Olympus Corporation of the Americas - Draining - It's sad from a longtime employees viewpoint with these layoff's and corporate scandals to see this. | Glassdoor
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"Draining - It's sad from a longtime employees viewpoint with these layoff's and corporate scandals to see this."

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Current Employee - Engineer
Current Employee - Engineer
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

I have been working at Olympus Corporation of the Americas full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

They will pay the money if you work hard but you must demand it. It will not be given freely.. Some good people to work with. Some career advancement.

Cons

They have a clause "business need" in your employment contract that trumps every employee right given in the contract. It's vague and can be applied in every way you can imagine. It has become management's instrument to force"non-mandatory" overtime, work scope changes or any other need they choose.

Seems like the business plan gets re written every time management changes. Have seen many key employees just give up and go elsewhere.

We have always been a difficult company for the end user to deal with. Great products of the past has always made it worthwhile. Lack of any real innovation in the past few years has allowed the competition to grab market share.

Advice to Management

Listen to our customers.

Other Employee Reviews for Olympus Corporation of the Americas

  1. Helpful (1)

    "corporate leadership unprofessional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Olympus Corporation of the Americas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Good pay. daycare onsight

    Cons

    Corporate "Good ol' boy" attitude. management promotes themselves and disregards subordinates. Managers work in fear of directors. Constantly changing goals.

    Advice to Management

    Stop ruling like dictatorship


  2. "I worked for Olympus for more than 5 years and management need to make a real change for Latin America Division."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Olympus Corporation of the Americas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Global organization. Hope someone from upper management can read this and take into consideration.

    Cons

    Executive Director for Latin America Division does not understand the business, he lives in la la land...Not good benefits, The worst managers I have ever work with...No career opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Business is going to crash...If management does not take action, the business will fall. Latin America, including Puerto Rico have the worst managers of the entire organization.

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