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Hilti Reviews

Updated March 17, 2017
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Christoph Loos
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Pros
  • Great Work life balance with a good view to quick career progression (in 25 reviews)

  • Good work environment inside the company (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life Balance is tricky because we all love to work hard to get the best results (in 15 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. "HR"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti (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


  2. "Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager

    I worked at Hilti 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.


  3. "Account Manager"

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

    I worked at Hilti (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


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  5. "Great company that lacks upward movement"

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

    I have been working at Hilti 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.


  6. "Too many chiefs not enough Indians"

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    • Senior Management
    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 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


  7. "Account Manager II"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  8. "Warehouse A for 33 years"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse A in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Warehouse A in Tulsa, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti (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


  9. "Sales and Marketing Intern."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hilti (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benifits and corporate culture are true pros for this company.

    Cons

    Hierarchy and work division is not that great.


  10. "Good for people looking to move"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Hilti full-time

    Pros

    Lots of job opportunities to relocate

    Cons

    Very little growth opportunities within the corporate offices of you are not looking to move cross country first.


  11. "a company for which you will passionately work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    *Its people oriented
    *It believes that if you take care of your employees, they will take care of your customers.
    *Motivates and rewards hardwork.

    Cons

    *due to the size of the company, growth rate is slow(especially in a country like India)



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