Forbo Reviews

Updated 1 Jul 2020

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3.4
66%
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62%
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Forbo Chief Executive Officer Stephan Bauer
Stephan Bauer
6 Ratings
  1. "Would like to work in UK"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales and Marketing Manager in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Forbo full-time

    Pros

    -home base, work independent, flexible

    Cons

    -limited career path and management is not stable

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  2. "No great"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Machine Operator in Kirkcaldy, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forbo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hire anyone. Good work colleagues.

    Cons

    Minimum pay with lack of pay rise even when told you will get one after training.

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  3. "Good company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Production in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Forbo full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good pay and benifits, good people to work with.

    Cons

    Not much room for promotions. It is very much a "who you know" or who your related to.

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  4. "Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Forbo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing authentically 'green' sustainable building products that contribute to beyond Cradle-to-Cradle and LEED requirements. Great people, employees and Company leadership, and Executives. The products are very well respected in the industry, beautiful, diversified product offering is easy to sell and educate on the health contributing, beneficial properties and manufacturing processes of the product line with specifiers. High level of Corporate Ethical business practices and Corporate Social Responsibility. A real leader in best practices.

    Cons

    Perhaps upgrade of employees technology resources to do their job more effectively.

  5. "Business Development Director"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director of Business Development in Dubai

    I have been working at Forbo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Honest and very loyal middle management

    Cons

    Low expatriate packages with no incentive

  6. "Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forbo full-time

    Pros

    Loyalty to employees, stability, good comraderie

    Cons

    Office is hard to get to

  7. "Forbo flooring Systems"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Ripley, East Midlands, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Forbo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Bespoke product = Job security Challenging Flat structure = Autonomy Benefits

    Cons

    Development Too much empowerment / job enrichment Workload Flat structure = Little chance for promotion / progression

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  8. "Customer Service Oriented"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Forbo full-time

    Pros

    Pay was good after you have a degree

    Cons

    No room for promotion for a long time

  9. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Forbo full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible & family oriented

    Cons

    Too many micromanagers. Many management positions are gained by "who knows who"

  10. "Credit Manager"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Forbo

    Pros

    People were their best asset

    Cons

    Company was sold to HB Fuller and moved up to MN

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