Tyco

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Tyco Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.0 198 reviews

60% Approve of the CEO

Tyco CEO George R. Oliver

George R. Oliver

(40 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work/life balance is probably the best attribute to this company(in 12 reviews)

  • Good benefits such as Gym, cafeteria a small starbucks and decent salary(in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • A company that promotes work life balance but does not grant it to you(in 6 reviews)

  • Many upper management people saw this coming and just left(in 9 reviews)

198 Employee Reviews
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    good company, going through some serious transitions

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Princeton, NJ

    ProsGood people, good culture. High stress workplace, due to the transition and breakup, but very much a team effort.

    ConsRecent company breakup stressed everyone, but company still has a forward focus, and a great development plan.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet your staff take the lead more often.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company until it became Tyco

    Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Aurora, CO

    ProsFlexibility, tuition reimbursement, incentives, weekly pay

    ConsCall center atmosphere, communication is not there, constant shift bids, underpaid unless you have been with the company more than 5 years, complete micro management, policies constantly changing

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake into consideration that peoples lives are going to change with mandatory shift bids, be more transparent when it comes the policies that are to be put in place.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    tyco/ sensormatic

    Service Technician (Former Employee) New York, NY

    Prosfriendly and easy to adapt

    Conssalaries are below average and need improvement

    Advice to Senior Managementtry to match the salary to market average at least

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Large Company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsLarge company, with many avenues to explore for your growth.

    ConsChanging management leads to indirect needs

    Advice to Senior Managementclear direction

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fair company to work for...

    Programmer II (Current Employee) North Indianapolis, IN

    ProsClearly defined metrics to attain bonuses once a month (0-400). Diverse cultures. Clean facilities and great location to roads and highways.

    ConsDepartment that reviews performance to meet metrics are not experienced with actual workflow so are bound by "scripts" to your disadvantage. Limited opportunities for advancement. Call volume can be stressful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    For sales professionals, ask lots of questions to manager(s), protected accounts etc. Everyone has them but new folks.

    Preventative Maintenance Sales (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat opportunity for sales professional if you are able to choose a vertical market.

    ConsGood old boy network. Very limited opportunity in making a living if you are a veteran sales professional without having a protected territory to call on.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop running district offices like franchises. Sales professionals need to report to other sales professionals (Sales Mgrs) and not service managers or district managers that have little to no sales experience.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good atmosphere to work in, good benefits, great co workers but career growth is slow

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat co-workers, friendly atmosphere to work, learn and grow. High qualiy of work is expected and people are very professional. Managers are very respectful and provide a good work life balance.

    ConsDifficult to get promotions, career growth is very slow, therefore people are unhappy. There is perpetual hiring freeze and layoffs happen periodically.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvesting in talent and providing career growth to people will motivate them to perform at their highest potential.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Engineer (Current Employee) Marinette, WI

    Prosgreat people, salary, benefits, location

    Conslong commute, small city, that is it

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Counsel

    Counsel (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat general counsel. Very open and collaborative legal team. Lots of upward advancement opportunity. Interesting global work in a very matrixed environment.

    ConsChange is constant. While legal department is stable, and for the most part happy, other functions really struggle with leadership, ambiguity and receiving feedback.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore communication with employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The Worst Management Ever

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsA somehow steady paycheck during a bad economy.

    ConsA nepotistic corporate culture of liars and cheaters. Kozlowski left his friends managing the company after he was sent to jail.

    Advice to Senior ManagementQuit before you defraud the investors for a second time.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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