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Pretty Good Place to Work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director
Current Employee - Director

I have been working at Textron full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Hard working, generally pleasant workforce
Fairly good salary and benefits
Have found senior leadership to be competent

Cons

Tolerance of poor performers is excessive
Seems like very week there's a new org structure -- to include the BUs

Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Old School, Dated and Boring Company - Potential is there!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Leadership Development Program - Finance
    Current Employee - Leadership Development Program - Finance

    I have been working at Textron full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting product line: Helicopters, Armored Vehicles, Smart Bombs, Private Jets
    Diversified Conglomerate
    Global Business Units locations
    History of business (proven)

    Cons

    Old workforce
    Workplace feels like an old high school at times
    Lack of Textron brand recognition
    Bleak business outlook

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to retain top tier talent
    Increase awareness of the parent company & subsidiaries
    Change attitude from "Oh well, that's Textron for ya!" to "Let's improve / change XYZ..."
    Challenge employees in a more aggressive manner

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great talent, great products

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Textron full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great brands, exciting products
    Tons of opportunity for career growth both as individual contributor and into management

    Cons

    Different businesses with different cultures - not really a con, but challenging when seeking other opportunities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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