- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I worked at Cooper Industries full-time (More than a year)Doesn't RecommendNegative OutlookDisapproves of CEODoesn't RecommendNegative OutlookDisapproves of CEO
Talented people, very motivated by personal values
Management driven strongly by financial results. Innovation, quality, customer service and even employee development (training) are left behind.
Advice to Management
Provide your employees a better environment where they can perform, instead of demanding them profits and margins. The management should work for the employees, employees should work for the customers, then customers will provide the benefits to the management. At Cooper, employees must work for the management.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
I applied online – interviewed at Cooper Industries.
Hiring consisted of: Online tests for numerical and verbal reasoning, telephone interview with competency/experience based questions and assessment day. Assessment day consisted of: Timed general test (that you are not expected to finish, so just try your best), 2 problem solving roleplays (responding to emails on behalf of your manager who is away, I think they want you to try your best and accept all responsibility), interpretation of a business case and then presentation.
- The most difficult I found was one of the problem solving roleplays which consisted of dealing with a disgruntled employee. 1 Answer
Cooper Industries makes sure its customers don't blow a fuse. The company makes electrical products that include circuit protection equipment lighting fixtures, wiring devices, and other power management and distribution equipment used in residential, commercial, and industrial construction and maintenance and repair applications. Cooper Industries operates through divisions that include Cooper B-Line, Cooper Bussmann, Cooper Crouse-Hinds, and Cooper Lighting. The company spun off its hand and power tool operations into Apex Tool Group, a 50-50 joint venture with ...