Kimberly-Clark

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Doesn't Care About Their Contract Employees!

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
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Former Contractor - Customer Service in Neenah, WI (US)
Former Contractor - Customer Service in Neenah, WI (US)

I worked at Kimberly-Clark as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

OK pay... and that's it

Cons

Where do I start.. When hiring you for this temporary customer service position they tell you it will be at least a year with a GREAT chance of being hired on directly. While there, numerous employees were being cut every day, after only being there for a few months, for no reason at all except "it's for the good of the company". The management does not take the time to get to know you. They will cut you in a second without thinking about it, and without care of your current situation. They're shifty, dishonest, and indirect. They'll never let you know what's going on with your own job. If you ask questions they'll cut you. You leave work every day not knowing if you'll have a job the next day. Would not recommend!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be honest, and start actually caring about your temporary employees! They're people too, who need jobs and rely on this one for at least a year! Just because they are temporary, stop treating them like dirt. Follow through with what you tell them during the hiring process. Make them feel welcome, and like they actually matter! Making your employees wonder every day when they'll be the ones cut, is not a way to run a successful business!

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Hope you have time to wait.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Neenah, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Neenah, WI (US)

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay when you consider the cost of living for the area.
    Nostalgia because this corporate environment is out of 1982.

    Cons

    The company makes decisions at a glacial pace.
    "Engagement" programs and LEAN are buzzwords not reality
    All roads lead to Neenah.
     Expect another round of layoffs when the 2015 goals are missed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Most KC management is from the old guard, it really is still a good old boys club things are earned with years of service not skills or merit. Give answers not lip service, if you're going to just dodge questions why bother taking them?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Pay well to those on top could care less about the employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technician in Neenah, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Technician in Neenah, WI (US)

    I have been working at Kimberly-Clark full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great training, benefits, large corporation,

    Cons

    Good boy club at the top. Waste a lot of money paying salaries to those on top who don't know the business. They don't treat there employees well no matter how many years you have in. I have seen a lot of good talent leave or be told to leave. Not the company it used to be. They used to be more family orientated. Don't get trapped in a career there. They have no loyalty to their employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect your employees. Listen to what they have to say! You would be surprised on how much they actually know.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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