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  1. "Nice place to work and learn"

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    Current Employee - Employee in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Employee in Madison, WI

    I have been working at Aprilaire full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful people, good projects, nice work environment.

    Cons

    Not a lot of upward mobility or promotions.


  2. "Management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent product, you don't have to be very smart to work here. 1970's ERP system

    Cons

    Terrible, old white men management team. This company suffers from the "good 'ole boys club" mentally more than I've ever seen.

    Advice to Management

    Retire already, take your golden Parachute and float down to your recliner turn on FOX news and disappear already!

  3. "Good work for temporary or part time employees"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Growing company, with a great deal of potential. Two locations allows for potential to move from one plant to another

    Cons

    Assembly work is repetitive but that is to be expected in this line of work


  4. "Awesome Company"

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    Current Employee - Employee in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Employee in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aprilaire full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great environment and awesome benefits.

    Cons

    The building is kind of old.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on embracing change.


  5. "DSM"

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    Former Employee - DSM in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - DSM in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good co-workers, company car generous expense account

    Cons

    Micro managed, endless reports and promotions that customers dont want,

    Advice to Management

    to many reports.


  6. "Regional Sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aprilaire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Aprilaire is a great company to work for in terms of how it looks after it's employees and customers, with above average compensation and benefits.

    Cons

    Somewhat of a small fish in a very big pond and some products need to be updated.

    Advice to Management

    Stay aggressive and always look at new product opportunities.


  7. "Great company, few opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Aprilaire full-time

    Pros

    Very family friendly, great benefits

    Cons

    Lower than average pay, very few advancement opportunities, old man's club upper management mentality.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize and promote high performing employees before you lose them.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Small Town Mentality Really Stifles Growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Aprilaire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work-life balance, flexible scheduling, parking

    Cons

    Closed-minded leadership, unsophisticated executives, low tolerance of disagreement

    Advice to Management

    Listen to new ideas and outside opinions.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Great people, but nowhere to go."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Aprilaire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, decent pay and the company really values its employees. Great place to work if you know you will be happy doing the same thing for a very long time.

    Cons

    Little to no room for advancement. Employees like the place so much that they rarely leave, and there isn't much growth, but it is a very stable company. The company lags behind a little in innovation. Leadership has no diversity -- it's a old boys club mentality.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage innovation and personal growth. The company seems too satisfied with business as usual with no vision for innovation.


  10. "good company environment, good culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aprilaire full-time

    Pros

    good company working environment, good culture

    Cons

    busy schedule and fierce competition


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