DuPont - Hard to break in to the culture - people and work - since there were so many 25+ year employees. | Glassdoor
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"Hard to break in to the culture - people and work - since there were so many 25+ year employees."

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Former Employee - Manager in Wilmington, DE
Former Employee - Manager in Wilmington, DE
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Smart scientists.
Tries hard to be global but every region and every business unit thinks they are unique.
Six Sigma has been institutionalized.

Cons

Work experience from outside the company is not valued.
Opportunities happen by knowing someone from having worked with them in the past. Very hard for experienced new hires to be known for upcoming opportunities.

Advice to Management

You know there has to be a problem when over 80% of the experienced new hires leave within 2 years. This is 'accepted' and there is no interest in trying to understand or change this. How do you get new ideas into the company?

Other Employee Reviews for DuPont

  1. "Process Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in Wilmington, DE

    I have been working at DuPont full-time

    Pros

    It is an advanced company which has a lot of resource and technology backup, friendly, good community,diversity

    Cons

    not so many. I guess would you have to work hard to stand out


  2. "Packaging"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Technician in El Paso, IL
    Current Employee - Technician in El Paso, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at DuPont full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great coworkers, overall a great place to work.

    Cons

    Some times we bite off more production than we can chew, but we manage.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on environment, and commitment to zero injuries. We're doing great, and it'll only get better!

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