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Challenging at times yet rewarding

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, DE
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, DE

I have been working at W.L. Gore

Pros

Good work/life balance
Techinical innovation and freedom to be creative
Power of small teams and strong peer to peer community

Cons

Lack of communication between core teams and the actually people expected to do the heavy lifting?
Better balance on compensation with same level contirbutos

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen more and actively do what you say you will. Be more visible and approachable with people on the front line and ones responsible for making finished products. Communicate updates more frequently.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    The Culture is a sales tactic and a weapon for those who lack leadership skill.

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    Current Employee - Medical Device Operator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Medical Device Operator in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at W.L. Gore

    Pros

    The medical coverage is standard.
    The vacation time is standard.
    The shifts are easy to balance with home life.
    It is not back breaking work.

    Cons

    Pay is just above the poverty line.
    Do not plan on moving up in the company.
    The culture is a tool mainly used to harm others and climb the short ladder to the glass sealing.
    Office politics are what you will spend a third of your day dealing doing.
    Leadership is in a different boat thats bigger and nicer then Bills vision.
    Leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Live the culture. Let people really use the culture. It is not a hammer to harm but a tool to help our boat stay afloat. Cut out the office politics and pay people better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good company. Challenging to work in satelite office

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - R and D Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - R and D Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at W.L. Gore

    Pros

    Good company culture and Family Friendly

    Cons

    Lack of incentive and drive with associates
    Not very challenging work
    Lack of organizational system to promote peopel

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N./A

    Approves of CEO
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