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A Company that is a little lost with direction.
Maintenance Engineer (Former Employee) –  Heathrow Airport, England.December 2, 2018
An "Equal Opportunity" employer as per UK guidelines.
Operating within correct safety standards.
Would work for the company again, if opportunity arises.
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4.0
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Good company
Contract Management System Administrator (Current Employee) –  Lisle, ILNovember 16, 2018
I worked as Application Support. I was a contractor for one year.
Environment is nice and managers are professional and respectful. They offer good benefits for their employees
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4.0
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Good
Mechanical Engineer (Current Employee) –  Allen, TXNovember 6, 2018
Good company to work , Diverse culture , professional work environment, Very nice office infrastructure, Flexible hours with ability to work from home upto certain hours.
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3.0
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Awesome place to work
Legal Project Analyst (Current Employee) –  Lisle, ILOctober 24, 2018
Its a great place to work and offers challenging experiences to its employees as they work on advancing their careers. The leaders truly embrace the company's goals and mission statement.
Pros
Gym on site, wellness program
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5.0
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Truck driver
Truck Driver (Current Employee) –  Englewood, COOctober 17, 2018
Hard worker team player dedication every day no issues lots of hours on the road loading and unloading materials different job sites different locations north south east and west Excellent environment
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Fun place to work!
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  Milford, CTOctober 5, 2018
Looked forward to going to work everyday. My co-workers and I were like a family. We worked very well together and supported one another. I enjoyed my time there.
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5.0
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Fast work environment. Provide opportunity to learn
Industrial Engineer (Former Employee) –  Allen, TXSeptember 29, 2018
Kone is an excellent place to start your career as an young engineer. There are lots of opportunity learn and advance. Kone provides training for each of its employees and promotes an environment to enhance teamwork.
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The elevator World
Service Superintendent (Former Employee) –  Las Vegas, NVSeptember 22, 2018
Kone was a great place to work with major opportunities. Great coworkers. Working hours were 6am until you were done. The only issue was there was no time off. Superintendents are required to work 24/7 even when on vacation. Major issues with stress and upper management seemed to not care about hours worked.
Pros
Great people to work with
Cons
Too many hours sometimes being 60-70 hours a week.
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It's who you know to be able to advance
Shared Services Billing Specialist (Former Employee) –  Moline, ILSeptember 20, 2018
Unfortunately, only certain people could advance in this company. The rest of us, were belittled and made to feel replaceable at a drop of a dime. It made for long days and weeks.
Pros
Insurance
Cons
Management
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4.0
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For the most part great group of guys to work with
Elevator mechanic (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 20, 2018
For the most part it's a great group of guys to work with pay is excellent, benefits are better than you will ever find. The best part it is a union job you have Union representation union benefits.
Pros
Union
Cons
A company men hiding behind their Union card
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Management is apathetic
Maintenance Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Allen, TXAugust 4, 2018
Management fails to assess it's employee's strengths and weaknesses objectively. Friendship with the manager is valued more than work ethic and integrity.
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3.0
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High Pressure / Low Reward
Service Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLJuly 23, 2018
Depending on what side of the business you get into, you can expect varying levels of micromanagement. Operations is very demanding, especially in the service side. Compensation is pretty good, starting off either in sales or operations may be an excellent career move for you depending on your age and prior experience. 75% of the time you need to know someone to get in. Industry in general is challenging but mostly because the labor force is overburdened. This makes it difficult for customers to receive service so you can expect them to be calling non-stop. If you're in sales, you may be able to get a few sales out of a customer before you're inevitably let down by your operations staff. It's not necessarily their fault and it differs by branch. Hard to keep repeat customers. Commissions are best in New Equipment sales if you have a good market. Service Sales is paid quarterly and you have to fight way too hard to get paid out on what you sold. 3/5.
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3.0
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Okay comapny
Production (Current Employee) –  Allen, TXJuly 14, 2018
Didn't keep their promises on promotion. Gave this company 8 free months and was passed for a supply chain position. They hired an employee from Mexico for this.
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Decent job
Elevator Apprentice (Former Employee) –  Nashville, TNJuly 13, 2018
Very good benefits through the union the union dues are not very high for what all you get out of it management could definitely be better very weak communication
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5.0
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great field to work in
ELEVATOR APPRENTICE (Former Employee) –  Canton, MAJuly 9, 2018
great field to work in with many opportunities for advancement. extremely dangerous work environment so safety must be taken very seriously. great pay and great benefits.
Pros
great career, great money
Cons
dangerous work environment
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Didn't stay busy
Payroll Associate (Former Employee) –  Moline, ILJune 20, 2018
I mostly did a lot of data entry. Usually I was busy about 2 days out of the week otherwise I was filing or helping others in the department with filing.
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4.0
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Good place to work
Email Agent (Current Employee) –  Moline, ILJune 12, 2018
I worked at Kone via an employment agency. The interview process was all done by Kone. The job is laid back, the environment is pleasant. Management knows your name. You're never just a number.
Pros
Schedules, Work Environment, Location
Cons
Pay, Benefits
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KONE is a great company to work for overall
Anonymous (Current Employee) –  Moline, ILJune 6, 2018
Fellow co workers are pleasant to work with

Some management could connect more with employees

Great benefits, insurance and vacation time

Paid Bi-weekly and flexible scheduling for the most part
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Productive and high energy place to work
Shared Services Billing Specialist (Current Employee) –  Moline, ILMay 14, 2018
New processes all of the time. Always something new to learn daily. You will never be bored in this position and your day will go by so fast. The people you work with on a regular basis are phenomenal.
Pros
Working with the great customers every day.
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5.0
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THE Dream Job
Warehouse Associate (Former Employee) –  Springfield, ILApril 13, 2018
At Kone, I felt like I was a member of a family, not an employee. Everyone is respectful, kind and caring. Even during the most stressful of times, everyone is willing to help. There was no real training for my position, which was a bit daunting, but thanks to the knowledge and help of the Central Illinois branch, I was able to catch on quickly. This is quite literally what I would call a perfect employer. The only real flaw I can point out is that communication is not always the best.
Pros
Excellent pay, benefits and work environment
Cons
Some Communication Issues
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