Sterling Engineering

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Sterling Engineering Reviews

Updated June 1, 2015
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  1. Sterling

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sterling Engineering full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very good place to work

    Cons

    Distance to office is to great for me


  2. Sales

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sterling Engineering

    Pros

    They have above average tools that you can utilize to perform your jobs and tasks that would be expected by workers

    Cons

    Very metric driven to the point that you don't even care if you get business and just want to not get yelled at by management for 'not meeting numbers'


  3. My career at Sterling Engineering

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Elmhurst, IL
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Elmhurst, IL

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work. Great management and over all a good staff with a solid culture.

    Cons

    Once I go to manage my department there is no where else to go. No chance of upward mobility.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you guys do. It was a great place to work and I wish you only the best.


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  5. VP & GM

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President & GM in Winsted, CT
    Former Employee - Vice President & GM in Winsted, CT

    I worked at Sterling Engineering

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Small family owned business. Owners on-site and involved with decision making.

    Cons

    Investment capital for equipment was limited.


  6. Job not as described - Pushes recruits into jobs to get commission

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sterling Engineering full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There are no pros. Please see "cons" below.

    Cons

    - Job I accepted through Sterling-Engineering was not what was described to me - Passed up much better offers to take this position. Ended up being an entry level position. Not the position I accepted. - Poor upper management - In my case, position's description & responsibilities were polished up and exaggerated to make it seem excessively more attractive than position actually was.

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to place candidates only to get your commission. These are people's lives & careers that you effect.


  7. STAY FAR AWAY FROM THIS PLACE and OCT 28th is fake reviews from management as mentioned before

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT in Elmhurst, IL
    Current Employee - IT in Elmhurst, IL

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    some of the employee's are friendly

    Cons

    Poor Management, no work life balance, hypocrites mostly.

    Advice to Management

    Management takes advice? That would be the day...


  8. Helpful (1)

    False reviews from Management - October 28th reviews are from Management

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people run the company but like normal even on Glassdoor they are trying to make Sterling sound better than it is.

    Cons

    Big Money at the top / management but very poor direct hire commissions

    Advice to Management

    Sterling is overall a nice company but put more trust in people and stop micro managing them. Treat old employees as good as the new ones hired. Good People are hard to find.


  9. Enjoyed my time, nice and friendly environment

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Supply Planner in Lagrange Hlds, IL
    Current Employee - Supply Planner in Lagrange Hlds, IL

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Overall a good place to work

    Cons

    Did not notice advancement for better pay


  10. Helpful (1)

    Only if you drink the kool-aid.......

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    most of your team members are great

    Cons

    no work/life balance, disrespected, churn and burn mentality.

    Advice to Management

    give people some breathing space, especially those that have either been here a while or have been around the block a few times. Start wondering why you have a rotating door. Unfortunately since it's all about the all mighty dollar it won't matter.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Endless Opportunity for High Performers

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elmhurst, IL

    I have been working at Sterling Engineering full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    All the benefits of a small to midsize organization. Great people, strong relationships with coworkers at all levels, ability to learn the business inside and out, and ability to make an impact (and get credit for it). Lots of incentives to push you to the next level. Flexible with hours when needed. As a growing company, we have gone through some aches and pains. However, the leadership within the organization has shown extensive focus on listening to everyone's feedback on how to succeed and to improve our work experience. I know that my opinions will be heard when I speak up and my suggestions considered. Hard work, good ideas, and results are valued at all levels.

    Cons

    Benefit costs (premium & deductibles) are extremely high. Puts a large burden on individuals when you actual need to use the benefits, as well as junior staff who haven't built up their commissions yet.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to embrace change and drive growth.



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