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Masco Reviews

Updated 9 December 2014
Updated 9 December 2014
53 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good company to work with,

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Masco

    Pros

    Flexibility working M-F, good benefits with matching 401K

    Cons

    As with any company that sells to retail, you have your opportunities and challenges.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good efforts.

  2.  

    Great company, just didn't like the lay offs.

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    Former Employee - Territory Manager
    Former Employee - Territory Manager

    I worked at Masco full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits, low stress. A company that really seemed to care for the employees.

    Cons

    I didn't like the lay offs. The way the lay offs were handled were poor as well. No judge on an employees work ethic or character, just whoever could have their territory covered easier.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to field reps more. They are the face of the company. Everyone sees them and they know more of what is going on in the stores.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    I had a great run.....

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    Former Employee - Professional in Taylor, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Professional in Taylor, MI (US)

    I worked at Masco full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Company to work for, excellent benefits and growth opportunities especially in Legal, Audit and Finance

    Cons

    Culturally and strategically in a change phase

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees as they are your biggest asset

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    It's not a bad place to work

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Masco full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    You have a lot of freedom and total autonomy in your job. You are not tied down to an office. You do not work with your boss over your head. You go to a different Lowe's store every day, maintain customer service with Lowe's employees, help customers, train Lowe's employees and maintain sets are displayed properly and reset displays. You get a company car, health insurance, 401K with match. The job is very easy.

    Cons

    Low pay. Can get monotonous being in a Lowe's store all day when there are not very many projects to accomplish. Not much opportunity to move up. The organization constantly changes from year to year. Just as you get used to doing things one way, they completely change it on you. They have gone through 3 sets of layoffs in the past 2 years so keeping the job may be hard at this point in time. They seem to have the attitude that they know they pay you a low wage but that if you want more out of your position leave, cause we can find more people to fill you place if you leave.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay the good associates that you have better so that people do not want to leave. It cost more to train a new person than to keep a current good associate. Don't change the way everything works every year or two. As soon as people get used to a system let them do it for a while before you constantly change everything.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Lean culture is just about dumping more work on fewer people

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    Current Employee - Finance
    Current Employee - Finance

    I have been working at Masco full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    OK salary, good benefits, some very nice, very talented people many who go completely unrecognized.

    Cons

    Company has gotten so "lean" employees are required to do the job of 2 or 3 people. No promotions - they hire from outside. Build your resume and move on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest with your employees. Recognize the jobs they do. Promote from within. Communicate.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Professional review

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    Former Employee - Sales in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Sales in Indianapolis, IN (US)

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, if you don't want to be promoted.

    Cons

    Man's world, long time male domination.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More advance for individuals who actually apply for other opportunities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Ups and downs

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taylor, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taylor, MI (US)

    I worked at Masco full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Exceptional co-workers are very talented. Reasonable hours and good working conditions. Average salary but bonuses and other perks make up for it. Very diverse and interesting work during the up periods. International company with many opportunities to make a difference.

    Cons

    Current executive management is beholden to Wall Street and makes decisions based on the current quarter instead of the next five years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in the company not in the shareholders and focus on product quality!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Very good place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Masco as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Interesting work, Good compensation, low-stress environment. People are kind and approachable as it relates to issues and questions that you may have.

    Cons

    Nothing comes to mind initially, MASCO could be a bit more diverse, particularly as it relates to gender, but working in a technical capacity it is to be expected to some extent. Your level of advancement is tied directly to how diverse your skill set is, if you are in the technical side of things, its advisable to have an MBA.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    New Leadership Bringing Company Down

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Taylor, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Marketing in Taylor, MI (US)

    I have been working at Masco full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great Holiday Schedule (closed Xmas to NYE), Awesome Portfolio of Brands

    Cons

    Nepotism is Rampant, Lack of Diversity, Weak Benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote ppl based off of results & experience. Place more value in hard working employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Bad People

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Masco as an intern

    Pros

    Free pop and snacks, good cafe, they take care of you when ever there are any holidays and are accommodating if you need to do something outside of work.

    Cons

    hire the wrong people, culture is very old, need to get the old people out, company needs a lot of updates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Very rude, hire better people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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