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"Learnt a lot about RF & Microwave Communications and SIgnals"

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Former Employee - Co-Op in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Co-Op in Atlanta, GA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Norfolk Southern full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

A company with a very steady progressing future.

Cons

Has limited number of Electrical Engineers.

Advice to Management

The tapping of talent is awesome, please keep up the good work.

Other Employee Reviews for Norfolk Southern

  1. Helpful (4)

    "IT Department: Toxic-Culture + Under-Performers = Lack of Quality and Innovation"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Contractor - Senior Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Norfolk Southern as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Fortune 500 company with reasonable budgets for capital investments. Relatively stable company which is not as affected by economic downturns.

    Cons

    There is a toxic culture of dishonesty, hypocrisy, sketchy agreements, lack of accountability and negative politics throughout the IT Leadership. Promotions are tenure-based -- not merit based. Performers are punished rather than rewarded.

    This environment attracts under-performers looking for an easy pension. Management is unwilling/unable to compensate top level talent with competitive salary ranges. Skilled IT-resources move on to better organizations while under-performers stay until retirement resulting in a perpetual "brain drain".

    As an organization, there is no desire to be anywhere but the middle or rear of the "pack" in regards to IT capabilities. Until a major cultural change occurs, this company's IT Department will always be an industry-lagger rather than industry-leader.

    Advice to Management

    Change the culture. (start with Forbes article: "The Key to Changing Organizational Culture")

    Attract, reward and retain top-talent. (start with Dice article: "30 Ways to Attract or Repel the Very Best Employees in Tech")

    The rest will happen naturally...


  2. Helpful (1)

    "gate clerk"

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    Current Employee - Gate Clerk in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Gate Clerk in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Norfolk Southern full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good company to work for

    Cons

    hours are sometimes hard to deal with

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