Good company that is slowly eroding
Engineer (Former Employee) – Palm Bay, FL – July 8, 2018
Harris is a good company with brilliant engineers.
They ask why they have a talent retention problem especially among young engineers, and the answer is simple. The paradigm of career building is different. Nowadays engineers will move company to company after a few years. Harris claims to be a family oriented company with good benefits and stability. However, younger employees witness older employees being mistreated all of the time. Also, Harris continually nickel and dimes people by having unpaid lunch meets where they claim to pay you by making you eat the unhealthy and not delicious cafeteria food. There is no extra effort being put in to make employees feel appreciated. Additionally, raises aren't great. So, it should be obvious why employees want to leave. Additionally, during my exit interview the HR interviewer rambled about her stories for 20 mins.
However, the engineering managers and the engineers are amazing and will bend over backwards for you. There is a culture of teaching each other and continued learning at Harris that is awesome. I wish that the other issues with Harris would be improved upon.