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Toxic environment. Temp people treated like a garbage. UL hired and promoted loyal employees to the company's top ranks only. Performance doesn't matter. HR is joke!

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Never in 2 years I worked there. I left and it took 2 temps to do my job.

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Salaried employees are 'expected' to work more than 40 hours. They give you enough work to cover that and more.

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Hard to say. Company has long history, but today in the Safety / Compliance world, they are one of the smaller players globally.

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I am sure the interview process has changed since I was hired in 1999. There is a regulated process that is followed and includes screening through Human Resources. I would come prepared with questions. There is considerable information available online about UL at www.ul.com.

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Excellent sick leave. 10 days paid.

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Understand that the role you're hired for is not the job you will be doing after 3 months. It is a whirl-wind of reorganization

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More visible executives, better HR Dept, better mid level management, more transparent internal communications

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