Alcoa Reviews

181 Reviews
3.1
181 Reviews
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Alcoa Chairman and CEO Klaus Kleinfeld
Klaus Kleinfeld
97 Ratings
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    Dedication and years of services are no match for an MBA.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcoa full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn different aspects of the business.

    Cons

    If you aren't a fresh faced MBA they have no use for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are losing the company knowledge by weeding out the long term employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

Alcoa Interviews

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

62%
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16%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

64%
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10%

Interview Difficulty

2.9
Average

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Alcoa in November 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was interviewed at a career fair and the recruiters were very approachable. Within minutes I was set up for an interview. The interview was short and it was less of a structured interview and more of just a conversation of what my goals were and why I was interested in the company.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Alcoa Awards and Accolades

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World's Most Admired Companies: Metals (#1), Fortune, 2014
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
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Additional Info

Website www.alcoa.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1888
Type Company - Public (AA)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (CAD) per year

A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Our technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial and consumer electronics products. We enable smart buildings, sustainable food and beverage packaging... More

Mission: Having created the aluminum industry, Alcoa is growing in the areas the world needs most, delivering sustainable solutions that meet ever-increasing demands for... More

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