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Praxair is a financially sound, results-driven company

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

Pros

-Opportunity to learn and develop
-Stable
-Friendly peers
-Global presence
-Opportunity for advancement is available to those who work hard

Cons

-Pay is slightly below average
-Benefits are becoming worse

Advice to ManagementAdvice

A company driven by growth and profit is excellent. Just remember those whose work brings about that profit.

Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Praxair

  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    Pros

    people are great
    work is fullfilling and challengin

    Cons

    rigid thinking
    baby boomers run the show and are slow to change thinking to attract best of best in younger generations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be flexible, less rigid, Prasized thinking to prevalent among tentured leaders who have been here forever. Narrow minded. contstantly hearing 'Thats now how we do it.." People identified by levels./Lableled by levels

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Professional and proficient

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager  in  Danbury, CT
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Danbury, CT

    Pros

    Ability to earn promotions based on performance
    Large company with many opportunities
    Good balance between work and life
    Many locations across the country and world
    Diverse workforce
    Emphasis on employee safety above all other considerations

    Cons

    Downsizing after the 2008 recession caused a feeling of insecurity among the employees
    Pay is less than similar positions with other companies within the industry
    Lack of transparency and feedbact from senior management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improved employee and management communication and development including career development training and a beeter evaluation system with periodic informal reviews.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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