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"Cult like atmosphere"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

associated with GP
Large company
Close knit employees (former georgia pacific employees)
Financial resources
great location in Atlanta
Great resources in Georgia Pacific building (gym, childcare, etc)

Cons

cult like enviroment (if you don't drink the kool aid you will be eliminated from the organization)
Little to no diversity in sr management (which is rare for Atlanta)
little to no room for professional growth
does not value continued education
disconnect between Atlanta employees and corporate in Wichita
Koch Brothers Tea part politics is pushed down the throat of employees

Advice to Management

Understand that Atlanta is not Wichita and can not be managed the same. Make diversity a priority. Value employees and middle management, embrace differences instead of punishing it. Stop pushing Koch brothers political views down the throat of employees

Other Employee Reviews for Koch Industries

  1. "Satisfied"

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    Current Employee - Client Technologies Technician Co-op in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Client Technologies Technician Co-op in Wichita, KS

    Pros

    Great company to work for, Amazing atmosphere and knowledge sharing. Everyone is friendly and fun to be around

    Cons

    Don't make the wrong person upset or you are out the door. they will give you some excuse like "professionalism" when that is obviously not it. Learn to play office polotics

    Advice to Management

    Be grown up and dont judge people on some hidden reason. it should be performanced based


  2. Helpful (2)

    "My experience at Koch has been one of growth and opportunity."

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    Current Employee - Director in Wichita, KS
    Current Employee - Director in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Challenging work, company culture, intelligent co-workers, results oriented, a true feeling of being able to create value for the company, company benefits

    Cons

    Koch is generally a lean running group that at times requires sacrifices of time away from your family, friends and activities.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the positive work environment and remember to make sure that your employees have not only a fulfilling life at work but at home as well.

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