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DuPont Reviews

Updated October 19, 2018
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DuPont Interim Chairman and CEO Edward D. Breen
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  • "Going through a merger with Dow Chemicals" (in 60 reviews)

  • "No respect for people if contractors" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Project manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Wilmington, DE
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional, ethical culture of respect.

    Cons

    Job uncertainty for the next 12-18 months. Merged with Dow Chemical with stated objective of breaking up merged organization into three new companies.


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    created a wonderful team environment

    Cons

    I have no complaints with DuPont. It was a wonderful experience. If I did not have to move for personal reasons, I could have had a lifetime career with DuPont.

  3. "decent culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DuPont (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice people, love what they do
    intern salary is decent for the industry

    Cons

    seems to be a slow career trajectory, but that's not uncommon for research industry


  4. "Admin Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, decent pay, and good benefits

    Cons

    My drive to the office is about an hour.


  5. "Account Payable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are very very awesome

    Cons

    Hours managers schedule location people


  6. "Six Sigma"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Core Values, Respect for People and Environmental Stewardship. Great working atmosphere

    Cons

    Slow to make decisions. Last to enter markets. Risk adverse.


  7. "Product Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for. But growing too quickly.

    Cons

    The industry is currently growing too quickly.

  8. "Core values"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at DuPont full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Their Core values, the importance of environmental stewardship and safety.

    Cons

    Big company means downsized out. Pretty crappy way of it coming about. But at least the severance was alright.

    Advice to Management

    Be weary


  9. "Great working experience"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good learning and development, chances to experiment

    Cons

    slow growth in your career, some favoritism, politics

    Advice to Management

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  10. "Clicky"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Technician in Wilmington, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great 401K, good pay.

    Cons

    Management seems to be just a bunch of drinking buddies.

    Advice to Management

    Advancement should be based on job performance rather then brown nosing.


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