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USSTC Reviews

Updated December 23, 2014
Updated December 23, 2014
29 Reviews
4.2
29 Reviews
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USSTC Chairman and CEO, Altria Group Michael E. Szymanczyk
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  1.  

    Happy

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pontiac, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pontiac, MI

    I have been working at USSTC

    Pros

    Very Good Pay and great communication

    Cons

    Contract so not certain when the postion will end

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Things are going well and the management listens

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    UST

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    Former Employee - Department Manager in Yorba Linda, CA
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Yorba Linda, CA

    I worked at USSTC

    Pros

    Team, People, Pride and again the People

    Cons

    Communcation, integrity, honor and respect

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is no one left to give advice too!

  3.  

    Great Co

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT

    I worked at USSTC

    Pros

    Liked the new office in Stamford

    Cons

    To bad they closed it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comment

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Job if You can get it

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    Current Employee - Programmer in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Programmer in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at USSTC

    Pros

    Great place to work. Nice people, good benifits. Great pention plan. 401 k match etc. very flat organization. Evey one has a say. I would like to keep this job forever. Stock holders have mad al lot of money on the sale

    Cons

    Not much on training. Company was just bought by Altria. The office is closing and evry one is being let go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    great job. Too bad you sold the business

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    UST was a good place to start my career.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Manager in Stamford, CT

    I worked at USSTC

    Pros

    Competitive pay with a good bonus program tied to your performance.

    Cons

    Tobacco industry and high cost of living in Conneticut.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None really.

    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Murray lied to us for year's, we knew it was coming and it did.

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at USSTC

    Pros

    Free snuff, company car and freedom

    Cons

    President/CEO had zero respect for his sales force, although their the one's that grew that company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employee's under your supervison. Some of them just maybe smarter than you.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great company to work for.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

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

    Pros

    You will get lot of responsibilities if you are willing to learn

    Cons

    Not a place for folks who are looking for 9 - 5 job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strategic hires are required

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Awesome atmosphere for women employees.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)

    I worked at USSTC full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Shift timings for women employees are good. They are very flexi

    Cons

    Less Projects they have, other than this I dnt find any negative in this company

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    n/a

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at USSTC

    Pros

    quite good but quite touch

    Cons

    it is very chur and harsh

  11.  

    Was a great company until.....

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at USSTC full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Culture, pay, benefits, people, work/life balance

    Cons

    Murray Kessler, board of Directors who sold out to Phillip Morris

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Shouldn't have sold out to Phillip Morris

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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