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"Platinum is the Devil"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Memphis, TN
No opinion of CEO

Pros

I love my direct managers and all the people I work with. Platinum owns Ryerson and they are doing their best to ruin the company.

Cons

They recently stole from the sales people via cutting quarterly bonuses after the quarter had ended. They just decided to not count profit dollars from certain account types that were supposed to be included. Platinum doesn't care about the people that make Ryerson go. They are concerend about making the company look as attractive as possible so they can sell it off

Advice to Management

Please sell the company to someone who will treat the employees right

Other Employee Reviews for Ryerson

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Disappointing place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The salaries at Ryerson are decent.

    Cons

    The benefits leave a lot to be desired. There is no sick time policy and the vacation policy is confusing and uncompetitive. People in management positions tend to micro-manage and do not give positive feedback. Union employees are treated preferentially. Technologically speaking, this company is a joke; they still use a DOS-based payroll system.

    Advice to Management

    When an employee who has the "right stuff" fails at Ryerson, management should take some of the responsibility.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Salesperson who takes orders and makes calls all day, interacts with outside sales and customers to build relationships."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Inside Sales in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    size of company, age of company, and capital resources all allow for very secure employment if you are willing to do anything they want you to. Wages are decent, and bonuses can pay out pretty nice.

    Cons

    The large size of the company causes some bureaucracy. You must be willing to work occasional weekend and evening overtime, without exemption for almost any reason. The parent company (Platinum Equity) likes money, so at this point, with the economic conditions being the main factor, anything can happen.

    Advice to Management

    Try to keep as many employees as you can. Spending capital to keep people working is better than laying off the good ones. They are the ones who tend to find work elsewhere.

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