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Harley-Davidson, Inc. Reviews

Updated 24 April 2019
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Harley-Davidson, Inc. President & CEO Matthew S. Levatich
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Pros
  • "Great People to work with most really cared about the brand and customer" (in 42 reviews)

  • "Awesome Group, Great work environment" (in 34 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work / life balance was challenging" (in 28 reviews)

  • "Long hours, dwindling benefits, lack of development opportunities, yearly layoffs, accountability issues" (in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Student Project"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    very nice atmosphere, very welcoming and supportive

    Cons

    problems with insurance for student project


  2. "IT Manager"

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

    I worked at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Relatively small company. Lots of scope to develop the global nature of the company

    Cons

    Could be perceived as being slow to change.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace the Global nature of the workforce

  3. "Great brand, great company to work for"

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

    I worked at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people, great brand that drives the business, lots of autonomy in your function. Company promotes equal opportunities for everyone.

    Cons

    No mentoring process. No one really cares about what you do. Too many restructurings. I had 5 supervisors in 5 years. Sometimes promotions are offered for no obvious reasons...


  4. "Not too bad"

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

    I have been working at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time

    Pros

    Great crowd of friendly people to work with

    Cons

    Relies too much on the brand

    Advice to Management

    Don't be arrogant.


  5. "Mixed bag"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harley-Davidson, Inc. (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Colleagues very open to questions and genuinely care about each other's success.

    Cons

    It's expensive to live near the office; better have a few roommates.

    Advice to Management

    Have the internship function like a traineeship, leading into long-term opportunities.


  6. "Excellent employer"

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

    Pros

    Work - Life Balance, Excellent compensation rewards

    Cons

    Really can not think of any. Only reason I moved on was due to location.


  7. "Harley"

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Salary
    People
    Wellness programs

    Cons

    Work life balance is not good.

  8. "Relaxed Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Associate
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harley-Davidson, Inc. part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed. Fun. Management wants you to succeed, but gives you a lot of autonomy. You can develop your own relationships with different customers.

    Cons

    Work most summer weekends. Customers can be unpredictable and demanding.


  9. "Employee for over 5 years"

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    Current Employee - Motorclothes Expert in Santa Fe, NM (US)
    Current Employee - Motorclothes Expert in Santa Fe, NM (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    the community, family, lifestyle, energy, diversity, and overall life changing experiences its given me

    Cons

    Sometimes the long hours


  10. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Production Tech I in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Production Tech I in Kansas City, MO (US)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Harley-Davidson, Inc. full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    High pay great benefits and leave

    Cons

    They shut down the plant