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Overworked and Overlooked, but Optimistic

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Marketing Communications Manager
Current Employee - Marketing Communications Manager

I have been working at Schneider Electric full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

I'm never bored at work, and have lots of opportunities to learn new skills and meet new people. I'm proud of the company's "energy access" and sustainable development programs, its focus on green products, and its leading edge energy management software and solutions.

Cons

I and many of my colleagues are paid less than we should be -- some of us considerably less. Everyone I know loves our CEO, but the executives under him are often unpredictable, unreasonable and unkind.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reevaluate your approach to identifying and retaining talented employees. The attitude seems to be, "If you think you're worth more, prove it by getting another job offer." The reality is that nobody I work with would go out and get a competing offer just to negotiate a higher salary. If we get a better offer, we're gone.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Layoff Happy environment in the USA

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Nashville, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Nashville, TN (US)

    I worked at Schneider Electric full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, who care about their peers

    Cons

    Everyone is in fear of being laid off all the time. It's toxic

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Do not pay good salary to H1B

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Richmond, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Richmond, VA (US)

    I worked at Schneider Electric full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - It's a very big company
    - Offers generous health benefits

    Cons

    - Salary review is based on number of years with company
    - Lay off policy is to keep old employees and let go recently hired
    - Talent is not respected

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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