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"Great place to work, with smart people, interesting products, and great work-life balance"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Paul, MN
Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Saint Paul, MN
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Positive Outlook

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

Pros

Technology company with a fascinating and constantly-evolving product line
Smart employees who are creative problem solvers
Excellent work-life balance, as 3M wants you to be able to at least consider spending your entire career there
Potential for international travel and assigments

Cons

There can be a lot of bureaucracy, as with any large multi-national company
Loyalty to their employees sometimes extends too far, and so they are very reluctant to fire low-performers
Don't always seem to value experience outside 3M

Other Employee Reviews for 3M

  1. "Manager within a small subsidiary of 3M"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great challenges, drive to succeed

    Cons

    Don't get the advantages since you're not in St. Paul

    Advice to Management

    Career Paths


  2. "Great professional experience, competitive salary, but cut throat environment."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Monrovia, CA
    Former Employee - Process Engineer in Monrovia, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at 3M full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great professional experience, competitive salary, reasonable work hours, all expenses paid travel.

    Cons

    Sketchy management, back stabbing environment, managers only look out for themselves, upper level directors and executives most often do not have a clue what is happening in their own plant(s). Travel is expected if you are an engineer and the majority of 3Mers will do time at 3M headquarters in St. Paul MN at some point in their career. Need to be willing to relocate in order to survive at 3M.

    Advice to Management

    Be more aware of the inner workings and details of what is really happening in your own plant(s).

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