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Tyco Reviews

Updated September 19, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work-life balance is encouraged" (in 41 reviews)

  • "Good pay good benefits they know fire protection" (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management constantly under pressure and disconnected with local sites" (in 42 reviews)

  • "Not much work/life balance afforded its employees" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "System Technican"

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

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and learn

    Cons

    None that I can think of to this time


  2. "Collector"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    coworkers,work life balance,locations, major company

    Cons

    ceo only cares about his check .layoffs every year to make numbers for investors.
    jci benefits cost high

    Advice to Management

    really listen to empoyees

  3. "Good team atmosphere"

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

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    Great team to work with. All team members i came across were open minded individuals and listened to idea's from everyone.

    Cons

    The management i came across was fine


  4. "good hours, low pay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    I would have to say the hours

    Cons

    I would have to say the pay


  5. "Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Fire Alarm Technician in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Fire Alarm Technician in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits and with company cars and cell phones, 401k's etc.

    Cons

    Management could be allowed to run people out who were there 10+ years and no one batted an eye.


  6. "Human Resources"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    ethical leadership looking to grow the business and do the right thing by it's customers, shareholders and employees; bright co-workers; good work/life and other benefits

    Cons

    some interpersonal conflicts amongst some leaders created unnecessary challenges

    Advice to Management

    Address interpersonal conflicts sooner but keep doing everything else that you are doing.


  7. "Admin"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and not a very testing environment

    Cons

    Crazy people are allowed to stay

    Advice to Management

    Fire deadwood

  8. "Sales Rep"

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

    I worked at Tyco full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Insurance and retirement was above market. Pay was only average.

    Cons

    Lower level employees don't get any positive coaching or mentoring.

    Advice to Management

    Help cultivate talent and invest in your current employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Place Sucked"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westminster, MA

    I worked at Tyco (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers, not much else besides that.

    Cons

    Management. They choose favorites despite work ethic and are creepy towards white females who are always promoted even after a month or so. Definitely not fans of people of ethnic backgrounds.

    Advice to Management

    Stop creeping on women


  10. "Great ideas in theory, lost in huge corp."

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    Former Employee - Portable Fire Technician in Fort Myers, FL
    Former Employee - Portable Fire Technician in Fort Myers, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Equipment is new.
    Supplies and work materials always available.
    Competitive salary.
    Many opportunities to advance and learn.

    Cons

    Little to no support or direction to take advantage of the opportunities offered by corporate.
    Too many channels to navigate when support needed.
    Too much "red tape" when something simple is needed.

    Advice to Management

    Screen/vet management better. Specifically TSMs. (eg 20 years in sales doesn't qualify for such a technically based management position) Unqualified TSMs overworked, unfamiliar with departments being overseen.
    Make the opportunities that are offered more accessible to all employees.


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