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Stanley Black & Decker Reviews

Updated August 19, 2017
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James M. Loree
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Pros
  • Innovation, Flexibility and good work life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • Stanley Black & Decker has many great people to work for (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "I love my job"

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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 Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    The people are nice, and it's kept me there over 10yrs.

    Cons

    Moving up within the company is hard

    Advice to Management

    When someone applies for a position from outside or within the company read the complete resume, pick the most qualified, and be a little harder on employees and supervisors to do their jobs.


  2. "Customer Service"

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

    I have been working at Stanley Black & Decker full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible with time when it comes to personal matters

    Cons

    Communication is bad from upper management. Employees are held back from growth within the company. Employees are not held responsible when they should be

    Advice to Management

    Start listening to your employees from the bottom level up. Just because someone is in a lower position does not mean that they do not have valuable input, ideas and solutions

  3. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    Good direct Management to employees

    Cons

    Higher ups have little visibility to employees' work below them.


  4. "Good people, underpaid if you start there"

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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 Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    Pretty easy going with opportunity to try a lot of things if you get in the company out of school

    Cons

    People with less experience coming into the company tend to make 10-20% more


  5. "Cross Business"

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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Huntersville, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Huntersville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stanley Black & Decker full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Team effort to gain business with other divisions of the company

    Cons

    Great company to have a career with


  6. "Great Experience and people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    Great people that care about what they do. When folks come to work here they typically stay for the long haul.

    Cons

    Benefits were not the greatest in the world. Average at best.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to make folks feel appreciated.


  7. "Assembly"

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

    I worked at Stanley Black & Decker part-time

    Pros

    Made knives I loved my job and and people!

    Cons

    Transportation was terrible I was missing a lot of days

    Advice to Management

    I have my own transportation now I will be there with no problem.

  8. "Good/bad: depends on the group"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    -Good pay/benefits
    -Competitive / high performing employees (for most part)
    -Challenging work

    Cons

    -Certain groups have good management and others have poor management
    -High turnover
    -Poor communication from the top-down
    -Low staff/resources for expectation level
    -Not the best work/life balance


  9. "Mostly positive"

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

    I have been working at Stanley Black & Decker full-time

    Pros

    Generally good engineering environment, strong teams

    Cons

    The pressures of working for a public consumer products company

    Advice to Management

    Patience for the innovation process


  10. "The experiences that if you billingual are A+"

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    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Fontana, CA
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Fontana, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stanley Black & Decker full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are great but still it's a mix investment management plan accountable core contribution there are no good for Asian people

    Cons

    My challenge are thee Stanley network when they mix up ,when I pick up 3 I lost 3 when I pick up 5 I lost 5

    Advice to Management

    I rethink the way of past 10 year and look for future


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