UL Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2020

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UL President and CEO Jennifer Scanlon
Jennifer Scanlon
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  1. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good people to work with, flexible hours

    Cons

    Not much, decent amount of admin

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior IT Manager in Windsor, CT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UL full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great company for growth and opportunities

    Cons

    Leadership challenges with alignment on success for their clients


  3. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people, interesting field, long term career

    Cons

    Somewhat silo-ed corporate structure and a little top heavy at the moment

  4. "It's Alright"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Project Engineer in Northbrook, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The company had good Work Life Balance and offers a Flexible Schedule.

    Cons

    Training and Career Development discussions could use some work.

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  5. "Best environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You will learn a lot

    Cons

    My experience at UL was all Pros

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  6. "Making the world safe, not rewarding all employees"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in Agoura Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Strong commitment to safety and science

    Cons

    Financial decisions do not value work / life balance

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  7. "Not a bad place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Handler I in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work serves a beneficial purpose, many different fields and focuses to learn which gives opportunities to move laterally within the company.

    Cons

    Unbalanced compensation, have to work really hard and push to move up.

  8. "Great Benefits and Flexible"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Project Engineer in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very flexible on working remotely and provide great benefits + 401K matching.

    Cons

    The work in not very exciting and the company culture is not very fun.

  9. "Nice people, management lacks direction"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Support Specialist in Latham, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Management changes direction or plans frequently

  10. "Old Company Growing Young"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Field Engineer in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UL full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Great work-life balance - Room for ideas to come to life - Investment in professional development

    Cons

    - Can be slow in many ways - Poor and non-integrated software systems

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