Stanley Black & Decker

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Best job I have ever had.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Stanley Black & Decker full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

My level of responsibility was very high but I loved it!

Cons

Management rumors are endless and distracting

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    Feild Marketing

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanley Black & Decker full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people - good experiences - cool product - fun events and perks.

    Cons

    Upper management - Pay is not so good - Legacy Stanley management has no clue how to run a power tool business - Company culture changed since merger - Constant layoffs - I'm afraid that the DeWalt brand is being watered down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lay off large quantities of your employees and then give yourselves 6 million + bonuses.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Nice benefits of a large umbrella company, but less personal for the same reason.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Stanley Black & Decker full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay. Nice to be part of a large, relatively healthy company. Good sense of company pride - you see DeWalt and Stanley signs everywhere you look, it seems.

    Cons

    Company divisions continue to operate like the small business they were before acquisition, but have to deal with the challenges of SBD corporate mandates (switching ERP systems, CAD software, less personal). No formal job training (excluding the corporate mandatory stuff like harassment, company orientation, etc.). Benefits seem to be a bit on the expensive side for a company of this size - definitely geared to deter people from having children. It will cost you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward divisions that excel. There should also be established cost of living increases for all SBD employees. Please reduce spending on advertising (Bull Riding, MotoGP, NASCAR, MLB, etc.) before turning to the work force to meet numbers. Just look after your troops' well-being a bit more.

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