What's the company culture at 3M?

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Every business has it's own style. What is the office environment and culture like at 3M?

Are people dressed in business casual, jeans and t-shirts, or full-on suits? Do folks get together for Friday happy hours and friendly get-togethers?

What is a typical day in the life of an employee at 3M?

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buddyboy in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

89 months ago

High expectations, 10-12 hr days, but stable and breeds fast trackers

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Average Joe in Minneapolis, Minnesota

89 months ago

So good for young, single people without families or lives. No wonder 3M has gone downhill over the years. They forgot where they came from, and they don't care about their employees.

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Ex-3M'er in Saint Paul, Minnesota

88 months ago

3M is made up of dozens of extremely varied divisions / business units ranging from health care markets to tape and adhesives to abrasives, and each has it's own
history, culture and atmosphere that affects your daily work experience than the overall corporate atmosphere.

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Willie Smith in Detroit, Michigan

76 months ago

As a customer, the Promotional Division ripped me off - would not honor pricing! Weakest organizational move I have ever seen.

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hitglassceiling in St. Paul, Minnesota

53 months ago

NO t-shirts! Jeans on Friday only. Big-Bureaucratic. Favor younger workers in a lot of respects. High degree of micro-management stemming from too many Black Belts in the wrong assignments. Days can be 10-15 hrs with expectation you will work at home. No time for happy hour. Bye ~ got to get back to work!

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ex3M in Dallas, Texas

41 months ago

Incessant drama and narcissism in their marketing department in Austin with a group of women who apparently cannot manage themselves very well. Tons of whispering and gossip to help drive that drama, which borders on freakish. If you have any talent, avoid 3M.

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LivinLife in La Crosse, Wisconsin

6 months ago

Average Joe in Minneapolis, Minnesota said: So good for young, single people without families or lives. No wonder 3M has gone downhill over the years. They forgot where they came from, and they don't care about their employees.

I no this first hand at the prairie du chien plant...Management doesnt care and alot dont have a clue what they are even doing

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