29%
53%
18%
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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 17 Bell & Howell Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
3.9
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Customer Service Engineer
Person You Work For 3.5 / 5 People You Work With 4.4 / 5 Work Setting 3.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2.9 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineer
in Lincolnwood, IL
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Desktop Systems Specialist

"Bowe Bell and Howell is a good company to work for."

Developer
in California City, CA

"Nice to start the career."

Senior Field Service Technician

"My first job out of the Air Force"

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Travel and Independence."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"No support system for Field Techs"

Senior Customer Service Engineer
in Mesa, AZ

"My company was a great place to work, but they did not keep up with the latest technologies."

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"My former company showed a lot of respect and concern for their employees. It was a family atmosphere, and this trickled down into happy employees and great services rendered."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Honesty is the best policy. Be true to yourself, and success will follow."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"My main concern with my company was that they were inflexible to the changing technological advances. And, because of this inflexibility, they were no longer capable of competing, thus leading to massive lay offs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Ideally, management should be down to earth, understand that their subordinates are the pillar of the company's success, be firm, but fair, and not be afraid to get their hands dirty."

Senior Customer Service Engineer

"After 14 years the company is far from customer friendly."

Setup Technician

"good"

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"learning experience"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be possitive and honest"

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"division closed"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"good working relationship with employees will produce more quality and production"

Customer Service Engineer
in Memphis, TN

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"the compention"

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"having a job secure."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"pay the cse's because they make the company grow/go."

Customer Service Engineer
in Columbus, GA

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Flexibility in assignments"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"learn the responsibility's and duties of your new position."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Loosing valuable contracts."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"keep contact with the service employees"

Director of Marketing and Communications
in Durham, NC

"Bowe a company truly without direction."

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Great dedicated tenured people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Dig deep into the question of short and long term viability."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"The lack of a strategy coming out of the merger between BOWE and BELL + HOWELL"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Agree on a strategy and do not deviate for a predictable period of time to ensure it is working. Address senior management roles and responsibilities."

Customer Service Engineer
in Columbus, GA

"Super company to stab you in the back."

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Used to be a great company when it was Bell & Howell. After merger it went to down hill big time. Equipment quality went down and customer satisfaction dropped."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't waste your time."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Being fired after 20 years of service for being off work 3 days with the flu. I had 32 hours of sick time time left. I called in sick and was fired upon my return to work for falsifying my time card. That's after manager had my 20 year award mantel clock sent to his house. Then saying it never arrived at his house when I had I FedEx receipt showing it was delivered to his house. I think he still works for them!!!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They have to get some management first."

Automotive Technician
in Durham, NC

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Allowed me to use my entire skill set. Was the culmination of all my years old experience."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Keep an open mind. They were purchased by a German company and forced to abandon a successful product line. There is still a lot of resentment there. The company has been around for a long time and that is good. The down side of that is there is a tendency to repeat past mistakes because of some lapses in leadership. The company has good bones and tends to retain it's employees. The only reason I am not still with them is due to health. But, I have now been correctly diagnosed and am returning to the workforce."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"A bit too rigid in being satisfied with the status quo. Also, did not treat all employees equally for patent awards."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have more vision and learn from past mistakes. Most of all do not ship a product until you know it will perform to the customers expectations."

Technical Lead

"This was the defining moment of my software development career. We went from a blank sheet of paper to a gully tested and operational system in less than a year; underbudget and on time. It was tightly knit team operating in a crucible environment."

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"I LIKED that it was close to home so I could bike to work and that it was an A to Z project, blank sheet of paper to fully completed project in less than a year"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I don't even know if they still exost."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Everybody in this job moved on to other things more than 20 years ago."

Senior Field Service Engineer
in Katy, TX

"Business is slowly falling"

What do you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"The challenges of learning and designing new equipment."

What don't you like about working at Bell & Howell?

"Loss of pay, matching of 401k, unpaid days off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't bite the hand that feeds you."

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