    Help the employees to feel appreciated. Everyone is normally on edge waiting for the next restructuring. Change can be healthy but don't under-estimate the impact on productivity

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good people and pay, one of the best employers in the Toledo area

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toledo, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toledo, OH

    I have been working at Owens Corning full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation
    Work/Life Balance
    Flat organizational structure allows interaction with Directors, VP, and C-level employees
    Global presence
    Intern Programs are well structured
    Community involvement/charitable giving

    Cons

    Matrix organizational structure makes it difficult to push initiatives through
    Flat organizational structure reduces opportunities for promotions
    Interviews with internal candidates are not always conducted for open positions
    Limited financial support for continuing education
    Lack of training
    Retaining talent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in employees who want to pursue continuing education and/or professional certifications. This would help retain high performing talent. It would also motivate employees to pursue additional training.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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