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USG Reviews

Updated July 18, 2018
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Pros
  • "USG has a Good work life balance" (in 20 reviews)

  • "They had great people working there in the front office and on the manufacturing floor" (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance has steadily deteriorated" (in 6 reviews)

  • "heavily cyclical business really hurting with current housing market; not getting better any time soon" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work."

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

    I worked at USG full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, okay benefits.

    Cons

    yearly wage increase are a joke.


  2. "Great experience developing supply chain capability and leading great teams."

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enjoy the culture and the people.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for advancement or roles outside of functional expertise.

  3. "pretty chill"

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    Current Employee - Programmer in La Puente, CA
    Current Employee - Programmer in La Puente, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible with peoples hours and vacations

    Cons

    very little bit of OT

    Advice to Management

    do a better job


  4. "Production Operator"

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    Current Employee - Production Operator in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Production Operator in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at USG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, good pay, family oriented crew

    Cons

    Last-minute and long schedule changes

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to employees


  5. "great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    loved working with everyone here.

    Cons

    nothing much to add here

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  6. "Strategic Sourcing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at USG full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, GREAT work/life balance, good team

    Cons

    Savings goals can be unrealistic


  7. "Good company to work for"

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

    I have been working at USG full-time

    Pros

    Lots of mobility depending on position
    Lots of growth opportunities

    Cons

    I have some concerns about competitive salary pay for similar positions

  8. "Job Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at USG full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Not any bad things to say about them.


  9. "Stay away from finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and paid time off

    Cons

    The finance department is unstable and caters to specific people. The turnover is high and is not a good long term career choice

    Advice to Management

    Calling people names and making fun of people is not a good management function.


  10. "Sales"

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

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

    Pros

    great people. Ability to work from home.

    Cons

    In order to acquire a promotion, most likely have to relocate to Chicago.


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