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Corning Reviews

Updated August 7, 2017
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Corning Chairman and CEO Wendell P. Weeks
Wendell P. Weeks
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  • Work/life balance really depends on what you do (in 18 reviews)

  • Corning is a very small town with one street downtown that runs 4-5 blocks (in 36 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company To Work For"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Corning, NY
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Corning, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Good compensation
    Paid vacation from the day you start
    Excellent benefits including health care, 401k, pension, and bonuses

    Cons

    The only downside I have experienced is that you can get calls after hours and on weekends, sometimes resulting in having to come into work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, this is a great company to work for. I hope to work here for many years to come.


  2. "Corning"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Great environment
    Diverse work force
    Opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Small town
    Average age of employee pretty high

    Advice to Management

    Work on making the area more appealing to younger workers

  3. "Generally a good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Variety of job experiences available. Strong corporate values.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to make changes in more established businesses and with leaders that have been with the company for a long time.


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People and kind and they follow thier values

    Cons

    Some bonus measures arecompletely uncontrollable at employee level


  5. "senior biologic tech"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    no cons when i was there.


  6. "Two decade veteran of Corning"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Corning full-time

    Pros

    One of the few truly innovative companies around. Corning will place large bets on technology for a long time.

    Cons

    Prioritization and strategy could be better articulated.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Machine operator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Hickory, NC
    Former Employee - Machine Operator in Hickory, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy job, plenty of hours, friendly co workers. Very safe place.

    Cons

    Hard to get a full time position, plant is full of sub contracted labor.

    Advice to Management

    Make it easier for good help to get hired on

  8. "Development Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time

    Pros

    - Polite culture
    - Internal education: Corning Learning Center, Mentorship
    - Fundamental curiosity and understanding
    - Travel arrangements are decent
    - Formal and predictable, has traditions
    - Collaborative environment
    - Lots of laboratory space

    Cons

    - Older workforce
    - Hierarchal management
    - Resistant to change / slow-moving at times

    Advice to Management

    - Recognize the busy, hard-working individuals
    - Encourage continued secondary education with tuition reimbursement


  9. "Typical Manufacturing Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Focused on delivering results and provide the resources to do so

    Cons

    Boys club; many men have worked there since college and much of leadership come from that funnel/background


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corning, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Corning, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time

    Pros

    Good Job, good pay, good benefits

    Cons

    limited mobility in certain departments

    Advice to Management

    Weeks needs to go


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