- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Smiths Detection full-time (more than 5 years)Pros
Great opportunities and travel and industries to be involved in. Great equipment.Cons
Depends on 'who you know' if you want advancement!
Same management just shuffle around to different positions so no great input and development and many people in positions they really shouldn't be in,
Don't listen to input from staff!
Too much focus on 'cost cutting'Advice to ManagementAdvice
Your staff are reaching out to you but you are not listening !RecommendsNegative OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days – interviewed at Smiths Detection.Interview Details
I have gotten a phone call from Cadre recruitment company about a position. Skype interview with Cadre agent. Next day a phone interview with Jeff manager of the software. I got invitation for in person interview. Smiths did not pay for the visit. I came the whole way from Montreal. I went to Smiths and Jeff came with another engineer who looked like he never saw my CV before. He looked through the CV for a few minutes then said: "Oh, you have experience with CAN2 bus?!" I said that i had and explain what kind of experience I had. He mentioned: That's great! I have no more questions! Jeff said that he already asked all the questions on the phone. The whole process took about 10 minutes. For this I came the whole way from Montreal. What the heck?No OfferNegative ExperienceEasy Interview
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