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"US Filter was good, Siemens, not so good"

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Current Employee - Sales in Lowell, MA
Current Employee - Sales in Lowell, MA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

I need a job in this economy.

Cons

Stockholders more important than employees in decision making.

Advice to Management

Employees, non-management, bring in the revenue. Treat them with more respect.

Other Employee Reviews for Siemens

  1. Helpful (2)

    "So far so good..."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Buffalo Grove, IL
    Current Employee - Talent Acquisition in Buffalo Grove, IL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong brand recognition.
    Respected global employer.
    Technically innovative company.
    Advocacy for a virtual workforce model.
    Employees are required to be versatile and function at a high level of performance. Creates a well rounded skill set or "tool box" for other future opportunities.

    Cons

    "Head down and do your job" culture.
    Sterile work environment.
    "Wait in line" mentality for career progression.
    Average compensation compared to other similar size orgs.

    Advice to Management

    Shift company marketing and branding strategy to a more "employee centric" focus. Start telling the "people story" rather than just focusing on the company products, services & successes. Happy, talented, successful people can help to bring the same into the organization.


  2. "My experience has been fragmented and disjointed due to management changes that have handcuffed the employees."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoffman Est, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoffman Est, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    * World-class portfolio
    * Long-term vision at very senior levels
    * Great benefits, competitive salary
    * Ability to access many self-development programs

    Cons

    * Short-term vision at the divisional level
    * Lost track of the Customer during internal cost cutting program
    * 420,000 employees can be overwhelming

    Advice to Management

    Remember the CUSTOMER!
    Listen to the long-time employees.
    Communicate in a positive format....condescending tone lowers morale
    Utilize and cross-reference the Personnel files for self-development

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