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3.3
Average Rating
(based on 11 SimplexGrinnell Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.2
Growth Opportunities
2.4
People You Work With
3.7
Person You Work For
2.9
Rewards You Receive
3.2
Support You Get
3.5
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.3
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SimplexGrinnell Employee
in Dublin, OH

"It's okay, but the managers have their preferred employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
SimplexGrinnell Employee
in Gardner, MA

"It is a well paying job and with nice bosses."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.3
SimplexGrinnell (28)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is Harlem Hospital Center (14)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Nightingale Home Healthcare (12)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (10,399)
SimplexGrinnell Employee
in San Diego, CA

"Nepotism and favoritism galore."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Installation Technician
in Harrisburg, PA

"Trainwreck of disappointment."

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I enjoy what I do. But the paperwork has gotten ridiculous."

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

"Don't waste your time with anything Tyco. If you enjoy working 10hrs and getting paid for 8 then sign up."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"Management sucks. Slot of working for free. Everyone is treated differently."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Find a new job. Maybe you should realize that we are hourly employees. If we're working we should be paid."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5

Average SimplexGrinnell Ratings in the Past 3 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $4
2013 $2
Service Sales Representative
in Los Angeles, CA

"Wish I was still there, if only for the benifits and vacation time"

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"Some very good managers and workers, great vacations and time off/holidays benifits"

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

"Be ready to work hard, be accountable and cover your behind, trust no one."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"Too much sales pressure, sales presentations are a joke and goals are unrealistic"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Relax and be more real, listen to the employees and actually help them."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Project Manager
in Richardson, TX

"Great company, people, work being done and the value of it"

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I like the quality of the people chosen to do the work and the comraderie that was shared."

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

"Know the requirements of your job and always look for ways to improve upon the processes."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"The office was part of a large warehouse and the area for the IT project managers was like an afterthought."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Find out what motivates your people the best and use it to get peak performance from them."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Services Coordinator
in Westminster, MA

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I enjoyed the work I performed and the customers I spoke with. I enjoyed the data antry and customer service aspect of the job the most."

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

"Make sure you go in with your best hat on. The interview is extensive and requires your best responses and experience in order to get the job."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"There were rules that were only to be followed by some people. They did not have all employees adhereing to the same rules and policies."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To demand all rules and policies be adhered to by all employees and punish all employees fairly and consistently to ensure rules and policies are being followed."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Staff Accountant
in Boca Raton, FL
Person You Work For 4.4 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4.9 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Service Sales Representative
in Farmington Hills, MI
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4.6 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Point of Sales Representative
in Addison, IL

"Simplex does business in a way that is not consistent with my ethics or professionalism."

Person You Work For 2.1 / 5 People You Work With 2.1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Company Culture 2.1 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
Person You Work For 3.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.6 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.6 / 5
Company Culture 4.6 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Customer Account Specialist
in Richmond, VA

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"The company has made several corporate changes that I am not satisfied with. I have been forced into a position that I do not enjoy and I no longer see an advancement opportunity."

Service Sales Manager
in Salt Lake City, UT

"Great experiences working with building developers and contract signers."

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"Working with agencies and all types of company construction, learning the fire control systems, working with architects and builders along with company decision makers"

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

"Be creative in service contracts"

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"When the company merged Simplex and Grinnell under Tyco, the service sales personnel doubled for the same territory - no discussions about how they wanted to restructure territories to help ensure everyone's continued employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let everyone know what's happening, information exchanges."

Electronic Sales Representative

"Interesting choice of language"

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"Very challenging prospecting for new clients in a very competitive environment."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I moved from Boise ID with promises made to me and the company decided not to live up to them."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Live up to what you say your going to do."

Electronic Sales Representative

What do you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I enjoy having a flexible schedule."

What don't you like about working at SimplexGrinnell?

"I enjoy working at SimplexGrinnell."

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