Dow Chemical

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Can have a good work life balance - at the expense of compensation

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Current Employee - Reliability Engineer  in  Plaquemine, LA (US)
Current Employee - Reliability Engineer in Plaquemine, LA (US)

Pros

work life balance is great
you track your own vacation
good culture - most people are willing to help young people
take home laptop's and vpn access to email allows for flexible work schedules

Cons

compensation and benefits - could easily go to a competitor in the local area and get 30% raise - with same or better benefits
diversity is a good thing - but Dow takes it to far - with hiring and promotion practices

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Abolish diversity targets - increase compensation - or find something else that appeals to young engineers - otherwise - you will be in a bad place in the next 5 to 10 years

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Current Employee - Purchasing Specialist  in  Midland, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Purchasing Specialist in Midland, MI (US)

    Pros

    Friendly work environment. Strong company to work for.

    Cons

    The city of Midland is very suburban.

    Recommends
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    Good pay with limit promotion room.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This company provide good salary and benefit.

    Cons

    The promotion room is limited. They don't provide many opportunity to develop people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    really diversify the management team, give local employee more opportunities.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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