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Hilti Group Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Work life balance with a good view to quick career progression (in 29 reviews)

  • Good work environment inside the company (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life Balance is tricky because we all love to work hard to get the best results (in 19 reviews)

  • Compensation is sometimes hard to reach or figure out where upper management is getting your sales quota (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very good company to work at"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group full-time

    Pros

    Diverse, fast growing, well payed, familly owned business

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to make decisions


  2. "Can you Bleed Red"

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    Current Employee - Middle Management
    Current Employee - Middle Management
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Hilti Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very transparent culture with very talented employees.

    Cons

    WAAAAY too many internal meetings. Internal focus causes missed opportunities.
     Think people here know everything - especially when they don't. WAAAY too bureaucratic and process oriented.

    Advice to Management

    LOSE the EB member with the overly GIANT ego.

  3. "Lack of effective communication"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Location and beautiful interior. Open cubes and fishbowl offices. Great networking areas. High energy and competent co-workers. Bright colors and great view.

    Cons

    No follow up to communication. Under staffed in several areas. Most people are doing the job of three employees.
    Growth will increase but staffing needs to expand.

    Advice to Management

    Follow up and communicate


  4. "HR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing organization, and takes all views into consideration

    Cons

    communicating with senior managements can be tricky.

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager

    I worked at Hilti Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great product and sales training, Great Products, Really enjoyed working with my entire team. Overall a very good experience

    Cons

    Pay and Commission structure could use some work.


  6. "Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, great team of people. Enthusiastic management and beneficial training. Great products

    Cons

    Not a great chance for promotion unless a) completely mobile b) female c) bilingual. Company heading into a "typical pharmaceutical sales rep" image now.

    Advice to Management

    Clearer paths to promotion communicated more thoroughly


  7. "Great company that lacks upward movement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hilti Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are a lot great people that work for the company. People are always ready to help out when things get hectic.

    Cons

    The compensation and lack of promotion.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Too many chiefs not enough Indians"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Account Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great product line, excellent inside and outside sales team training, friendly work atmosphere

    Cons

    Managers controlling every aspect of sales activities, multiple report activities

    Advice to Management

    Don't justify your high job position by extensive supervision of your employees


  9. "Account Manager II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work life balance, excellent opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Compensation is sometimes hard to reach or figure out where upper management is getting your sales quota


  10. "Warehouse A for 33 years"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse A in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Warehouse A in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti Group (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent in everything and great working hours with lots of overtme

    Cons

    Some of our equipment was used or not updated

    Advice to Management

    Did not want my job moved to Texas


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