Harsco - Failures of Leadership leading to loss of Talent | Glassdoor
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"Failures of Leadership leading to loss of Talent"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Manager in Leatherhead, England (UK)
Current Employee - Manager in Leatherhead, England (UK)
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Harsco full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Global firm with many interesting business challenges. Good industry safety record. Some very profitable business streams.

Cons

Failure to provide direction under new CEO. Launch of "Simplification" project has led to assumption that this means downsizing and redundancies due to failure to provide meaningful and timely project updates.
Sale of one division means likely downsizing of centrally funded functions but again the failure to provide timely and clear communication is leading at present to a "brain drain" as valued employees vote with their feet.
There seems to be a glass ceiling for women and for those outside of the USA. Too many decisions are decided in north America and implemented elsewhere in the world with little consideration or regard for culture or local business practices.

Advice to Management

Respect your employees by trusting them with better and more regular communication rather than adopting "ivory tower" leadership style from the US corporate headquarters.

Other Employee Reviews for Harsco

  1. Helpful (1)

    "The worest employer in the U.S"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Sydney (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Harsco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    no policy, very fliexable. No company Culture.

    Cons

    bad management team, everything is mess up, no strategy

    Advice to Management

    enhance the ability of execution


  2. "2 years in this Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    big flexiability, no pocedure, no process

    Cons

    too much flexiablility, nothing consistency

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