Lafarge - Good resources, but be wary of micro-managing | Glassdoor
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"Good resources, but be wary of micro-managing"

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Former Employee - Quality Control in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Quality Control in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

HR is very with it; global network of people and resources; lots of opportunity to move within the company globally and locally; great health and safety initiatives; got to use all my experience and languages in my daily work

Cons

Managers can be discouraging if you try to move within the organization; very hierarchical; seemed like they had more people doing the same jobs as my previous company (same industry); be wary of micro-managing

Advice to Management

Eliminate the union-management adversarial culture/mindset; hire good people and let them do their job; address the polarized responses from the employee engagement survey

Other Employee Reviews for Lafarge

  1. Helpful (1)

    "good experience, constant job at low risk"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good experience, constant job at low risk

    Cons

    weak training program, low management skills


  2. Helpful (1)

    "i am yet to join the company."

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    Current Employee - GET in Jamshedpur (India)
    Current Employee - GET in Jamshedpur (India)

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

    Pros

    you have the opportunity to work in the core sector with good prospects of growth.
    good training experience.

    Cons

    most of the branches of the company are in remote areas away from the metros, so you will have work in the rural background.


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