Honeywell

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Honeywell Reviews

Updated December 20, 2014
Updated December 20, 2014
1,858 Reviews
3.2
1,858 Reviews
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Honeywell Chairman and CEO David M. Cote
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Work-Life Balance most of the time (sometimes it can get extremely hectic though) (in 155 reviews)

  • Great opportunity to learn new technologies if you are in the right project (in 36 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/life balance is tough in HR - many roles require hours well beyond a 40 hour work week (in 56 reviews)

  • Upper management has self interests which over ride over all consideration for company (in 47 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Results driven organization with a "what have you done for me lately" attitude frequently looking to cut US census

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Honeywell

    Pros

    Challenging work, opportunity to take on increasing responsibility, talented people

    Cons

    horrible morale and horribly overworked; frequent reorganization; rule by fear;

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on employee retention

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Glass Ceiling

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Honeywell

    Pros

    I had a variety of positions over several years and had the opportunity to learn about SOME aspects of the business.

    Cons

    My experience was one of glass ceilings. No meaningful, career development input was provided to develop my skill sets for certain positions. I was willing to put forth the effort, but opportunities remained out of reach. Discrimination is also part of the landscape as well. Merit increases were typically below co-workers with less experience.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expand your thinking on diversity - move beyond the traditional good ol' boy network.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good people, poor management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Honeywell

    Pros

    The company is strong and I never worried about layoffs.

    Cons

    Honeywell is crippled by outdated policies, complex procedures and its hierarchical organization. You're thrown in to your job with no orientation or training and your career stays stagnant because there is little to no development or guidance. You only hear feedback when it's negative - you never get any positive reinforcement so you never feel like you're actually on the right track or doing a good job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Train your talent. Develop your employees. Give people a reason to stay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 3 people found this helpful  

    Dissatisfied Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Honeywell (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The company is involved in many technologies and product so every engineer sees fruit of their efforts. It is a nice feeling to be involved with great products that help move industries forward and that accelerate the advancement and creation of knowledge.

    Cons

    The company keeps growing in many directions, but seemingly, no attention is given to compensation adjustments, competitive benefits, work environment improvements, e.g. equipment, areas, etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen and truly put employees first. Stop looking to make more money at the expense of compensations and treatment bordering on insulting towards good, hard working, people. Make sure they enjoy coming to work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Ok place to work

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    Current Employee - Technician in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Technician in Cleveland, OH

    I have been working at Honeywell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay
    Stability
    Good Leaders
    Good culture

    Cons

    No raises in 2 years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus more on production

    Recommends
  7.  

    Excellent execution, can be too internally focused

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager

    I have been working at Honeywell full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great training, formal and on the job, mobility for those who pursue it. Generally, Working alongside very competent fellow employees.

    Cons

    Work life balance varies. Can have long intensive work hours to meet aggressive deadlines . Leadership EQ varies greatly. Cost of benefits increased significantly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Human capital is the greatest asset.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great learning experiences, not a place to make money

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer III in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer III in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Honeywell full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Learning experiences
    Cutting edge technologies
    Training available

    Cons

    Will not give you a decent raise even with promotions
    Our benefits are cut

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If you want people to stay, pay them what they are worth on the market.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Very nice people to work with

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Honeywell

    Pros

    Good pay and pretty flexible hours

    Cons

    Benefits seem to be getting worse every year. Also, a lot of the workforce is very close to retirement so there isn't much motivation and a lot of people are lazy and just 'riding out' the last few years before they retire

  10.  

    Hard work but rewarding

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    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor

    I have been working at Honeywell full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of career opportunity, lots of name brand recognition
    Good people, enjoyable to work with
    Training available for technical employees

    Cons

    Tests the work life balance, sometimes there is lack of sideration for personal time
    Lack of strategy at the country level leads to reactive planning

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest time in the planning and strategy process for the benefit of employees and business
    Develop deeper Management Training

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Honeywell

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    Current Employee - Process Operator in Spokane, WA
    Current Employee - Process Operator in Spokane, WA

    I have been working at Honeywell full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    None at this time hard to think of pros

    Cons

    Hard to grow inside the company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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