W.L. Gore

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Good, but not great

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Current Employee - Product Specialist in Elkton, MD
Current Employee - Product Specialist in Elkton, MD

I have been working at W.L. Gore

Pros

Flexible work life balance, profitable, privately held

Cons

Some leadership is closed minded and won't listen to new ideas. Preach about how much they value people, but not necessarily true.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen more, keep open mind and talk less.

Recommends
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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.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 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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