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Solid company - But outdated in corporate culture

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA

I have been working at United States Steel

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

The people, Great location, reasonable compenstion, good benefits

Cons

poor career options, no 'alternative' working opportunities such as working from home.

Advice to Management

Update policies to be more flexible with work options.

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  1. GOOD JOB IF NOTHING ELSE IS OUT THEIR!!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Maintenance Manager in Gary, IN
    Current Employee - Electrical Maintenance Manager in Gary, IN

    I have been working at United States Steel

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Alright pay, alright benefits, not much experience necessary, don't have to be the sharpest nail in the box to fit in and will give you good experience on how not to act as a manager.

    Cons

    The company actually believes that employees should not be promoted, should only get a 3% raise max (only if company is making a profit) no matter how good of a job you do and they give you an unrealistic matrix to meet to get that. You will have to have 30 years service to move up one level on the corporate ladder (if they don’t hire someone from outside the company for the job). US Steel does not pay employees as if they are an asset but treat them as they are a liability. This company is like working at a dead end job with no future other than a good pension after 30 to 40 years (if you can stand the dirty, the dusty, the heat, the cold, the stinky environment, morally abusive management, unethical management, and all the rest of the BS the company pushes that isn’t true.)

    Advice to Management

    US Steel employs a lot of very talented workers but for some reason will not pay them for what their worth. (e.g. if an employee is very good at running a operation rather than to pay that employee a couple of extra dollars per hour they will hire someone and pay them $50,000 a year to someone with no experience and no idea of what they’re doing for some reason) Get up with the times on your management style, it is not 1920 anymore threaten someone with their job every day is not going to make them very productive. Why is it so hard for the upper management to see that? A hostile work environment is not a safe work environment?


  2. Good Money, Bad Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance MA in Gary, IN
    Current Employee - Mechanical Maintenance MA in Gary, IN

    I have been working at United States Steel

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Money
    Benefits
    Money
    Money
    Did I say benefits?

    The only real benefits is money. Your degree wont mean much, because they will stick you wherever they need you. An electrical engineer can very easily be placed in a shift supervisory position. beware.

    Cons

    Lots of overtime
    Dirty and unhealthy work environment
    Stressful politics
    Zero tolerance attendance policy
    They will move you form plant to plant -- job to job -- at their whim
    They do not care about family lives
    The managers are "against" the hourly
    Shift work
    Equipment old and falling apart
    They do not promote through the ranks; they hire from the outside for management
    For this company, you are definitely a number
    NO job satisfaction

    Advice to Management

    Treat managers better, promote from within the ranks, and bring some professionalism to the company.


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