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Updated November 23, 2017
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Textron Chairman, President and CEO Scott C. Donnelly
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  1. "2017 Review"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends

    I worked at Textron as an intern

    Pros

    - Strong relationship between salaried and nonsalaried employees

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints at this time


  2. "Marketing Specialists"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Hunt Valley, MD
    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Hunt Valley, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedule and 8 paid holidays.

    Cons

    Poor merit increases, 1.5% average; 2.5% if you are top performer.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain your people by incentivizing them more, boosting moral and driving strategic business plans.

  3. "Staff Accountant"

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

    I worked at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Managers and supervisors are nice and helpful, good working environment

    Cons

    HR can be a headache


  4. "Textron"

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    Current Employee - Vice President Operations in Goose Creek, SC
    Current Employee - Vice President Operations in Goose Creek, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Textron full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, growth potential

    Cons

    Aerospace centric for the most part

    Advice to Management

    Different office arrangements for the new workforce


  5. "TSV Expirence"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Augusta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great place to gain a vast amount of knowledge regarding the automotive engineering field

    Cons

    Upper management tends to be all over the place

    Advice to Management

    Get your ducks in a row and it will help to improve overall moral.


  6. "IT Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Growth Opportunity; Multiple locations and industries;

    Cons

    Focus on middle management training was lacking;

    Advice to Management

    I realize that the early career professionals are important to an organization. However, focus on the middle management and mid-career level employees is just as important to retain that group of employees.


  7. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Textron full-time

    Pros

    great benefits
    standard hours
    multiple opportunities for advancement and to learn different facets of the business

    Cons

    outdated process's
    high demand on strong performers

    Advice to Management

    review process with people doing the work.

  8. "Overall, a lot of potential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities to develop your skills and work on interesting and exciting projects. Under the right leadership, the company could experience explosive growth.

    Cons

    It's still corporate America; so playing the politics game is unfortunately still a big part of how far you will go.

    Advice to Management

    REALLY walk the talk at all levels from the CEO down.


  9. "Textron is a great career company"

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

    I have been working at Textron full-time

    Pros

    Multi-industry company that encourages movement between businesses. Strong brands and products like Bell Helicopter, Cessna, EZGO and others. Cares about developing young talent and promoting them into tough roles.

    Cons

    Can feel very large sometimes, with red tape and politics, slow to react. Not uncommon with large manufacturing companies.


  10. "Engineering Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Augusta, GA
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Augusta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Textron as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Culture is great and people are awesome

    Cons

    Low payment.
    Not very organized

    Advice to Management

    Would be nice to have more structured projects for interns to fully expand their knowledge.


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