ADM
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www.adm.com Decatur, IL 5000+ Employees

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Very poor management, decent pay, brutal hours

Director of Tax (Former Employee)
Decatur, IL (US)

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

ProsDecent pay and benefits, co-workers and staff people generally easy to work with

ConsTerrible review process, most management is unqualified, expectations unrealistic, 70 -80 hour workweeks. I worked under a manager for 20 years that rarely worked a full week and treated employees terribly, yet he kept his job, you could never talk to him without condescending arrogant replies. When he retired, he was replaced by a person who only knew anything about federal and international tax, and was a horrible manager; you could never trust what he said as he would reverse it a week later; put extreme stress and pressure on the dept. Company wide, morale is very poor. I finally had enough and retired early because of heart problems which I place the blame for directly on ADM, in short, I was being worked to death. There is also a lot of corruption.

Advice to Senior ManagementPat Woertz isn't qualified for this company as she came from an oil company which as is common opposes ethanol which ADM is the world's largest producer. Most of the old upper management knew this diverse company backwards and forward and most have quit.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Career development gone missing

Finance (Former Employee)
Decatur, IL (US)

I worked at ADM full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Very big company with global locations and opportunities Cons: Management short sighted. Focused on task execution and not as… Advice to Senior Management: Higher good people managers No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Great learing experience but very political. Diversity and Inclusion is all but non existant. Male dominated.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Decatur, IL (US)

I worked at ADM full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: The organization expects you to preform and employees are given a good degree of responsibility early on. Prsents the opportunity to learn and develop… Cons: Although the organization is a Fortune 28 company, they have a number of internal struggles. Including promoting leaders who do not possess leadership skills.… Advice to Senior Management: Management needs to be more inclusive in their development of employees,… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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