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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Boardman, OH

ProsCompany stability extremely high, even in tough economic times recently had extremely few lay offs, company encourages additional training and education

Conslittle upward movement, employees stay with company until retirement (often 40+ years), upper managers often brought in from outside sources

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Rogue management elements in some of the acquired/distant business units create serious lack of teamwork

    Manufacturing Director (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at Siemens


    Pros: Name recognition, exposure to lots of technologies, Siemens has purchasing leverage… Cons: HR presence and training is very minimal and contributed in arbitrary and inconsistent management practices. … Advice to Senior Management: Reign in the rogue elements - provide real hands-on leadership! More
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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    Siemens OK if you are a "Chosen one"

    Business Development (Former Employee) Buffalo Grove, IL

    I worked at Siemens


    Pros: Opportunity to learn as much as you want and to… Cons: Job competition is fierce, uses old GE model for management rotation-new managers every 2 years-they feel need to put their… Advice to Senior Management: Get rid of massive centralized infrastructure (in Germany and in-country. Talk more… More
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