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Great company to work for, but need to rethink the comp plans

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Account Manager
Current Employee - Account Manager

I have been working at Hilti USA full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good work life balance. Great products to rep for.

Cons

The comp plans are very tough to work with if you live in expensive state

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  1. Good career starting point then exit

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Account Manager III in Odessa, MO (US)
    Current Employee - Account Manager III in Odessa, MO (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Recognized as a quality tool
    Values college degree
    Competition copies
    Training on products
    Tend to hire good people
    If your family doesn't mind moving, it can be an ok place to work.
    Good company for 2-3 years then go to a better company.

    Cons

    Pay is very low
    Negative attitude of management.
    Management is incompetent and they poke fun at their subordinates. No direction and no help after basic training. Revolving door of managers.
    Quarterly changes to how people are paid causes a deep lack of trust.

    Advice to Management

    Hilti needs a complete replacement of division managers, general managers, and ceo. Morale of field salespeople will soar once competent managers are in place that appreciate Hilti and truly care about teamwork. Compared to other companies I have been with, this leadership is pathetic in how it treats people and poor in managing day to day operations. Stop changing territories so much. In my 4 years so far with Hilti, I have had 3 Regional Managers. Two of them knew nothing about Hilti, construction, or how to sell an expensive product. Move away from your laptops and lead. We will follow you if you start setting an example and give us reason to trust you.

  2. great tools not great to employees

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hilti USA full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    a person learns a lot about the construction industry and the best tools in the world

    Cons

    Employees are poorly for their work.

    Advice to Management

    acknowledge employees more and figure out a better compensation plan. Do not cap commission.

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