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Tyco Reviews

Updated February 4, 2017
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  1. "Tyco Retail Solutions"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Direct management a pleasure to work for
    New location is top notch and new facility is very nice
    Work environment is relaxed and professional.

    Cons

    Merger with Johnson Controls making future very uncertain for local group
    Upper/executive management is scattered all over the world resulting in disconnected corporate communications


  2. "Tuck Intl"

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    Former Employee - Technician in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Technician in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits good hours great work life balance

    Cons

    Low pay career advancement from tech very limited

    Advice to Management

    Pay your team what they are worth


  3. "Product group"

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    Former Employee - Principal in Boca Raton, FL
    Former Employee - Principal in Boca Raton, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work environment. Great people and staff. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Cost cutting to extremes which reduces the focus on other activities.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on innovation. Cost cutting will only get you this much.


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  5. "Tough place to work with good opportunities (if you make them)"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition in Princeton, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a good opportunity to learn and take on additional responsibilities. The constant change within the organization created career paths.

    Cons

    The culture was very tough. It was a decentralized organization that had a desire to create a culture of continuous improvement and also pivot to R&D simultaneously.

    Advice to Management

    Create a better vehicle to communicate with the field.


  6. "Embedded Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Westminster, MA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Westminster, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule with OK pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Senior management out of touch with workers.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your middle management and employees.


  7. "IT Support"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tyco (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salaries are commensurate with experience

    Cons

    Not much work/life balance afforded its employees

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to practice what they preach as it's related to work/life balance.


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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    the only good thing about was the food by the in house Cafeteria.

    Cons

    the management team is clueless. Horrible company to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with respect and listen to them.


  9. "Senior mechanical engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Monroe, NC
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Monroe, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Manufacturing on site and all made in the USA.
    Nice facility
    Ok pay, no great, but reasonable
    Good feeling to make equipment that is for first reaponders

    Cons

    Health benefits weren't so great
    Culture of "secrecy"
    werent always willing to get the right equipment for the job

    Advice to Management

    Invest in people and equipment
    Work on providing a more transparent culture


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    "RSSR"

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

    Pros

    There really isn't a good reason to work for these people the company shoes favoritism to certain employees

    Cons

    This company sucks really no appreciation for their workers and the wom system sucks


  11. "Maintenance and machine operator"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance/Operator in Anniston, AL
    Former Employee - Maintenance/Operator in Anniston, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere , great people, steady work

    Cons

    No cons to this company great job

    Advice to Management

    Always have an available ear to employee ideas never know which one could improve product and or output.



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