CommScope - I like it here, but I think I could make more money elsewhere. | Glassdoor
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"I like it here, but I think I could make more money elsewhere."

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Current Employee - Salaried in Catawba, NC
Current Employee - Salaried in Catawba, NC
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Neutral Outlook

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

Pros

Most of the people are great to work with. Only a few rotten apples. Not usually very stressful else I'd look elsewhere for more compensation.

Cons

Not much room for advancement.

Advice to Management

Promote more from within. Quit hiring people in as Vice Presidents. We already have enough VPs. These people are hired after bouncing from job to job with as little as 2 years at each job. When did it become desireable to hire people who can't seem to hold a job for long?

Other Employee Reviews for CommScope

  1. "Great Director, but upper management sucks."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Mechanical Engineer in Warren, NJ
    Former Employee - Principal Mechanical Engineer in Warren, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CommScope full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    commute, colleagues, free coffee, free bagels at meetings

    Cons

    VP had no clue as to hoe to grow the business

    Advice to Management

    go back to school


  2. Helpful (1)

    "IT Department has issues"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SAP Business Process Analyst in Joliet, IL
    Former Employee - SAP Business Process Analyst in Joliet, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    --Mature SAP system with good opportunity to see a number of standard and custom business processes with large volume
    --Strong manufacturing planning expertise

    Cons

    --Uskilled people managers in the IT department create a culture that's very closed and that does not value diversity of thought or other diversity in employees. My experience was negative in terms of culture.

    Advice to Management

    --Clean out your IT house and start again with professional IT folks who actually know how to be people managers as well. There are a ton of great people in the marketplace and you could build on your strengths to create a really great, supportive IT culture.
    --"The Business" treats its people well; IT folks are not valued as much - note the large attrition from IT in 2011-2012

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