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William E. Redmond Jr.
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  1. "Good company, doesn't do enough to encourage employees evolution."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Atmosphere of an industrial company: serious, but not aggressive.
    No dress code.

    Cons

    HR not focussed in helping employees progress: no school sponsorships, no help in changing jobs within company.

    Advice to Management

    To give more feedback to employees.


  2. "Good wages but little room for promotion"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assembler
    Former Employee - Assembler
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - competitive wage structure
    - build lasting friendships with colleagues
    - on your feet and move around all day
    - get to build things
    - unionized environment makes it very difficult to get fired

    Cons

    - unionized environment makes it difficult to get promoted
    - promotions based on tenure instead of merit
    - typically overtime is required in the summer weekends

    Advice to Management

    - be more transparent and honest with employees on the direction and challenges that the company is facing
    - provide more training and development opportunities