United States Steel

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Great company, mostly. Most issues are minor and can be avoided.

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Former Employee - Senior Network Eng
Former Employee - Senior Network Eng

Pros

Good pay and great benifits.

Cons

Issues dealing with Unions and contractors.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop the micky mouse crap and focus on taking care of your people.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Don't work there if you can help it

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    Former Employee - Manager  in  Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Manager in Pittsburgh, PA

    Pros

    Many good people. Some decent perks. Salary isn't what it once was when they had a pension fund for new hires but not awful. Healthcare plan good but not what it once was either. This company is running on it's reputation from 50 years ago but it's no longer that same company and nor are the benefits.

    Cons

    Their management philosphy is from Andrew Carnegie's time. Most managers line of thinking is to do things the "US Steel way" or "we've always done it this way because it's the US Steel way" even if it's a completely outdated management practice or a technologically dated practice.

    Human Resources is worthless. Plan on seeing them the first few days of employment and then never again.

    Upper management is long on promises to individuals for the future and short on keeping them. Generally people who are promoted are either one of the "chosen few" or are related to someone in upper management (nepotism is rampant and encouraged).

    The new ERP system which they've been working on for many years and have spent millions of dollars on has many shortcomings and is hampering the commercial side of their business.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Update management philisophy,mentality and culture to the 21st century. Treat your employee's like professionals. Lie less often, live up to what you promise more often.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    It's good...depending on where you work

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    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Engineer in Houston, TX

    Pros

    -lots of perks (nice office, free food, etc,)
    -decent pay
    -no cubicles

    Cons

    -coworkers are nice, but very boring (put you to sleep boring)
    -management will try to stiff you on the salary if possible so negotiate wisely in the beginning
    -large company mentality (26 forms to buy a pencil..ok not 26 but you get the idea)
    -good old boy mentality still exists

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give employees the option to work from home 1 day per week or leave at noon on Fridays. Get involved in the Houston Community

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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