W.L. Gore
3.2 of 5 191 reviews
www.gore.com Newark, DE 5000+ Employees

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Challenging at times yet rewarding

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Newark, DE

I have been working at W.L. Gore

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

ConsLack 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 Senior ManagementListen 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.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

Medical Device Operator (Current Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I have been working at W.L. Gore


Pros: The medical coverage is standard. The vacation time is standard. The shifts are… 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… Advice to Senior Management: Live the culture. Let people really use the culture. It is not a hammer to harm but… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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OK, but leadership is moronic

Engineer (Current Employee)
Elkton, MD

I have been working at W.L. Gore


Pros: * Ability to find your own teams * Acceptance of people already there, seasoned individuals… Cons: * Leadership, Bill Gore designed plant leader role around his skills, current leaders are mixed bag of politicians and non technical folks * For a company… Advice to Senior Management: Stronger technical leadership, less nepotism (new hires have to be… More

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