True Temper Sports Reviews

Updated November 16, 2014
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  1. True Temper has great potential but needs to change to fit the current economic conditions

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Management in Memphis, TN

    I worked at True Temper Sports full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Overall, the organization has great people
    Many opportunites to take on a variety of projects and expand carear skills
    Decent work enviroment
    Good benefits [though once better]

    Cons

    Management is slow to adapt to changes in trends
    Very conservative and reluctant to make changes
    Tends to micromanage
    Limited advancement opportunities
    Limited growth in the Golf industry

    Advice to Management

    Improve intercompany communication
    Develop long term planning and organization skills
    Learn to trust your employees to find solutions

  2. Poorly run manufacturing company in a dying industry

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    Current Employee - Finance in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Finance in Memphis, TN

    I have been working at True Temper Sports full-time

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

    Pros

    Good boss, good product, good hours

    Cons

    Dying industry, too much debt, poorly run

    Advice to Management

    Company is too debt strapped to survive

  3. Good company in struggling market with outdated views

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN

    I worked at True Temper Sports full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Good Workplace / Office environment
    Great Employees / Co-Workers are generally good folks
    Decent Health/Fiscal Benefits (Used to be better)

    Cons

    Micromanagement from the top
    Refusal to adapt to changing market
    Very limited opportunity for growth due to small corporate office
    Golf Industry as a whole is struggling

    Advice to Management

    Overall you provide a good work environment, however you need to trust the people below you to do their jobs.

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  5. It was ok, not too exhiliarating

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    Former Employee - Composites Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Composites Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at True Temper Sports

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    San diego is a really nice c i t y i n w h i c h t o live.

    Cons

    The guy I worked for was not interested in personal growth or improvement of himself or his employee which I found frustrating.

  6. Great place to work. Senior management is exceptional!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at True Temper Sports

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Communication, benefits, balance of work and family

    Cons

    Private equity world can get a bit complicated

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!!

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