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Tyco Reviews

Updated April 21, 2017
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  1. "Contract Administrator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good job security, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Ineffective management, difficult to get raises without changing positions

    Advice to Management

    Hold people accountable, provide leadership though example and follow through. Listen to employee suggestions.


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

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  3. "Good company. Employment experience will depend on GM"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tulsa, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Worked with/for same director and she is and was always a joy.

    Cons

    worked for different gm's & found the experience varied depending on the gm's & their perception of burden

    Advice to Management

    GM's pitting sales reps against each other & unrealistic work life balance demands need to be addressed.


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  5. "Embedded Software Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "What a mess"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - PSR in Brighton, Erie, NY
    Former Employee - PSR in Brighton, Erie, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Easy sell, very expensive but good products and service. Easy to transfer positions within company. Free lunches are nice. Easy to get hired.

    Cons

    Billing issues, weak leadership, pay, high turnover. Unorganized in every way. Recruiters make job out to be totally different. Anti female work place, lacks diversity. Old sexist managers

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention, come to work.


  7. Helpful (1)

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    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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.


  8. "Senior mechanical engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "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.


  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Springfield, NJ
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Springfield, NJ
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tyco (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Management and Co-workers were professional and helpful.
    Location

    Cons

    There was nothing obvious or to be worried about


  11. "Good People but poor management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Testing in Concord, CA
    Former Employee - Testing in Concord, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people around, share their knowledge
    Help others
    get paid for doing nothing
    flexible work hours

    Cons

    No company culture
    Treat employees as garbage hire and fire anytime, lay off employees every year based on favouritism
    no compensation/bonus
    no team building activities
    No growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Retain your employees train them and improve them instead of hiring and firing people


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