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Eastman Kodak Reviews

Updated July 20, 2017
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Pros
  • work life balance is very progressive (in 39 reviews)

  • Nice sense of community in the good people there (in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • Top Upper management doesn't know the different jobs and has misguided this company for a lot of years No raises in a long time (in 26 reviews)

  • Reputation (old technology company), middle to senior management not knowing the graphic communications market (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Field Service Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Systems Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Technology, Successful Customer base, and diverse employee base of skills and experience with an engaging attitude.

    Cons

    Corporate structure above customer facing field talent is total incompetent, ignorant and disengaged.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce corporate structure by 80 percent.

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Apr 18, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for the suggestions and review of Kodak. We continually take a comprehensive look at our organizational structure to drive execution and efficiency. We are actively closing talent gaps with... More


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Kodak coming back"

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

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities for employees eager to see iconic company make a comeback. Expanding consumer product portfolio on top of solid commercial print business.

    Cons

    Limited raises and bonuses until company financials improve.

    Advice to Management

    Employees want to know what the future holds. Important to communicate.

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Apr 18, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for the positive feedback! We agree with you that ongoing communication with employees is critical and it is a huge focus for us in 2017.

    Check out Kodak Connection for many informative... More

  3. "manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Channel Sales Manager in Cumming, GA
    Former Employee - Channel Sales Manager in Cumming, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eastman Kodak full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Eastman Kodak has a great brand. Older generations know who Kodak is. Strong product line at the time I was there.

    Cons

    Slow to change. Not keeping up with the times when it comes to technology.

    Advice to Management

    Become creative. Let people help you.

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Apr 18, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    We appreciate your insight and your time with Kodak! We have had many advancements and great new products - we are working diligently to communicate and share our new innovative technology and... More


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Communications Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Specialist in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eastman Kodak (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay seemed above standard, great benefits, nice people.

    Cons

    Kodak still struggling, some downsizing still happening, infrastructure is suffering (peeling wallpaper, leaky ceiling!)

    Advice to Management

    Keep trying!

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Nov 29, 2016 – Talent Acquisition

    We are happy to see you had a positive experience and have dedicated 10+ years to Kodak. It is important to us that our employees are valued and have a positive working environment. Thank you for... More


  5. "chemical technician"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chemical Technician in Rochester, NY
    Current Employee - Chemical Technician in Rochester, NY

    Pros

    great working conditions/ good pay

    Cons

    continued downsizing and no direction

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Jan 10, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    We are excited to see you are happy with your career with Kodak! We value your talent and hard work and we thank you for your efforts and review. Your development at Kodak and your passion for our... More


  6. "Chemical operations"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chemical Operations in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Chemical Operations in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opertunity to learn many position and grow within the company

    Cons

    Long working hours but it comes with the job

    Advice to Management

    Keep a better eyre on yr good employees

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Jan 10, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for reviewing. It is important to us here at Kodak that our employees feel valued and have opportunities to learn and grow within the company. We intend to keep investing in employees in... More


  7. "Company will on the rebound"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Director of Sales and Marketing in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Regional Director of Sales and Marketing in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great CEO and Executive Management Team

    Cons

    Once a big ship , much smaller now .

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in your key employees

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Jan 10, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    We appreciate you taking the time to review Kodak! We love our CEO and Management teams as well. We know how important it is to develop our employees and we intend on continuing to do that as we move... More

  8. "Machinist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Was a great Company in the 80-90's

    Cons

    Downsizing has taken it's toll. I hope management can bring it back.

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Apr 18, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for your comment. We agree, with our 100+ year history, Kodak is a great company. While there have been challenging times, we are building and executing on our exciting innovative... More


  9. "Trade Show and Event Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trade Show and Events Manager in Avon, NY
    Former Employee - Trade Show and Events Manager in Avon, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I had a very long career at EKC and was able to move up in the ranks. I started out making shutter mechanisms and worked my way up to Event Manager. Had great opportunities to travel.

    Cons

    Not the same company I worked for

    Advice to Management

    Focus on future vision - don't miss the boat on opportunities.

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Jan 10, 2017 – Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for your 10+ years devoted to Kodak! It is great to see that you grew and developed your career with us. We are committed to continuing our focus on innovation and creativity.


  10. "IT support"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Durham, NC
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Paid weekly, easy and laid back

    Cons

    poor insurance, no benefits, and days off , no room to earn more money

    Eastman Kodak Response

    Dec 22, 2016 – Talent Acquisition

    We are sorry to hear about your experience with Kodak Alaris. Eastman Kodak is separate to Kodak Alaris so we cannot speak to their benefits but healthcare costs are skyrocketing and Kodak is not... More


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