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Management looks at the "big picture," but misses the forest for the trees

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Trade Partner Support Specialist in Knoxville, TN
Current Employee - Trade Partner Support Specialist in Knoxville, TN

I have been working at Whirlpool

Pros

Employees have decent benefits, and some of the ongoing projects are making it easier for us to serve our trade partners effectively. Communication is improving, and immediate leadership (team Leads and Operations Advisors) are effective and competent in their positions.

Cons

There are gross discrepancies between how employees and contractors are treated, even though contractors are expected to meet the same standards of productivity and quality as employees. Hiring freezes and arbitrary policies are pushing out contractors who are handlers of key accounts, which is having a detrimental effect on overall employee morale as well as turnover rates.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please stop the double standards; hire the contractors who do some of the key work with the company. Remember that a focus on quantitative data needs to be balanced with qualitative data.

Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Lots of opportunities for advancement, but with a lot of day to day frustration

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Manager in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to shine
    Ability to experiment with different career paths

    Cons

    Constant internal churn
    Senior Level Management opinion often trumps in market research
    Senior Level Management gets overly involved in the day to day business
    Matrix based organization resulting in an overwhelming amount of review meetings
    Poor talent retention

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put people in roles that best represent their skill sets
    Accept market research and don't change project direction based on opinion

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to work if you are in Finance Leadership Program

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Benton Harbor, MI

    I have been working at Whirlpool

    Pros

    Support diversity in its policy
    Generally good working environment

    Cons

    Promotion and Performance evaluation process could be done a lot better and more transparent.
    People in Finance Leadership Program has better opportunity to learn from various job functions, in a way it disadvantage people outside this program

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Finance organization doesn't appreciate and reward their people as well as other organization withing the company

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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