Pros: Mature, Family Oriented, Stable, 401K Matching, Decent Benefit choices, Professional
Cons: Low Base Pay, slow advancement career wise and pay, slow to adapt to change
They survived many Recessions, including the most recent one. They survived the economic impact of Sept 11 2001.
Family is one of their core values. It is typical to see employees that have worked for them for 30 years or more.
They have pretty good benefits such as 401K matching, various choices of health plans, dental, vision, and amazing vacation and sick day packages (with yearly rollover).
As big as they are, executives are still approachable.
However, maturity comes structure. And structure sometimes work against them because it impacts ability to advance career wise. The politics sometimes get in the way of getting things done.
Finally, their base pay band is not competitive and is typically 60% - 70% of median base pay.
It is a very diverse organization. But like any structured and well-founded company, the pace is slow. The organization is not agile. It does not react quickly to technological advances, social advances, and most especially cost of living.